*We adopted two shelter dogs in January: Benny (Hound/German Shepard mix) and Darla. (Tri-Colored Blue Tick Hound) Benny is 1 and Darla is 4.
|Benny all snuggled up.|
*Oliver and I are headed to Fairbanks, Alaska at the end of August to visit my sister, Dominique. My oldest sister, Shannon is going too.
*I went on a mission trip! It was my first one too! I went to Belize, Central America. I spent the week serving the women of Caledonia. It was life changing. I've written a letter about my experience. If you'd like to read that letter just let me know!!
|Delivering groceries and spending time with the people of Caledonia. This is Pastor Rosaura's mother.|
|munching on sugar cane|
|Last day in Belize. Hanging out with my best lady, Kimmy!|
*I finally found out why my left knee is such a mess. My knee cap isn't aligned with my hip, and after years of running it's really taken a toll on me. It hurts constantly. Not much running happens these days.
*My faith has never been stronger!! My heart is on fire for our Heavenly Father!
*I've gained many new friendships thanks to my women's bible study. I am so grateful for these women in my life!
*I love to garden. I'm not awesome at it, but I'm trying. As I type this post I'm waiting for the mulch to be delivered.
|New lavender plant from my sister in a flower pot given to my from my students.|
*I'm about to end my 9th year of teaching. Only 4 short weeks left. This year has flown by.
*I've come to realize how insignificant material possessions are. I know this stems from witnessing true poverty in Belize. I wake up each day overwhelmed with gratefulness for all the things God has blessed me with!
*After we were married we had post wedding pictures taken. We used Laura Simson Photography.
|My favorite picture!!|
|The picture hangs in our living room.|
Thanks for stopping by for the read...or at least just to look at the pictures!!