Thursday, May 1, 2008

getting older

I stumbled across this picture the other day, and it made me realize how much we have grown and changed since this day! The past 5 years have gone by FAST, and yet, thinking back, there have been so many challenges we have faced together, so many triumphs, some failures, so many good ideas and bad ones, but overall, just SO much learning.

There was an elderly couple living across the street from us. The husband recently died, and watching the wife carry on without him has been utterly heartbreaking. It's funny how, in marriage, you have a buddy...that person is just always there. I can't imagine the feeling when that person is suddenly gone (at least physically).

I just realized, looking at this picture from Thanksgiving 2004, that I have had that coat almost 4 years. And I wore it today. Yikes.