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Weize Was Amazed

Posted by nanaweize on Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Nanaweize’s recap from SLC

I’m not very good at putting my thoughts into words but here goes!  I can only say that today has been a very beautiful day for me.  It seemed that everything went the way it was supposed to go.

It was a spectacular day here in Utah.  The sky was blue and the sun was shining.  I was very excited to be heading up to have my book signed and to see David’s bright smiling face.  I felt the excitement running through my body and soul.  It was almost like when I was a kid and waiting for my birthday or Christmas.  And I was able to meet up with several of my David friends which in itself is very nice!

My hubby and I took a couple of neighbors with us.  It was a 16 year old girl and her mom.  Both were very excited to see David so that made it even better for me.

We arrived in the line at 11am.  My husband…being the great guy he is…saved our place in line so we could go over to the spot where David was going to sing.  It was a great spot.  There were already a lot of people there but we still could see very well.  I was amazed at the view David would have from where he would be singing.  Deseret Book Store is directly across from Temple Square .  The view of the Salt Lake Temple was wonderful.   I said to my neighbor that David is going to just love the view.  She agreed!

It was sheer pleasure when David finally made it to the platform and began singing Crush.  A warm feeling began to run through my body…I was so proud to be there.

I must say it was as if one of my own kids was up in front singing their heart out.  It seemed as if David put everything into the song.  It felt like he was looking at each and every one of us and letting us know that he cared about us and wanted to do his best.

He talked a little and then began to sing God Bless The Broken Road.  I wondered where I had been and why hadn’t I heard this song before?  But I never had so it was a real treat.  It was great and I really wanted him to sing more.

As David was singing Crush a man walked up behind me.  He asked another fellow behind me who this guy was.  He didn’t seem to know anything about David.  I turned to him to explain to him that David had been on American Idol.  It seemed like he finally realized who David was.  He began to bop up and down with the music and clapped really loud.  He said “boy this kid can sing”.  We all agreed!

I know the line was pretty long but the time we were in it seemed to go by fast.  Even the arthritis in my knees didn’t seem to be too annoyed at the wait and the standing.  Things just seemed to move along very smoothly.  I think Deseret Book did an awesome job preparing for David and his fans.  They even had cinnamon rolls and water available for purchase.  All the employees seemed so nice to everyone.

Soon I spotted David.  Oh my what a feeling!  When it was my turn to have my book signed it was like our eyes locked and I was the only one in the store.  He was so nice and gracious and seemed to listen to everything I said.


Well my hair doesn’t look as gray in the picture as I thought it was…Look how David is listening to me and looking right at me…Made me forget what I was about to say!!! LOL

What is it with this kid?  What kind of hold does he have on us?  I often ask myself these questions and the best answer I can come up with is… I don’t know.   But I like it!

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83 Responses to “Weize Was Amazed”

  1. archiesfan4life said

    Nanaweize – I loved your recap! I got the exact feeling of David making me feel like I was the only one in the room – how does he do that!

    And I thought the exact same thing about my gray hair in the picture that zoe took of me in front of David – ummm – maybe we become younger around David – LOL!

    But this part: What is it with this kid? What kind of hold does he have on us? I often ask myself this questions and the best answer I can come up with is… I don’t know. But I like it!

    That about sums it up for me. So glad you had a wonderful day!

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  2. FG said

    Awwww thanks so much for sharing! That was awesome!

    I just checked and Chicago is only a $30 amtrak ride away from me. Hmmmmmmmm!

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  3. Pabuckie said

    Nanaweize – aww! I loved your recap and you are so right!! How does this guy make each and every one of his fans feel so special!! Maybe I’m AMAZED!! haha

    Back to work – why does work have to get in the way of total EPICNESS today!

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  4. xaris said

    Morning Everyone! I just noticed on FOD that the Something Pitchy interview is available as a free download on Itunes–very good video quality. Just thought I would pass that along in case anyone was interested.

    Cheers!

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  5. SandyBeaches said

    Nanaweize…You had a beautiful place to report on! Thanks for telling us your story.

    Someone out there please ask him sometime if he will be singing on stage this summer!! People want (need, appreciate,and are anxious for), ah to know!

    SB

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  6. djafan said

    Nanaweize…Great Day!

    “What is it with this kid? What kind of hold does he have on us? I often ask myself this questions and the best answer I can come up with is… I don’t know. But I like it!”

