What you are in love with, what seizes your imagination, will affect everything. It will decide what will get you out of bed in the morning, what you will do with your evenings, how you will spend your weekends, what you read, who you know, what breaks your heart, and what amazes you with joy and gratitude. Fall in love, stay in love and it will decide everything.

-Pedro Arrupe, SJ

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

yours, mine and ours.

sometimes i have such a hard time with the fact that this was kevin's city first, and sometimes it still feels like i'm just tagging along, or just on vacation, and that i don't really live here. but i've been trying lately to focus on all the things about tucson that we've made ours:

-a certain spot on mt. lemmon where we alway
s sit and reflect on how beautiful life really is
-the new self-serve frozen yogurt place on speedway that we often go to after dinner
-saturday morning brunch after my long run and kevin's bike ride
-adding movies to our netflix queue
-the random weekday where neither of us have meetings and we can sleep in :)
-stopping by starbuck's or canyon cafe on the
way to work
-the saturday early-bird movie for $5
-having a beer at kevin's apartment after a lon
g day at work and class
-mass on sunday afternoons (currently we're church shopping), and a dinner out afterwards where we can relax before our busy lives begin again the next morning

new favorite picture: kevin, a weiner, and i at the tucson beer festival a few weeks ago.


  1. the wiener looks confused and slightly uneasy. you, however, look lovely.

  2. oh, this is ali, btw. sorry, wrong google account...