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    David James Archuleta (born December 28, 1990) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. At ten years old, he won the children's division of the Utah Talent Competition leading to other television singing appearances.[6] When he was twelve years old, Archuleta became the Junior Vocal Champion on Star Search 2.[6] In 2007, at sixteen years old, he became one of the youngest contestants on the seventh season of American Idol.[7] In May 2008 he finished as the runner-up, receiving 44 percent of over 97 million votes.

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Here’s A Riddle For Ya

Posted by bebereader on Monday, December 7, 2009

During American Idol, David Archuleta stated that he liked message songs, so it comes as no surprise that he covers Five For Fighting’s feel-good song, “The Riddle” in the pop portion of his Christmas tour.  When the set list for the Christmas tour leaked, I was overjoyed to see “The Riddle”, but wondered if it could be the same song that I’ve loved since 2006.  Does David know every song in the book?

“Five For Fighting” is the stage name of lead singer/songwriter, Grammy-nominated John Ondrasik.  He’s a hockey fan and took the expression used when a player gets five minutes in the penalty box.

David and John are both storytellers; they sing songs that connect to their audiences.  Their outlook on life and what music means to them is similar, too.  In addition, they both grew up in musical families, play piano, are self-taught on guitar and started writing music at a young age.

Pre-David Archuleta (was there actually life before David?), I was a fan of FFF’s music and particularly, “The Riddle”, the first single from the CD, “Two Lights”.  The Riddle’s haunting, yet whimsical melody and simple, yet surprising insightful lyrics, sung in falsetto by John Ondrasik captivated me on first listen and affected me the way some of David’s songs do in its profound message.  As David says when introducing the song, “Why are we here in this life and what is the meaning of all of this?”

“..There are secrets that we still have left to find
There have been mysteries from the beginning of time
There are answers we’re not wise enough to see
He said… You looking for a clue I Love You free…

Here’s a riddle for ya
Find the Answer
There’s a reason for the world
You and I.”

In an interview, John Ondrasik revealed that of all his songs, “The Riddle” was the hardest to write.  It started out as a song on the meaning of life but after 100 drafts, evolved into a song about the love between father and son and was inspired by his relationship with his own son.   “…There are only a couple people who have the pretension to write about the riddle of life [Laughs]–me being one of them. Obviously, I’m not going to solve the riddle of life in 3 minutes and 40 seconds when we’ve had 10,000 years to try and figure it out.  In the beginning, I really wanted to write a riddle.  I couldn’t write a good enough riddle to have the song work.  Then it started morphing into this father-son kind of purpose song.  A guy goes through his life looking for a purpose, and his son, with the clarity of a 5-year-old, reveals to him what makes life worth living at least for him.  That really made sense for me because I have two little kids at home.  For me, my answer lays with them.  Lyrics to me are so hard.  I wrote “The Riddle” in about a year and a half….For me, it was a tough song to write…” ~John Ondrasik

Emotional Connection

When David performs, he is the consummate storyteller.  You are watching someone who is in the moment, making an emotional connection to his audience. Live in concert, you feel this connection down to your very soul.  David’s ability to convey meaning with his singing is remarkable and has become one of his trademarks.
John Ondrasik is also a storyteller, and has “spent the past decade writing deeply personal songs that include social messages, invoke the human spirit and make an emotional connection.”

Life Lessons

“…  sometimes even if it is a hard path to take, even if it has those big hills and climbs and all those scary trees and you can get scratches, and you can get hurt sometimes.  But I think that’s what makes us grow.  That’s what makes us learn in our lives.   So when we get to that end of the path we have all those bruises and cuts and you can see that we had a difficult time getting to where we were; but at the same time, you can say, you know what, this is proof that I went and I took that path, and this is proof that I did all I could and that I was willing to take that path even if it wasn’t the easiest path to take.” ~David Archuleta (Women’s Conference in Utah)

There’s a song on FFF’s newest CD “Slice”, called “Chances”, a song with a simple message:  “It’s all about taking the swing—there’s beauty in the scars.” ~John Ondrasik

Being an example

“As I get older as a songwriter, the circle of acceptability shrinks.  I become more critical of my songs…I know that there are children who are fans…So I can’t put songs on my album that would be unsuitable for children.” ~John Ondrasik

“It is amazing to see how much of an example you can be for other people.  People will pay attention to the example you set.  It always amazes me.  It’s very cool to see that.  That has been one of the coolest things of this whole experience.” ~David Archuleta

What music means to them

“…. just to see what people have said and how my singing has affected them.  It’s just really cool cause it’s like I’m actually doing that for people.  You know I’ve always looked to certain artists and thought you know I’m so glad they had this song that they sang because it helped me so much in my life and to hear that, you know, the same story with people because of me is just…I can’t believe…it’s just like wow, are you serious?  I did that?  You know I’m just so glad that I was able to do that for you because it’s like this is why I’m here.” ~David Archuleta

“…songs like “The Riddle” kind of affect people who are struggling at certain points of their lives.  If a song is a conduit for them to find some strength within themselves and maybe make their life a little bit better, that’s kind of why I got into music in the first place.  That’s what music does for me.”  “To make a difference in someone’s life through a song is a humbling experience and can provide inspiration and energy to continue the grind that is songwriting.”~John Ondrasik

Ondrasik claims that his devotion to his family and his desire to be at home is why his new album took longer than his prior albums.  “Took a couple years to write as I was busy coaching little league and driving car pool.”   (Can’t you just predict David Archuleta, The  Voice,  saying the same thing one day?)

John Ondrasik writes and co-writes music for other artists including Josh Groban and Brooks & Dunn.  He also writes for movie soundtracks.  I’d love to hear that David is collaborating with John Ondrasik on some new songs.  And don’t be surprised if David covers other hits by FFF including “100 Years” or “Superman”, both with inspiring messages.

Here’s a riddle for ya…what has Honduran roots, glows, and can make any song, even the amazingly talented John Ondrasik’s songs, his own?  I’ll give you one guess.

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99 Responses to “Here’s A Riddle For Ya”

  1. stenocruiser said

    Bebereader — What a beautiful job of writing. Laying out the parallels of John’s and David’s thoughts on life and their approach to the messages they wish to convey in their songs — very nicely done. Choosing the salient quotations for comparison is so enlightening as well about the feelings of these two amazing talents. It really seems that David has chosen his path and plans to forge ahead making music about what is important to him. I’m so looking forward to 2010 and David’s next album.

