Happy Saturday and Memorial Day Weekend.
This weekend, with the recent horrific events (again) in Buffalo and Uvalde, can we build our communities with more grace for OUR country?
A country where most of us choose to create a life with meaning, kindness and decency.
Let me be the first to volunteer to assist Matthew McMcConaughey in his personal efforts to find common ground.
Trying to add a little levity, but by no means disrespect.
Humor is my defense mechanism.
In other news ..
you should have seen my face when our friend asked if we were excited for our daughter’s wedding? I must have looked like Elliott when the toast pops out of the toaster.
I looked at our friend. Richard, like what are you talking about and I realized …
engagements lead to marriage.
Our baby girl is getting married. This was her at auntie Tricia’s wedding.
Our daughter, Ashley, got engaged on a Sunday afternoon to an amazing young man named Daniel.
We affectionately refer to him as Dan 2.0 because our daughter’s uncle *my brother) Dan did not like the name old Dan.
This is what I shared on my Facebook page.
So this just happened…
5-ish years ago Rod and I went to Ireland to celebrate paying off our SBA loan. We Facetime’d Ash and said you must meet a boy from Dublin ( the Irish accent).
Well, she did meet a boy from Dublin ..OHIO. It turns out he grew up 5 exits from his future bride. And years later after proms and college graduations, they met in Denver on a Sunday afternoon for coffee after she had canceled their first date like four times (because of audit season).
Ironically, her Uncle Dan (Dan 1.0) canceled his first date with his now-wife because of a racquetball tournament.
When Ashley finally had a free morning for coffee she texted this new boy.
He said yes.
What she didn’t know was that he was in Vail that weekend with college friends. He left Vail in the early morning, with fresh powder in his rearview mirror, to meet his now future bride.
I just love this story.
Do you know how I met my husband( Ashley’s dad)?
At a party, with a keg in the family room and a pizza box in a broken window in the kitchen.
I introduced myself and said my last name was beer spelled backward.
- I love this blouse. It is a little sheer so plan accordingly.
- Katie is out with her newest book reviews here!
- I ran into Homegoods for the first time since I found these items on clearance.
- I created my favorite cookbook lists on my new Amazon store.
- These are my favorite napkin rings.
- If you live in the Denver area here is a fun monthly event. 2 locations now!
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My friend had something similar on her deck and I loved it. If you have a tiny deck or patio these would bring the birds! I ordered this one below!
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