Family Travel

We Made It

Dad and I made it to Colorado safely, and we’ve both enjoyed our time with the family so far. Hannah is just as cute as she was when I saw her in June…in fact, she might be even cuter. 😉 I am so happy to be here!

When we arrived we all went to dinner then we attended a church service. I’m generally not a big fan of church, but I’m glad I was at this service. It was as if God was speaking to me throughout the message. Maybe I’ll talk about that more in a different post.

Following church, we went out for ice cream which was fantastic. I wanted a freshly made waffle bowl so I asked if I could have their small serving of ice cream rather than the size they usually serve up in the bowl, and it was no problem. It would have been easy over a year ago for me to say to myself “They probably won’t do that” as a justification to eat way too much, but that’s not how I live anymore. It’s not even my gut reaction. 🙂 And the small serving was still more than enough to enjoy, and enjoy it I did.


Hannah liked her ice cream too. She definitely fills her role as a part of this ice cream loving family. 🙂 Now we’re in for the evening, and though it’s not late at all, I’m sleepy. I guess that’s what happens when one wakes up and 5am and travels most of the day.

Dad is the one who should be tired. He did 90% of the driving while I napped and caught up on episodes of Burn Notice – my second favorite show on USA behind White Collar. Now I’m going to do some reading (something I love to do though I didn’t much in Oklahoma) then maybe I’ll drift to sleep early this evening.

It would be great to get a restful night of sleep so I can enjoy every moment with my family tomorrow. I’m hosting Friend Makin’ Mondays this week too so come back to link up! If you’ve never participated, I hope you will. It’s a great way to connect to people with great blogs, and it’s fun to get to know more about each other. Until then…

Good night from Colorado….

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    Sarah@AlpinePoppy
    August 29, 2010 at 5:09 am

    I love Colorado! We lived there while my husband was in graduate school, and sometimes I miss it. Way to go with the waffle cone! Don't you just love it when you realize that making good decisions is just something that can come naturally?!

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    Patrick
    August 29, 2010 at 5:11 am

    My kids are addicted to Burn Notice. They say when they grow up they want a loft like Michaels.

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    jenbythesea
    August 29, 2010 at 12:35 pm

    What a great post, Kenz. Your niece is a little dolly! I'm looking forward to Monday to connect with others. Have a great day!

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    MOM
    August 29, 2010 at 1:08 pm

    You already sound happier than usual and that makes my heart lighter. I am excited to see you for the Christmas Holidays. Have a great time with the family and know that you are loved. MOM

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    Shane G.
    August 29, 2010 at 1:23 pm

    Hey Kenz! I have only been to Colorado once, but one of my greatest memories comes from there. I know it sounds kinda cliche, but I saw the sun come up over the Rocky Mountains while I was there and it was everything I ever imagined it would be. It is one of those images I hold close so I can always remember it.

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    Erin
    August 29, 2010 at 4:19 pm

    I hope that you continue to have a good time in Colorado. Your niece is beyond adorable. 🙂

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    Rhonda
    August 29, 2010 at 9:59 pm

    Yes your niece is adorable. I know you love her to pieces! Enjoy your time with your family!

    I'm glad God is talking to you and your hearing it. It could be worse!

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    Susan Astramskas-Simpson
    August 29, 2010 at 10:44 pm

    Burn Notice rocks. I love to travel and look forward to visiting Colorado the next time we leave for Vegas from Ok

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    dawne
    August 30, 2010 at 2:12 am

    I left you an award on my site. I've been praying for you and I'm confident that God has someone far better for you…better than you can imagine!

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