Chris and I met our senior year at SSCA, when I transferred there from Hanover High in January of 2007. We began dating just two months after meeting each other and then both attended Eastern Nazarene College, where we both graduated with degrees in Criminal Justice and minors in Psychology.
Chris proposed in Riviera Maya, Mexico our senior year of college, and we got married less than a year later on December 30, 2011.
Eight months later Chris left to attend the Border Patrol academy for six months at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, NM. Upon his graduation we moved to southern Texas where he worked at the US/Mexican border as a Border Patrol Agent from 2012-2016. I became a teacher at a public charter school and taught second, third, and fourth grade over the years there.
In March of 2016, Chris was given a transfer to the northern border. We moved to Malone, New York, on the US/Canadian border and lived there for three years. While living there, I taught at a private Catholic school, and we had our son, Ledger, who is now three years old. This past year Chris transferred to US Customs and Border Protection from Border Patrol, and we were finally able to move back home to Massachusetts to be near family!
Chris is currently at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Georgia, training to become a US Customs and Border Protection Officer. He has been there since October and will return home at the end of March. During this time I gave birth to our second child, Daisy, on December 22, 2020. Chris has not yet met his daughter and is very excited to come home after being away for 5 months! This December we will celebrate our 10th year of marriage.