2009 is in its last few hours… this year has been rough. but it certainly has been a year of growth. here are the significant memories that time (and photo uploads) will allow.
the new year began at the cook’s house!
our good friends from college, where we will also be spending new year’s eve this year :)
we actually spent a lot of time on weekends hanging out with
tammi, chad, and their two kids: hannah & zeke.
betsy came to visit – several times, in fact!
i did a lot of cooking in our nice but tiny apartment.
chris & i went to see wicked. it was an incredible production!
we celebrated our 3 year anniversary at sola this year. yummy yummy.
chris threw me a birthday party. here are the ladies :)
chris & i took a biking adventure weekend in wisconsin.
dad ran the marathon!
we took a road trip to visit leslie!
we took a day trip to st. joseph, michigan.
i wore lots of vests…
my grandfather died in october.
here’s a photo of all of the grandchildren, spouses, fiances, and great-grandchildren.
we hosted thanksgiving at our apartment this year. the turkey was fabulous!