Category Archives: Family

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Our Story: A Year Later

This time last year, we began our adventure in adoption. After quite a few months of grieving and struggling through our fertility issues, we decided to meet with a great friend, Helen, to just learn a bit from her adoption, … Continue reading

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Back Home, but without Eli … For Now.

From J … So after a few days of being in Louisiana, we have decided to head home, and unfortunately without our son. “How can this be?” … You might be asking us. Well, the bad news is that Eli, … Continue reading

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We Have Finally Met our Son!

After a week of being at home, awaiting the news from Eli’s doctors on when when he might be released from the hospital, we decided to just head down to Louisiana.  Both Angie and I were very excited to meet … Continue reading

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Angie’s 2010 Top 10…

Oh, 2010, where did our time go?  Lots of stuff happened in 2010, both happy and sad, but I’ll share my top ten memories of 2010 (in no specific order!). 1 – Masters Program – I started my Masters work … Continue reading

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Fifteen years ago, we thought our world was falling apart. Yet today, we celebrate 15 years of being CANCER FREE! I love my mom and am so proud of her battle with cancer and the journey that brought us to … Continue reading

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My Grannie has Gone Home

On Friday, my Grannie – Faye Drury went home to be reunited with her husband and with her creator.  She passed peacefully at my parent’s house, after staying with them since this past April.  All of our family got to … Continue reading

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So…I don’t have a lot to say…

….and most people who really know me would say that was totally untrue. 10 things ya didn’t know about Ang Aquila: 10 – I can be a picky eater.  I dislike baked beans, cole slaw, potato salad, raw onions, raw … Continue reading

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Hi. It’s me…again…

So…it’s been awhile.  J and I are generally rather busy people and, for the most part, we like it that way.  Between all of our activities (yes, I said it out loud, just like in Stepbrothers..) and working, I’ve been … Continue reading

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My Own Little World

I’ve been back from Portland for about a week now and I’m still going through the process of figuring out what my better story looks like.  It’s funny because I’ve held off on going into detail with friends and family  … Continue reading

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Sharing the Storm

One thing that Angie and I both love to experience are lightening and thunder storms.  There’s something about a natural display of untamed power that gets us both and leaves us both in awe.  Perhaps is because these types of … Continue reading

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