It's hard to know where to start after a year like this. Seth decided this was our roller coaster year. We had some really high high's and some really low low's. Walking through this year, it didn't particularly feel that volatile, but looking back, it was a significant year.
-We didn't buy clothes (separate post coming on this later).
-We found out about baby girl #2 and Audrey turned 2.
-Several dear friends got married and Seth was in 2 weddings.
-Every single kitchen appliance in our house died and we finally bit the bullet and put new windows on our house. This was probably our biggest house investment year yet. But on the bright side of an investment like that, at least its done?
-We discovered the wonderful gift of Skype as a means of staying in touch with my Mom, Gma, who lives all the way across the country.
-Seth had the opportunity to show his art work not once, but twice, and we got to meet some really cool new people. It was such a privilege. He was able to sell several pieces. And for a proud wifey, this was a high. (If you missed them, he is hoping to do another show in 2012 with a whole new body of work.)
-We had one of the best summer vacation trips to Cape May with some of our dearest friends.
And after another year passing, our God has remained the same. He never changes. And for that we are grateful as we look ahead to a new year, 2012. It will no doubt hold many unexpected blessings and trials, but we know that our faithful, good, wise, and loving Savior goes with us.
So as with Merry Christmas, it also seems right to say, Happy New Year, from us to you.