So I decided to copy this from my sister in law Krista, as she posted this little questionnaire on her blog and ever since reading it, I’ve been thinking about some of the questions! So here is my version!
A friend from college gave birth this year. And a couple of women from Hospitality House either gave birth or just found out they are expecting! (Yay Bonnie!)
This has been the year for weddings! My two best friends got married this year: Kelly & Frank in February (about 3 weeks before ours); Jaadin & Jeff got married in May (see dress story in number 1). Then Andrew’s older sister Krista Married her love Tyson (also in May) and our best man/Andrew’s best friend tied the knot in June. Finally, my baby sister Bridget and her husband Matt married at the end of October.
No, but Grampa had signs of a stroke.
We’ve done a TON of travel this year! Andrew traveled back to MA from AK for us to get married, we honeymooned in Martha’s Vineyard, I moved to Anchorage AK, Andrew flew back to MA three times (once with me in October) and I flew to Western New York for Jaadin’s Wedding. We’ve also done a little bit of traveling in and around the Anchorage Area, going to Seward, Whittier, Wasilla, Willow and Palmer.
Yes. To Anchorage AK
I want to say the end of February, because that’s when we got married, and the beginning of March because I got to see the official start of the Iditarod Race (I’ve always wanted to!) But then again, July was pretty good because my mom came to visit. Or September when my dad was here. Or December because I got to spend some quality time with wonderful ladies.
February 5th (Kelly & Frank), February 27th (me and Andrew), May 14th (Jaadin & Jeff), Veteran’s day (car accident), December 30th (a favorite family drove away in the newest part of their journey).
Struggling to adjust to a lot of major changes in life happening all at once.
Most recently, I’ve had to go to the ER for abdominal cramping/pain and a horrible virus that mimicked food poisoning.
14. What was the best thing you bought?
Table-Top Ping Pong Set (I got it for Andrew for Christmas and I think I’ve been more excited for it!). Or cat, Chip.
My Mom’s. She has been so strong and has become such a wonderful leader of herself and in her jobs. She’s taken a lot of big steps in getting her personal life healed in recent years and I’m proud of her.
A wedding, Plane tickets, buying furniture (thanks to the wedding money we received), student loans and buying a new car.
I’m not sure.
i. happier or sadder? Happier!
ii. thinner or fatter? a little heavier, but I accredit it to more muscle definition.
iii. richer or poorer? Richer in life.
More time outside, enjoying the sunshine (especially in the summer here), more quality moments with friends, more reading, more finishing projects I’ve started.
I’m not sure we had any.
No one comes to mind.
There have been a couple of good ones: Kisses from Katie (makes me miss Africa), Sacred Marriage by Gary Chapman, Cold Hands Warm Heart by Jeff King.
I’ve been listening a lot to KLOVE and I like most of the artists there.
Marry Andrew – and I did that.
I’m pretty contented over all.
We went to Seward for the night. It was wonderful. We went to the Discovery center/Aquarium there, went to Exit Glacier and walked around, ate at a really bad restaurant, then a really good one and stayed in this cute bugalow. I turned 24.
Not having to be so darn busy when on trips home.
A little classier. I bought a bunch of new clothes back in june-ish and got rid of/donated a lot of my old baggy tee-shirts etc and bought things that I can wear with jeans or dress pants.
Various family and friends.
Amy Sawtelle & family. She has been the answer to my prayers even before I came here.
I wonder if I’ll ever find my way
I wonder if my life could really change at all
All this earth
Could all that is lost ever be found
Could a garden come up from this ground at all
You make beautiful things
You make beautiful things out of the dust
You make beautiful things
You make beautiful things out of us
Hope is springing up from this old ground
Out of chaos life is being found in You
You make me new, You are making me new