Absence of 1

Week 2 of our daughter being away at college and when I stop to think about it I still catch my breath and try not to tear up. Emily turned 18 on August 15 and moved to school the next week. Our firstborn is growing up! It is possibly one of the hardest things to do, yet one of the most exciting. As we drove away after helping her get settled, the 3 of us (her dad, brother, and myself) cried. It was such a special time for us shopping for her new place, hanging curtains and pictures, and best of all the quiet talks about life. The years pass so quickly and it’s here before you can blink. Continue reading


A Day to Remember

January 14, 2013 is the day my firstborn received her acceptance letter to Texas A&M. The letter is such a bittersweet thing for Mark and I because it means she is growing up. We are taking each day moment by moment and enjoying it to the fullest. God has big plans for her and Mark and I can’t wait to see what God is gonna do in her life! I have kept a journal of our family since the day she was born and I can’t wait for her to write her own story!
Jeremiah 29:11
Proverbs 3:5-6

Blessings and Gig em!