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  2. YJfanofdavid said

    Bebe, What a brilliant article juxtaposing David Archuleta and John Ondrasic! I discovered Five for Fighting last summer, when David was in Toronto and he mentioned he met up with a local songwriter while there. A guessing game ensued in the fandom as to who that mysterious songwriter might be. I don’t remember if we ever found out the identity of the person, but the majority of the fans were hoping it would be John Ondrasic of Five for Fighting. I looked him up and fell in love with his songs. You already mentioned 100 Years and Superman, and I hope World is also in the list of songs David may cover one day. Superman would a particularly poignant song for him to sing, don’t you think?

    Yesterday the video of David singing at the assisted living facility was right on top of the Ann Arbor Riddle video at the left side of this page. I love the coincidence — David seems to have solved the riddle of life for himself by doing what he does, in his own quiet way. He seems to be saying wonder no more, that’s why we are here; we are here to love each other. Why does it take an 18-year-old to teach me the meaning of life?

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  3. djafan said

    Bebe…What a great article.

    “It is amazing to see how much of an example you can be for other people. People will pay attention to the example you set. It always amazes me. It’s very cool to see that. That has been one of the coolest things of this whole experience.” ~David Archuleta

    How interesting all the parallel’s you make. David does sure knows how to pick them. He sets an example without trying just by being himself. I had posted the assisted living facility video up top but it was made private so I removed. As much as I wanted to be able to see it, I understand the reasons why.

    I had never heard of this song, this group, or this songwriter. But this song sung by David has me all in a flutter. It’s done what Contigo, Save the Day, and Falling have done, entered my soul. I have been listening to it repeatedly. David has stolen my hearing, I only have ears for him.

    Love your riddle…lol

    And here is David leaving the stage….OMG!

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  4. TOfan said

    Bebereader, great post! Thanks so much for the background info on The Riddle and John Ondrasik.

    I heard The Riddle for the first time ever in Ann Arbor … and without knowing any of the background, David made me understand the layers of meaning in that song immediately, just by the way he sang it … it’s haunted me ever since.

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  5. FunnyGirl said

    FFF rocks! Loved David’s version of The Riddle! LOVED IT! Love this website too!

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  6. betsy said

    Nicely done bebe!
    This was well researched and well written. Loved the parallels. I’ve always loved this song and now I can’t stop listening to it.(or watching the above video – the blinding smile at :58!)
    I love watching David’s story unfold. Am grateful to be here for it.

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  7. FunnyGirl said

    That pic up top is mesmerizing. He is the most beautiful person. GOSH!

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  8. JeffR said

    Bebe, what a beautifully written and fascinating article. My first visit to this website, nice to see another wonderful website devoted to the miracle that is David Archuleta.

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  9. Angelica said

    Bebe,

    Love the comparisons you make between David and John. The part about what music means to each of them gave me chills. Both men have a real desire to use their gift to touch people in a good way and make them better able to deal with life and that’s such a wonderful goal.

    I have a story about the time, years ago, I heard John Ondrasik’s “Superman” on the radio. I loved it on the first listen and that was at a time when music, the kind that was popular and still is, had no appeal for me. It just connected to me so strongly and I had to have it! I looked everywhere trying to find it. Not knowing the name of the song or the singer, I almost gave up hope. Finally, I screwed my courage up and entered a record store. You know the kind…sullen teenager with pierced nose and purple hair lounging at the counter. I always think when I go in those places they’re thinking, “We’re fresh out of Perry Como, lady.” Anyway, he asked if he could help me and I said, (I kid you not,) “Uh…yeah, I’m looking for a song with a guy who is flying and uh…I think he’s wearing a cape too; I’m not sure.” I said that with my face burning, feeling like a complete idiot. To my surprise, the guy broke into a huge grin and said, “Oh yeah, “Superman” by John Ondrasik! That’s a great song!” Then he proceeded to belt the song out in a high falsetto to me…

    “I can’t stand to fly ♫
    I’m not that naive
    Men weren’t meant to ride
    With clouds between their knees.

    I’m only a man in a silly red sheet ♪

    I yelled “Yes, yes, that’s it!” I didn’t hug him, but I wanted to. LOL

    The end.

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  10. bebereader said

    Thank you all! I appreciate your accolades and am blown away by your praises! This time, the inspiration was so strong that the words just flowed. Ha! Ask Angelica! lol

    I’ve been a fan of FFF for a long time and am thrilled to make the Five For Fighting/David James Archuleta connection.

    Steno: You said: “It really seems that David has chosen his path and plans to forge ahead making music about what is important to him.” We’ll find out if this is true as we watch David’s career unfold but I think it’s safe to say that as long as he sings about what is important to him, the genre is irrelevant since he excels in any genre.

    YJ: I agree; it’s easy to fall in love with songs from FFF. David brings them to a whole new level. I’m so hoping for a Archuleta/Ondrasik collaboration! You said “Why does it take an 18-year-old to teach me the meaning of life?” Because we’ve been blessed.

    Dja: You said “Had never heard of this song, this group, or this songwriter. But this song sung by David has me all in a flutter. It’s done what Contigo, Save the Day, and Falling have done, entered my soul.” I know just what you mean. Do you catch the joy in David’s face when he finishes the song, when it becomes clear to him that his message was understood? Priceless!

    TOfan: Haunting, indeed! It surprised me that so many of David’s fans heard The Riddle for the first time when David sang it on this tour. When the song came out, three years ago, it was well-received but kind of fell into obscurity. So glad David brought it out again!

    Angelica: Loved your story! I’ve had similar encounters with record shop personnel. Why they think that we cannot possibly like popular, current music is beyond my comprehension. Our taste in music doesn’t necessarily change with age. I still like some of the same artists now that I liked years ago, and for the same reasons….the emotions their music brings forth and for the message that a song sends.
    “Superman”, for you:

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  11. bebereader said

    Please double click on that video and go straight to youtube to watch.

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  12. betsy said

    Angelica – have you ever seen the movie “High Fidelity”? It takes place in a record store. It is hilarious. Glad your story didn’t turn out like one scene in that movie. They are music snobs.

