Sunday, March 28, 2010

2 years

Two years without you and my heart still aches.  I only held you for a short time, but I still feel you.  I see your baby sister grow, and while I love her more than words can express, I feel jealous for you.  There are so many things I'll never know about you, so many questions I mull over.  I know you've grown in Heaven and God has enjoyed your perfect presence, but I long to have your perfection here on Earth.  We'll meet again in that holy place, but must it hurt me so much to have to wait?  Happy birthday, little man; Aunt Cami feels you smiling down upon her from paradise.

Keep praying.

Friday, March 26, 2010


Guess what I saw scuttling across my living room floor this morning?


I knew that this would happen eventually; when we were in Savannah June 2008 for our honeymoon, we saw many-a-cockroach roaming the streets at night.  It was gross.  But having one in my house is even grosser.  I had to chase this guy from the living room into my bedroom closet, spraying him with roach spray all the while, then watched him suffer for about ten minutes before he finally called it quits; I actually began to feel bad for him.  No worries, though; I called the landlord and was informed that if they're big (and this guy was BIG), they're outdoor roaches and nothing to worry about (other than the fact that they may crawl up your leg, and (did I mention?) they can FLY).  Ick.

On to nicer news, this weekend was GORGEOUS, so we drove to Tybee and hit the beach on Saturday:

It was REALLY nice; I can't wait until it's warm enough to go swimming!

Sunday morning we checked out a church that's not too far from our house, New Covenant.  We really liked it a lot, so I think we're going to stick around.

After church, we hit up the mall where they were having auditions for Wheel of Fortune.  My name got drawn for a chance to be on stage, which was so cool!

AND I TOTALLY SOLVED THE PUZZLE!  My phrase was "The Voice of Reason."  And they gave me this sweet fannypack:

I find out within a few months if I made callbacks and have the opportunity to be on the real show.

This week has FLOWN by.  I'm really digging my job.  On Tuesday, I landed an interview with The Isaacs and can't wait until May 14th to do it.  If things go as planned, I will be traveling A LOT between April and June interviewing contemporary Christian bands this summer.  I'm living the life!

Kolin got a job on Tuesday at Azalea Inn, a bed and breakfast close to our apartment, and he's really enjoying it so far.  His main job is to create the menu and cook for the week, but they'll use him wherever else he's needed (front desk, cleaning rooms, etc.).

Keep praying.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Residents of Georgia

Sorry I haven't blogged in forever; we were busy packing and moving. So here come a plethora of updates!

March 6th was uber-busy for us. In the afternoon, Mom and I went to Rachael's baby shower open house to have a little food and watch her open gifts for baby Quinn. Then, that night, we had a HUGE farewell dinner at Kolin's mom's house and LOTS of people showed up.

Kolin's mom bought us the gayest cake in existence.

Dad and Renda bought me some champagne.


After dinner, we headed out to Peru to catch Uncle Gary's band, Damrel, play and had a TON of fun.


Gettin' down.

Jeremy helped the band finish out the show with "Free Bird."

After all the fun, it was time to get serious about packing.  We had everything packed and loaded on Wednesday, March 10th.  As I was carrying the last thing to pack, I rolled my ankle hard and sprained it pretty fiercely:

All of the swelling has gone down, but it's still REALLY bruised.

On our way to Savannah, we spent the night at Mom and Mike's where I took one last Harley ride before I moved away:

We finally made it to our new apartment on Thursday around 10:30 PM.

We had to sleep on an air mattress and our living room only had two camping chairs in it, but we didn't care; we were so happy to be HOME!

Kolin's parents made it to Savannah Friday evening and we got everything into the apartment within an hour.  It took a few days to get everything situated, but it now looks like a home.

I started my job at Shout on Monday, and I love it so much!  I get to cross the beautiful Savannah bridge to and from work everyday.

God is so good!

Yesterday was St. Patrick's Day, which is HUGE here in Savannah.  Kolin got to go to the parade.  Once I got home, we went to dinner at Huey's on River Street (it was delicious!) and walked around laughing at all the drunks.  We listened to a band play for about an hour in City Market before calling it a night.

Giving Johnny Mercer some love.

Keep praying!