Ten Year Anniversary Backpacking Trip

Ten Year Anniversary Backpacking Trip

Ten Year Anniversary Backpacking Trip Here’s a bit of a personal update. Last August, in the midst of a crazy year, my husband and I were amazingly able to keep our ten year anniversary trip to go backpacking (it’s a pretty distanced activity already!)....
The Cherry Bed

The Cherry Bed

The Cherry Bed I. The sweet scent of wood shavings filled the shop while rough timbers planed smooth into boards. Cut, Glue, Nail, Repeat. Two eager kids dreaming of no more goodbyes. 84 days and counting until forever.    II. Perhaps we made it too small. Too...
The face in the mirror

The face in the mirror

The face in the mirror It’s been nine years of marriage. Two cities. Three babies. Five surgeries. One dog. Thirteen ducks.   These days my quick glance in the mirror turns into a pause at the woman staring back at me. I contort my lips. I smile, frown, and watch the...

6 Years Together

6 Years Together This Sunday my husband and I will celebrate our six year anniversary. Whenever I look back at old pictures of our time of engagement or even our wedding, I am so taken aback by how things haven’t changed, and how they have changed so much at the...
The charge for our marriage, and us all

The charge for our marriage, and us all

I guess I seem to have our wedding on the mind here, considering our recently celebrated Anniversary. That evening, we pulled out our wedding video and watched it all again. I could not stop thinking about the words Pastor Don Whipple spoke during it, and have since...
Five Years After “I Do”

Five Years After “I Do”

Five Years After “I Do” My wedding day was perfect. The flowers, the cake, the dress. A beautiful day of family coming together, to celebrate. It was everything I had envisioned it would be in all our 9 months of planning. Though, as I think back on that...

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