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  13. beebee said

    Shucks! I don’t have time to read all the comments right now, dangit. BUT… BEBE… LOVE THIS ARTICLE! Thank you for writing it and posting it. ) {{hug}}

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  14. djafan said

    bebe…had never heard superman…David has to sing it!

    David on the Larry King show Dec. 23!

    http://twitpic.com/sl8u7

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  15. refnaf said

    Bebebebe, this is such an interesting article, Thank you. I heard this song the first time on vids From SLC and hearing it live in AA was awesome. This kind of singer songwriter, heartfelt, meaningful stuff is what I want David to become known for. He certainly knows how to get the meaning of a song across.

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  16. refnaf said

    loved your story too angelica, I can relate to it as well…

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  17. SandyBeaches said

    Bebe..I loved your article and learnt so much about John Ondrasik and “The Riddle”. Now when I liten to it, it will mean so much more to me. The song is beautifully sung by David…

    I look forward to more of your writings!

    SB

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  18. betsy said

    New FOG.

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  19. mollie said

    Bebe:

    LOVE your “Riddle For Ya”.

    “When the set list for the Christmas tour leaked, I was overjoyed to see “The Riddle”, but wondered if it could be the same song that I’ve loved since 2006”. ME TOO: I had been thinking the same thing. And I’ve also been a fan of FFF for years. An Archuleta/Ondrasik collaboration would be way cool. Let’s keep hoping and maybe it’ll happen.

    think that an Archuleta/Ondrasik collaboration would be way cool.

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  20. silverfox said

    bebe, I haven’t had time yet to read your article, but I will as soon as I get home from KC.

    I’m feeling all kinds of emotions right now. I just saw HIM 10 days ago? And I’m as excited to see HIM as if it’s the first time! Why is that? Can sombody please tell me?

    Good night, and for David…

    Dear lord,

    Please take care of David.
    Watch over him, protect him from all harm.
    Cloak him with your love and give him the strength to endure all that is thrown in his path.
    Give David the courage and guidance to say no to those who ask for more than he can reasonably give.
    Surround David with loving and supportive people who love him unconditionally as we, his devoted Archangels do.
    Separate David from those who have agendas other than for his well being.
    Give him rest when he feels weary.
    Give him stamina to sustain his hectic pace.
    Give him assurance when he feels doubt.
    Give him joy when he feels sad and never allow David to feel alone or lonely.
    Give us the wisdom to always do right by David.
    Help us support David so that it’s always in his best interest.
    A SPECIAL REQUEST LORD…CLOAK DAVID AND HIS TOUR COMPANIONS IN YOUR PROTECTIVE ARMS AS THEY JOURNEY THROUGH HARSH & COLD CONDITIONS DURING HIS WINTER TOUR, AND PLEASE LORD, KEEP DAVID AND HIS VOICE HEALTHY AND STRONG as he fulfills his Destiny which was written in his Book of Life before he was born.
    Though we may be unworthy Lord, we humbly pray. Amen

    David, have a good & restful night’s sleep with sweet & happy dreams. Thank you for all you do and for who you are. Keep with you all our love, support & prayers always. Contigo siempre! We will be with you always.

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  21. Angelica said

    Bebe – The Superman video says it’s not available in my country. I live in Mississippi, could that be the problem?

    Funnygirl – Is that your first time posting here? I’m so glad to see you!

    And Beebee!! Sweet, generous, hilarious, fan-girling, blither-bombing, (PDF maker without even being asked and I will NEVER forget that,) Beebee!

    Hola and welcome to you both!

    Dja#3 Oh my stars and unmentionables..he went down into the audience. Left the stage and went down into the audience!!! Dancing and singing in Spanish all the way. Does Senor Archuleta think we are made of stone? No, Senor, we are not. For myself, I do not ask for mercy. No, gracias, give it those more deserving.

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  22. bebereader said

    Angelica: I saw that the video was gone so with the help of dja, it’s already been replaced with a live copy! Check it out!

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  23. Tawna21 said

    bebe, what a thought provoking article. The thought that you put into it to create it makes it worth re-reading to absorb even more. Thank you for the comparisons and parallels that you made.

    Be safe SF–winter weather is here. Can’t wait to hear from you when you get back.

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  24. djafan said

    betsy….Are you trying to kill me? lol Just beautiful…beautiful.

    SF…I’m feeling all kinds of emotions right now. I just saw HIM 10 days ago? And I’m as excited to see HIM as if it’s the first time! Why is that? Can sombody please tell me?

    I am at a complete loss as of to why. I just know that I get like that when I’m going to see him and miss him terribly after a few days of seeing him….can someone tell me why?

    Angelica….no mercy…OMG!

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  25. djafan said

    Latinarchies RT Okay Archies… David is there!! look ->

    http://bit.ly/7aI3QX

    🙂 *spread the word* [Thanks @13beccaFOD] ^^

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  26. bebereader said

    Refref: I can only imagine how it felt to hear David sing “The Riddle” with a symphony orchestra behind him in Ann Arbor. I believe what you witnessed was greatness.

    SandyBeaches Glad you enjoyed this article! Come back soon!

    Twin: Another magnificent FOG/OMGosh

    Mollie: Hello to a fellow FFF fan!

    SF: Safe travels and have a great time in Kansas City! I’m afraid I can’t answer your question; I was kinda hoping you’d be able to enlighten us! heh!

    Tawna21: Thank you; it was a labor of love.

    djafan: You don’t know how comforting it was to see that twitpic! Thank you!!

    FG: Welcome to the Voice!

    JeffR: So glad you enjoyed the article. Please visit again and often.

    BeeBee {{{hugs}}} right backatcha

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  27. refnaf said

    dan not stop listening to the Riddle, so simple and yet the way he sings it just hits me every time…

    Bebe, I agree, witnessing greatness… yes

    (((SF))) safe travels. and your question, I think, falls under this category:

    There are secrets that we still have left to find
    There have been mysteries from the beginning of time
    There are answers we’re not wise enough to see
    He said… You looking for a clue I Love You free…

    It’s a riddle that we will keep searching out. Sometimes I feel like I will explode with happiness when I get to hear him sing!! Not sure what to do when this concert is over 😦

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  28. FunnyGirl said

    Thanks for the welcome! This site is awesome!

    refnaf – it took me 3 days to think I was going to live after Ann Arbor. It was the worst low I’ve experienced post-concert. I think it is because I don’t know when I will see him again live. There is nothing like it. Nothing.

