Summer Nights

So Randy and I haven't been very much fun this summer...I blame me being sick and all. But the other night, we decided to go up to the canyon to watch the meteor shower. Randy neglected to tell me that it was cloudy....all day. But regardless, we decided to go and see if it would clear up. We stopped to get frozen yogurt, something I'm craving daily, then headed up Provo Canyon. We stopped at Bridal Veil Falls and it was so nice to be outside, sucking up the natural air. I loved walking hand in hand with my husband as we talked about the baby and our lives. We sat by the falls for about 30 minutes and just enjoyed it. Then it started to rain and I was thinking, "Great. We aren't going to last long out here or see any showers." I also felt bad because we could have been helping out my sister in law watching our niece that night. But we still decided to go up and wait out the rain. 
So we drove to a park we like out in the boonies and saw lots of deer. It had stopped raining and even started clearing up a bit and I was so excited! When Randy and I were dating, we would always lay out and look at the stars. I remember even when he was on his mission (beware....hokey cheesy alert), that I wished on a shooting star that I would marry Randy Searle...so I love the stars :) Again, it was so nice to snuggle with my honey and just talk and laugh and be care free. I love just sitting and talking, learning more and more about my husband. 
While we were laying there, two girls were walking by and as soon as they saw us snuggling and stuff, they got silent, then started giggling. Just made me laugh thinking that they were maybe assuming we were dating or single students. But we are married and can do what we want-Kapeeesh???? :)

The sky had cleared and we could start to see stars. But Randy and I were both falling asleep because we are like old fogies. :) So we ended up not even staying to watch the stars as guilty as I feel admitting. But I still enjoyed the little date Randy and I had and so grateful for the time we had together. 


Our Summer 2012

Well, I figured I would update and jot it all down to remember what we had done.

From May-June, Randy and I both did the first block of Summer term and boy was that crazy. Even though I was only taking two classes, it was overwhelming with how fast it went! But it was actually awesome, two more classes done. Randy was super busy too with classes and getting ready for athletic training in the fall. 

In May, we also found out that we were pregnant! Luckily my sickness didn't really hit until after school was over, but hit right during our family reunion.

After school and at the end of June, we took off to Idaho and went to Randy's best friends wedding and it was wonderful. The night before, they had a big dutch oven dinner and I just couldn't even enjoy it :( But everything was just so cute and perfect. Right after the sealing, we headed off to Boise to meet the rest of Randy's family who had gone to Utah for a different family reunion. And onward to Oregon! Randy's sister planned the whole thing and it was just wonderful, except for the sickness. Driving didn't help. I eventually got medicine to help with the sickness and that helped with the vomiting-but my appetite was gone and still nauseas. We went to the beach, aquarium, saw seals on the rocks, flew kites, the men went fishing and I napped a ton haha. We went to the temple too in Portland and that was cool.   We saw Shoshone Falls and Multnomah Falls. I will have to post pictures later because they are all the wrong format right now.

After that, we spent the Fourth of July in Island Park. That was cool to be able to be out in such an awesome, beautiful place. And the fireworks were awesome! We eventually went back with Randy's co-workers and went to Yellowstone. 

I've been doing a lot of sessions this summer like weddings, engagements, bridals, families, etc.  We've been very busy and now just trying to get back to life. I'm trying to get feeling better so I can stay caught up with sessions and the house and being a good spouse. Randall has been more than amazing and his patience stuns me. I'm just not worthy of him! :) We are excited to be in the second trimester of pregnancy, glad to hopefully have the sickness go away and can't wait to start feeling this little one move around. 

Not too exciting of a post, but it will help my remember how awesome our life is as we reflect back on the blog.