In honor of our 3rd Wedding Anniversary (!!!) last week a long time ago, Nels and I are reminiscing and writing “Our Story” — Hope you enjoy. This is Part 7. Read the rest here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 and Part 6. (Jordan) He was just back from Ft. Jackson, fit and strong from 5 a.m. PT and finally in […]
In honor of our 3rd Wedding Anniversary (!!!) this last week, Nels and I are reminiscing and writing “Our Story” — Hope you enjoy. This is Part 5. Read the rest here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4. (Nels) I was young then, impulsive, eager, and yearning for a life of love. Some men propose over dinner, or at a […]
In honor of our 3rd Wedding Anniversary (!!!) this week, Nels and I are reminiscing and writing “Our Story” — Hope you enjoy. This is Part 4. Read the rest here: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. (Nels) Going to the chaplain officer basic leadership course was new and stretching to me. I was beginning to see the Army […]
Three years ago…July 29, 2008… He asked me if I’d marry him. On a picnic blanket beside the Missouri River, with mulberry-stained feet he sang to me and read to me and we prayed together and I said yes. He gave me this ring and a kiss and we sealed the deal…<3 …and began this […]
I am a blessed kiddo. Nels & I got this table for FREE last week… From sweet Miss Betty, who called me “babe.” Goodbye, miserable, trashy, torn-up card table. Yahweh provides. Here’s to: dinner parties and a soon-to-begin tradition of family meals at the Carlson table! Heck yeah. And yes, you’re invited.
- my morning cup of Caribou. Bless the Lord, oh my soul, bless the Lord! – the indescribable moment when my fear of vulnerability was abandoned and I could cry while my fiance kissed the tears off my cheeks. I could not ask for more. – the wonderful Thai characters (which I cannot read) that […]
Summum Bonum (by Robert Browning) All the breath and the bloom of the year in the bag of one bee All the wonder and wealth of the mine in the heart of one gem In the core of one pearl all the shade and the shine of the sea Breath and bloom, shade […]
It’s true! As of July 29, 2008…I am engaged to the one and only Nels Carlson. STORIES COMING SOON! Visit http://www.theknot.com/ourwedding/JordanHuston&NelsCarlson for details! “Every good and perfect gift is from above…” Thank you, Jesus.
Saturdays are my favorite…free ones, at least. No to-do list’s (except that nagging one that is stored in the back of my mind), no agenda…just a Saturday. The first in August. The only free one this month. Mmmm… What a beautiful day the Lord has given me. I awoke with a bitter taste in my […]