2000-getting the hang of paralysis (happened 9-99), Went to Calgary to meet a quad, “Met” Mike on NYE
2001-Went to Toronto to meet Mike, who would later become a forever friend to my husband and I …. Met Charlie, went to races in forth worth, Charlie bought me an Xterra, started school again at Coastal Bend in Beeville, GOT ENGAGED, ended up in out of hospital due to a pressure sore, had to QUIT school
2002- Spent Months in the hospital from pressure sore surgery recovery, moved from the house Charlie JUST bought to an apartment (house was not accessible) Bought season tickets to races , Adopted Mia (still have her!!) Charlie got laid off and we got married in December, Charlie traded his Miata for a Infiniti G20, I worked at Foley’s for a few months
2003-Life as a newly wed …. Moved to Cap Rock, Charlie got a new job, continued going to races in Fort Worth, Uncloe Lawrence died
2004-Charlie was laid off again and started another new job, more nascar/IRL/ Truck races, Aunt Mary died … Got pregnant and had William!
I know 03/04 were more interesting … but…….
2005- Went to North Dakota, Daddy died, started our trail of lights tradition (stopped in 2009, they scaled back this year and plan to STOP entirely), met lots of new friends in a playgroup (sadly lost touch with almost all of them now), really started to get to know the Cap Rock neighbors … old ones and new ones, traded the Xterra and bought a sentra
2006-Stopped race tickets (too much with Will needing his own), Went to the BEACH with my twin nieces, Will got his first haircut., took Will to a car race in Houston and his first movie, CARS, went on a subway ride in dallas, North Dakota trip, again! I THINK this is the year Charlie started working at his CURRENT job)
2007-North Dakota for Charlie Grandmother’s death (left Will with MY mom) Started trying to get pregnant, started our 4th of July tradition at “Da Ranch”, Got pregnant in September, got to be an extra in Friday Night lights on 2 different occasions, started and failed a 365 self portrait project, became a GREAT aunt – TWICE
2008-Charlie’s Grandfather died, Lucas was born, bought our forever house, Will started Preschool
2009-Will started TaeKwonDo and then Charlie started it too. Charlie finally bought his DREAM car (and M3), Mother-in-law passed away unexpectedly, bought a boat, Uncle Billy died, making plans for hardwood floors in the entire house