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  29. Angelica said

    Good Morning! Silverfox is away! Off to KC on a rendevous with David. Lots of others I know are headed to the KC concert tonight. Be safe and have an absolutely fabulous time!

    A side note more in keeping with the topic of this thread…have you guys noticed the way he sings the word, “world” in The Riddle? It is like nothing in this world.

    W000RRRRRRRRLD

    That is just, aahhh. I need it.

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  30. djafan said

    Good Morning!

    That Riddle song…I had crazy insomnia this morning and I had this idea to put on The Riddle on loop and happiness I just woke up…it worked! Something about that melody in David’s voice just soothes me and yes Angelica the way he mouths those words are part of his musical genius.

    Don’t know what it is FG…the post concert experience is tough but not enough to stop me from planning out my next one.

    refnaf….

    There are secrets that we still have left to find
    There have been mysteries from the beginning of time
    There are answers we’re not wise enough to see
    He said… You looking for a clue I Love You free…

    It’s a riddle that we will keep searching out. Sometimes I feel like I will explode with happiness when I get to hear him sing!! Not sure what to do when this concert is over 😦

    What a great sentiment..he is magical.

    SF…be safe say to sis for me and both of you enjoy and we’ll be here.

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  31. djafan said

    Nice phone interview, they also play Ave Maria and Melodies of Christmas.

    David Archuleta – The American Idol runner-up and award-winning recording artist discusses the inspiration behind his Christmas album, his efforts to help the less fortunate and why he thinks the challenges he’s faced have made him a better person..

    http://www.christophers.org/americanidol

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  32. YJfanofdavid said

    FunnyGirl, {waves} It was great fun sitting next to you at the Ann Arbor concert. I kept glancing over to you for “moral support” as David unleashed one “punishment” after another, just a few feet away right in front of us. I hope I didn’t pinch you too hard at certain times. lol. Thank you for enhancing my fangirl experience by ten fold. I highly recommend a seat next to you in any future David Archuleta concerts. 🙂
    I havent’ recovered from my post-Ann-Arbor-funk either. All this Riddle talk makes me want to time-travel back to the exact moment when I heard “There was a man back in ’95” rolling off his lips…

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  33. djafan said

    More publicity…yay!

    @qhitmusic This weekend on the Weekly Top 40, David Archuleta
    counts down the hits with Rick. Plus, listen to win an HP Mini
    Notebook Computer.

    Says on this site Rick Dees Saturday night at 8 pm
    and Sunday afternoon at 1 pm

    might just be recorded but will still listen

    http://www.qhitmusic.com/

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  34. djafan said

    YJ….

    I havent’ recovered from my post-Ann-Arbor-funk either. All this Riddle talk makes me want to time-travel back to the exact moment when I heard “There was a man back in ‘95″ rolling off his lips…

    Chills inducing comment….need to listen again.

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  35. bebereader said

    Good Afternoon, my David peeps!

    Glad to see that David’s agent respects his wishes. Here’s an update from Tammy’s twitter page. (Tammy, if you recall, took the video of David in the assisted living facility.)

    “So sorry, guys, his (David’s) agent called the home, who called me and said it had to be taken down.” about 24 hours ago from the web”

    Dustin is doing a cellcast tonight from Kansas City at 8:45 PM EST
    Here’s the link: http://www.blogtv.com/People/DavidArchuletaCellcast

    Wishing safe travels to David, his crew and to silverfox and everyone else going to tonight’s show. There’s a winter snow warning in Kansas City tonight with possibly 6-12 inches expected!

    Angelica: I’ve noticed how David sings the word ‘world’ in “The Riddle”. Have you also noticed how he sings the word ‘love’ in “Fields of Gold”?

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  36. djafan said

    For those of you that haven’t checked out the slide show with audio. Click on the picture on the right up top for a wonderful treat thanks to Angelica.

    Below that there’s also a picture of the Billboardlive free online concert. Click on that and it will take you right to David speaking to us. Really love that promo.

    Right below that is a great review from Christmasreviews.com Summary: Exciting young pop vocalist gets it just right–Richard Banks (Reviewed in 2009)

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  37. FunnyGirl said

    YJfan – it was my pleasure to meet you and sit next to you. It is so amazing getting to see that others feel exactly as I do. I think we must share some DNA. You were so sweet.

    Angelica – yes! the way he pronounces certain words is like chocolate melting in your mouth. I do love his every breath.

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  38. Angelica said

    Bebe – Why, as a matter of fact, yes, I have noticed the way he sings the word “love” in Fields of Gold. (you know I have.) “Will you be my looooovvee, among the fields of baaahley?

    FG – Yes, the way he pronounces some words is EXACTLEY like chocolate melting in your mouth. Sheer ecstacy.

    6-12 inches of snow in KC? Let’s take a little time this afternoon to say a little prayer for David and all the crew and fans traveling to the venue tonight that they will arrive safely.

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  39. bebereader said

    FYI:

    ABRRA IS BACK!! She’s been on TDC chat all day, working furiously hard to upload concert videos!!! Here’s the link:
    http://livestream.com/thedavidchronicleschannel/old

    Abrra already knows but *Shhh* The plan is to go to TDC chat directly after tonight’s cellcast to welcome her back!
    Shhhh Don’t tell her. LOL

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  40. JEB said

    Stopping by to let you all know that I really enojoy this fansite!! I stop by most days to see what’s up – this Riddle article is really well done!! Interesting that you picked out the Santa Rosa performance to post with the article because I think it’s by far the best yet. There is another video from the Santa Rosa performance that includes the introduction of the band which has stellar audio quality – I’ve been hooked on it for days!! If you want to check it out but don’t want to listen to the banter, just slide the bar at the bottom to get to the singing.

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  41. djafan said

    David Archuleta – USA Character Of The Month – Carol-Ebrities

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  42. Abrra said

    WOW! This house is looking Mi Tee Fine!

    Bebe
    You made a wonderfully interesting comparison between to musicians who, in their real life, are so different. John the husband and father. David the eldest son and living example of kindness to everyone who gets in his orbit. It is a natural progression that David would find John’s songs appealing enough to cover them.

    Lovely article.

