As per Jordan’s request. In December of the following years, I was:
2005: Recently had our third child born to us. Still in turmoil in our department at work after our boss was fired for fraud. Getting ready to move into our first own-purchased home.
2004: My parents came out to visit.
2003: We went to Vancouver for Christmas. Finished up my first semester back in school as a new media major, but just finished switching my major to drama.
2002: Was made a full-time employee at the University of Lethbridge.
2001: My practicum at the University of Lethbridge was over, and I was made a project employee (probationary).
2000: Finished up my first semester of multimedia production at Lethbridge Community College. Mary is 5 months pregnant.
1999: On my second job after dropping out of my send year of university three months previously in order to support my family.
1998: Back in Vancouver for Christmas after having moved to Lethbridge six months previously. Mary is 8.5 months pregnant.
1997: Finished my first semester of post-secondary education. I was a French major in an associate degree.
1996: Celebrated 1.5 years of marriage and our second Christmas together. First son would have been born now if we hadn’t miscarried.