Tuesday, January 22, 2008

We're Goin' to Graceland

Well, acutally we already went. To Memphis. We didn't actually make it to Graceland, but I love the Paul Simon song so I had to use it. This last weekend the 3 Joneses made a trip to Memphis for Ted's work. We had a great time, but the weather was cold so we didn't see much. We did go to the National Civil Rights museum which was built surrounding the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King Jr. was shot. It was a very well done museum with tons of information, artifacts and pictures from the Civil Rights movement.

With our trip this weekend and Nolan's 2 month birthday, I started looking back on the places he has been so far: Missouri (OK, obvious, but still...,) Iowa (for 3 days!), Minnesota, Arkansas and Tennessee. Then I thought about where he was in utero: Chicago with 16 6th graders, Denver, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, New Hamshire, Maine, Vermont, West Virginia, Kentucky, Kansas and even a stint at Girls' Camp for church. That really got me thinking. Ted and I have been married for 3 years this March 12. We have built up quite a list of accomplishments!

  • moving from Alaska to Missouri
  • buying 2 houses
  • selling 1 house
  • 7 jobs (Kristina 2, Ted 5)
  • 6 cars (3 of which were Jeeps!)
  • 7 dogs (long stories...)
  • Driving 800 miles on a dirt road with 6 (yep, each one at least once!) flat tires just to stick our toes in the Arctic Ocean
  • a new baby
  • and a partridge in a pear tree

I can't wait to see what is in store for us next!

1 comment:

Colleen said...

Wow, it sounds like you guys have had quite a year!