The Life of Bon: Merry Christmas 2013!

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Merry Christmas 2013!



I looked at my calendar today and what did I see?
It's December 22 already?  Ah, gee!
I had great big plans to get Christmas cards in the mail,
Now they'll never make it on time- it's a holiday fail!
I needed an alternate plan, something easy and quick,
I know it's lame, but a blog Christmas card will have to do the trick.

2013 has been a full year in our little family clan,
Lots of changes and decisions for this wife and her man.
When the year started we had plans to move to Hollywood,
But after lots of thought and prayer we decided Utah was just as good.

Greg got his Bachelor's degree in April- he's now a college grad!
He refused to walk at his ceremony, but a nice, fancy dinner wasn't too bad.
He now spends his days working with adults with special needs,
And at night you will find him on the Hale Center Stage- playing the lead!

This summer we ventured to Hawaii with Greg and his family,
Got scammed $1200 bucks in the process- quite the "vacation fee"!
It hurt at the time, but we chalk it up to a "good learning experience",
And if nothing else it helped us grow up and learn a bit of common sense!

I moved high schools this year- left Copper Hills in the dust,
Switched to a school closer to home and with a football team you can trust!
I miss Copper Hills and the people there- there's no doubt about it,
But the change and growth is good for me- this new school is a great fit.
I teach juniors and seniors, and yikes, they even gave me a class of AP-
I'm terrified to teach it, but pray that the seventeen year olds don't see.

In August to my mom's basement we had to say goodbye,
We loved being so close to family, but found a new place in Lehi.
With just the two of us alone it suddenly started to feel a bit lonely,
So in October we got ourselves a dog, I insist I must have been crazy.

This fall we got called to teach primary, and that has been one of our greatest joys,
It means we spend Sunday afternoons with three rowdy, ten year old boys.
They are a hyper and active bunch and they keep us on our toes,
But we've fallen madly in love with the kids, how it happened nobody knows.

The year was filled with its ups and downs, small trials and blessings great,
We know that no matter the difficulties, God blesses us at a much faster rate.
We make so many mistakes- we are humans who are deeply flawed,
And so find ourselves constantly giving thanks for the gift of the Son of God.
During this Christmastime we are reminded of so many miracles great and small,
As we remember the birth of baby Jesus-  His life and sacrifice is the greatest gift of all.

Merry Christmas from Greg and Bonnie


23 comments:

  1. Clever poem! Merry Christmas!

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  2. Oh no, I think my first comment didn't go through properly! I love this! So cute and fun. Plus, this way we all get to see your holiday card!

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  3. Love this. Also, this is why I send out New Years cards. Christmas is just too close.

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  4. I'm also sending out New Years cards! Glad I'm not the only one. And this poem and card are adorable!

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  5. Fun and Beautiful at the same time. We do love and miss you. I'm happy that you see the change to a new school as a good fit. Happiness to you and yours this Christmas season and in the New Year.

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  6. What an adorable idea for a Christmas card!! Merry Christmas to you & Greg :)

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  7. Merry Christmas to you, Greg & your family! :]

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  8. Merry Christmas Bonnie, great poem! :)

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  9. You are a poetry master :) Love this cute idea! Merry Christmas to you and Greg!

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  10. LOVE this! The poem and the photo!! I may have to steal the poem idea for my Christmas card next year!!

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  11. HAHA this is fantastic!! I love it! Merry Christmas Bonnie and Greg! XO

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  12. Wonderful card! Merry Christmas!

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  13. Ahh so cute - and a great recap of your year :) Merry Christmas Bonnie and Greg!!

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  14. So cute! :) love it! Merry Christmas Bonnie and Greg! Love you and your blog!

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  15. I love this!! Great idea and good job on it :)

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  16. Sounds like a great year and hope you had a great Christmas and a happy New Year to you and yours Bonnie! -Iva

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