To quote my husband's 2017 Christmas letter (truly, he is way more talented than I am as a writer, and if you get our Christmas card, you know it): "As the world around us apparently rushes towards certain doom, the likes of which push our skills at faux hysterics, metaphor, and hyperbole to the limits… Continue reading Adios 2017, Bienvenidos 2018
House Hunting It's a long process. We've been actively looking with our realtor for a few months now and we've seen a number of houses we've liked, some we did not, and some that we liked enough to put offers in on. We've been under contract once, but it didn't work out. We've put in… Continue reading Five Things Friday
Six years ago today, we arrived at our home in Colorado. Married for not quite four months, Stephen and I were newlyweds embarking on a big adventure in a state with no family close by and for me, none of my closest friends. Over the last six years, we've grown and changed as individuals, a… Continue reading 6 Years in Colorado
Just over a week ago, I was having a normal Friday night with my husband binge watching LOST (Yes, I am about 10 years behind the rest of the world) when we heard a knock on the door. Now at 10:30pm, I am usually sleeping soundly, and having just been watching a show where people… Continue reading Surprise!
Celebrating Five Years of Marriage On April 18, we celebrated our five-year anniversary. And while we married in North Lake Tahoe surrounded by our family and friends back in 2010, we spent our five-year anniversary on a boat in the Gulf of Mexico, surrounded by family, friends and dolphins. There's nothing I love more than… Continue reading Fifteen Things I Loved About Twenty-Fifteen
A year and a half ago, Jonathan Michael was born. The moment I laid eyes on him for the first time, it was instant love. Labor was already forgotten and all I could think about was the unbelievability that the baby I had been carrying for 39 weeks was finally in my arms. And that we… Continue reading Eighteen Months
Six months. One half of a year. As I sit here, watching our six month old son happily entertain himself in his exersaucer, I can't believe that half of his first year of life has passed. He's grown and changed so much during the last 181 days. He gets more handsome every day. Okay, I… Continue reading Six Months