Saturday, May 31, 2008
Friday, May 30, 2008
My favorite scene: (WARNING: if you have not seen the movie yet, do not read ahead! Consider yourself warned!) After Carrie finds out the Big isn't meeting her at the church, and their cars pass...she gets out and is screaming at him, smashing her flowers on him because she was so distraught, humiliated and hearbroken...and he tries to talk to her to explain and go after her and sweet little Charlotte's face. That part was my favorite. It was so real and so honest. She screamed "NO!" at him...and in her face you knew how absolutely much she loved Carrie and how much she would do anything for her, so protecting. So important to have people in our lives who feel that way about us...thanks girls!
Thursday, May 29, 2008
It is hard to believe it has been 6 years. That is the funny thing with grief and loss...it feels like so much time has passed, and at the same time feels like it was just yesterday. It always surprises me that I can feel such drastically different things at the same time. Sometimes I think about all that has changed since he passed away...moving to the city, finding my job, getting married!...and then I think about how much is still the same....our loving family, my love of the outdoors, playing the piano for him...
Even more surprising than that though...is that life does go on. And the hurt doesn't ache like it used to. And I have at times felt almost guilty for that...for being so happy, but then I remind myself...that is what dad wanted. He wanted us to continue on with our lives, finding the good...
So dad...6 years later I am happy to tell you that it doesn't hurt every day like it used to, that I have found the good, and I am doing great. I still miss you every day, your sweet smile and calming presence...but then again, you already know that. You watch over me every day. I love you.
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Although Nick may be sorry I discovered it....as I've written these postings, he has been in our room reading....forced to listen to this song probably 10 times already. Love you babe!
Monday, May 26, 2008
And the bonus on top of that is we found a killer deal for bedroom furniture during a Memorial Day Sale at....JC Penney! Seriously, deal central. If you are in need of any furniture-indoors or outdoors- you should check it out. The sale ends this coming Sat. FYI.
So we will be sleeping in style in exactly 11 days...can't wait!
Sunday, May 25, 2008
Kim and Mike got a new boat! And let me tell you....IT IS AMAZING! We met up in Eastlake, where they dock it, and then headed out from there. We boated all around Lake Washington and then over to Kirkland for dinner (we felt quite fancy saying we boat over just for dinner!)
There was of course, some crazy gansta dancing on the boat after dinner...Rothie wins for best moves, sorry Coffs...you were a close second. We were all so full from mexi dinner at Cactus that we felt there was no other choice than to dance it off!
Saturday, May 24, 2008
Erin playing with the kiddos who attended the event...Ry and Addie
AJ and Nicholas....who I told them both they were looking so trim in this picture! I only wish I had pictures of later in the evening. Nick, AJ, Nelson and I stayed up long after the party was over playing Wii Bowling and, of course, reinacting the entire musical of Rent (I think Nelson mostly watched at this point). It is quite a sight, and it seems to happen almost every time the three of us hang out. LOVE IT!
Friday, May 23, 2008
Puppies and babies?! I am the happiest girl ever! And just when you think this day can't get any better, I'm heading out for a night with the girls, complete with pizza, wine and lots of chatting! This.Day.Is.Awesome.
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
I decided to finally start a blog after becoming obsessed with reading all my friends' daily postings. I figure, if I want to know what your days are like...you probably want to know what mine are like, right?
So here it goes....posting #1 of many to come!