Thursday, December 27, 2012
So I take a turn looking like we can get to the interstate. Okay we get on the interstate. Wrong direction. Okay no problem we can just get off on the next exit and turn around right, WRONG! NO the exits in Georgia are not like the ones here in Idaho or any other State near Idaho. When you exit you cannot get right back on the opposite direction, it takes you WAY off from the interstate. So needless to say we got lost. For 2 hours!!! we stopped by the first gas station we saw to ask for directions. Asked the store clerk but he was obviously from India and didn't speak clear English so tried our best at his directions, didn't work. Stopped by the next gas station, there was a long line so we asked a gentleman at the slot machine. He was black and obviously born and raised in the south cause his accent was very thick so he was very hard to understand. Asked if we knew where such and such place was, No. Okay do you know where such and such place is, again No. So he told us to go over the hill and make a left at Burger King. Okay easy enough, so we go over the hill and there's a McDonald's and a Wendy's but no Burger King. So we make a left at Wendy's. Still seem a little off course so we stop at yet another gas station. Now the gas stations in Georgia are very different than the ones around here also. All the clerks are behind plexi glass. Makes you feel like your in such a great neighborhood. Anyways this next gas station you couldn't even go into the building. So again there was another long line of people at the clerk but there was a man in military uniform like Ryan's so we asked him to get to Columbus. Another thing about asking how to get to Columbus, everyone seemed like it was on another planet! They look at you like they have never heard of the place. I mean I know Atlanta is large but don't you people ever leave.
But back on subject, this gentleman in uniform did know directions but he was the hardest one yet to understand. But at this point we(my mom and I) learned for us to both listen very carefully and we have a better chance of decoding what these people are saying. We actually weren't too far off at that point. So we made it on the interstate, in the RIGHT direction. Talk about scary though especially when a black woman yells at you to be safe when your in a neighborhood that seems like the hood.
We than have to drive the 2 hours drive to Columbus and didn't actually get there until 2:30am when our plane landed in Atlanta at 10:45pm. It was fun let me tell you.
So the next day which would be Nov. 21st was torture for me. we weren't able to pick Ryan up from Base until 6:00pm. Talk about a very long day. So Fort Benning is really only 15 mins. from Columbus but being excited we left 2-1 1/2 hours early. And let me tell you another good thing we did. Fort Benning is a large Base and of course......we got lost.
Like any military base you have to go thru the gate and show you ID. No problem so we drive looking for the road we need. Thought I was on the right road but I come up on another gate, thinking oh crap I'm leaving Benning. So I turn around. Plus I also forgot the paper with the exact address on it at the Hotel. So I text Zach if he can get me the address again. He calls me and try's to give me directions thru the phone via GPS, wasn't working. So I said screw it drive to the closes gate and ask the guard. Turns out I was on the corrected road and the gate I came to was to go onto another part of the Base called Sand Hill which is where Ryan is. We finally got to where we needed to 20 mins. before we were suppose to get a briefing to get Ryan. Needless to say when I go back to Georgia I will have a GPS of my own in my suitcase.
After the little mishaps though it was really great to see Ryan just short lived. We had time with him from 6:00pm of the Nov. 21st to 8:00pm on Nov. 23rd. It was so hard to have to say goodbye to him again.
He actually really likes being in the Army though. I figured he would and be pretty good at it also. Which he is doing well. He shot expert for his marksmanship. He was thrilled. He also is a team leader in his platoon. Other than being homesick he is kicking butt!!!
But enough about Army(even though that's mainly our life now). Obviously other things have happened besides our trip to Georgia and Ryan being in Basic Training.
All I do is work, work, work. Well not as of resent. I was working at the Village Square grocery store the whole year up until this December. I left for personal reasons but will be starting a new job at the other grocery store in town once Ryan goes back to Training after his Christmas leave.
We still have our puppy dog Axle. He took it way harder than I did when Ryan left. He sat and stared at the front door every night for about a month. Broke my heart. But now he could care less that Ryan is home. Lol.