    Abrra

    http://livestream.com/thedavidchronicleschannel/old ( new videos added today )

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  43. Angelica said

    Abrra!!

    Master has returned! And she comes bearing gifts! Your grasshopper is hopping through the grass, through baaahley, through all the fields of baaahley in the wooooooorrrld!

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  44. Angelica said

    Welcome Jeb! Where is video? Please copy and paste the URL cause we don’t wanna miss a thang.

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  45. JEB said

    Hi Angelica This is the url Hope it helps! If not, I go to youtube and search archuleta the riddle santa rosa and it is the first video to come up.

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  46. djafan said

    Welcome to The Voice Jeb!

    Thank you for the link.

    Welcome back Abrra!

    FG…forgot to mention that yes that is a beautiful picture up top…nose.

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  47. djafan said

    Twitvid

    http://www.twitvid.com/EFF1A

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  48. Angelica said

    Jeb, thank you. That audio is superb. You can really hear how sharp his voice goes in some places. Like “woooorld.” I know I’m redundant but I can’t get that wooooord. I would love it if he would collaborate with Ondrasik and do a lot more songs like this.

    His voice is the most enchantingly beautiful thing I have ever heard.

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  49. JEB said

    Glad you are enjoying the video. If I knew how I would make an mp3 of just the singing. Tonight’s performance sounded pretty good over the cellcast. Maybe more good videos will surface.

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  50. Angelica said

    Jeb, there may be easier ways but I use this program: Any Video Converter. Go here to download it.

    http://www.any-video-converter.com/products/for_video_free/

    Once installed, click Add New Video, click on YouTube at the top, and then go to YouTube and grab the URL. Paste it in the box and click Convert. Make sure the top right box has MP3 in it as there are many different formats to choose from the drop down list. When the conversion is done, click on the output folder on the bottom left to see where it was placed on your computer. I’ve used it for several months, easy peasy and free. If you want to edit and cut out the banter, there are a lot of programs for that, one is Switch Sound File Converter. Check it out.

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  51. djafan said

    Another amazing night for David and us his fans.

    Goodnight all.

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  52. bebereader said

    JEB Welcome to The Voice! I chose the Santa Rosa video for the closeup and for the amazing audio. Thank you for linking my article on FOD!!!

    Abrra: Welcome back and Thanks!

    Who’s ready for another FFF song and video? “100 Years”, a message song, was a hit for FFF a few years back. Imagine David’s soaring vocals on this song. Interesting sidenote: The young man at the beginning of the video, the one who plays piano and climbs the tree is singer/songwriter, Matthew Jordan, from Los Angeles. Pre-David (okay I was a concert junkie lol), I had the pleasure of seeing him live in concert about three years ago in lower Manhattan. Cool guy but not half as cool as our guy.*wink*

    Lyrics:

    “100 Years”

    I’m 15 for a moment
    Caught in between 10 and 20
    And I’m just dreaming
    Counting the ways to where you are
    I’m 22 for a moment
    She feels better than ever
    And we’re on fire
    Making our way back from Mars
    15 there’s still time for you
    Time to buy and time to lose
    15, there’s never a wish better than this
    When you only got 100 years to live
    I’m 33 for a moment
    Still the man, but you see I’m a they
    A kid on the way
    A family on my mind
    I’m 45 for a moment
    The sea is high
    And I’m heading into a crisis
    Chasing the years of my life
    15 there’s still time for you
    Time to buy, Time to lose yourself
    Within a morning star
    15 I’m all right with you
    15, there’s never a wish better than this
    When you only got 100 years to live
    Half time goes by
    Suddenly you’re wise
    Another blink of an eye
    67 is gone
    The sun is getting high
    We’re moving on…
    I’m 99 for a moment
    Dying for just another moment
    And I’m just dreaming
    Counting the ways to where you are
    15 there’s still time for you
    22 I feel her too
    33 you’re on your way
    Every day’s a new day…
    15 there’s still time for you
    Time to buy and time to choose
    Hey 15, there’s never a wish better than this
    When you only got 100 years to live

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  53. ceecommo1 said

    WOW!!!The riddle was amzing! I almost cried!! I also love the Fields of Gold too. 🙂

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  54. djafan said

    Good Morning….SF and Hooked and Terry have a safe trip home. We’ll be waiting to hear from you!

    Youcancallmetina…has some good youtubes

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  55. djafan said

    This is absolutely amazing….

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  56. djafan said

    New interview …. loved this part.

    Do you have any New Year’s resolutions?

    This year, I really focused on journal writing. I was like, “I need to record what I’ve been doing, so my kids can know my story.”

    Next year, I want to focus on songwriting. I want to write as much as I can.

    Right after the holidays, I’m going to be working on my next album. . . . I’m hoping to show more of myself. What I’ve been trying to do in the writing is show more of my personality, what’s on my mind, my creative side and my realistic side — just showing people more of who I am.

    Another goal is to learn to play guitar better.

    Go to link for complete interview.

    http://www.cleveland.com/popmusic/index.ssf/2009/12/david_archuleta_spreads_holida.html

    David on Entertainment Tonight!

    JiveMusic

    Don’t miss @DavidArchie Christmas Album & Tour interview segment on Entertainment Tonight this evening on CBS 7:30 ET!!

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  57. bebereader said

    David’s going to perform at the Helen of Troy Halftime show on December 31 at the 76th Annual Brut Sun Bowl at Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas!

    http://www.sunbowl.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=298&Itemid=2

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  58. silverfox said

    I’m home! And I’m exhausted! Trip was all kinds of fun & so worth the stress I went through due to delays. How do you describe PERFECTION? Can’t be done. David was, is, and always will be PERFECTION, in character, in life and on stage.

