Life Archive

  • Dear family & friends, We would like to invite you all to join us on June 11th for the High 5 to the Sky 5K. This Fun Run/Walk is in memory of my dad, Kip […]

    High 5 To The Sky 5K.

    Dear family & friends, We would like to invite you all to join us on June 11th for the High 5 to the Sky 5K. This Fun Run/Walk is in memory of my dad, Kip […]

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  • I am always amazed at how God does His thing. Seriously amazed. Here’s the latest. Last September we are invited to an open house for our friend Sarah which coincided with a welcome home party […]

    Another Amazing Provision.

    I am always amazed at how God does His thing. Seriously amazed. Here’s the latest. Last September we are invited to an open house for our friend Sarah which coincided with a welcome home party […]

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  • I love coming home from work. Like most (all) of us peasant workers it’s one of the best times of the day. Time to “clock out”, drive home and begin my favorite part of the […]

    The Simple Things.

    I love coming home from work. Like most (all) of us peasant workers it’s one of the best times of the day. Time to “clock out”, drive home and begin my favorite part of the […]

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  • One of our favorite things about the 2 years we lived in Quitman was the running. The scenery there and the “slower” traffic is a nice combination. As with most places we live, (have lived) […]

    Saturday’s Emotional 8 Miles in Quitman.

    One of our favorite things about the 2 years we lived in Quitman was the running. The scenery there and the “slower” traffic is a nice combination. As with most places we live, (have lived) […]

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  • I recently  finished a great book titled The Search for God and Guinness. It was recommended (thanks Jordan!) to me as a great look into the history of beer and the faith and generosity of the […]

    The Search for God and Guinness.

    I recently  finished a great book titled The Search for God and Guinness. It was recommended (thanks Jordan!) to me as a great look into the history of beer and the faith and generosity of the […]

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  • I am VERY excited about 2011. A brand new year. A fresh start with renewed motivation. This past year has been a whirlwind to say the least. Over the past few days, I’ve been reflecting […]

    2010 Recap Through Pictures

    I am VERY excited about 2011. A brand new year. A fresh start with renewed motivation. This past year has been a whirlwind to say the least. Over the past few days, I’ve been reflecting […]

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  • My 2 week Christmas break is officially over and man has it been great. Not due to any fabulous vacation or life changing events but just because. The time I’ve had to just chill and […]

    The Last 2 Weeks.

    My 2 week Christmas break is officially over and man has it been great. Not due to any fabulous vacation or life changing events but just because. The time I’ve had to just chill and […]

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  • On the flight home from Boston, I finished the book A Millions Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller. It was GREAT, I loved it. The book is simply a collection of stories in […]

    Story time.

    On the flight home from Boston, I finished the book A Millions Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller. It was GREAT, I loved it. The book is simply a collection of stories in […]

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  • Ever have one of those days where you just aren’t in the best of moods and you let the whole day slip away being cranky? Um, I have. Guilty as charged. Maybe you just woke […]

    It’s not about how I feel.

    Ever have one of those days where you just aren’t in the best of moods and you let the whole day slip away being cranky? Um, I have. Guilty as charged. Maybe you just woke […]

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  • I’m feeling good. Not too hot, gentle breeze, endorphins pumping…it’s race day. My iPod is filled with a wide array of awesome tunes courtesy of my husband working on the “ultimate running mix” for hours […]

    en-cour-age

    I’m feeling good. Not too hot, gentle breeze, endorphins pumping…it’s race day. My iPod is filled with a wide array of awesome tunes courtesy of my husband working on the “ultimate running mix” for hours […]

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  • We had a great camping trip! Ryan, Ross and I headed to Beavers Bend, Oklahoma yesterday morning. We enjoyed canoeing down the river, cooking on the campfire, hiking some trails and I’m fairly certain we […]

    Beavers Bend 2010

    We had a great camping trip! Ryan, Ross and I headed to Beavers Bend, Oklahoma yesterday morning. We enjoyed canoeing down the river, cooking on the campfire, hiking some trails and I’m fairly certain we […]

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  • Ryan & I left the kids and escaped away to Dallas this weekend! My friend Loretta was getting married Saturday night, so we decided to go see her & enjoy a night away. We headed […]

    Night away in the big D.

    Ryan & I left the kids and escaped away to Dallas this weekend! My friend Loretta was getting married Saturday night, so we decided to go see her & enjoy a night away. We headed […]

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  • Yesterday, I went out for my long run for the week. I was actually really looking forward to this run. Sometimes you dread it, sometimes you are pumped up. This particular morning, I was pumped […]

    The Uphill Battle

    Yesterday, I went out for my long run for the week. I was actually really looking forward to this run. Sometimes you dread it, sometimes you are pumped up. This particular morning, I was pumped […]

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  • On Thursday morning June 3rd, the day before he passed, I received an email from my Dad. He used to send early morning emails a lot to his kids. I think he liked to start […]

    If we ever get the chance…

    On Thursday morning June 3rd, the day before he passed, I received an email from my Dad. He used to send early morning emails a lot to his kids. I think he liked to start […]

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  • I’m mad. There, I said it. I guess over the past week, I have officially stepped into the anger phase of grief. I have to say, I don’t like this phase one bit. In fact, […]

    The "Anger" Phase.

    I’m mad. There, I said it. I guess over the past week, I have officially stepped into the anger phase of grief. I have to say, I don’t like this phase one bit. In fact, […]

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  • How are you doing? This is the question I get a lot recently & honestly don’t know how to answer most days. The grieving process is very strange. I don’t know exactly how I’m supposed […]

    How are you doing?

    How are you doing? This is the question I get a lot recently & honestly don’t know how to answer most days. The grieving process is very strange. I don’t know exactly how I’m supposed […]

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  • I feel like a very blessed girl today!  Not only do I have a great dad whom has taught me so much & loves me no matter what….I also have a great husband who is […]

    Happy Father’s Day

    I feel like a very blessed girl today!  Not only do I have a great dad whom has taught me so much & loves me no matter what….I also have a great husband who is […]

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