Category Archives: Texas

Colorado Springs, revisited

Living in Colorado Springs was a grande experience.  We loved it from the the day we arrived in 2007 to the day we drove away in 2009. Matt and I have wondered if we would feel the same way about … Continue reading

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Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo

The pictures I have from the Cadillac Ranch are the last pictures I have of Matt and me before we knew about our little girl.  (Gosh, I’m praying that everything works out because in our hearts, she’s already ours.)  These … Continue reading

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TX-CO – Birthday Trip!

Today is my birthday and I am super excited because I get to spend it in Colorado!  Matt and I are mountain and cold weather people and it has been too long since we lived near mountains. Not only to … Continue reading

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Until You…

My sweet love took me on a date last Friday night to Austin.  Not just any date, though.  This was a date Matt had been looking forward to for quite some time. See, my love is a musician.  He is … Continue reading

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Salado at Christmastime

The past two years have been the hardest two of my life.  And the last few months of have been really trying.  I know this is quite vague, and it must be, but I want to assure you that it … Continue reading

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My birthday – 2014

This birthday was bittersweet for three reasons.  The first was that friends from past years weren’t here.  That’s no surprise, so I won’t belabor that point. The second is that two families we’ve enjoyed getting to know here in Texas … Continue reading

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I always knew he was distinguished… (continued)

The next day was Homecoming at Gardner-Webb. We arrived at the Tucker Center (GORGEOUS NEW BUILDING!!) for a brunch given in honor of the Distinguished Alumni of 2014. The presentation of the award was a very sweet gesture and we … Continue reading

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Just us… (and strep throat)

In honor of our 15th Anniversary, I decided to go back in time five months to the trip Matt and I took just before this deployment started. We went to Comfort and Fredricksburg, TX on the recommendations of our good … Continue reading

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13 weeks!

I have finally discovered the main reason I have not been writing as often as I did in the past.  My current set-up is quite uncomfortable.  Before, in Germany, I had my computer in the living room where my family … Continue reading

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Dr. Pepper Museum – Waco

Now that I have the big trip to Germany behind me I am able to look back at some of the fun things we’ve already done this year and journal about them. I mentioned in my Happy New Year post that … Continue reading

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