    That about sums up my theory, and we’ve discussed and analyzed to no end. But the like part keeps us coming back for more!

    Orem today!

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  7. bebereader said

    Nanaweize:

    I enjoyed your recap; you put your thoughts into words VERY well! The pictures are so vivid, they look like postcards of a place I’d very much love to visit. I wasn’t familiar with “Bless the Broken Road” either but am sure loving it now. Glad the line moved fast for you and that you didn’t have to wait too long to see David. I don’t know what it is about him that draws us in either but I’m so grateful for his presence in my life!

    What did your neighbors think of his performance? Are they fans?

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  8. bebereader said

    Nice video from The Star Tribune/Minneapolis of the MOA event.

    http://www.startribune.com/video/95812999.html

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  9. bebereader said

    Setting up and waiting for David!

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  10. Nanaweize said

    Thanks everyone for your comments…the day was really spectacular for me.

    archiesfan4life…I think he really does make us feel younger!

    Sandybeaches…you know I had many things that I wanted to say to him but when I got right up to him my mind just went blank…at least I didn’t pass out!

    Bebereader…My neighbors are fans of David. They do know Lupe and Davids sisters real well. David has actually been to their house. It has been 2 years ago since he visited them but he remembered them before they even spoke to him. I think Claudia, Jazzy and Amber hang out at their home often.
    These neighbors are ones that have taken care of Teddy sometime when the Archuletas have been out of town.
    They also told us that Teddy has been missing for a week now…say a little prayer that the Archuletas might find little Teddy…they miss him.

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  11. Angelica said

    Weize,

    Loved experiencing the day with you at the Deseret Bookstore in SLC and didn’t David look and sound great?! So happy for you! Thanks so much for sharing with us. Poor Teddy. I will say a prayer for his safe return.

    Do you all see the keyboard in Orem?!!!!!

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  12. Angelica said

    FG#2

    What is going on in Chicago?

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  13. Fiona said

    Nanaweize, that was great! Thank you so much for sharing, it means a lot to those of us who can’t go to a signing.

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  14. betsy said

    Weize – thanks for the recap. You did a great job. And you went to a really good signing! That song, that song. It’s just 🙂

    {{{Teddy}}

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  15. TrudyFOD said

    ha ha ha Weize…I have been asking myself that question for 2 years. David is definitely a unique and totally amazing person. I am older fan…and no one has touched me as much as David has in just an inspiring way. I still haven’t figured it out…how I can forget who I am also when I am standing in front of David. It’s his eys, his face, and just that look of appreciation that we are his fans. I will support and love David 4ever 🙂 It started with the music…but it has blossomed into an admiration and appreciation for all the wonderful times and memories that David has given me…and LOTS of new friends from all over the world of all ages & genders. Thank you David for all you do 🙂

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  16. SandyBeaches said

    A lost dog breaks my heart because everyone is sad both the dog and the owners. I hope that Teddy was not taken. Say a prayer for Teddy’s safe return and I hope that everyone possible is looking for him until he is found. Dogs are very high in my chain of importance because of their loyalty, companionship and unconditional love.

    SB

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  17. Blisskasden said

    Nanaweize, great recap. I’m glad you got to lock eyes with David. That’s the “magic moment”. It’s as if you are “downloading” his goodness into your soul, and you can access it whenever you want to or need to.. That’s David gift of appreciation for taking the time and energy to come out to see him.

    When David performs, he doesn’t just sing to “the crowd”. He locks eyes with as many individual fans as possible. He is not singing TO people. The song is the vehicle he’s using to reach and connect WITH people. The pics of the crowd watching and being totally mesmerized by David clearly shows the effect that David has on those in his presence. I haven’t seen that many happy faces in one place ion my life.

    Again, thanks for the recap, Nanaweize.I haven’t been to Utah in a while, and I remember it to be a very vast and beautiful place, with very nice people.

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  18. sweetonDA said

    Nanaweize, thank you for this wonderful recap of your experience. It’s always a moment to remember when you get that “Archugaze” personally bestowed upon you.

    I’m so sorry to hear about Teddy. This is heartbreaking to me as I am a dog lover. My prayers are with him, the family and everyone looking for him. I hope they find him soon. I know David loved that pup.

