12 years ago, I was 19.  Almost 20.  Not that it makes any sort of difference, really.  I was young, and even though I’m only 31 now (which I tell myself is still young), 19 is actually, really, truly young.  But I sure thought I was a grown up, felt like a grown up, and I was about to make a very grown up decision.  12 years ago, I walked down the aisle into the arms of this man, a… Read more »

Wow, have I ever been neglecting the blog!  Between all of the kid’s activities and my photography stuff, I barely have a spare moment to do anything!  No excuses.  Someday I will be really sad if I let too much time go by between blog posts.  We are still here an kicking.  Here’s a glimpse into the here and now of our family. -He is reading voraciously.  I cannot keep enough books in his hands.  This week, he re-read all… Read more »

Two weeks ago, this fabulous man turned 34. It’s really hard for me to believe that he’s 34, considering that he was only 18 when I met him.  He was a baby! (this picture was actually from 1998, almost 3 years after we started dating.  Derek is 21, and I’m 18 here.  We haven’t changed a bit.  Right?  RIGHT??!) But he’s a good one, let me tell you.  I am so very thankful that he’s been such a huge, huge… Read more »

1. Who is your man? Derek 2. How long have you been married? it will be 8 years in December. I feel old. 3. How long dated? 4 years 4 months-engaged for 5 months of that time. 4. How old is your man? 31 5. Who eats more? Honestly? Probably me. I love to eat! 6. Who said “I love you” first? He did, but it was on the tip of my tongue. We were watching the Fox and the… Read more »

Today is Derek’s birthday! Happy Birthday, baby! I have more to blog, but no time this morning. (If you are on bloglines, be sure an visit my actual blog to hear a rendition of Happy Birthday a la Logan)