Friday, July 20, 2007

Michael's First Day on the Job

It's a tough life, huh? Michael started his first day at his new internship at Kalispell Regional Medical Center on Monday. Imagine my surprise when he called me at 11am to tell me he was on his way home, finished for the day. I guess before he could really get started, he had to fill out some paperwork, take a drug test and get a physical. So, we tried to make the most of a beautiful day!

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Home Sweet Home

I love going back to San Diego. Just flying into the San Diego airport makes me so happy! It didn't matter that our plane was delayed nearly two hours and instead of spending the afternoon at the beach, we had to head straight to Del Mar for a rehearsal dinner, running all the way to change, touch up makeup and hair and still walking in late to dinner. I was just thrilled to be back.

Our friends Kristin and Anthony got married on Saturday morning. Beautiful couple, beautiful ceremony, beautiful was the perfect day! After the temple, we had a few hours to kill before the reception and I took Mike to my old summer-stomping grounds--the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club. While we lived in San Diego, my family used to spend almost everyday of the summer there, and I thought it only appropriate to take Michael to a place that holds so many of my childhood memories. It was a beautiful afternoon and although we may have gotten a little too much sun (and by "we", I mean "Michael), we had a great time!

Later that afternoon, we drove to Hemet, CA for the reception. It got about 25 degrees warmer the farther inland we drove, but the party was in a gorgeous backyard built for entertaining! They had a smoothie station in one part of the backyard and it was the perfect treat for a hot evening. It was so much fun to spend the weekend with so many friends, and many whom we don't get to see very often. It was a very short trip to San Diego, but we packed a lot in!

End of Summer...well, no, not exactly

Last Friday, Mike and I said goodbye, once again, to Utah. I thought I would have all this time to blog while I was not working, but Lauren and I were having so much fun that even checking my email became an every-other-day occurance. We spent our last few weeks in Utah going out to dinner (one of the things I miss most about Utah is how inexpensive it is to go out to eat!), going to a drive-in (that was quite an experience), going to the Oakley Rodeo (my first rodeo in at least ten years), sitting by the pool, reading, keeping up with our summer shows (So You Think You Can Dance and Top Chef) and just enjoying each other's company.

4th of July at Oakridge County Club

Oakley Rodeo

Matt Wheatley got home from Brazil and came to Utah with James for Lacrosse Camp

As we prepared to leave Utah, it started to feel like our summer was coming to an end. Luckily, all I had to do was quickly remind myself that not only were we planning to spend a quick weekend in San Diego, but we have the next internship in Montana for the next 5 weeks to look forward to. (and maybe we will get to do some fun things up there too!)