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  19. FG said

    Angelica – just cuz he tweeted yesterday in reply that he’s trying/hoping to do a signing in Chicago.

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  20. bebereader said

    Nanaweize: As an animal lover, it saddens me that Teddy has gone missing. I’m saying a prayer that he is safe and will be found soon!

    Bliss: You are quite quote-able!
    “It’s as if you are “downloading” his goodness into your soul, and you can access it whenever you want to or need to.. That’s David gift of appreciation for taking the time and energy to come out to see him.”

    YES!

    TrudyFOD: Welcome to The Voice!

    Angelica: I see the keyboard. Now what’s he going to sing? Ten more minutes and counting…

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  21. SandyBeaches said

    I hope that you are watchng the tweets from Orem on FOD…Jonah is becoming a little star himself!!…

    SB

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  22. bebereader said

    Right on time, here’s David!

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  23. bebereader said

    ….singing “Crush”!

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  24. bebereader said

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    in the Elvis shirt! LOL

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  25. bebereader said

    “Lean on Me”

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  29. bebereader said

    The line to get the book signed:

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  30. bebereader said

    David signing…as opposed to singing…

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  31. Pabuckie said

    Nanaweize – Please keep me updated about Teddy! I feel so sad for them now.

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  32. bebereader said

    Random tweets:

    CandyFOD
    They must have declared a national holiday in Utah today, the whole state is @DavidArchie book signing! less than a minute ago via web

    CandyFOD
    Heard they are pushing them through really fast as he has a flight to catch, Good luck with that! less than 10 seconds ago via web

    Nichole Giles nicholegiles
    Holy crap. Took my #fangirls to meet David Archuleta at DB. The line is about a mile long. No ex. #tweenstarfanenvy 11 minutes ago via TweetDeck

    AnnieDAFG
    Crazy how many people are there. And David has to catch a plane according to @annyo84 – hope he’ll still get to everyone! 4 minutes ago via web

    Marylee_DAangel
    @pabuckie The longer he wears his hair, the more he looks like Elvis!

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  33. Pabuckie said

    Ok what the heck did David write this in response to??????

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  35. Pabuckie said

    OMG! LEAN ON ME!!!

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  36. Pabuckie said

    That LEAN ON ME has me in TEARS — its so emotionally heart-sung!! If that’s even a word!

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  37. jackryan4DA said

    As some of you may know by now, my YT channel got suspended over the latest Shelley-David vid plus another fan-vid that was simply a misunderstanding. What else is there to do but to rebuild, right?

    So his is my new channel is http://www.youtube.com/user/jr4djma

    I started with David’s COS Blitzkrieg and will re-upload previous vids (thank goodness for back-ups! hehe)

    If others still have problems accessing the SomethingPitchy interview from iTunes, they are now available from my YT channel which has David’s complete press COS interviews/appearances in HD format

    Also, like David’s concert tours, I made a similar page in TDC, just to organize all related vids – press, fan vids and pix of his Book Tour.

    http://www.thedavidchronicles.com/2010/06/the-magical-cos-book-tour-june-2010/

    Enjoy y’all. Now on to OREM!

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  38. Pabuckie said

    JackRyan – that user link did not work for me – it said user not found.

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  39. YJfanofdavid said

    Nanaweize: Thank you for a wonderful recap!

    These signing/singing thingies really bring out the music genius in David — who else can transform a simple mic and a makeshift platform into an instant Carnegie Hall just by opening his mouth, with only one vocal cord vibrating, no less?

    “What is it with this kid” indeed.

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  40. djafan said

    Pabuckie…what happened? That Lean On Me was so emotional…made me tear up too. Thank you for bringing it over. Work has kept me away… 😦

    He sure sounds and looks awesome. bbl

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  41. Tawna21 said

    nanaweize– love your recap!

    bliss– “I haven’t been to Utah in a while, and I remember it to be a very vast and beautiful place, with very nice people.” Please come and see us.

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  42. bebereader said

    Crush from Orem!

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  43. bebereader said

    David keeps outdoing himself. I think that was the best version of “Crush” I ever heard! But of course the next time he sings it will take it’s place.

