years

it’s official. we have lived in boston for two years. two years ago we drove up the east coast with all our things loaded in a uhaul and our little honda hitched to the back. we were more than lucky to have one of our best friends chris help drive, unpack, and provide jolly good company. i recall eating turkey sandwiches at gas stations. watching the oscars for a bit at the hotel. robert and i have not had turkey sandwiches in nearly 2 years… and we have barely seen any movies this year… i digress. two years ago we were young, hopeful, determined, inspired, and best of all: newlywed. we had no idea what adventures were coming for us here in boston. expectations were not met. things did not go as planned. as life usually goes, you know? plans, shplans. i do say, each sloppy kiss from our baby son, each jibber jabber, each eruption of laughter are proof that we did something right.

ps- i just discovered the illustration above, and all of the artist’s works are just as great.

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ahts festival

so, although i’ve been very reliable with the new music monday posts, my personal posts have certainly taken a turn for the nonexistant… did that sentence make any sense at all? i feel so tired these days. i really should be napping with archer right now, but i wanted to upload photos, read a book, and have some “me” time.

with robert working full time (over overtime) and taking grad classes full time i’m keeping very busy around the house. i officially opened our last box today (we moved over a month ago!) but there is stuff everywhere. my goal is to get it all squared away before wednesday when grandma and grandpa come to town.

that’s a quick update. these are some photos from a couple sundays ago. look at archer in blue jeans. what a little man!

we’ve been walking to church each week and it’s so awesome. i think everyone should be able to walk to church.

my brother had a booth at the “boston ahts festival” this year. we took the t downtown to check it out. makes a sister proud, i’ll tell you that much.