Friday, June 29, 2007

flying by

Sitting here working today, I realized I've been doing this job for 7 years. So I stopped and revisted the past handful of years of life.

Moved to our first house.
Sam was born.
Experiencing all the firsts of a baby, including some extras like surgery and hospitals and changing bandages and needles.
Potty training.
Backpacking trips with a toddler.
Moved to our 2nd house.
2nd baby and all the firsts with her which did not include extras.
Totalling our only vehicle.
10 year anniversary.
Backpacking trip with a preschooler and toddler.
Turning 30.
Ups and downs.
1st day of school.
Being broken.
Experiencing the depths of Christ.

Time lived, not lost.


Hillary said...

Wow. That's a pretty incredible list! I remember thinking the same thing about a year out of university - all the things that I'd done in the 5 years previous.

How fantastic that you're able to say that you've lived, not lost time, but spent it well! :) Yay Jean!

Anne said...

Good idea! I like the thought put into going through this list.

You do spend your life well, my friend. :)

Jean said...

I also need to add the fabulous trips I have taken over the past years. NY state, Chicago (meeting those blogging chics despite the "worries" of parents), Hotlanta, Traverse City, Mackinaw Island and the list goes on.

This post has had me thinking more in depth about life over the last years and who I am today because of it. :)

Thanks you two!!