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Make a decision, then you make it the right decision.

You can’t waste your energy second-guessing decisions. And you also can’t waste your energy trying to straddle decisions, trying to keep one foot in both paths. You have to pick the path you’re going to go down, and then focus all your energy on making that path succeed.”

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- Murray Blackmore Marquette University on People Behind the Science Podcast 

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Boston, eat this gourd.

Boston, eat this gourd.

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Apples, Pumpkins, and Puffer vests.

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Maine

Like any great parents, Josh and I abandoned Cal a day after his birthday to go to Maine to celebrate our 10 year anniversary.  OK, we didn’t really abandon him, we left him with grandparents so he was probably the happiest he has ever been, but still, I felt a little bad. We went to the same bed and breakfast where we celebrated our 5 year anniversary.  It was awesome.  Time is a commodity that I don’t seem to have a lot of now and those couple days where we had no plans felt refreshing.  So here are a bunch of pictures of basically me and Josh.

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And here we were 5 years ago…

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Tags #maine   

Cal turned one!

Yeah, I know. One already?! I feel like he just got here and has been here forever at the same time.  We went to St. Louis to ring in 365 days of Cal with our friends and family.  He had his first cupcake ever and it was really uneventful.  I mean everyone is wanting a show, (“smash it!”), but he mostly just wanted to stare at it.  Probably wondering why this cupcake didn’t resemble a pea or carrot.  

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Tags #CAL   #birthday   

Maaaaaybe don’t stand so close to the waves.

                                        

//maine//

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Tags #maine   #gif   

Garlich pack.

Garlich pack.

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Happy first birthday sweet boy.

Happy first birthday sweet boy.

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Cal’s various sleeping positions.

Cal’s various sleeping positions.

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Album Art

Heading home this weekend // on repeat.

'Cause they say home is where your heart is set in stone
Is where you go when you’re alone
Is where you go to rest your bones…

(Source: krispykremedragon)

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"Why do you put your self esteem in the hands of complete strangers?"

Helena Bonham Carter (via qoldlush)(via bright—ness)

this is really powerful.

(Source: splitterherzen, via jacquelineelizabeth)

Josh!!!  It is your birthday.

Josh!!!  It is your birthday.

(Source: thegifofthemagi)

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Better late than never…

Yes it was like three weeks ago but here are a few photos from our trip to Colorado and Utah.  I had never been to either place before and it was beautiful.  Great hiking and amazing landscapes. And I made a video!

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I have to give a little background on the picture above.  On the delicate arch hike, right before you make it to the top there is a pretty narrow path, maybe like 4-5 feet wide and then it’s basically a drop off. This picture was taken before it got narrow and also before I realized Josh was about to lose his shit. He isn’t a fan of heights but he made it to the top!  So I took a couple quick pictures and then decided to head down before Josh went into a-fib.

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Tags #Colorado   #utah