One Word for 2013. Celebrate!

I didn’t necessarily plan on having one word for 2013, though I like the idea.  I am cheesy enough to enjoy themes.  Sometimes trips have a theme.  A pattern emerges and an inside joke forms for the participants that lasts long after you return home.  Sometimes seasons of life have a theme.  I like the…

2012

Here is my belated reflection.  I want to look back on 2012 for a moment and remember some highlights through pictures. Wow, just looking through these pictures and reliving the experiences is a delightful reminder of the blessings in my life.  That’s a nice segue to my next post, as a matter of fact.  I…

It’s Been a Year

Greetings, dear ones!  I hope your holidays were cozy and delicious and full of quality time with your favorite people.  I know it’s time now to look ahead to 2013, so I’m a little late with my reflections on 2012.  I’ve been driving all over Texas the past few weeks, so I am just now…

On Bonding Experiences

The weekend before Thanksgiving something crazy happened while my sister, Katie, and her boyfriend, David, were in town.  We had been looking forward to their visit for weeks, and Saturday was the perfect fall day.  We took advantage of the nice weather with a late lunch picnic on campus.  Golden sunlight streamed down on our quilt,…

Autumn Nostalgia

Although I don’t love everything that goes along with Halloween (I’m not a fan of gore and violence),  I love this time of year for many reasons.  Pumpkins like this little guy, for example…How adorable is this?  I love the cooler weather that brings thoughts of possibilities and new beginnings.  I love that I always get…

Happy birthday to Husband

My adorable husband, Bryan, will turn 27 on Saturday.  He blesses my life every day, and I’m so thankful for him.  Here are just a few reasons why I’m glad he was born: 1)  For a Costa Rican, he is quite tall (6ft) and broad, but he has such a gentle spirit. 2)  His integrity…