Friends, Photography

The One with {Memorable} 2011

I know we’re well past the craze of New Year’s posts and lists about best blah-blah-blahs of two thousand eleven, but I’m still mediating on these unforgettable moments of the former 12 months. I’m giving myself permission. I hope you don’t mind. ;) 
And now, in no particular order (no seriously, these are not in any sort of order. I know you can’t believe it, but it’s true)
Top Ten Memorable {serious, sad, and silly}Experiences of 2011


1} Taking 15 teenagers camping for 8 days to our home-away-from-home Family Camp
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2) Celebrating the births of so many of my good friends’ babies and getting to be together with my college girls at one of the showers.
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3} Finally jumping on the Harry Potter bandwagon and loving every minute of it. (darn it, Kevin was right again. :D)
4} Moving from our sprawling Michigan parsonage to our quaint, slightly-dilapidated, but perfectly-sized-for-us house in this quintessential small town in New York.
5}Watching my husband excel in his first semester of his MDiv program in seminary. (Who would have thought we’d be here?)
6}Building a deep, true friendship with the most amazing woman. Endlessly thankful for Sheryl.
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7} Finally passing my 6-mile-barrier in my running career (thanks to Sheryl, actually). I ran 7 miles with her and then 8 on my own the following week. Oh, and running my first official race.
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8}Expanding my photography skills with official photo gigs–at Elise’s wedding, with Josh & Amanda’s engagement shoot, as well as a family session in December.
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9}Opening a successful (ever growing) piano studio in our new town and actually having a studio.
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10} Adding more than 160 recipes to my now-three-year-old recipe blog: Adorkable Recipes. And getting featured on Tasty Kitchen
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Did you have any special moments in 2011? I’m sure you did. I’d love to hear about them!
linking up with Oh! Amanda’s Top Ten Tuesday.

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