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  44. Nanaweize said

    I just had a fun David moment…Just went to the post office to mail my friend her signed David book. One of the ladies was helping me find a suitable container to send the book in when she saw the book and smiled! Then to our surprise Crush came on the back ground music. We both laughed at that but my heart was beating a mile a minute! She then said…”Did you know he had a book signing yesterday?” I almost said…”Da” but refrained. I said..I was there…got this book signed…now it’s on it’s way to my friend in Denmark! Then she saw my return label with Davids picture on it and said..”awesome”! What a moment!

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  45. Abrra said

    I fixed JR’s channel link in #37. It had a “c” on the end that made it go to a dead link. I used my wand to repair the link!

    Abrra

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  46. blisskasden said

    David’s vocal performances this past week are so fantastic that one can forget that he’s actually there to sign a BOOK that he wrote.

    Tawna21, I’d love to come back to Utah. I remember stopping in Richfield, Ut. for lunch at a place called the Blackjack Diner.

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  47. FG said

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    Angelica – where is that story???

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  50. djafan said

    Going home now…FG Beautiful!!!!!

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  51. dakgal said

    Thanks Weize (love your name) for your recap, I just got my signed copy today, so your story was extra special to me.

    The older we are more David must addle our brains, cause usually when we get in front of or anywhere around him our wits leave us.

    I get the biggest hoot out of some of the young gals that have the spunk to ask he “Will you marry me” or ” Do you remember me?” and I’m sure sundry other interesting question we will never hear.

    If he’s going to make us all younger, couldn’t he do it when we’re in line, few yards before we come are face to face with him?

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  52. betsy said

    Dak #51 – Those girls are gutsy. I was so shy as a teenager, I would never have been able to get two words out.
    I found this video earlier tonight. I love this girl, and David is so very sweet to her.

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  53. bebereader said

    Found this today on Archuleta Fanscene:

    “So today I got home from school, checked the mail like I always do and a special envelope was in there. It was the envelope that I had put in the folder for David at the book signing in Ridgewood NJ on June 1, 2010. In the envelope were two pictures signed by David for two of his fans from the Philippines, the earrings I had asked him to sign, and a mini interview sheet.”

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  54. Nanaweize said

    Bebereader…that interview sheet is super.

    #17 Blisskasden said
    I’m glad you got to lock eyes with David. That’s the “magic moment”. It’s as if you are “downloading” his goodness into your soul, and you can access it whenever you want to or need to.. That’s David gift of appreciation for taking the time and energy to come out to see him.

    Bliss…you sure have a way with with words and I think you are right about downloading his goodness into our souls!

    dakgal said
    The older we are the more David must addle our brains, cause usually when we get in front of or anywhere around him our wits leave us.

    dakgal…I agree!

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  55. bebereader said

    Betsy#52: I can actually empathize with the girl in that video.

    I just found this video on youtube. Here’s the description:

    KylieWyoti — June 08, 2010 — This video was a bit rushed…so it’s not the best. And this drawing had glares all over when I scanned it…which makes it kind of hard to see sometimes. I tried to edit it the best I could. It’s still kind of weird looking at the end, but you get the gist of it 🙂 I think this drawing looks a whole lot better in person.

    People in the video (in order): David Archuleta, John Mayer, Natalie Cole, Eva Cassidy, Jason Mraz, Natasha Bedingfield, Michael Jackson, and Stevie Wonder.

    Btw I gave David this drawing today. IT WAS AWESOME!”

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  56. pabuckie said

    Wow Bebereader: Where did you find that video — that’s really cool and I love it 🙂

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  57. bebereader said

    David’s entrance onstage today:

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  58. amb4dja said

    “He said “boy this kid can sing”. We all agreed!”
    That about says it all, doesn’t it. Great recap Weize, and cute name.

    Trying to catch up with all here…all over the place, randomly, as usual!…love all the pics, the recaps …had to go to YouTube immediately to catch God Bless The Broken Road…sigh. Lovely. …as I posted there…I love how David has seemed to pick songs that seem to reflect the tone and message of his book to sing at these signings (so “thoughtful and intentionally David”)…and certainly this song fits the bill.
    And no one does acapella like the David. “David Archupella” we call him here. 🙂

    The book was (like everything David, for me) a pure joy to read. I savored it, took my time…because, like his concerts… I really didn’t want it to end, and it was over too soon!! David did with this book what he does with everything…poured his heart and soul out authentically, and I so appreciate the personal glimpse…I thought I “got him” before…but I really loved him sharing “who he really is” to all of us. I understood some things in a new way. I know where my first laugh was, my first chills…haha…I kept “taking note.” 🙂 And I WILL be reading again of course…

    I hope to have “that moment” I see in all these lovely pics here at some point…I can’t believe he even inscribed them personally with all those people?!!…awesome. That’s how you do a book signing. (I’ve been to some that were disappointing) David’s a Class act.

