31 August 2014

"Sunday" Drive

Jake finally seems to have a set schedule at work, Thursday and Friday off. But since he works nights we have almost 3 full days to do stuff. Friday was our "Sunday" so we decided to go for a drive and look for good fishing spots. Now that we live near the North Platte, Jake is picking up fly fishing again and I'm learning how to fish too. We even got Ruby a cute Buzz Lightyear kid's pole last week!

We took the back roads down to Glendo Reservoir, stopping at turnouts along the way. The lake has been drained really low this year so we just watched the boaters for a few minutes before getting shakes at the gas station in town.

On the way home Ruby got sick so we pulled off the county road to clean her up and take a little break. While we were there the train came by, which Ruby really enjoyed. Honestly, we all enjoyed it. Very much!

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11 August 2014


I don't even know where to begin! Things have changed so much for us in the past few months. The super short version is Jake got his commercial driver's license, he now drives truck in the oil fields & often works 70-80 hours/week, we bought a house just outside of town, and Ruby is a 15 month old maniac! :)

Now that we're all caught up I feel like I can finally move forward here. I have written so many blog posts in my head it's ridiculous! But I always feel like I need to explain where I've been hiding first and just couldn't come up with the right words.

So let me show you...

Goodbye "drafty, mouse & black widow infested, empty for a decade, falling apart" ranch house! :)

On our front porch right after we closed.

Leading Grammy Leigh up to her new house.

Peonies from our yard!

Playing in the (overgrown because it was neglected for 2 years and I haven't decided what to do with it yet) garden.

Enjoying having her own room!

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