We had the wonderful opportunity to celebrate the last day before classes started at our friend, Jeff's birthday. A delicious BBQ, yummy birthday cake, and some brew with friends were perfect ways to top off the day. We ran through a rainstorm with heavy winds (yikes) with our friends Hannah and Anthony. Ryan was upset to have left the party early, so I was really glad that our friend Troy invited him over to continue the end-of-the-summer festivities.
Ryan was really excited to meet other Wisconsinites at the party. That's one really great aspect of military life- seeing other people from your home state. I get excited when I meet people from Wisconsin or even Minnesota and a Wisconsin license plate makes my heart go all a'flutter.
The next day was the first day of classes for a lot of students, whether it be Kindergarten or the start to a college degree. Although I was content with sleeping in the next morning, I definitely wanted to snap some pictures of the new college freshman in our household...my husband!
Also take note that he's rocking a Badger tee, even though he's going to school in Montana.
After four years in the Marine Corps, Ryan is taking advantage of the G.I. Bill and going to school in the town that we now live in. I think he's interested in becoming a high school teacher, but for now he's tackling his gen eds. I'm particularly excited about his creative writing class and how it's focusing a lot on poetry. Maybe I'll get some love poems out of this gig ;)
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