Friday, November 28, 2014

Band Boys

Both boys are in band which makes for interesting Thursdays.  They attend two different schools, and the bands play on the same night - across town.
I have several pictures of Logan and one of Jackson:( 
I WAS able to make ONE of Jackson's games. 
Foster Middle School
7th Grade


Pine Tree Junior High
Go Pirates!
8th Grade


Wow - Almost a Year....

Time flies.
It's busy.
I forget.
I will try to do better from here on out.
I hope you all had a HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

SFA Alum

Well -
I did it.
I am finished.
I have graduated!

I am a TEACHER!!

I am a REAL teacher - a FIRST GRADE TEACHER - at Gilmer Elementary!

I am excited, scared, nervous......I am ready!

Now that I am no longer a student, I hope to keep up with the blog.  Fingers crossed.


Saturday, May 18, 2013

I'm Back!

Gosh!  There has been a lot that has happened between December (the date of my last post) and today.  Today is my 9 month wedding anniversary.  In one way it seems so much longer and in other ways I cannot believe it has been nine months. 

I have finished my LAST (academic) semester at Stephen F. Austin, and I will student teach in the fall.  I am so excited!  Yesterday I found out 1/2 of my student teaching assignment, and I burst into tears.  It was not a pretty cry but a full fledge ugly-burst-of-unexpected-tears.  I could not be happier with my placement (3rd grade, Hudson PEP).  I still do not know where I will be the other half, but I do know it will be in Pre-K or Kinder.  I know the Lord will place me with the children I need the most and that need me.  No worries. 

Darin works all the time and helps coach Jackson's baseball team.  He is my encourager and rock.  I am blessed. 

Logan is finishing his fifth grade year and will be moving on to middle school.  He will be on the tennis "team", band, and hopes to participate in robotics next year.  It seems like he was just born yesterday.  Time truly does fly.  He is such a joy!  I have never gotten over the blessing of the Lord choosing me to be his mom.  I remain honored and humbled.

Jackson is finishing his sixth grade year and will be moving to junior high.  He is in the band and plays baseball.  Jackson will be attending band camp this year at (none other than) SFA!  He is beyond excited.  I have fond memories of majorette camp at SFA, and I've encourage him and told him how much fun he will have.

Life is finally slowing down.  I am looking forward to a "free" summer; the first in SIX years.  I am not taking any classes this summer, and I just want to enjoy my family.

I hope each of you are doing well.
Happy Saturday!

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Logan's First Band Concert

Logan had his first band concert tonight!
Hudson PEP has a 5th grade band and they are really good!  (They also have an orchestra and choir; they performed tonight as well.)  All of the 5th graders did an AWESOME job!

Jackson & Logan before the concert.

He was searching everywhere for me - He Found Me!


The Trombone Player!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Jackson's First Band Concert

French Horn Solo
Tonight was the first (of many - I hope) band concert for Jackson.  He was so excited! 
I think we may have a musician on our hands!
He looked SO handsome!
Two of My Fellas

Jackson with his dad & mom!

The French Horn Player

My Mom, Logan, & Dad

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

August 18, 2012

We didn't have a Plan B.
Who would have thought that a hot day in August would be the receiver of a torrential downpour?
I could have let it {the rain} ruin my day but instead, I smiled right through it.
We had our small family ceremony at Lake Cherokee.  We made it through the ceremony without any rain but almost as soon as it was over the rain started coming down.  I didn't get nearly the amount of pictures I wanted but......
Meanwhile, at our reception sight, everything was being set-up OUTSIDE!!  I'm so thankful for good GREAT friends.  They moved everything indoors and we carried on.
This day was one of the best of my life!

{More pics to come!}