Tuesday, January 19, 2010

New nephews!

Both of our brothers and sisters-in-law gave birth to little angels in the last three weeks.  Tucker Andrew Rusch was born on January 4th, and Charles Robert Davis was born on January 18th.  We had the chance to go and see Charlie, and he is so cute!  He looks like an absolute twin of his brother, Max.  We love them both already!

Not such great photography, but here is Charlie with Aunt Tina and Uncle Chris!

Friday, January 8, 2010

Back to Normal

This week has been pretty busy and I am glad it is Friday. The tough thing about this week was that for three nights in a row Tina and I did not go to bed until well after midnight, about an hour and a half to two hours later than we normally go to bed.

The first day was okay. I have stayed up way to late on many occasions for a school and night have been able to survive and even perform to about the same degree I do everyday. On the second day after about four and a half to five hours of sleep, I could tell that something was really off. I was tired, lethargic, and just could not wait for the day to end. By the third day all I wanted was to climb into my bed and sleep. Fortunately Tina and I made the decision that Wednesday night we were going to be in bed before ten o'clock (have you ever noticed that time is sometime Irish?). This was the best thing for the both of us. I woke up the next morning feeling five hundred percent better. I even got enough sleep a couple of days this week to feel ambitious enough to go to the gym before work.

I think Tina and I are going to take things kind of easy this weekend, which is good because I know that both of us really need to recharge our batteries. I guess that Saturday will kind of be a sabbath day for us because between the load both of us carry with our respective callings Sunday is anything but a day of rest.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Happy New Year!

So we just celebrated 2010 coming up.  I have been thinking about what I have done during the last ten years:
  • Graduated from high school
  • Graduated from college
  • Fallen in love
  • Gotten married
  • Switched from body wash to soap
  • Done numerous loads of laundry
  • Cleaned numerous times
  • Lived with many roommates
  • Lived by myself for a little while (it was great!)
  • Served many church callings
  • Went to London
  • Bought 3 cars
  • Made lifelong friends
  • Laughed
  • Cried
  • Got many haircuts
  • Been sick numerous times
  • Totaled 2 cars
  • Have been in the hospital for a really long time
  • Taught at 2 Junior Highs
  • Bought a condo
  • Been certified to teach Gifted and Talented classes
  • Traveled around the world
Here is what I would like to do for the next ten years:
  • Travel around the world
  • Start a family
  • Stay in love with my husband
  • Have new adventures all the time
  • Retire from teaching
  • Laugh a lot!
  • Serve in many more church callings
  • Stay active and involved in the church
I am sure that I will do more over the next 10 years!  Happy 2010!

Friday, January 1, 2010

Christmas in Atlanta

 We went to Atlanta to spend time with Chris's family for Christmas.  It has been a FANTASTIC vacation!  We were spoiled rotten for Christmas, went to Madison to see the sights, went to the World of Coke and the Georgia Aquarium, and just had fun with family.  It was wonderful!

In our new Christmas jammies

All of the Christmas loot

Christmas morning

The favorite present of Christmas--an amazon kindle for Chris!

What we left Christmas with--WOW!

A Civil War rifle found in Madison

At the World of Coke

There was a "4D movie" at the World of Coke, and we had to wear some pretty cool glasses!

At the aquarium--someone got a LITTLE picture happy, but we did have one picture taken of us, not fish!