1.1 - New Year's Day
1.4 - R starts her terrible 2s early
1.13 - Avalanche Training Camp
1.14 - R's first time ice skating
1.19 - R's first time at the Wildlife Experience museum
1.22 - R rides the lightrail with me to school so she can go to daycare
1.24 - Things don't go so well at daycare
1.26 - But R is still cute
1.27 - I get my graduation application, graduation seems like a possibility for the first time
1.28 - I ride the lightrail to and from school in rush hour and it's not a lot of fun
2.1 - We make it to lots of Denver Cutthroat games- R is in love with the mascot Gill
2.6 - School wears on me
2.10 - R because a little person more and more every day
2.14 - We enjoy a laid back Valentine's Day
2.21 - R is a punk rocker
2.23 - R gets her first vanilla bean frap from Starbucks as a reward for being good while I study, little do I know that I've created a massive monster
3.11 - N hurts his back and we end up at Urgent Care, I had run out of medication that day and was shaking and naseous with withdrawals, but R was having a ball
3.19 - N works on his best friend's Camaro to get it running again- we have a Camaro party
3.25 - My graduation invitations come in the mail- things are even more real
3.29 - R begins her (what will surely be) lifelong pursuit of fixing cars
3.31 - R has a great Easter filled with cousins and Camaros
4.2 - I spend a lot of time at school
4.11 - My good grades are rewarded with a great scholarship and I finally get wedding bands after almost 3 years with a temp ring
4.15 - I make invitations for R's second birthday party
4.16 - R looks out the door with our old Husky Mika who now belongs to my SIL- My SIL watched R while I was in school after the whole daycare thing didn't work out
4.20 - We go to see N's favorite band Lucero and I get wild with a Shirley Temple (yes literally)
4.21 - R gets her first ice cream from the ice cream truck
4.23 - I have no completely given up and am wearing pilly, hairy sweats to school- I feel no shame
4.25 - I am eligible for my honors cords
5.3 - R turns two!!!
5.6 - R has a great second birthday party, and my friend Amber makes her the greatest gift of all time
5.8 - Starbucks holds my hand during finals
5.12 - I get to pick up my honors cords
5.18 - I dye the tips of my hair purple
5.19 - I FINALLY GRADUATE FROM COLLEGE!!!
5.21 - I am finally able to enjoy the warm spring days with my baby girl
5.23 - Hank comes home!
5.24 - Hank adjust to his new life at our house
5.26 - R sees snake sex for the first time
6.2 - Hank makes a fast friend in Jack, my mom's dog- this is also photographic proof that Hank was once smaller than Jack
6.5 - I drive R an hour away to see a "touch-a-truck" show and it's awful, we get one cute pic though
6.6 - R gets blasted by the fountains on Pearl Street in Boulder
6.10 - R goes to the Butterfly Pavilion for the first time
6.13 - R's love of corn on the cob continues to grow
6.25 - R continued to test my boundaries
6.26 - After 7 long years I finally get my diploma, and they spell my name wrong...
6.29 - We buy N's mom's Jeep from her as a favor intending to fix and flip it, and thus begin on an never-ending nightmare
7.6 - R continues to help Bubba fix Jeeps, Hank joins as well
7.9 - I get my first progress shot of Hank
7.17 - R gets cuter and cuter every day
7.20 - I see my dream car parked outside Walmart
7.24 - N and I celebrate our 3rd wedding anniversary
8.15 - R and Hank become buddies (now that he isn't mouthing anymore)
8.22 - We make our first solid attempt at potty training, we're still working on it...
8.27 - I wonder how much bigger Hank could get...
9.3 - R's first day of dance
9.8 - We go greige
9.11 - I get a tube shoved down my nose into my throat for PH monitoring- I make it three hours before ripping the tube out
9.16 - I have a barium swallow at the hospital
9.18 - I start decorating for Halloween
9.18 - Avalanche opening night
9.23 - I have an endoscopy and have a pill attached to my throat to monitor my throat PH- I get to wear a cool receiver for two days
9.27 - Hank comes to love the dog park
9.29 - These two love each other more and more every day
10.1 - Hank continues to grow...
10.4 - R catches snowflakes in Vail
10.5 - R is the flower girl in my cousin's wedding
10.14 - The Avalanche have a record start to the season
10.19 - R, Hank, and I brave the Denver Zombie Crawl alone
10.23 - I swallow a pill that monitors my stomach PH- I get to wear an even cooler receiver for five days
10.31 - These are the only pictures I get on Halloween...
11.4 - I get an old tattoo touched up (left), and a brand new tattoo (right)
11.6 - Date night at an Av's game
11.8 - R and I tour the Pepsi Center when my dear friend Sandie flies in from Canada
11.14 - Hank is STILL growing!
11.17 - R and Hank have the time of their lives raking leaves
11.21 - They play in the first big storm of the season
11.24 - I get another new tattoo- my first on my arm
12.10 - We have a fun time in Boulder while up there for a doctor's appointment
12.12 - R photobombs my picture of our Christmas tree
12.13 - R passes out on the couch for the first time ever
12.18 - My Commander goes to the body shop and I drive my first ever rental car
12.21 - R's first dance recital
12.25 - Christmas
12.27 - N played in a high school reunion hockey game and R proceeded to get completely gross with a pack of Skittles
12.28 - N and R play with their favorite toys (and N shaves most of his beard off!)
12.30 - N and R both come down with nasty colds- R brings all her toys into our bed
12.31 - We rung in the new year with a win from the Avalanche!
Happy New Years! I hope 2014 will be the best yet!