Flashback Friday: Motherhood, 2011

Today's Flashback Friday is dear to my heart. It's one of the original reasons for this whole blog. I became a mom in 2011 with the birth of my daughter. It's been the best, most challenging, loving, tiring, uncertain, and amazing adventure I'll ever have. I'm forever grateful to God for blessing me with motherhood. … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Motherhood, 2011

Flashback Friday: Skydiving, 2012

Let's take this Flashback Friday to the year 2012, when I jumped out of a perfectly good airplane. We're in the plane, heading up. Such an amazing feeling! We landed safely! My friend and former co-worker Kristin and I went skydiving during Spring Break that year. We both had been wanting to skydive for a … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Skydiving, 2012

Flashback Friday: College Graduation, 2004

This Flashback Friday features one of my best achievements as an adult: college graduation. The light blue tassel represents the Education department. I changed my major 3 or 4 times, so it took me a few more years than my friends to finally graduate. I went from a university, to a city college, then back … Continue reading Flashback Friday: College Graduation, 2004

Flashback Friday: The Oregon Trail Game, 1989-1990

Today's Flashback Friday is going way back! Back to 1989/90, when I was in the 5th grade and playing the 1985 version of the Oregon Trail game. I had just transferred from a Catholic school to a public school, and there were so many new experiences for me that school year. One of them was … Continue reading Flashback Friday: The Oregon Trail Game, 1989-1990

Flashback Friday: Raiders Game, 2016

I love football. The crowds, the noise, the incredible plays, the athleticism, the rivalries... In that stadium, greatness is up for grabs. By the end of the night, one team ends up taking home the glory. I'm talking about the American variety of football, although I do love soccer, too. The Super Bowl is done … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Raiders Game, 2016

Flashback Friday: Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2015

Hello, readers! If you're new to my blog, welcome! If you're a return visitor, thanks for coming back. It's time for another Flashback Friday! Back in 2015, my husband and I enjoyed a 3-day weekend in lovely Napa Valley for Valentine's Day. While we were (somewhat) in the area, I made sure that we visited … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2015