On Sunday Josh and I passed our one month mark of this deployment. Like most things in life, time seems to go by slow and fast simultaneously. The first two weeks went by painfully slow - it felt like we'd been apart much longer than two weeks. The phones have been cutting out on Josh's … Continue reading One Month Down
I've never liked pickles, really. And the dill spice just doesn't do it for me. However, last year on our anniversary Josh and I ventured over to the Toasted Frog where he ordered an appetizer of their famous fried cheesy pickles. While I did resist their delicious goodness...I have to admit...the fried + cheese combination … Continue reading Embracing Dill.
Yes. You read that right. Hidden photos. aka photos that were taken on disposable cameras at 1. our engagement party and 2. our honeymoon that I had developed on Sunday at the one place in town that still processes film (it's a CVS, by the by, which I didn't even know we had here). I … Continue reading The Hidden Photos of Josh and Ashlie
A few weeks before Josh left, Patrick Brooke (aka Papa Bravo), Christine Thelen (Charlie Tango) and I (Alpha Delta) (yes, I realize my phonetic alphabet code name sounds like a sorority) started scheming....and we decided to plan a surprise party for Josh (Juliet Delta). It all came together rather quickly through a series of top … Continue reading Surprise Party
Thank you for our fabulous photographer Shawna Noel (go Terriers!). We're so grateful to have these special pictures as a reminder of our love.
More to come. Taken by Shawna Noel Photography
Focusing on the goodness of the Lord!
Ashlie, we're into the 2nd week of Easter already. Get with the Liturgical Times. In between addressing wedding envelopes for a dear friend and bake sales for third graders and making tator tots for my lonely self while Josh is out of town (I make myself sound a lot more miserable than I am. Don't … Continue reading He is Risen! Alleluia!
Let's just say, I never thought that the University of North Dakota would be the name on my degree. Nor did I think that I would attend three different schools in three different states in 4 1/2 years. I always imagined that I would graduate on a warm afternoon in May, surrounded by the closest … Continue reading expect the unexpected: a blessed adventure