it’s done!

well my time, and my life has been taken over by my report cards. our school uses narratives, so i had to write out 1 page to 3/4 page summary of each student’s progress. I have never been apart of a grading system which is completely subjective. no tests to average, no scores to calculate…just my objections about each student. oh boy.

well it’s done now.

i feel like i’ve been 10 steps behind life…but it’s nice to (some-what) be back in the swing of things. we had a great time with nikki while she was here! it was nice for our “old life” and “new life” to merge together. thanks to chris and necole’s hospitality, were able to have a fabulous time in austin! check out our story begins to catch the full detail of our trip. jasen and i were able to have a brief chat with rosie about life and marriage. what an amazing memory to be etched in my mind. she is a truly gifted, and humble person. what a beautiful addition to this world.

and she’s funny. i can appreciate that. just like me.

so in other news…i have a nagging cough. and jasen is not annoyed. now that’s love.




how did this happen?

finishing touches…

if you know me at all…you know i love the fall. i guess you can call it “mild summer” here…but nonetheless…

fall comes to “our” house every year. regardless of air conditioning and 90 degree weather.

so here is the last touch to our house… it’s my very first wreath…so i am so excited.

check out our story begins… if you are interested in more autumn pics of our house…

and buy jasen’s cd off of i tunes. search jasen ashdown!


so OPA! to a 5 day weekend!

Jasen and I attened the THE ORIGINAL GREEK FESTIVAL tonight…what fun…what food! we forgot our camera…but check out the link to see what fun we had!

**Opa! is a Greek expression, that often accompanies some circumstances or actions. It’s often conjured while dancing, having fun or being excited. This is the case where many non-Greeks (tourists) know the word.!