Monday, May 31, 2010

A Memorable Day

Saturday night Noah and I arrived home to this beauty on our doorstep.

Apparently our neighbors had "come in to some cakes" and decided to share. We especially enjoyed the following gummy sharks eating the gummy bear. Note the blood.

And today, after seeing Sara's beautiful yard I just couldn't help myself when I got home Noah and I took a trip to Wal-Mart and bought planting materials. The flowers in the back are from Wendy, the ones on the left Noah and I bought at Wal-Mart, and the ones on the right are from our landlord's son.

This would be our jalapeno plant.

And here is our tomato and basil, with soon to be rosemary. Also pictured is the mint that our landlord has graciously left in upon request.

It was FANTASTIC. I felt like a proud parent looking at all our little plants. I really want to get a gardening can so I can feel like a true gardener. Oh summer, how I love you.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

And the verdict is...

I'm ACTUALLY going to be a teacher!!! Holy, oh my goodness, me-oh-my. It hits me every couple of hours that I actually have a job that I'm going to love. I can't wait to have my own classroom this fall.

So in celebration Noah and I went to the Cheesecake Factory with our gift certificate and it was fantastic. On our way in though, we saw a great majority of the Jorgensen clan who had been celebrating Shelley's birthday. Happy Birthday Shelley! So after our celebration we went to go party with them.

Also, I went to Seven Peaks with the school and Rachel insisted that I was her best friend.

I love days like today.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Documented Proof

I brought my camera along to Park City in order to capture every moment. We took about 7 pictures. These are the highest quality and most appropriate.

Saturday Night we took a trip to Gateway to talk to the Apple Store about buying an iPad. Which we are not buying, (unless I get the job I'm interviewing for tomorrow). Noah organized the food and the T.V. so we could eat, soak, and watch T.V. all while enjoying the luxury of our own private whirlpool.

The above picture would be our dinner.

Yes, we got Starbucks, it was delicious and coffee free.
Does anyone else find him strikingly handsome???

On another note, I go back to work today after the long weekend away and I get a call from an elementary school to interview for a teaching position! Wish me luck!

Saturday, May 15, 2010

One Year Older and Not Too Much Wiser

This week marks the first year of marriage. We're headed up to Park City on the 21st for our whirlpool suite. FANTASTIC!

Anyway I thought you might like to see some of this year's statistics:

2 cross country trips
2 nights total spent away from each other(every night away was with Esther)
1 gallbladder removed
1 very strange lump in my armpit that now itches
1 new tent and
2 camping trips
0 Babies
12 pregnancy scares :)
1 totaled scooter
6 jobs(all at the same time)
2 successful Farmer's Markets
15,000,000 spiders, earwigs, centipedes, and rolly-polies
3 bee attacks
1 flooded hallway
1 broken window
1 collapsed chair and 1 sore bum
1 complete set of china
3 broken glasses and 1 broken bowl
1 large bag of toilet paper from Costco(yes, only 1)

and you might puke at this one, but...

365 days of pure joy.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Becoming a Teacher

Why is it that when I want to apply for jobs I need something from the state, but they won't give it to me unless I have a job already? Where is the logic?

Tuesday, May 4, 2010


I was so relieved yesterday about the bee that I came home in a great mood. Noah and I climbed in to bed. I turned to Noah, "I'm a paraplegic, can you help me get into my pj's?"
"A paraplegic or a quadriplegic?"
"Right, a quadriplegic. My brain is a little fried from the fall."
Noah smirks and helps me get undressed and pushes me over on my side of the bed. "Noah," I say, "I'm uncomfortable. Will you move me?" Noah pushes me.
"Not there, I want my head to be the other way."
By now, Noah is fed up, "If you're a quadriplegic, then this won't hurt." He proceeds to pinch me. I go crazy and settle back down. "See, you're not a quadriplegic."
"Yes, I am, I still have feeling there, just not everywhere else. That was just a spasm."

How I love him.

Monday, May 3, 2010

From the Newsroom

Reporting from my living room on the latest in the life of a Utah Coleman.

In fashion news Mohawks are all the rage in junior high.

And in recent news I almost crashed and died. So I'm a little out of character, but it's true. I was minding my own business, enjoying the spring breeze coming through my open car window with the radio blaring and I look over on my passenger side. There, lying on my purse is a bee. It didn't move so I debated pulling over to the side of the road. Next thing I know, it starts waking up. I pull over quickly and try to prod it away, but it DISAPPEARS!

Being the brave soul that I am I get back on the freeway praying desperately that it's dead. It's not.

I look over and see the little beast on my window. I envision painful stings mingled with fiery wrecks, pieces of my Echo strewn across the freeway. Luckily, I come to a very quick complete stop, open the car doors and slowly roll down the window. I had to push the stinking bee out the window with a piece of paper and the entire time my mother is on the phone laughing at my hysterics.

I didn't die, for which I'm grateful.