I have so much to share about the past week, but for tonight I have to share our biggest news from the cruise!

Tim and I are going to have our first daughter-in-law next fall!!!

Erich proposed in the Bahamas!!! 

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The ring!2009 cruise pics 1180

I just love this picture!!2009 cruise pics 1182

Erich and Mallory after the engagement news! 2009 cruise pics 1181

Erich and Mallory on formal night2009 cruise pics 0221

Mallory brought her own shark “finger puppet!” 2009 cruise pics 0150

My mom enjoyed some fun Mallory moments.. 

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Tim took this picture!!!  Isn’t Mallory strong?!?!?!?2009 cruise pics 0452

Mallory and Me at Uncle Dick and Aunt Betty’s reception2009 cruise pics 0142

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Erich, Evan, Todd, Maria, Mallory, and Olivia

2009 cruise pics 0089Mallory with my cousin’s grandson, Hudson!    2009 cruise pics 0149 Mallory with my Aunt Earlene!

As I sit back and reflect on this exciting time in Erich’s life, I have to smile because God gave our family the Bahamas back in a new and totally different way this year.

I have so much to tell you, but I am so, so tired.

Thank you for praying us through this week.  Thank you so much.