My Soul Mate…

Two years ago today, I married my best friend…my soul mate.

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We met over 10 years ago and our magical connection ignited with the music of the Indigo Girls and bearded irises…from there, it is history.

This photo is my favorite, out of all of our wedding photos.  We are together, laughing, and celebrating our magical day, that was almost 10 years in the making.

 I am thankful for each and every moment I spend with this beautiful soul…

Happy Anniversary, Wifey!

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Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…

Roda

*This song sparked our connection many years ago.  Funny how a simple song can still open the flood gates, to the heart and soul.

“The Power of Two – The Indigo Girls”

Now the parking lot is empty
Everyone’s gone someplace
I pick you up and in the trunk I’ve packed
A cooler and a 2-day suitcase
Cause there’s a place we like to drive
Way out in the country
Five miles out of the city limit we’re singing
And your hand’s upon my knee

So we’re okay
We’re fine
Baby I’m here to stop your crying

Chase all the ghosts from your head
I’m stronger than the monster beneath your bed
Smarter than the tricks played on your heart
We’ll look at them together then we’ll take them apart
Adding up the total of a love that’s true
Multiply life by the power of two

You know the things that I am afraid of
I’m not afraid to tell
And if we ever leave a legacy
It’s that we loved each other well
‘Cause I’ve seen the shadows of so many people
Trying on the treasures of youth
But a road that fancy and fast ends
Ends in a fatal crash
And I’m glad we got off
To tell you the truth

‘Cause we’re okay
We’re fine
Baby I’m here to stop your crying
Chase all the ghosts from your head
I’m stronger than the monster beneath your bed
Smarter than the tricks played on your heart
We’ll look at them together then we’ll take them apart
Adding up the total of a love that’s true
Multiply life by the power of two

All the shiny little trinkets of temptation
(Make new friends)
Something new instead of something old
(But keep the old)
All you gotta do is scratch beneath the surface
(But remember what is gold)
And it’s fools gold
(What is gold)
Fools gold
(What is gold)
Fools gold

Now we’re talking about a difficult thing
And your eyes are getting wet
I took us for better and I took us for worse
Don’t you ever forget it
Now the steel bars between me and a promise
Suddenly bend with ease
The closer I’m bound in love to you
The closer I am to free

So we’re okay
We’re fine
Baby I’m here to stop your crying
Chase all the ghosts from your head
I’m stronger than the monster beneath your bed
Smarter than the tricks played on your heart
We’ll look at them together then we’ll take them apart
Adding up the total of a love that’s true
Multiply life by the power of two

 

Happy Birthday, Murphy!

Birthdays are a pretty big deal around our house!  This weekend is a very special celebration, for my baby boy turns 1-year-old on Sunday!  It is hard to believe that he is walking, eating on his own and is completely potty trained!  He is absolutely brilliant!  He knows the names of all of his toys and is an amazing listener!  I feel blessed to have this sweet boy as my son…

Ok, so maybe that is a bit over the top!  Let’s try again…

I am blessed to have this sweet boy as my daily shadow and pal! I love you bunches, Murphy! Woof!

A Year in Review, Murphy Style

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I told my best friend that I loved him…he wagged his tail and licked me!

Happy Birthday, Little Buddy!

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Love Yourself…Embrace Yourself…Just Be You…

♥Roda