Birthday Blessings

Yesterday was my 31st birthday. It fell on a Saturday this year, so I got what I really wanted: a day to relax and rest. It started with breakfast-in-bed made by my sweet husband, it included time read, rest, and talk to family via video chat, and it finished with a delicious dinner at Chili’s and fun at the mall. Mixed in there were some other special moments, and of course, I tried to capture most of the day in photos. Continue reading “Birthday Blessings”

29 Years

29 feels good to me.

30? Well, we’ll see when that hits, but I have a whole year to be 29 first.

And what a year it should be!

It’ll be hard: moving away from Taiwan and saying sad goodbyes, starting life in a new community, adjusting to living with a boy (I hear they can be kinda gross)…

It’ll be glorious: celebrating my wedding with friends and family, starting fresh in a new place with new adventures, sharing life with the man I love.

I am so very excited about the road ahead no matter what twists and turns–exciting or difficult–it will take. But today I’d like to take just a moment to enjoy the journey so far and to celebrate turning 29. Continue reading “29 Years”