Bangkok

March 13, 2018 in Anniversaries, Thailand, Vacations - 2 Comments

On the very last day of school, I drove our little two boys to the California/Arizona state border to hand them off to my parents. They were so nice to meet me halfway to take Crew and Finn for the following week. I raced back home to celebrate the end…

Five

June 3, 2011 in Anniversaries, Marriage, Troy - 3 Comments

Five years ago today, we embarked on the best journey. It hasn’t been the easiest journey. We certainly have our differences. But those differences make us more compatible and keep our lives interesting. I am so thankful for the journey that led us to where we are today. There are…

Phrases

June 2, 2011 in Anniversaries, Marriage, Troy - 8 Comments

In honor of our five years together, here are five phrases that I hear most often from Troy: 1. Literally. This is Troy’s favorite adverb. It is his go to word that denotes emphasis. For example, “It is literally going to rain every day next week.” Or, “I am literally…

Top Ten Highlights

June 1, 2011 in Anniversaries, Marriage, Troy - 4 Comments

There have been a lot of highlights in our five years of marriage. Here are our top ten (in no particular order): 1. Honeymooning in Mexico. 2. Graduating from college. I like that I was able to support Troy through two more years of school and contribute as the breadwinner for…

Two Years Later

May 31, 2011 in Anniversaries, Marriage, Troy - 3 Comments

After Troy and I spent our first year together, he was assigned to Riverside, California for two years to serve a mission. We both valued missionary service as one of the most important things a person could do and knew that it would strengthen our future relationship regardless of the…

How We Met

May 30, 2011 in Anniversaries, Marriage, Troy - 2 Comments

At the end of this week, Troy and I will be celebrating our five year anniversary. Five years is not much in the grand scheme of things, but we decided to kick things up a notch anyway (more on that later).  To lead up to our anniversary, I am dedicating…

Anniversary Party Day

June 7, 2009 in Anniversaries, Dates, Troy - 3 Comments

Troy volunteered several weeks ago to plan our anniversary date and surprise me. We decided to celebrate over the weekend since our anniversary was on a Wednesday this year. We dropped Blake off at his grandparents’ house on Friday evening, and then Troy drove downtown. We pulled up into the…

Golden Anniversary

Obviously it is not our 50-year golden anniversary, but if golden anniversaries were like golden birthdays, today would be ours. This June 3rd marks our 3-year anniversary. Another “3” to add to the crazy chain. It’s hard to remember what it was like to not spend every day with the…

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