Year in Review: 2017

It’s December 31st, 2017, and here I am recounting the memories of this past year. Had I wrote this a couple weeks ago, the tone would be much different. The past two weeks has stretched our little family. So I will work backwards in events, to end on a cheerier note.Read the rest


Great Grandma

Mr. Elijah Powell had the wonderful privilege of meeting Great Grandma over the weekend as well as several other family members. He has never meet almost all of Brent’s and my extended family. It is such a joy to show him off to everyone.… Read the rest


They all said it would happen.

Even before Elijah was born, I was constantly getting comments from people about how fast babies grow. I was told over and over again that it happens too fast and before you know it, they will be months old and then leaving the house.… Read the rest

BBQ Clams Family

During the Holidays

There is nothing better during the holidays than seeing family! As it is always a joy throughout the year, around the holidays it is extra special. It is the time of year that you realize just how important and wonderful family is in your life.… Read the rest


Lewis and Clark Caverns

It is always neat to go down into caves to see a different and unique view of God’s creation. We enjoyed hanging around the visitors center before we were able to head out on the tour. Krista and I wondered around for a few minutes and took a few pictures.… Read the rest


Runnin’ Thoughts

With my next half marathon less than two weeks away, I am off the wall excited. I will be running solo. No one else has registered to run the race purposely because I am running it, nor did I register because someone else is running it.… Read the rest


Time with the Cuz

I was lucky enough to have my cousin Jenni come and visit. She arrived on Thursday and was able to stay till today. I have not seen my cousin since Brent’s and my wedding. We had a great time reminiscing, catching up on each others lives, and just having an all out good time.… Read the rest