Sunday, February 16, 2014


Terry's parents are in town and yesterday we went to Lost Dutchman State Park to do a little bit of hiking. The desert was really beautiful and green (for the desert). We take whatever green we can get down here. That giant rock is, I believe, part of the Superstition Mountains, and you can see it from a long way off on the interstate. I've admired it from afar for a long time and it was fun to get closer. 

So far February has been a super love-able month. I can't believe 7 weeks of 2014 have already slipped away. I have accomplished a lot but still have TONS to do before 20/52 (maybe sooner, fingers crossed!). Side note, this is also my last week of being in my second trimester. So, pressure is on! I made a goal this month to do some organization, which I did and I feel great about. There's still lots to do but I finished the portion I wanted to. I also made a goal to make a yarn pom-pom garland. For the nursery, naturally. I haven't started that yet and I can feel it looming above my head....



This is so I never forget the night I got three yahtzees in two games.  

Thursday, February 6, 2014


On the first day of Valentine's, my true love gave to me
A bike ride to 7-11 to get slushies

Last week marked the start of our yearly Valentine's advent calendar and day one's activity was to re-create our first date. Terry still has the shorts he wore (pictured) and I still have the pants and shoes (not pictured) so we even tried to wear the same outfits. I paid, because I did, and after we bought them we sat and watched the beautiful Arizona sunset.

We definitely have an upgraded bike this time, and Terry is totally in love with it. We've been saving up forever to both get Workcycles, I got one in July and his just came in January. We took his. It doesn't have pegs, but I had the option to sit on the front rack or the front seat that mysteriously came with it when it was shipped to us. We didn't order it, but we think that since they forgot to ship it to us for about two weeks after we bought it, it was a little apology gift. 

I know this picture has a bunch of office buildings and stoplights and cars in it, but I still really like it. I like it because we walk past these office buildings and stoplights every day, they are part of the scenery of our life. I also like it because the sunset really was beautiful that night. I like it most of all because it's a reminder of something simple and meaningful that we did together.