S: The Dicksons, Est. 2010
BC: Made with love and sarcasm by Jaimie
FC: Dusty and Jaimie sitting in a tree K-I-S-S-I-N-G | 2010 - 2011
1: First comes loves... Then comes marriage... | Then comes student loans, loud hot rods, silly moments, awful accents, fantastic trips, overbearing craft supplies, inside jokes, themed parties, Groupon discounts... ALSO KNOWN AS the Newlywed stage.
2: Buffalo Wild Wings in Abilene | Diane's Surprise Birthday Party | Loving... | After the wedding, Dusty and Jaimie settled into married life. They spent many weekends at the lake. The house finally had some decoration added to it.
3: Dusty showing his skills... | Enjoying the lake! | FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND | Dusty and Jaimie went out to Proctor Lake. Good food and great friends! They also swam and played with fireworks with the Dickson's.
4: Superhero Party | For Jaimie's Birthday, the Justice Confederation came for their annual meeting! They figured out Blue Blaze was Da Bomb's cousin but not before Nerdon was killed. Blue Blaze escaped...for now! | Best Costume Award | Proof of True
5: The Jester: Joey Vampo Man: Nathan Stingmata: Maegen Mr. Fabulous: Justin The Wisher: Chelsea Nerdon: Dusty Electra: Jaimie Shiver: Amy Red Wonder: Jonathan Blue Blaze: Kim
6: Chattanooga | Dusty had two of these!! One and a half too many! | Historic Hotel | River Trip | BWI Convention: Chattanooga was gorgeous and definitely a tourist town! Lots of great restaurants, neat shops, and free public transportation. | TN
7: Chattanooga Cupcakes | On the way to Ruby Falls! | Big River Grille and Brewing Company | They had homemade rootbeer and brewed several kinds of beer. And could make some good appetizers! | Dusty loved the ropes course. He was the leader of the pack. Jaimie suffered through because Dusty made her. | Chattanooga had an amazing aquarium with several buildings and outside areas for kids plus the river boat.
8: State Fair | Everything fried!! | Big Tex | Texas Tech 45 Baylor 38 | Dusty had to work but Jaimie went with her mom and dad to see Tech beat Baylor. They met up with Beverly and Karen at the game. They tried fried butter, fried Snickers, fried green tomatos, and fried Dr. Pepper!
9: Mystery Food Party at Nathan and Amy's | Women's swimsuit bottoms....
10: Ruidoso | NM | Skylar, Samantha, Chelsea, Justin, Dennis, Dusty hit the slopes while Bonnie and Jaimie hit the slots!
11: Getting to the cabin was a little scary! The roads were very steep and the driveway made Jaimie's stomach hurt but the cabin was worth the drive! Floor to ceiling windows made seeing the views effortless. | Chelsea and Skylar
12: Christmas | ICE Gaylord | Family trip for Gigi's birthday! | Jaimie went overboard at home with decorations (Texas Tech themed). | Dusty and Jaimie went to see Santa with Kaleb!
13: Dusty and Jaimie at the entrance of the Gaylord | Dusty and Jaimie got lots of good stuff for Christmas. Dusty got an Gamo Silent Cat, clothes, Crocs that he has not taken off since. Jaimie received a jewelry box, Nook, and a straighting iron. They also got an IKEA gift card for house decorations. | Kaleb and Gigi in Santa's chair | Kaleb was not a huge fan of the jackets during the exhibit
14: Dusty's Birthday San Antonio | Fogo de Chao was the perfect restaurant for Dusty's birthday--a meat buffet without the walking! | Dusty shared his birthday month with Chelsea and Andrew. His birthday trip to San Antonio, with Andrew and Lauren, fell on the St. Patrick's Day celebration! Jaimie got a lime green pedicure because she loves all things themed! | PART OF THE ST. PATTY'S PARADE
15: Dusty's Birthday at Putt Putt | Batting cages, putt putt, and arcade games...that had all been there since Dusty's childhood. Still fun though! | Dusty turned 25!! | And Chelsea FINALLY turned 21!! | Abilene
16: City Easter Egg Hunt | Easter! | "Game Face" | Dusty and Jaimie watched Kaleb hunt Easter Eggs three times! Then it was their turn! Confetti eggs, candy, cash, and scratch offs! | Jaimie pelted sweet innocent Peyton with a confetti egg but found $17 during the hunt (the most out of everyone)! She also was the only person to experience the first Easter pinata! | <---4 pieces?! | Marvin & Linda's
17: Nana and Easton | Cool Dudes
18: Dusty and Jaimie went out to the Hagood's for family portraits.
19: Memorial Day Weekend | Dusty and Jaimie went out to Granddaddy's place to camp with the Carroll's. | Everyone slept in "Ghetto-Pop", woke up to crazy birds and cows and caught lots of fish. | Amy and Jaimie only got stuck once on the bank, not counting the parking time.
20: Enchanted Rock | Dusty defacing the state park 5 minutes after they got there. | Jaimie nearly died on Summit Trail. | And Dusty's only concern was having to drive home alone and bored. | "I saw this on Man vs Wild..." | We made it!!! | Dusty apparently had "more in shape" cardio | After two hours of hiking, Dusty and Jaimie were ready for some Cooper's BBQ.
21: One year later.. | Dusty still plays Warcraft.. and Jaimie still hates that Dusty plays Warcraft. Jaimie still plans EVERYTHING too far in advance & Dusty still loves cars that need too much money and work. Dusty still speaks faster than he thinks and Jaimie still cannot read directions. Too much change in a year can be bad right? | Dusty now holds hands with Jaimie inside stores & Jaimie does not get mad about the Red Lobster story anymore. Dusty convinced Jaimie he needs long torso shirts & Jaimie convinced Dusty to take the dogs out in the morning at least once a week. | Best of all, Dusty still loves Jaimie and Jaimie still loves Dusty. Some things will never change.