Author Archives: A Story of Us

About A Story of Us

My grandparents 57th wedding anniversary and my first wedding anniversary motivated to journal the adventures life brought our way . I hope to amuse the friends and family I have all over the country and, when I am my grandmothers age, look back at what I have written and chuckle. It's been four years since I began and the snickers I bring myself as I look back propel me to write on. Cheers to the future and happy memories of the past.

on being alone

I recently met this girl who has 18 month old twins and is a single mama while her husband is deployed overseas. I can’t imagine how tough that would be but she said this one isn’t as bad as the … Continue reading

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You may have noticed that we survived our trip to Chicago. All planes functioned as they should and that was my largest, irrational fear. I didn’t realize Chicago was the third largest city in the U.S. and as Wes maneuvered … Continue reading

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i’m going to piddle

The other day, Wesley and I were sitting on the couch discussing how we were going to take advantage of the children’s naps. ‘I’m going to go mow the lawn and trim that tree,’ Wes said decidedly. ‘What are you … Continue reading

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I adore you. 

Wes and I (with Ivy) hop on a plane for Chicago nest week for the wedding of my oldest friend. Not oldest being age, but oldest being first friend ;). And I’m excited. I haven’t seen her since my wedding … Continue reading

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All about ivy 5-7 months

Shoo. Five months is not my jam guys. Dad always remarks that Ivy does not seem to be following the stereotypical third child standards. Because whenever we facetime, she is always attached to me. None of this fending for herself. … Continue reading

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all about Jack. age 2

I like to refer to Jack as Absalom, who turned the hearts of the people.  It’s a pretty terrible analogy but it makes me laugh for various reasons. But it’s true. With a tiny smirk on that blonde head, hearts melt. … Continue reading

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Poppi and megee

Two days after Davey and Jennifer left, Poppi and Megee arrived. This was great timing as I was pretty ready to sleep. Cold + poison ivy + prednisone + benedryl wiped me out. And so after a couple days of sending … Continue reading

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