    BTW, we stayed in a beautiful hotel, not a “chain” and when I made the reservations weeks ago and suggested the hotel to Terry, never imagining for one minute David & Co would ever stay in a “non-chain” hotel, ie..Hilton, Marriott, or Holiday Inn. I just thought it sounded very nice & it was not far from the venue. Well guess what? Yes! They stayed in our hotel, and were still there when we checked out at 2:30 this afternoon. And that’s all I have to say about that. 😀

    Good night, and for David…

    Dear lord,

    Please take care of David.
    Watch over him, protect him from all harm.
    Cloak him with your love and give him the strength to endure all that is thrown in his path.
    Give David the courage and guidance to say no to those who ask for more than he can reasonably give.
    Surround David with loving and supportive people who love him unconditionally as we, his devoted Archangels do.
    Separate David from those who have agendas other than for his well being.
    Give him rest when he feels weary.
    Give him stamina to sustain his hectic pace.
    Give him assurance when he feels doubt.
    Give him joy when he feels sad and never allow David to feel alone or lonely.
    Give us the wisdom to always do right by David.
    Help us support David so that it’s always in his best interest.
    A SPECIAL REQUEST LORD…CLOAK DAVID AND HIS TOUR COMPANIONS IN YOUR PROTECTIVE ARMS AS THEY JOURNEY THROUGH HARSH & COLD CONDITIONS DURING HIS WINTER TOUR, AND PLEASE LORD, KEEP DAVID AND HIS VOICE HEALTHY AND STRONG as he fulfills his Destiny which was written in his Book of Life before he was born.
    Though we may be unworthy Lord, we humbly pray. Amen

    David, have a good & restful night’s sleep with sweet & happy dreams. Thank you for all you do and for who you are. Keep with you all our love, support & prayers always. Contigo siempre! We will be with you always.

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  59. silverfox said

    That’s all I have to say about that..until a little later, that is! 😉

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  60. djafan said

    Silverfox….thank you for the prayer!

    We will be waiting….patiently….lol

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  61. stenocruiser said

    Oh my goodness — the SF magnet at work. How does that happen — again and again and yet again? Can’t wait to hear all about it.

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  62. burkey said

    Look Here!

    Free Holiday Sampler at iTunes & David’s The First Noel is in it!

    http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/itunes-holiday-sampler/id344104720

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  63. Angelica said

    SF – Now you listen to me…we want details, lady. None of this, “And that’s all I have to say about that..until later, that is.”

    LOL. I jest. Get some rest and we WILL be waiting. I was emailing dja last night worried that you had hit bad weather on the trip home. Glad you made it safely. XOXOX

    The David Magnet must come to no harm.

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  64. djafan said

    Good Morning,

    It looked packed to me when I was there…it was sold out!

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    concert stats for anaheim concert
    SOLD OUT =)

    http://idolstages.com/locations/us-ca-grove-of-anaheim-cap1700/1125

    This nice…Headline.

    David Archuleta, Thalia Headline “Nuestra Navidad” Special

    http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7017228436?David%20Archuleta

    Christmas from the Heart is on sale on iTunes…

    http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/christmas-from-heart/id334109266

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  65. Angelica said

    From Snarkies. Kelsey’s VIP recap from KC.

    “Then it was Q&A time. The first question was
    “If you could only have one song on your iPod, what would it be?” He had a hard time coming up with that because he loves so many songs,
    but he decided that it would be Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing. That made me spaz a little bit because I’ve always really liked that hymn. He even sang a couple of lines, and it was so pretty! 🙂

    Here it is. Oh David. What did we do to deserve to “get” you?

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  66. djafan said

    Thank you Burkey for the link!

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  67. TOfan said

    SF, oh my heck, you do know how to leave us in suspense!!!

    I believe I was the first one to call you a “David magnet,” but at the time I was KIDDING! Now it’s official … he’s stalking YOU!!! LOL

    Spill, girl! We need details, stat! 😆

    P.S. Glad you had a safe journey. 🙂

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  68. bebereader said

    Nice audio interview with David from 101.9 FM radio, Cara’s Connection. (Chicago area)http://www.wtmx.com/cara.php

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  69. djafan said

    Another David appearance!

    http://www.buildabear.com/aboutus/contactus/findastore/nyc/default.aspx#nycFlyer

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  70. djafan said

    OMH!

    He is so beautiful!! on Twitpic

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  71. stenocruiser said

    Bebereader: Thanks for the link — that was indeed a very nice interview. Cara asked sensible questions and David gave excellent responses. She seems like a fan and is looking forward to attending his show.

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  72. betsy said

    One of those most beautiful things I have ever seen.
    http://twitpic.com/szeco

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  73. bebereader said

    Please take note of the email subscription on the right side below the slide show, to be notified when a new article is posted on The Voice. Click on “sign me up”.

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  74. ram said

    I challenge anyone to look at that face and even consider the possibility of ever denying it whatever it would desire- just not humanly possible. It’s JUST NOT POSSIBLE! The answer to The RIDDLE is in there somewhere.

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  75. bebereader said

    For your information we have solved The Riddle! See ram’s reply (below) to dja’s photo at 6:57 pm. Heh!

    ram said
    Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 8:01 PM e
    I challenge anyone to look at that face and even consider the possibility of ever denying it whatever it would desire- just not humanly possible. It’s JUST NOT POSSIBLE! The answer to The RIDDLE is in there somewhere.

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  76. silverfox said

    Helloooo!

    I want to apologize profusely for making it sound as if something wonderful happened just cause HE was staying and sleeping and exercising in the same hotel my sis, Terry & I were staying in. Oh yeah! Something Wonderful DID happen at the Midland Theater, but not in the hotel. I didn’t even see HIM. Terry DID!! We got to the hotel an hour before we were supposed to be at the VIP thanks to my delayed flight. So we went to our rooms to freshen up but it took my sis & I a little longer than it took Terry. She was waiting for us in the lobby when she saw Ray. I’ll let HER tell you how she felt when she realized HE was in our hotel! So she’s talking with Ray, and HE comes out of the elevator, says Hi to her & they rush out to the venue for the VIP. Terry called me and told me she just saw HIM & Ray. I didn’t believe her. I thought she was just kidding! Really, how could they be staying in OUR hotel? Nah! I just didn’t believe it. But Terry convinced me. I NEVER saw HIM while we were there. We did take the elevator with Ray much later after the concert though. My room was on the 9th floor, Terry’s was on the 17th floor and guess WHO else was on the 17th floor? YES! Ray got off on Terry’s floor, so obviously HIS suite was also on the 17th floor! Next morning we had breakfast in the hotel restaurant where we had a full view of HIS beautiful white tour bus! We really didn’t expect to see HIM, but we wouldn’t have hated it if we had. We checked out at about 2:30 and the bus was still there, so HE was still in the hotel. We were hoping he was resting & relaxing. They spent another night there. The name of the hotel? The Hotel Phillips. It’s a surreal feeling to know HE is close by, in the same building. I felt at ease knowing HE was safe & sound, and hopefully sleeping well in a nice warm bed. Bottom line? It was coincidence. Totally. I have to be honest and admit that HAD I been in the lobby when HE came out of the elevator, well I may have just fainted dead away! It would have been just too weird. 😀

    I’m sure Terry will tell you in her own words what she felt when she saw HIM!

