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July 23rd in Pictures (and a few words)

Ashton Gardens We're sooo thankful we were able to celebrate our wedding day here.

My Man of Honor and My Matron of Honor
Our toesies (and reflections!)

The dip
Mr. and Mrs.
The parents
The boys
The girls (and boy!)

Roller coasters

Can I tell you something?  Ok, but you have to promise not to tell anyone.  It's a secret.  I've kept it hidden deep, deep down for quite a while now.  

I'm not perfect.




I wake up each morning with the intent to try hard, do my best, and be ready to take on the day ahead of me.  And each day, it seems, at least lately, I blow it.  I can't do it on my own.  I try.  I try really hard.  

And yet.

I don't try hard enough.  
Does that make sense?  I mean, I put forth effort.  I do what I'm supposed to do.  I listen and follow directions.  And yet.  

I feel like some mornings I have to drag myself kicking and screaming (in my head, at least) out of bed.  Is that how it's supposed to be?  It can't be.  I don't believe that it is.  And yet.

That's how it is.  

Other days, it's lovely.  The sun is shining down (and creating 106°heat waves), the birds (literally) are chirping away outside, and all is right in the world.  
I feel l…