“Best Of”

2012 was one for the record books. So. Much. Happened. Last year. It's been one hell of a week getting back into the swing of work, new arrangements and diets for Lane, and new journeys being started for me, but I've been saying I'm going to write this blog so dammit...here it is. I'll be glad down the road that I did. So 2012 brought us so many things that should be documented....and so many things that changed the direction of our lives.....in no particular order..... 1. I had a BABY! 8 days early and in a crazy, emergency fashion I had little Benjamin Lane on January 3rd. That's a…
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J-Dog in the house!

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="277" caption="Jan Turner - Day 1"][/caption] This post has been a long time in the making. Well, more like a month in the making. The story goes a little something like this. Jess and Chase had been wanting a puppy for ages, however we were extremely reluctant due to the fact that we live in an apartment. There are extra fees, the clean up, the 2 flights of steps, the noise, etc. All that adds to to a very problematic situation. Couple that with the fact that our schedules didn't really give us a lot of time at home and we just were destined to not get…
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the best laid plans…

It's funny to look back on my last post. It was not that long ago and since my "balance and peace" post I have been in quite a little rut. I haven't been able to pinpoint that exact reason why I've been in said rut...it's just been a long month. I do contribute a huge part of it to my 2+ hour a day commute. Despite my efforts I didn't get a job closer to home, so we're in the process of finding a home closer to the job. We did some house hunting this weekend and found a really awesome area and I've got my fingers crossed that something…
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“Best Of”

2012 was one for the record books. So. Much. Happened. Last year. It's been one hell of a week getting back into the swing of work, new arrangements and diets for Lane, and new journeys being started for me, but I've been saying I'm going to write this blog so dammit...here it is. I'll be glad down the road that I did. So 2012 brought us so many things that should be documented....and so many things that changed the direction of our lives.....in no particular order..... 1. I had a BABY! 8 days early and in a crazy, emergency fashion I had little Benjamin Lane on January 3rd. That's a…
Read More

J-Dog in the house!

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="277" caption="Jan Turner - Day 1"][/caption] This post has been a long time in the making. Well, more like a month in the making. The story goes a little something like this. Jess and Chase had been wanting a puppy for ages, however we were extremely reluctant due to the fact that we live in an apartment. There are extra fees, the clean up, the 2 flights of steps, the noise, etc. All that adds to to a very problematic situation. Couple that with the fact that our schedules didn't really give us a lot of time at home and we just were destined to not get…
Read More

the best laid plans…

It's funny to look back on my last post. It was not that long ago and since my "balance and peace" post I have been in quite a little rut. I haven't been able to pinpoint that exact reason why I've been in said rut...it's just been a long month. I do contribute a huge part of it to my 2+ hour a day commute. Despite my efforts I didn't get a job closer to home, so we're in the process of finding a home closer to the job. We did some house hunting this weekend and found a really awesome area and I've got my fingers crossed that something…
Read More

“Best Of”

2012 was one for the record books. So. Much. Happened. Last year. It's been one hell of a week getting back into the swing of work, new arrangements and diets for Lane, and new journeys being started for me, but I've been saying I'm going to write this blog so dammit...here it is. I'll be glad down the road that I did. So 2012 brought us so many things that should be documented....and so many things that changed the direction of our lives.....in no particular order..... 1. I had a BABY! 8 days early and in a crazy, emergency fashion I had little Benjamin Lane on January 3rd. That's a…
Read More

J-Dog in the house!

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="277" caption="Jan Turner - Day 1"][/caption] This post has been a long time in the making. Well, more like a month in the making. The story goes a little something like this. Jess and Chase had been wanting a puppy for ages, however we were extremely reluctant due to the fact that we live in an apartment. There are extra fees, the clean up, the 2 flights of steps, the noise, etc. All that adds to to a very problematic situation. Couple that with the fact that our schedules didn't really give us a lot of time at home and we just were destined to not get…
Read More

the best laid plans…

It's funny to look back on my last post. It was not that long ago and since my "balance and peace" post I have been in quite a little rut. I haven't been able to pinpoint that exact reason why I've been in said rut...it's just been a long month. I do contribute a huge part of it to my 2+ hour a day commute. Despite my efforts I didn't get a job closer to home, so we're in the process of finding a home closer to the job. We did some house hunting this weekend and found a really awesome area and I've got my fingers crossed that something…
Read More