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Happy Anniversary! It has been 3 WONDERFUL years!

Tim and I are SO grateful that we have been blessed with a beautiful life. We are strong and healthy. We have a fun dog, and great son. We have a home, cars, free time, jobs, food, good health, and a happy, healthy, joy-filled marriage! Our life has definitely changed since Cody came into it, but we love it still. As different as things are for us now, we are still able to find time together--albeit too short most days-- to love on one another, and share our thankfulness to GOD for giving us each other.

We couldn't have loved our wedding day any more! It was PERFECT. Beautiful, and windy, on the shore of Lake Superior in Two Harbors, MN... and--it was FALL! LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE  (ps, thanks Megan Harten for the AWESOME wedding photos! Hi Megs!)

Last week, on the 21st, we celebrated our three year wedding annivesary! WOW. AWESOME. WOOHOO. That evening, we had a delicious steak dinner at home, and just caught up on life. We talked and laughed and played with Cody. It was so nice! Then, on Saturday, the whole family: Me, Tim, Codeman, and Maggie hopped in the "band" (the van) and went to Vail. We found a sweet park that is dog-friendly for no-leash. It was the perfect weather day. Sunny, colorful, and FALLish. There is a creek, trails, benches, sweet rocks, and a playground there. We sat around, soaking up our last Colorado Fall :( and then got some noodles at Hunan-Ya's asian noodle place. It was just an okay meal. Nothing to brag about. Then, we tried to go to Piney Lake, but the road was closed for Logging Operations. So after a pretty drive in the mountains, we just went back to Steven's park, and lounged some more.

The Drive home wasn't bad, and we got Chili's take out :) Cody and Maggie both did great the whole day! It gave Tim and I a chance to just be dorky together, listening to country music in the car. Crankin out the tunes... we laughed AT each other when we'd be singing, or Tim was making fun of the fact (always) that I never know what songs are about, even if I know all the words. Oh, and I never know who sings them or what they are called. I'm ridiculously good at trying to tell him about a song I "like" then he tells me it is about a man killing his wife and getting sent to prison, and asks me why I like it. Or that the singer is a totally bad example for real life, so I shouldn't like one of their songs. Ooops. I'm naive to music, okay!?


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