    I’m still trying to process the whole experience from the time I boarded the plane to the time I got home late last night. As exhausted as I was today, would I go through it again? You Bet! In fact, I AM! Next week!

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  77. Angelica said

    Gosh SF! HE was staying in your hotel! You really must tell him to stop following you like that. Not! Oh if only you hadn’t spent that extra time primping. haha. Oh well, you met up later at the VIP. For someone who worries so about him, it must have been a good feeling knowing he was nearby and comfortable. Ahh, le bus de Archuleta. What a beautiful sight. Not as beautiful as that pic dja posted or the one betsy linked to. You are so right ram. He is undeniable.

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  78. YJfanofdavid said

    SF, Oh man, just think you were sleeping in the same building and you almost got to deliver your nightly prayers in person… 🙂

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  79. djafan said

    Ram…..

    The answer to The RIDDLE is in there somewhere.

    Somehow I believe your right, it’s there, in that breath taking face.

    SF…You’re alive! In the same hotel, what are the odds? Actually I don’t think very high because somehow you two always meet up. So glad you made it in time. I had tweeted “Is Dee in Kansas yet” felt like I was looking for Dorothy…lol.

    Hoping to hear more about your experience.

    Terry and Teresa don’t be hold outs!

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  80. silverfox said

    David & Co, should be in Waukegan or at least Chicago, by now. Hope they are warm & cozy in a nice hotel for the night. Ray deserves our undying, heartfelt thanks for the way he really cares about David’s safety, health & well being. David couldn’t be in better hands.

    Good night, and for David…

    Dear lord,

    Please take care of David.
    Watch over him, protect him from all harm.
    Cloak him with your love and give him the strength to endure all that is thrown in his path.
    Give David the courage and guidance to say no to those who ask for more than he can reasonably give.
    Surround David with loving and supportive people who love him unconditionally as we, his devoted Archangels do.
    Separate David from those who have agendas other than for his well being.
    Give him rest when he feels weary.
    Give him stamina to sustain his hectic pace.
    Give him assurance when he feels doubt.
    Give him joy when he feels sad and never allow David to feel alone or lonely.
    Give us the wisdom to always do right by David.
    Help us support David so that it’s always in his best interest.
    A SPECIAL REQUEST LORD…CLOAK DAVID AND HIS TOUR COMPANIONS IN YOUR PROTECTIVE ARMS AS THEY JOURNEY THROUGH HARSH & COLD CONDITIONS DURING HIS WINTER TOUR, AND PLEASE LORD, KEEP DAVID AND HIS VOICE HEALTHY AND STRONG as he fulfills his Destiny which was written in his Book of Life before he was born.
    Though we may be unworthy Lord, we humbly pray. Amen

    David, have a good & restful night’s sleep with sweet & happy dreams. Thank you for all you do and for who you are. Keep with you all our love, support & prayers always. Contigo siempre! We will be with you always.

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  81. FunnyGirl said

    #67 He is too pretty. It really does hurt. Ram – loved what you said.

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  82. Dawn said

    I tried to catch up with you all last night ~ but epic failure. I have so much to get ready for this week my head is spinning..but I’m trying to be the voice of reason and calm for Abrra.. just don’t tell her I’m a flippin mess.

    We scored reservations for the BAB in Manhattan.

    So.. in short .. I will see David (I mean actually like see him, face to face .. 6 times in the next 9 days)

    Anyone attending the last 5 shows or the BAB.. other than Abrra and I?

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  83. FunnyGirl said

    Whoa Dawn I am insanely jealous! I work at BAB in Michigan dang it! GRRRRR!

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  84. Angelica said

    WOW Dawn! 6 times in 9 days! OMH, you must tell us all about your marathon David encounters. I am so happy for you. You and Abrra have a great time! Can you do otherwise with all that intense Davidness to experience.

    I am leaving for Cleveland today. No VIP. 😥 Did not decide to travel that distance till they had sold out, which happened almost as soon as they went on sale. Still, I am thankful to be a Grit, (girl raised in the south) and actually experiencing a live performance of this awesome concert. Meeting lots of Canadian SnowAngels too and others is half the fun. So…yeah!

    Good to see you (((Dawn))). Hug him for me just once.

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  85. Dawn said

    Hug him?

    You silly woman.. I love you.. and I miss you. Hopefully I can get back to my active David life next week.

    Hug him.

    I don’t know.

    It’s weird. But I’ll see.

    I’ll do a litmus test on Sunday at the Montclair show, so I’ll let you know if he remembers me.

    My anxiety is starting to mount.

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  86. djafan said

    Dawn!

    Add me to the jealous list… Of course he’s going to remember you. And add a hug for me, maybe you could do a two for one hug? Have a great time and we’d love to hear all about it.

    FG that pic is on my desktop now…I try not to look at it often.

    Angelica…we’ll be here waiting for you!!!!!! Enjoy him!

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  87. bebereader said

    Dawn:

    WTG for BAB and for 6 times in nine days! Maybe you and Abs can travel to Westbury with David and co. heh! Or at least make sure he gets from midtwon Manhattan to Westbury in time for VIP. Looking forward to seeing you in Montclair this Sunday! Yikes…in two days!
    Dawn, he remembers you; heck he even knows your name now! Remember AC? *wink*

    Angelica: Wishing you safe travels and some cookies. Oopsie I forgot, no VIP this time. Just enjoy!!

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  88. Marlie7 said

    Bebe: I thought I remembered you saying you were quite a fangirl prior to discovering David.

    “John Ondrasik is also a storyteller, and has “spent the past decade writing deeply personal songs that include social messages, invoke the human spirit and make an emotional connection.”

    I hope that in ten years we can substitute David’s name in that sentence.

    Dawn: 6 times in 9 days? Good for you, and …. how do you do it? I think I need to win the lottery so I don’t have to work. I’d like to apply for ticket-taker or floor sweeper in David’s troupe. Hmmmmm….

