Thursday, December 30, 2010


December 30, 1987 Heber Reception

Taken a couple of years ago. Guess we need to get a new one:)

Yesterday, Dave and I celebrated out 23rd Anniversary!! It is so hard to believe that much time has gone by already! I am so blessed to have Dave in my life and have him as the father of our children:)
He took me to the Valley Sunday night to the Xona Resort in Scottsdale. It was a nice room, a little small, but cozy. We took Summer down with us so that she could catch her flight out on Monday. That was a little hard to let her go, I guess because she is pregnant and I feel my motherly instincts kick in to want to be with her during this special time. But we did let her go, then we spent the next couple of days just going to malls or seeing movies, dining out and just spending some good quality time together!! We left the other kids at home by themselves and they did great! Not one call about fighting or arguing, even though I know they did a lot of it. The house was semi-clean and still standing so I was so grateful for that:)
On the way back home, we left Wednesday at noon from Mesa, by the time we got to Payson the roads were starting to get really bad from the snowstorm that moved into AZ. We decided to go on and try to get up the rim. Dave had to be to work the next day at 6:00am., so we had to get home. Well half way up the biggest curve and bridge on the rim, my car couldn't make it any further. We slid back a little toward the guardrail and stopped! Dave tried to get going but the tires kept spinning. Finally we called my nephew, who has a 4x4 and had him start coming to help. About 10 min. of being stuck we had a Highway Patrol Officer stop and said that he would turn us back towards Payson, but wouldn't help us go the other way. Dave told him he had to be to work and we had help coming, so he left us. Dave kept trying to get us unstuck and each time there was a gap in the traffic we would slide backwards trying to get some leverage. About 20 min. later a snowplow came by and put a bunch of cinders right by our car!!!!! I was never so glad to see a snowplow!!! Dave was able to get back on the road, we called our nephew, who hadn't left yet, that we were out and ok. Up the road a ways we came on to a rollover accident, which would have stalled our nephew anyways. So all in all we had a pretty fun/scary trip.
I love you Dave and can't wait to see what the next 23 years will bring:)


KaNdRa and JaReD said...

I love that guy too! The love you guys have for one another is something that everyone should strive for. So glad you married such a great guy. He is pretty lucky too:)

Shawn said...

Congratulations on 23 wonderful years! Love your wedding picture, you two sweeties!
Sounds like you had a wonderful time in Phoenix and i am so thankful that you made it home safely!

Love you,

BrImHaLl FaMiLy said...

Cute pictures! I'm glad your home and safe! :0) Now were snowed in so we can't go out for our $ taco day! haha

Shauni said...

Happy anniversary! Sounds like you had quite the adventure getting home from your trip!

Shawn said...

We must be related because we have the same tastes!!!!!!
Love you!

Jensen Family said...

Happy Anniversary you two! Sounds like an adventure getting home...glad it turned out OK though! Love your wedding pic!

Diana said...

Happy Anniversary! What a great example you are. :)

Shawn said...

Love the new background...I was going to pick this. Our tastes are so alike it is eerie!

Love you,