Thursday, March 31, 2011
how adorable is this? every time i watch my little brother's duet i can't help but smile. my favorite parts are nick's jumping wrists, trevor trying not to smile and their bodies leaning in tandem with the dynamics. now if only i could be there in person to give them a standing ovation! thanks to marie for recording & sharing!
Sunday, March 20, 2011
ashley was my roommate for two years at byu, and i absolutely adore her. she is currently on a mission for our church serving in the new york, new york north area which includes all of manhattan, a bit of upstate new york and western connecticut. right now she is assigned to the upper west side and harlem. yesterday jonathan and i met up with sister coleman and her companion for lunch. we enjoyed laughing about funny college memories, catching up and hearing about her experiences as a missionary. who knew that 4 years later ash and i would be sitting at a restaurant in new york city eating lunch? i love how small the world can be!
Sunday, March 13, 2011
i woke up at 8am saturday morning to jonathan coming up our twirly stairs saying, "jamie, wake up! it's a beautiful day, so we're going to rhode island!" the weather report promised mid-50's, so we quickly got ready, were out the door by 9am and in rhode island by 11am. i love how it's not unusual on the east coast to cross multiple state boundaries on the same day. you know, i work in new york city, live in connecticut and go to rhode island on the weekend like it's no big deal.
some of my favorite things during the day were...
a "cliff walk" along the rocky shoreline with beautiful ocean views and gigantic mansions
brightly painted historic doors & homes, all of which are still lived in & were built c. 1760
trinity church built c. 1726
i must say my favorite thing of all was this lighthouse that we chased down at the end of the day. i've never seen a prettier sunset on the east coast. the view made me feel like we were walking across the scene of a postcard.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
last weekend jonathan's parents and sister + family came to south norwalk! although their visit was quick, we packed in the fun with a visit to yale's campus, a trip to the infamous stew leonard's grocery store, dessert at chocopologie, church and a birthday celebration.
jonathan is currently on spring break (lucky guy), so he went back with our visitors to philadelphia for a day where he spent more time with playing with the kids and following his mom + sister around philadelphia's international flower show.
thank you for the fun visit! we hope to see you again soon!