Saturday, August 20, 2016


guess who passed their drivers test today ?
watch out texas - another sippel on the highways !
congratulations nathan !
nothing like passing on the day before your permit expired.
safe driving dude!


busy saturday morning.
tony moved into the dorm room.
the beds have been lifted.
the morning newspaper has been read.
brunch at the rock with a special guest.
and its only 1pm !


one four pound savannah taco wrap please !

Friday, August 19, 2016


making progress on the photo album/project life ...
i skipped all of 2015 but i did print the pictures for 2015.
i skipped january 1 - thru july 8th, 2016 but i did print the pictures.
i started on july 9th - the annual family vacation!
stay tuned !


and the day has finally arrived.
the big move in.
i've only had 19 years to prepare for this day
and i still wasn't ready.
the car is packed.
the dorm number assigned.
the loads back and forth to the van.
the shark curtain is up.
the bed is made.
the longhorn in the lobby.
i can't believe we have to leave him behind !
it's an exciting day.
it's a bittersweet day.
i managed to save all the tears for the ride home.
i am so excited for you to start your next journey justin !
i'll try not to text you every hour for the next 4 years !


sweet savannah dream smiles !
great picture to start the day !

Thursday, August 18, 2016


no words needed.
tomorrow is the big move in day.
i am excited.
i am sad.
i am a mom !


today's everyday memory.
two brothers practicing parallel parking on the path.
nate has finally scheduled his rode test this saturday.
a little last minute practicing can never hurt.
go. nate. go.


4am: what? mr. rochester is courting ms. ingram.
5am: who is this gypsy?
6am: yeah - jayne declares her love for mr. rochester!
what next?
yikes - have to wait - off to work.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016


one scrapbook binder + 300 fresh photos picked up from walgreens last week
= one upcoming project !!

Tuesday, August 16, 2016


congratulations savannah !
moved out of the baby icu today.
hanging out in the baby nursery today.
one step closer to the front door.
love ya and those big, beautiful eyes!

Monday, August 15, 2016


this week's library bag is filled with nonfiction.
some history.
some cooking.
match the correct sippel with the correct books.....


really ?
can you believe i have never read jane eyre?
can  you believe i am already on page 250 ?
can you believe i have night time insomnia this week?
at this rate, i'll be finished by friday.

Sunday, August 14, 2016


because sometimes you find a great photo hidden on your phone.
justin and savannah on july 23, 2016 at sisters hospital.

Saturday, August 13, 2016


what ?
no triple digits in our forecast.
yikes - bring out the jeans and long sleeve shirts.


last day of work for someone today.
time to start packing.
no more friends and family discounts at skechers.

Friday, August 12, 2016


savannah is playing peek-a-boo today!
love those big bright alert eyes!
miss you so much!

Wednesday, August 10, 2016


i love another peter pan song !

Tuesday, August 9, 2016


wyoming was FINALLY found.
one full license plate game completed.
all ready to start over.
guess what state we found first ?

Sunday, August 7, 2016


our new grounds keeper in training.
our old grounds keeper is moving soon.
happy and safe cutting !