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  59. bebereader said

    Pabuckie#56 Cool, huh? I liked how she surrounded David by all the artists he admires.

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  60. pabuckie said

    Yes! Bebe that was VERY COOL indeed!! 🙂 Thanks!

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  61. Abrra said

    Abrra

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  62. Shawna said

    How in the heck did you get this recap of SLC up so quick, Nanaweize? You are amazing! I don’t think I got to meet you yesterday. I would have loved to. David fans are so amazing. I had such a fabulous time these last two days. So absolutely perfect!! Can hardly stop thinking about it and am so exhausted with just 8 hours of sleep in the past 48 hours. But a good happy exhausted, and have been spending the last two hours watching everything I just experienced the last two days on the site and looking at all the pics and vids and oh my, I don’t want it to end. Thanks so much for this article. I loved hearing of your experience. So awesome to share it with us.

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  63. amb4dja said

    ..funny just read that mini interview…I almost posted my favorite Chapters 8-10… I really loved those last chapters and found them so openly personal…like he really wanted to share himself and be understood. And they were just so uplifting, admirable…and for one so young. Please. I’ve been saying to everyone…he’s got stuff figured out at his tender age, better than most of us decades older.
    I know it’s been said many times before, but even more so now…great role model for his peers. I kept thinking of all the young kids he will influence, give confidence and wisdom to, be an good example for. “Nice IS the new cool.”
    And in that ego-maniacal business too …a new paradigm…someone intent on remaining a “human being”, not a “star.”
    I remembered some of my first thoughts on Shop Around night…the night that solidified my O.D.D….the dichotomy for me…thinking “a star was just born” coupled with…oh no…that business is going to eat this sweet kid up alive. Now. No worries. Bring it. This kid is rock solid in who he is and what’s important.

    Sorry, if I’m getting a little off topic on this thread that is for fan-girling over Orem-moments today…just gushing over the book…figured I’d just have to jump in somewhere!

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  64. dakgal said

    That drawing is COOLER than cool! That’s the best likeness of him (drawing) that I have ever seen.

    I’ll bet to David that’s a keeper.

    Thanks bebe for your find.

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  65. amb4dja said

    awww…I love the attention he is paying to that little girl, trying to speak Spanish to him?…ha. Amazing the time he takes with everyone. And when it comes to the little kids..he is great with them always.

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  66. SandyBeaches said

    Bebe #55…That is a wonderful drawing/video, I would have liked to have heard the complete song. I sure miss hearing it live or after live, time for a concert David…

    SB

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  67. bebereader said

    Amb4dja#63

    No need to apologize. In all the commotion about the book signings, it’s easy to forget that there’s a book to discuss, too. LOL

    David is a great role model for his peers but also for people of all ages. I find myself many times wondering how he would handle a given situation, or reply to someone’s question.

    I’m on my second read now, about half-way through. In trying to absorb every point David makes, I’m gaining new things this go-round, like how grueling the whole American Idol experience really was, despite all the good that came out of it.

    I hope school and public libraries have ordered copies of “Chords of Strength” to keep on their shelves. If not, it would be a good idea if fans gifted them to their local libraries.

    We’ve got to spread David’s message.

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  68. amb4dja said

    “David is a great role model for his peers but also for people of all ages. I find myself many times wondering how he would handle a given situation, or reply to someone’s question.”

    haha. ..this reminds me…the boyfriend started this by teasing me one day, and now it’s stuck…when judging something we say or do we often say “WWDD?!!” What would David do?!” 🙂

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  69. bebereader said

    More pics from today!

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  70. Tawna21 said

    amb4dja #65–‘And when it comes to the little kids..he is great with them always.’

    There were 6 or 7 little ones (probably 3-6yo) on the front row in Orem today, and David smiled and made eye contact with them more than once–it was a different kind of smile that was just for them. I loved it!

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    Ahhh sigh of relief!

