Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Some stuff happened…and then Jennie turned 30!

I don’t know why I can’t bring myself to delve in to current events without some homage to my absence. But rather than berate myself, a quick update instead:

Some stuff happened.

Not enough? Alright, alright. A few quick details (and accompanying visual stimulation)…
A brother became a missionary:
A sister became a doctor (white coat and all):
A student became a teacher (in Hawaii of all places).
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Some nieces and nephews got even cuter.
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(A new nephew was born! I love you, Sammy!)

Some vacations, holidays and plain, precious family bonding.
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A lot of daunting dissertation dissonance (and unfortunately very little actual dissertating action).

But most importantly (or most recently): Jennie turned 30!
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(Jennie’s favorite color is red, “just in case you couldn’t tell”).

We really had a great time. We even talked about making it a tradition for each successive sibling turning 30 (in which case Paula would be up next year and me in a short two years after that, crazy!). I hope we really do, it was just fun to celebrate together.

And that’s how it’s done, folks! (Catch-up/re-entry to the blogosphere, that is.)

Tag, you’re it.


  1. What a great post! :) That was a really great weekend. Thank you for coming! Miss you already!

  2. Oh, how I loved reading this post and seeing all the pictures! And it is SO FUN to relive the happy memories! You have quite a gift for blogging! And THANK YOU!!

  3. This is a wonderful catch-up post! All of the pictures are great. :) And I'm lovin your new blog background!! I miss you!