Wednesday, August 26, 2009


I've been kind of MIA from the blog scene lately. Work has been busy, and a lot has been going on in our lives, in general. Which, of course, means many great blog posts are currently on back order.

However, they're just going to have to stay there for a little while longer, because Brad and I are leaving today for a much needed mini-vacation!

Promptly at 4:00 this afternoon, we are heading to the beach! But not just any beach. We're making our way to an island! We'll be heading due-east to the outer banks of North Carolina, to hop on a ferry, and enjoy 4 glorious, relaxing, intimate days together on Ocracoke Island, lounging on the beach and getting kissed by the sun as we leisurely read books by the shore. We haven't had any alone time away since our honeymoon, over four years ago, and we're totally ready!

It's kind of a celebration of sorts. We've made it this far, through job stresses, personal struggles, three different summers with "roommates," and we still love each other. I guess it'll be much like an anniversary trip, only this is "just because we deserve it" trip. Well, and it's a little celebration of some changes in our future, but those are other blog posts altogether. (Before you even go there, no, we are not pregnant.)

Anyway, I'll be MIA for a little longer. We'll be being beach bums on and island and loving it.

Stay tuned for recaps next week, of course accompanied by tons of pictures. Oh, and maybe I'll find time to post about everything else that's been going on, too. We'll see how I'm feeling after I've been castaway.


Erin Howell said...

YAY!! Have tons of fun! You definitely do deserve it!

Elaine said...

I hope you have a FABULOUS time on your island! I'll be anxiously waiting to see your pictures!

Darlene said...

Yay!! I hope you have a wonderful time. I am jealous! haha!
Wow. it has been a long time since I stopped by, since I offically started my blogging slowdown. Your blog looks GREAT!

LAL said...

I am totally jealous that you are going to NC this weekend!

Brittany said...

Hope you have agreat vacation!!! When you get back maybe you can give me some tips on making a cute blog like you:)

Dad said...

You totally deserve this trip, so ENJOY IT to the fullest!! Can't wait to see pics of the beach and ocean!!

Kristen said...

Oh, I love the Outer Banks!! You guys will enjoy it so much. Jealous. Hope you have a fantabulous time! Looking forward to the blog updates after you get back home. =)

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