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  73. amb4dja said

    “We’ve got to spread David’s message.”

    You know…been thinking on this, and already have seen it’s effects…this book just might have been the most brilliant PR move yet in David’s career. I’ve already seen some of the “thickest headed”, most “ambivalent” friends of mine…kinda come around all of a sudden. Some read reviews and say they are now “intrigued” and will read the book.
    All our crazy fan O.D.D. can render many friends and family members skeptical and weirded out, unfortunately, dismissing David in the process…our passion for him can overshadow his legitimacy to some.
    But this book…is just that…an “open book” and a different perspective on “the cute teen idol who some insane adults also love.” His story and his impressive take on everything, coming from him, says it all in a way that sometimes could not be heard from the mouths of overzealous fans.
    This book, I believe, will find new fans and open some previously closed minds. He needed to be understood better…it was brilliant to write this book at this point in his career after all.

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  74. amb4dja said

    Tawna21 #70

    Yes! I’ve seen that whenever he’s with a small child…it’s amazing to watch how gentle and sweet his is with them, and totally engaged.

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  75. amb4dja said

    All for me tonight~ I can’t even keep up with all the book signing postings…and new music is on they way soon!
    It is going to be a busy David season coming up………………………….Tks for all the updates and news, as always.
    Nite all!

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  76. bebereader said

    amb4dja #73

    Yes!!!

    With all due respect to the scrapbooks his fans made him, David said he needed to tell HIS story in HIS own words. I believe in Chords of Strength, he accomplished this.

    When people read it they will see that there’s a lot more to David Archuleta than a beautiful voice. He’s a 19 year old with profound life experiences and has so generously shared with others who he hopes will gain something from his story.

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  77. Angelica said

    Amb4dja#63

    Great insights and well said. It’s alright to get off topic. On any thread, David IS the topic. Or anything else, done respectfully, you want to talk about.

    For example, today my husband bought a motorcycle. So now I guess I am this biker chick. How strange life is.

    Oh yes. And I got my signed personalized copy of COS today, thanks to the {{{Bebe}}}

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  78. VJ said

    Hi. Just poppin’ in from IDF to let everyone know that this site is asking for feedback on COS. So far, there are only 2 comments: http://hwoodbuzz.wordpress.com/2010/06/08/review-david-archuleta-has-a-memoir-and-its-pretty-much-what-youd-expect/

    Also, thanks so much for the article, Nanaweize. You said you’re not very good at putting your thoughts into words, but I thought you did just fine. Now you know what David felt like writing the book, lol. That’s very cool that you were able to be there and say hi to him, although briefly. At my VIP, I was so nervous that my mind went completely numb, and I don’t remember his face at all. You’re lucky to have pics.

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  79. bebereader said

    Angelica#77, the bikerchick!

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  80. djafan said

    What wonderful David filled days!

    Just finished reading this thread, what great loving comments!

    Bliss…how do you come up with these great analogy’s? I love them, they’re always spot on.

    Amb4dja…I have loved everything you’ve said today…interestingly enough those are also my favorite chapters, it felt like he opened the window to his soul so we could he could share himself with us…absolute beauty.

    Shawna! You sound exhausted but excited. Can’t wait to hear all about it!

    I’ve got to scour my tv channels for that baseball game!

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  81. pabuckie said

    Unfortunately, I just have to say that there are some people who don’t “get” David and won’t even give the book a chance or buy it or read it. They will never understand what I see in a 19 year old and so as wonderful as the book is in David’s words — some people just will never say the light of day! Their loss I say.

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  82. dakgal said

    Amb4dja #63

    “We’ve got to spread David’s message.”

    Very well said, I hope to have my misguided children read it. Also, I am in a exercise group that is led by a minister–a youth minister–I am going to donate the book to his church and youth group. I know once he reads it, it could become mandatory summer reading. The kicker is –that I’m going to tell him once he has read the book I will give him a Christmas CD so he can hear the magnificent Voice that the book is about. Hee hee!

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  83. goodkarmaseeker said

    Thanks to a super kind and dedicated fan, my daughter and I are looking forward to our personalized copy of COS. We’re really so excited!!!!!! How amazing are David’s fans???? Wouldn’t it be something to have a gigantic concert/gathering/party we could converge at? Anyway because we now have three copies of COS, we will donate one to our public library to spread the good news.

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