Hello there, Dirty Thirty

After months of dreading the day, time continued to pass and now it’s official – I am a part of the thirties club. 😂 I had a packed weekend full of love, celebrating, saying “see you later”, hiking and lots of food. The weekend began with attending a wedding. It was blessing to be present as two former youth received the beautiful Continue Reading →

Seven Year Itch

With our recent home purchase, we decided to not go on a big vacation this year. Instead we went on a staycation to celebrate our anniversary. Despite being labeled a DINK couple, we still have bills to pay and strive to be good stewards of our money. And even though it wasn’t as epic as our Hawaii trip, I figured Continue Reading →

Friends for the Journey

It is the friends that we meet along the way that help us appreciate the journey. Our friends Joe and Krishelle Currier have been instrumental in our life pilgrimage. We are incredibly thankful to God for their friendship. This past June Joe and Krishelle celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary. Rex and I first met Krishelle while Joe was deployed in Continue Reading →

So long 2016

Sometimes the shroud of grief can be overbearing and all-consuming making it difficult to focus on the blessings that life brings. Our arms remain empty but our hearts are full. We have a lot to be grateful for. Highlights from 2016 (in no specific order): Visiting SF for Gabriel’s 1st Birthday Rachel job sharing as a part-time teacher Rex promotion Continue Reading →