Getting Settled

Well, again it has been much too long since our last update, and there has been much going on. At the beginning of August, the whole Residence Life staff here at the college was back to start training and preparing for the arrival of students. After a week of getting to know each other, planning RA training and learning more about the job, the RA’s showed up and we were off to Alabama for a weekend retreat. We were able to meet and get to know the 35 student leaders over the weekend and Jonathan was not wanting for people to play with him…he slept well every night. After the retreat it was time for a week-long intense training with the RA’s and preparing for the arrival of new students on August 17th.

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A Brief Update

Hello friends,

I just wanted to say that I have every intention of sitting down and writing an update as to how our time down in TN/GA is going…however, we do not have internet access down at the place we are staying on campus until our apartment is finished. So, this will have to suffice for the next few weeks I’m afraid.

Upcoming news:

  • Adjusting to life in the south
  • Living with side-by-side toilets
  • Ken’s new guitar
  • Updates about Jonathan
  • The new job!
  • Ken’s Official Endorsements

So Much to Say

Hello friends and family,

With an update long overdue, we finally have some news to share. First, let’s talk about Fat Club. It’s unfortunate that the backup I had to restore was missing that fantastic picture of me prior to the weight-loss race. I’ll find it somewhere and do a comparison picture, but after 3 months the results are in…I went from 227 lbs to 184 lbs, a 43 pound loss that gained me first place out of 8 (well, 7 really. That slacker Keith didn’t even try…and still owes money too!). I barely eked out my buddy Lief in a come-from-behind win, but everybody else in the competition did great as well…the results are here. What to do with my winnings? Buy new clothes… Continue reading So Much to Say

First Family Camping Trip

Is that a prison you ask? Oh, no, it’s the entrance to San Luis Lake State Park near Alamosa where we spent our first camping trip with a 1 year old. We had traveled down there just outside of Great Sand Dunes National Park to spend 4 days tent camping and to knock off another National Park while we live in Colorado. Let’s just say we were a little dissapointed in our State Park. It’s like they thought, “Hey, let’s make a state park right outside the Sand Dunes to have an overflow camping site, even though there is nothing remotely beautiful about this spot.” Anyway…

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