Saturday, September 27, 2008

Mystery peaches

I just wanted to thank whoever left a bag of peaches on our doorstep today. It made my morning!! I love love love peaches!! So, thank you! :-)

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Running Blog

Hey everyone- I have a blog that I'm doing on the side. It's sort've like a journal- only it's about me and running. I have to warn you- the first post on there is really long. That'll be the longest post i'll ever write! I did include pictures, though! This will be a good motivator for me and if you check it out- I'll feel like someone is watching me.. meaning I have to be extra good :-) Check it out if you'd like! Here is the link: Watch C Run


Friday, September 12, 2008

Ready. Set. Go!

I know this is what you've all been waiting for! We've been extremely busy during these last few weeks. So, the only way that we can really give you a summary of the end of our summer (without writing a novel) is to share some pictures with you :-) This summer was so much fun. It was really an adventure for the both of us. It was an opportunity for us to grow together. It was a new city, new job, new state, new everything! We had to rely on one another a whole lot more because we were out of our comfort zones. It gave us an eye-opener as to what to expect when we leave Provo for good. Crazy to think that that day will come when I've been here for a little over 5 years! Yikes! Oh well... On to pictures!

We said goodbye to this place

Drove thru

Went here:

Our new niece, Storey was born (who we can't wait to meet!!!)

Spent time with Jon's family and headed to meet the "Mouse" with the

Wore cool hats

Missed a hurricane by a day- but managed to get eaten by a shark...

Went back to Houston, packed up, met up with Cody and drove home

Moved into our new apartmentLeanna and Anne/Mom came down and moved Leanna into the dorms. I went back to work at Union Square Apartments (a tenant was evicted my first day back...).

Jon started his first year in the Masters program (MISM) I'm really proud of him!
As a "congrats" gift (left over money from Walmart relocation..) I bought Jon some new glasses! Don't they look so good???

Whew- at least this post was mostly pictures and not words!!

PS: Jon is starting to interview this week with some of the "Big Four" accounting firms for an internship for next summer. This week he interviews with: Ernst & Young and Deloitte & Touche! Next week he's going for PriceWatershouseCooper (yes, it's one word!) and hopefully ExxonMobil. Wish him luck!

Monday, September 8, 2008

Everyone has a friend who looks like me

I had a realization today, after I think 5 more occurrences of the same scenario just this afternoon.

The realization is that one of these two things is true: Either my memory is already going at a young age, or I just have 'one of those faces'.

Now I admit upfront that I cannot remember a name to save my life. At youth dances growing up it was routine for me to forget the girl's name before the song ended. "Thanks Jonathan" "". With that admitted, I do pride myself on the ability to remember a face. Never a name but usually the face.

I have noticed, pretty much ever since the mission and especially since Crystal and I have been back in Provo, that I have been bombarded with comments of "Do I know you? You look so familiar, like really really familiar!" with amazing frequency. I have no memory of ever seeing these people before (which usually means I haven't - usually remember a face), but the sheer number have left me no other option than, either my mind is going, or I just look like everyone's best friend.

I definitely don't mind looking like everyone's friend, it is definitely a very good thing, I just never thought that by looking at myself in the mirror.

Then again, maybe both are true, because my mind hasn't exactly had a perfect record recently

Thursday, September 4, 2008

I'm a sucker for aprons...

Hey all- sorry to those who are sick of hearing about winning free stuff ;-) The give away on Beth's (my sister-in-law) blog today is for Sassy Aprons. I love aprons and if we weren't as poor- I'd buy every cute apron in the store! I bet a lot of you never knew that and now think i'm a dork. Maybe I'm a "closet-apron-owner-wannabe"? Who knows! At least my mom would be proud (hehe).

Anyways, here is the link to her site for the aprons. I'm going to enter- so you should too! *Also as a side note- because I'm family doesn't mean that I'll win. But now you all know of a good idea for a Christmas gift ;-)

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

To my expecting friends :-)

No, I'm not expecting! I just figured I'd get the word out to check out my sister-in-law's blog this week. She is having a week of "give-a-ways" and there are a few baby things that are on there. Check out the link: Lovely Duds or Warm & Fuzzy Baby or click on our listed links on the right side of the page listed as "Beth, Zak & Jak" Have fun! :-)

Quote of the day

J: What's MO? Missouri? Or is that Montana? What's MN, Maine?

C: ME is Maine. MN is Minnesota. I think MT is Montana.

J: So many Ms!! It's too hard! See, New Hampshire is easy. N. H. Texas! T.E.


C: Um, don't you mean TX?


J: Oh. Yeah.... oops. Guess it's not as easy as I thought.

I love my husband :-)