Year In Photos


Thanks to Donna for giving me this idea and thanks to Flickr for keeping all of my photos achived by month/day which makes this a lot easier on me.

My 2008…

January

Layla and I were in Tucson for Christmas because Thomas was in Iraq.

And she had bangs.

We got to meet Prince Eric for the first time and I had an issue over doing eyes…

Back in Hawaii we hiked to the lighthouse with Steph and Jon. Thankfully he was there to carry Cody on his back AND push Layla in the stroller because I dont think I would have made it LOL

February

Layla turned 3.

And Stephanie found the redneck teeth.

Sorry Steph, I had to. It still totally cracks me up 🙂

We flew kites on Valentine’s day

And we saw Montgomery Gentry FREE on post. And Bowling for Soup. Layla loved it!
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March

In March we went running at the beach every Tuesday
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Layla took swim classes which in the end made it where I could wash her hair at night with no death screams 🙂

I ended my Project 365 on my Myspace blog with this picture

April

In April I started this blog 🙂 And I was a little obsessed with these morning glory seeds we planting on easter.

Also, Thomas came home in April super skinny
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And I got me free Senseo 🙂 It’s kinda junk but I like it
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May

In May I took pictures for Genna when her husband came home. Navy homecomings are so fun!

My morning glory sprout took over the whole plant stand
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And I FINALLY made it to a lantern floating ceremony!
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June

In June Patio came to visit us even though we didnt have any furniture…just Aloha loaner furniture.

She found love with the Chief 😉
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And Layla learned the truth about where the pig at the luau comes from…the hole in the ground.
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And the best thing that happened in June…
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Baby K was born and Cody became a big brother 🙂

June was also when we left Hawaii and some of our best friends 🙁
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July

We realized that Arizona is a bit hotter than Hawaii in the summer
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We spent the 4th of July in Tucson
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And then went to San Diego and Sea World with Sasha, Chae, and Easton
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And after a lot of driving and some Starbucks and a night in San Antonio we arrived in Enterprise, AL…
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And we bought our first house and had our furniture delivered a couple days before Thomas left to MO for 2 months.
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August

We got Bunker. And he was sick.
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Then we met the Wilkins family. Thank heavens for them!
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And Tropical Storm Fay blew through and shot a branch through our roof leaving tons of water damage.
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And when Bunker didn’t make it the breeder replaced him with Revo who used to be small
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September

Cody and Layla had a webcam date
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I fell in love with blue birds
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Thomas came home from BNOC and we went to Panama City with Rocky
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And I got Starbucks with Melissa and the girls in Dothan 🙂
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October

Thomas signed in with his unit here at Rucker and we went to the MP Ball the next day
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It stormed and dumped rain. Layla and I spent an afternoon in the closet “fort” during a tornado warning.
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We were fine…other houses werent
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I chopped off my hair
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And we went to the pumpkin patch
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Layla got tights
For Jill :)

And was a cat for Halloween 🙂
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November

The leaves started changing which was a GREAT difference from Hawaii
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Thomas got a lightening mcqueen
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I found a dead bat
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And after Thanksgiving we put up the Christmas tree 🙂
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December

In December I went a little nuts with the light bokeh
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And we went to Christmas City
Christmas City, Ariton, AL

Layla had her first dentist appt and got a stamp
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We made cookies for Santa
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There were a lot of big changed in our lives this year. Let’s hope 2009 is a good one 🙂

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5 Comments

  • April Elizabeth

    This is really cool! I’m going to have to steal your idea! I can’t believe how much Layla grew this year. The little girl in the first picture looks nothing like the big girl in the last ones!

  • Katie

    Awesome idea, and I may just snag it…I was looking back and thinking, “Oh wow, I remember that, and awww, I miss going to Ko Olina too and I remember you talking about flying kites on HMW.” Man oh man, this year did fly by.

  • Steph

    Hahaha…we were talking about that picture of me earlier today 🙂 That one will always make me laugh. Seeing all those photos made me miss you guys more than we already do. I love this idea so much. If I’m not lazy I might steal it…but we both know how good I am about updating my blog. Hope you have a wonderful start to your 2009. Hau’oli Makahiki Hau.