Thursday, August 13, 2009


Nick came home yesterday from work and let me know that his start date for his SCEP position starts on Monday! Yay!!! For those who don't know what a SCEP position is it is a full-time student position. Which means they gives us insurance, retirement, tuition assistance, and a permanent position when Nick gets his Bachelors degree in May. The best part is we won't be taking a pay cut like we thought we might. Life is working out for us in Caliente, NV and we are so glad we took the chance and moved here. We are happy to be able to see the end of school and the start of a long career working for BLM. We feel very blessed that in this tough economy we have a good reliable job and are getting the benefits we need for our family. We have been trying to get this position for 2 years and now it has happened! We are excited for the changes in our lives and grateful to our Heavenly Father for making it happen. We don't know where we would be if we didn't have the church in our lives. We are still praying for my Dad and my Uncle David to find jobs and hope it is soon. We hope everyone is having a great summer!

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Late Post

I have been so behind in posting this last month has been busy for me. First of all I was gone for 2 whole weeks. We were in Ely for the 4th of July and spent the holiday with Nicks parents. Then we drove with April to Florence, AZ and spent a week and a half with my family. We had a lot of fun and were able to go swimming a couple of times. We also went to Big Bear, CA for a fun family reunion. It was fun to see everyone! We finally returned home and got to see Nick! It was six whole weeks without him and we hope we won't ever have to be apart for that long again. Jayden followed his dad around for about a week which Nick tired of quickly. But, it was fun to see that they both missed him!

trevor on his 16th birthday!

Aaryn and Grandpa Pay at the 4th of July parade
Jayden at the 4th of July parade
Last weekend we went camping near Ely at Timber creek. It was fun to see a lot of Nicks family including Nick's brother, Johnathan who just returned from serving a mission in Oakland, CA. This weekend we are going back to Ely for Johnathan's return address in church it will be a quick trip, but well worth it! These past few days we have had Nick's youngest brother, Kelton staying with us. It has been fun for us and we hope that he has enjoyed himself. Lately Nick has been working a lot and was approved for overtime on Saturdays. It is nice for him to put in some overtime before school starts again. We are looking forward to this school year and are hoping Nick does well in all of his classes so that he can graduate. We plan on staying in Caliente for long term and hope to buy a house in 1 or 2 years. We are very excited to finally be able to settle down in one place and call it home. We hope all is well with everyone.