So much has happened since my last post– we took a week-long Christmas "vacation" to see family. No pictures from Arkadelphia (I'll have to see what I can do to get some from Sarah); I have some from San Antonio, but feel free to visit Becky's Xanga for more pics.

At Christmas at Jeff's family we had game night so I was forced to prove my Scene It? prowess. (The only person who has ever beat me is Becky and it's because she cheats.) It was a lot of fun seeing everyone and we had a great couple of days. Then on to San Antonio…

We were pleasantly surprised that the drive from Arkadelphia to SA was so manageable and seemingly short — we got there and got to do everything again! More family, more Christmas dinner, more presents, more candy and cookies and junk food. I feel like we ate nonstop all week! We have been in detox for the last few days…. While we were in SA we did everything San Antonio — the Alamo, a Spurs game, the Riverwalk — and we got to eat at HuHot!!

Here are some pics. Remember to see more at Becky's site and in the photo album.

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So we made it home and have pretty much been watching nonstop football… I think we've left the house 3 times in 4 days. It is so true that you never need a vacation more desperately than when you get home from vacation!

Here are some pics of New Year's Eve with the usual suspects…

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I know it's the cliche thing to do on New Year's Day– but it's fun to look back and think about everything that's happened in the last year. This year was a big one for me.

I graduated from college, got a job at Wal-Mart,  got a job at Saatchi & Saatchi X, quit my job at Wal-Mart, bought my first car, got promoted to AE after 6 months at work, I quit my job at Outback, my Mom came home from her year-long deployment in the Middle East, I got married!, my brother left for Iraq, I gambled in Vegas, and I'm learning to cook!

2006 also brought several river float-trips, the introduction of pictures to the Xanga, frito burritos, Razorback football, and Jazzercise (literally my first attempt at physical activity in my life — I have to break down and buy a new pair of tennis shoes this month – I've had the same pair since junior high).

I can't wait to write my Jan 1, 2008 entry this time next year — I wonder what 2007 will bring.

2 thoughts on “Happy New Year!

  1. Okay … this “first attempt at physical activity … ” that’s a lie. Remember that time we went running? Oh no, wait, I think you were actually planning a MARATHON at that point. AND remember that time we went swimming? I tried. And what do I get? I’ll tell you what I get. Replaced by middle-aged women and energetic jazz tunes. Ridiculous. Did you get my sweet Christmas card?

  2. I’m proud of you and your jazzercise. Hopefully I can stick to a workout routine this coming semester…

    Do you think I should go into modeling?  I obviously have a gift. 

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