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Over the 4th of July I had to work so that sucked. But both Ryan and I remembered that it had been a year since we lost our baby so we use the day to think of it.
I really want to try again but I think Ryan is scared it will happen again. i plan on going to a doctor and talking to them before we try and see if there is a reason they think for the 2 losses. Both times my Blood hormone Level was below average so maybe that means something. I also have been taking my prenatal vitamins since my last miscarriage so over a year. But Ryan is afraid also if we have a baby when we live here in Challis that we will for sure get stuck here. I tell it won't happen cause I do not want to be stuck here but he won't listen.
But we both have jobs now. He is still at Round Valley feed store and I did get the job at the store I was suppose to. There is just a lot of drama there. Starting to wish I never went there.
Ryan has been working on his old truck but it is kind of kicking his butt. The plan was for him to rebuild that and his Fairlane and we will save our money and move again but the way the truck has been going I think we maybe here for a while. :( I miss my freedom of having my own place. My parents get on me and Ryan for dumb things and I knew it would be like this if we moved back but Ryan said oh it should be better. It's not. My dad is getting on us for how we spend OUR money. I don't get on him what he does with his money. Yeah he does'nt like tattoos but if thats how Ryan and I want to spend our money tuff shit that is how we are going to spend ur money. We plan on getting tattoos for Ryan's birthday so we are saving our money for that being cheap skates and that is how my dad got on about not getting tattoos to save our money.
My doctor bills are so close to being done it is crazy! I have one payment left on one out of the 4 and one other one that has a payment and a half and than that one will be done. I could finish them off with a pay check but than I will be completely broke so I only have been paying the less I have to pay so we can still pay for gas and stuff.
We want to get a different vechicle since our 1 car we have between the 2 of us is going to crap. Once that happens we can make longer trips like to Salt Lake to see Mrs. Scallions!!!! It has almost been a year since we have seen her and we said we weren't going to wait that long again to see each other but it is our fault since it is our turn to go see her. It will happen though!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
But anyways I better get off here and actually get some work done. Just thought I would update on whats going on around this boring part of the world.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
So far he has a job at the local feed store and I was suppose to have a job once we got here at one of the grocery stores but I guess i can't get on there until June. So i have put in at some other places and waiting to hear anything.
Will be making a trip to Boise this weekend for Idaho's Largest Garage Sale with Ryan and my mom. Than on the 21st my mom and I are flying out to see my brother and his girlfriend in Portland. Get to take a tour of the Hospital there cause they are having a baby so we get to see where the kid will be popping out at. :)
I miss Boise just cause I had a choice of things to do, 24 hour gas stations, cheap shopping, and a job I liked. I also miss the sounds of the big airplanes flying over. I don't know why but I do.
Anyways i thought I better update something since it has been a while so I will try and be better.
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
1.Where is your favorite place to shop?
2. Where are places you want to vist?
3. What are your favorite animals?
4. what are some cars you would like own someday?
- Dodge charger
- '70 Chevelle
- Mazda Speed
- Dodge Magnum
5. What are your favorite songs @ the moment?
- Solo- Iyaz
- Break your heart- Taio Cruz
- The Saltwater Room- Owl City
- Fame, Riches, Rehab bitches- Jeffree Star
- Party People- Nelly feat. fergie
- In my Head- Jason Derulo
6. Some songs you hate @ the moment?
- Need you now- Lady Anteblum(good song over played)
- I'm a be- Black Eyed Peas
- Big Green Tractor- Jason Aldien(thanks to Ryan's ringtone)
7. People you miss right now?
- Ryan(@ work)
- Sebastian( i sure miss you little man)
- Sassy( I wish i knew what happened)
8.Things you are looking forward to:
- Moving to a nicer place
- someday having kids
- owning a cool car or getting my car back
- maybe becoming a server at work
- visiting Challis
- Maybe going to South Dakota this September!
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
This was our first picture together.
Ryan senior year.
Me senior year.
Some other pics during high school.
Us in Laramie.
Once we got back to Idaho.
We finally got married after 3 years!
On our honeymoon.
And December 2009 in Boise, Idaho.