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  89. Vee said

    Good morning everyone. Lovely Saturday morning here in Sydney.

    Bebe , I am now in love with The Riddle. I do thank David for introducing me to FFF.

    Out of topic: Billboard year end countdown.
    Wish that our David is better than Cook ( why can’t I not be satisfied with what we have. But you know I want the best for our guy, The Voice) but here goes

    # 99, CRUSH by David Archuleta in the Best of 2000’s Digital songs
    http://www.billboard.com/#/charts-decade-end/digital-songs?year=2009&begin=91&order=position

    #13, CRUSH by David Archuleta in the best of 2009’s Hot Adult Contemporary Songs

    http://www.billboard.com/charts-year-end/features/best-of-the-2000s-1004051233.story#/charts-year-end/hot-adult-contemporary-songs?year=2009&begin=11&order=position

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  90. dawn65 said

    How do I do it Marlie? At this point in the game I’m asking myself .. How do I make it STOP !!!

    I have absolutely no self control. It’s ridiculous. Now I have an accomplice..so it’s a lose/lose situation.

    There’s got to be a line on the 1040 someplace to claim this stuff.. this is craziness.

    To all that think David will remember me.. I don’t know.. like I said.. I’ll definately let you all know Sunday night. Atlantic City was a long time ago in Archuland.

    I had a FABULOUS chat with the BAB phone lady.. she said I was a delight. We talked up a storm. She’s in Missouri.. she loves David.. she fangirled.. I let her.. I told her she was brave.. being in Cook country and all.. we laughed.. we walked down memory lane of AI days.. we had a grand time just chatting away. She did tell me there are a boatload of folks going to this thing.. and that most of the calls have been for adults.. mmm.. hello.

    Geez I miss this so much !!!

    I have to write David a letter tomorrow. Short.. how do you put everything you want to say in a short letter?

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  91. SweetOnDA said

    Djafan, Just saw the picture at #67. I’m having a hard time breathing. He is just too gorgeous for his own good and ours too for that matter.

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  92. Marlie7 said

    Dawn: “At this point in the game I’m asking myself .. How do I make it STOP !!!”

    You have your enabler there, too – Ms. Abrra! She also enables all the rest of us to stay up till all hours of the night watching videos and squeeeing. 🙂

    Enjoy the shows!

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  93. Angelica said

    Well hey there! I made it to Cleveland and my flight even got here earlier than scheduled! Now when does THAT ever happen? Hotel in the heart of the theater district overlooking the Christmas lights of downtown Cleveland. Lovely. So thanks for the wishes for a safe trip. I am better than good and there is still tomorrow to look forward to! The Palace theater where David will be performing is just a sashay away from the hotel. FYI, I just learned yesterday, that Cleveland has the second largest theater district in the US, only New York City’s is larger. So there’s a little trivia for ya.

    Can’t wait to meet TOfan, refnaf, YJfanofdavid, and Rebeccafod tomorrow and lot’s of others, which as you all know is half the fun! You know, if it wasn’t for David coming into my life, I would be at home in bed reading a book with the TV watching me. Call me crazy, call me obsessed, but life with David in it is just the best experience in the world, and it just keeps getting better and better!

    Dawn – About that 1040…I think we might be able to claim these expenses under medical, cause they sure are what the doctor ordered!

    Nighty nite, I’ll be in touch!

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  94. betsy said

    Last minute change of plans. I am going to Cleveland!! Leaving in the morning with Rebecca.
    I can’t believe this!!

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  95. silverfox said

    Angelica, Have a super-duper, great time in Cleveland! You will not believe your ears or eyes when David sings for you tomorrow night! You will think you died & went to heaven.

    David was in a very jovial mood & giddy actually, at the VIP today. I’m thinking he just felt good after being able to “rest” his singing voice, even if it was unexpected, for almost three whole days. 😀

    Hey Dawn! Nice to see you! Will David recognize you? How can you even ask? You are “buds”!
    😉

    I’m a little out of the loop. Just came in & read all the tweets recapping the VIP & concert. I need to be focusing on “real life” right now as there are things in my “real life” that need my attention at the moment…

    Good night, and for David…

    Dear lord,

    Please take care of David.
    Watch over him, protect him from all harm.
    Cloak him with your love and give him the strength to endure all that is thrown in his path.
    Give David the courage and guidance to say no to those who ask for more than he can reasonably give.
    Surround David with loving and supportive people who love him unconditionally as we, his devoted Archangels do.
    Separate David from those who have agendas other than for his well being.
    Give him rest when he feels weary.
    Give him stamina to sustain his hectic pace.
    Give him assurance when he feels doubt.
    Give him joy when he feels sad and never allow David to feel alone or lonely.
    Give us the wisdom to always do right by David.
    Help us support David so that it’s always in his best interest.
    A SPECIAL REQUEST LORD…CLOAK DAVID AND HIS TOUR COMPANIONS IN YOUR PROTECTIVE ARMS AS THEY JOURNEY THROUGH HARSH & COLD CONDITIONS DURING HIS WINTER TOUR, AND PLEASE LORD, KEEP DAVID AND HIS VOICE HEALTHY AND STRONG as he fulfills his Destiny which was written in his Book of Life before he was born.
    Though we may be unworthy Lord, we humbly pray. Amen

    David, have a good & restful night’s sleep with sweet & happy dreams. Thank you for all you do and for who you are. Keep with you all our love, support & prayers always. Contigo siempre! We will be with you always.

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  96. Angelica said

    Betsy,

    Are you kidding me? Well, c’mon, it’s gonna be LIVE! Now I’m more excited than ever. So glad you decided at the last minute to come!

    SF – “Died and gone to heaven.” I am whimpering over the thought of hearing the voice do these songs in (gorgeous) person. The prayer is love. Amen.
    Don’t y’all just love the way he sings Amen in Ave Maria? Of course you do.

    Oh my heck, I better try to get some sleep. I am running on adrenaline and fanticipation, baby! I feel a little hyper. Do I sound hyper? Uh oh…I just remembered I have a whole bag of Hershey’s Kissies. The good kind with almonds. I may be up all night! LOL!

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  97. djafan said

    Angelica glad to hear your safe in sound to see The Voice!

    Betsy…good for you!

    SF thank you for the prayer and one for you too.

    Sweetonda…Can you believe him?

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