Auburn Archive

Pine Hill Cemetery

Oh how proud my Grandmother would be! My Grandmother (Wells) who raised me along with my Granddad was a genealogy junkie. She’s supposedly traced our family back to Adam and Eve. Researching our family was her main hobby and anytime we traveled she usually had to stop at a library or a cemetery to do …

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Auburn Christmas Parade

On this Christmas Eve, many of us are busy hustling around getting last minute shopping trips, wrapping gifts, and cooking. I’m guilty of all three, I’m afraid. I thought I throw together a few pics from the Auburn Christmas Parade from a few weeks ago. All three 4 of my family members were in the …

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The Writing’s On the Wall

Last Wednesday, I got up as normal, grabbed my phone, and headed down stairs to have my Bible time and eat my cereal before getting the kids up in 30 minutes. I noticed I had a text, so I opened it up to see a text from AU ALERT:

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{Like a} Funeral for a Friend

I woke up Tuesday morning feeling sick to my stomach. Feeling as if I was missing the funeral for my best friend. That yearning in my heart that told me, “Let me see them one more time.” It’s terrible, gut-wrenching. Knots form as I try not to ponder the thought that the Toomer’s Oaks will …

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ScoutFest at Auburn City Fest {2013}

This was the 2nd year that our BSA district participated in the Auburn City Fest. Rob was in charge of the “ScoutFest” again this year.

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The last rolling of these trees

Although, we didn’t go to the rolling of Toomer’s Corner after A-day, I raced over there Sunday night just as the clean up crews got there to start cleaning up. Here’s a few shots: I’ve written a bit about the trees already. I’m not sure any of my words have or could ever truly convey …

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Saying goodbye…

These trees have stood the test of time. Over a hundred years ago no one knew how beloved these trees would be. How they would be the center of countless celebrations after Auburn University victories. How they would be the focal point of a tradition that is a favorite among Auburn students, fans, and alums. …

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Sugar Bowl Trip 2005::New Orleans, LA

It’s not like I don’t have enough to do, but I find these little things that irritate me that become my obsession until I do them. One of which is going through my old Xanga posts namely Travel posts and reposting them with pics and more cohesiveness. The first one I found after talking to …

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Game Day for Scouts

Saturday was Scout Day at Auburn University’s football game, which means all Scouts and Scout leaders get in free! It was an 11:20 kick off which made for another early day. Rob is in charge of giving out tickets for the Boy Scouts, so we had to be on campus at 9am. We took the …

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Reason #1,670 that I love living in Auburn

I just love living in Auburn. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. We are so lucky to live here for so many reasons. When we’re visiting other towns and they have city events like this and they charge, I just feel so thankful that every spring I know we can go just …

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ScoutFest at City Fest {2012}

This year Rob was in charge of the Scout booth at Auburn City Fest. It was the first year to do this and I think it was great. He and other scout leaders are constantly looking for ways to promote scouting and they came up with having an area in the Child’s Imagination Station are …

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Auburn Vet School Open House 2012

Today was Auburn’s Vet School Open House. It’s a free event for families to come see what goes on at the vet school, also used a recruiting tool for potential veterinary majors. We always enjoy it and learn a lot too! Here’s a few pics: Pony…oh how cute! Petting the bird Bomb dog demonstration I …

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30 days of Thankfulness – Day 10

I am thankful for the opportunity to learn. My job offers free tuition for me at limited number of hours each semester. Although, I haven’t taken advantage of that. I have taken advantage of the professional development classes. I took my 2nd workshop today on Professional Ethics. A lot of it was common since, but …

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30 days of Thankfulness – Day 7

Today I’m thankful my awesome group of student workers. I’ve found through my experiences in my new job, that I love working with college aged ‘kids.’ The students I work with are anywhere from 18-26 years old. We don’t limit what majors are allowed to work in our department, which is really cool because we …

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30 days of Thankfulness – Day 5

Today I’m thankful for my job. I love my job and even if I didn’t I’m thankful to finally have steady income after several year so of not having it. I love my job for many reasons… -an easy going, flexible, easy to work with, easy to talk to, boss (who hosts great parties) -great …

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It’s Officially Official

I’m just elated at my job and although many of my *new duties have not begun, I know this is where I belong. I’ve always been proud to say that I’m an Auburn Alum, but now I can say I’m an Auburn Employee! WAR EAGLE! *I was doing this job as a temp before being …

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National Championship Celebration

Today was the celebration. Very moving. Took lots of pics. I couldn’t decide which pic to use. Nothing really jumped out at me so I made a collage. See all of them here.

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Toomer’s Oak Trees

I’m not sure I can find the words to express the sadness that the Auburn Family are experiencing because of the impending death of the Toomer’s Oak Trees. For those of you who are unaware of what I’m speaking of I’ll try to put it in a nutshell for ya. Toomer’s Corner is the center …

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We are the Champions!

This season has been nothing less than remarkable and amazing. I agree with Coach Chizik in saying that to try and describe it would “cheapen it.” As Auburn Alum and die-hard fans, Rob and I go into every football season hoping and praying that Auburn plays well and goes to good bowl game. After the …

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Auburn’s 1st Game of the Season 2009

Here’s a video of the amazing flight of Spirit at the first game. And a few pics that I took:

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