for almost a year now, there have been three movie ticket stubs on our fridge. periodically christian tries to take them down and throw them away. each time i rescue those precious stubs and return them to the fridge. those stubs are more than just tickets. they are more than just the movie. they are … More i will possess your heart.
on my tanner side there are quite a bit of cousins. we grew up spending the week of pioneer day in st. johns. that northeastern arizona town holds so much of my family history and a large chunk of my heart. i am cousin #9 with the stylish sunglasses. cousin #1 is eliza. despite the … More growing pains.
if you ever want to be reminded that you are, perhaps, no longer as young as you like to think, step in to a zumiez. that’s what leslie and i did one chilly, early january morning. we got to the outlets when they opened at 10am that saturday. right along with all the other senior … More we are young.
i remember the first time i held baby mak. she was just one month old. i thought she was beautiful. just looking at her overwhelmed me. i loved her and part of me wished she was mine. holding her parents’ hands and walking down to the beach they promised she’d see, my brother told her … More happy.
this one time, my best friend cousin and i got really excited to take my sister to college. a college we didn’t attend, and had never been too. we were sooooo excited. possibly more excited than my sister. it was also on that trip that everyone thought we were checking my cousin in to school … More we were merely freshman.
confession:i have not consistently kept a journal since sometime in high school and my scrap-booking chronology tapers off somewhere after returning from my mission in 2000. with that statement alone i’m surprised christian and i ever had a second date. he has written in his journal religiously since he was eight. we first met in … More laugh it up, fuzzball!
my brother and sister-in-law were in the process of finding a new house. they had to meet the landlord and sign all the paper work. i eagerly volunteered to keep my niece so they could focus on the house. she is a riot and it kills me that i get to see her so little. … More that’s enough.