Friday, September 24, 2010

it's flashback friday heeeeeyyyy

so for today's edition of flashback friday i'm gonna take you back.  way back to the year 2000... and 1.  yes.  in 2001, sam & i didn't even know each other, & to make things more interesting, we were on opposite sides of the world.

sam was serving an lds mission in sydney autstralia, & i was a senior in high school.


sam's on the right here, passing under the harbour bridge.


he's in the middle in this one. behaving like a respectable missionary should, of course.

i was busy doing very important things, like ummm... being a senior in high school, & pretending to be a cheerleader.


i did cheer my senior year with some girlfriends just for a good time. i wasn't a hardcore "cheering is a sport" cheerleader by any means, & didn't take myself too seriously. it was a blast.

every teenage girl spends time day-dreaming about what her future husband is gonna be like. i love looking back & knowing that while i was doing my thang back in ha school, he was wearing his white collar shirt, & little black tag, & being a good mormon boy. makes me happy.


we have since gotten to return to sydney & visit some of the people & places of sam's mission.  best. trip. ever.  seriously not sure we will ever be able to top that.  i for reals left my heart in australia & really really hope we get to go back some day.  uh-mazing.  everything about it.

anywho, that's it for today's little trip down memory lane.  now back to living in the present... i think i hear p-ray waking up from his nap.  that's one way to be snapped back to reality.

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14 comments:

  1. What a cute post! Great memories, too!!

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  2. Linked to your blog and I think it is so cool that you have his mission pictures! Way cute!

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  3. What a great flashback...I love the pictures.

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  4. OH MY GOODNESS!!!! JODI & I love LOVE love these flash back photos!! Can't wait until NEXT FRIDAY!

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  5. I love these pictures!! Aww... to be a skinny high school cheerleader again. We can still dream right? haha. ps... I vote sam grows his hair out again! I love the 1950's style he has going on. He looks like such a good mormon boy!! :)

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  6. pss.... I think you have inspired me to do a Friday flashback too! Going down memory lane in pictures is really fun. :)

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  7. Fun Flashback! Dan came in while I was reading your post and wants to know if Sam ever served with a Josh Richins? Maybe a shot in the dark, maybe not.

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  8. This is so great. So crazy how much stuff changes. Wonderful pictures.

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