Monday, August 27, 2007

Busy Busy Weekend!

FRIDAY: I went to the wedding of my first friend (ever!).
Karlee and Josh got married out at Sunriver and it was beautiful!

Congratulations you two!!!

Here are a couple of girls I've known since
pre-school and elementary school -- Alison & Nicolette


SATURDAY & SUNDAY: I drove to Lincoln City to spend the weekend with the Grables.

Sam and I at the beach!

Poor Josh got pooped on by a seagull...


Bocce Ball!

The "kids" =)

Fun with photobooth!!!

The whole family at breakfast.

SUNDAY NIGHT: I came home and went to dinner because it was my brother's girlfriend's birthday.

Happy Birthday Eliza!!!

Sunday, August 12, 2007

India... I've been thinking about you a lot lately. Hmm, but what do I do with these thoughts...
Now, if only I could be in a room with all these lovely people and maybe these thoughts would make sense... maybe.

I miss you all. Namaste.

Friday, August 10, 2007

One week down... a lot more to go.

My first official "grown up" work week has come to an end and here are a few of my observations:

*Training someone must be one of the most irritating things EVER!
*When money is involved, people sure get persnickety and sometimes even angry.
*Sitting at a desk takes more out of you than what meets the eye.
*You can never know enough about anything.

It's been a good week. I'm tired and I just want to get down what I've learned this week, but I know that I will have a whole lot of new things to learn next week. Luckily I'm working with two of the nicest and most patient people -- thank God for Michelle and Kaity!

In wedding news... save-the-dates were ordered tonight and I couldn't be more excited to get those back soon and send them off! If you didn't know, I'm pretty amped for next June and I wish I could run to the highest mountain and scream it to the world, but I will wait and send out my cute cute cute save-the-dates and share that way. Other than getting the save-the-dates ordered, we also have the location (ceremony & reception) booked, as well as the pastor. I'm planning on taking a trip up to Portland at the end of September to look at dresses and then slowly start ordering the little details that we need for our special day! Sadly, I feel like I'm a little on the obsessive side, but that's me... I'm going to be a crazy bride -- watch out!

In other news: I'm beginning to miss the fact that I won't be living in Newberg in a few weeks and preparing for another year at George Fox. I hope I can make a lot of visits to those I miss, but it will still be hard being in Bend...

Well, that is all. I miss my friends. I miss the way things used to be. I miss you...

Monday, August 6, 2007

First day of work... oh boy!

Yup, I'm grown up. I'm an 8-5 working fool and I don't know what else to say about it.

Now, I will actually have the money to pay the upcoming car insurance bill and the credit card bill and the cell phone bill and that little event coming up next June, as well as feeding that habit of mine known as shopping (although I have been trying to stay tough and only buy things that "make my heart sing" -- thanks B!).

When will I feel like this is normal? When will I not feel like it's "take your daughter to work day"? When will I feel like an real adult?

Sunday, August 5, 2007

A weekend with the Grables!

After a birthday dinner at Claim Jumpers and a house full of Grables/Morgans eating cake and ice cream, all you can do is smile!

Oh, and it's really funny when a bunch of 20-somethings have a lot of fun playing with a toy cell phone... =)


Phil and Donna Grable -- my future in-laws!

Josh and Laura Morgan -- my future brother-in-law & sister-in-law

Us! The next to be married...

And after the vows have been said and the new couple is announced, the real fun begins...

I love these people!