Mama Gone Green is a blog dedicated to raising happy children and reducing our impact on the Earth. My name is Taryn and I am the mother of 2 young kids and an environmental studies instructor at a community college in Portland, Oregon. Please join me as I journey through life as a mama, teacher, knitter, photographer, gardener, and environmentalist!

Friday, September 16, 2011

Five Years Ago Today...

....I married my best friend.
This morning, he asked me If I could believe it's already been 5 years. My response was to him was that it seems like even longer. Not because it has been bad in any way, but just because so much has happened in the last 5 years. We moved states and bought a house, we have had 2 children, we have lost 3 dogs to old age and added a new puppy to the mix, he took and passed the bar, he quit a job and started his own practice, I worked for the DEQ for a bit and then got my current job teaching at community college, we have made new friends, visited old friends, traveled to new places, explored our community, learned a little bit about a lot of different things and a lot about a few things.
We are very different people than we were 5 years ago. Sometimes my husband and I have seemed to grow apart a bit, but then we seem to grow back together again. Sort of like 2 trees intertwined that branch off on their own before twisting together again.
So, here is to our five years together, and to our lifetime of years together that we have to look forward to. I can only imagine what the next five years have in store!

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  1. Awe, great pictures, Happy Anniversary!

  2. Happy Anniversary- lovely words- life does move fast doesn't it.

  3. congrats! you look so happy to have tied the knot :-)

  4. Happy Anniversary. I can relate to everything that you have well. We have done very similar things over the past five years... = )

  5. Happy Anniversary! You two are such a wonderful match. Your wedding looks like it was a really good time! :)