Sunday, July 19, 2009

Camping in NC

This weekend we went on a camping trip with some of the other members of Jared's Land Cruiser club. It was a lot of fun, and Nestle was even able to join in on the festivities!
We camped out in Boone, N.C. which is only a few hours from our house but it was at least 20 degrees colder! The highs were only in the upper 60's and the lows at night were in the low 40's. It was definitely chilly, but we had a great time and enjoyed 3 different hikes over the weekend. Nestle was the leader of the pack on all of the hikes and even enjoyed a swim at the last one.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Wedding Bells

This weekend we traveled to Wilmington, N.C. to watch two of our close friends, Khristen and Rachid, get married on the Cape Fear river. It was a beautiful wedding and the weather was great too! Jared and I laugh that it's so much more fun to go to weddings now that they are not ours, and we can appreciate all of the details and planning that went into it. We were able to make a long weekend out of it and stayed at a cute bed and breakfast that was near the river, and enjoyed some beach time Saturday and Sunday....maybe a little too much judging by our pink noses and faces today!

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Let Freedom Ring

This weekend Jared and I had a weekend that involved yard games, hotdogs, fireworks, and great friends. We couldn't have asked for a better time together! It's amazing to sit back and realize that we are truly blessed to have freedom. It seems like such a simple thing, yet many have risked, and are risking, their lives in order to ensure that we
may live our lives without fear or restriction. It is definitely a holiday worth reflection but also a holiday filled with celebration. We did both of these, and even Nestle enjoyed joining in the celebration (and a hotdog or two).