It's possible that we were distracted by the air conditioning unit that went out. Twice. Or, perhaps, the attack of the killer yellow jackets who had taken up residence under the porch furniture. CB is allergic, and I was stung in a place comparable to the wounds of Forrest Gump. (No, I did not photograph THAT for my blog....although, it was tempting. Nothing like a good Pity Party to make a girl feel better!) But, I still don't understand how an entire week can pass unaccounted for.
Well, there WAS this little event for which we were preparing. Perhaps the stress of it all put us into a state of denial. Perhaps the thought of feeding 150 people, and trying to ensure they had a good time, completely short-circuited my already-full-to-capacity pea brain. We may never know. What I DO know is that I wouldn't trade the memories for anything...and that I had to go back to work WAY too soon!!
Cool Breeze and I have dreamed of having a large party at our home for YEARS! A few months ago, we decided that NOW was the time, and we set a date. Little did we know that the A/C would act up, and the garage enclosure (for which the building permit is dated FEBRUARY 11) would not be complete. NO!!! We entered into this venture BLIND!!! On a wing and a prayer! Fortunately, we have VERY understanding friends. They know we're a bit neurotic, and they
Once the party was underway, the stress seemed to evaporate. Wait, maybe that was the humidity. Either way, it was the perfect evening to celebrate life with friends and family, and a birthday with Mom x 2!!! Having Noe-Noe Girl here helped as well:)
"Grandaddy" and "The Captain" go WAY back! They were happy to have some time to catch up on old plundering and pillaging stories! There may have been rum...
The local boys came out and ROCKED THE HOUSE!!! There's nothing better than a good ol' country boy!!!
...they had to bathe in the Cement Pond!!
I could have NEVER gotten everything done if it had not been for the help of my good friend, Sasquatch. He was my right hand man...literally.
With THAT "little" event out of the way, I am now focusing on BLOG FEST 2009 IN MATHEWS, VIRGINIA!!! YAY!! Of course, next week is Vacation Bible School at church, and then Snow White's Opera follows.....but I CANNOT think about that right now!!! I'm too
obsessed excited about meeting all of you people who live in my computer!!! Heehee!
Wishing all of you attendees safe travels. Can't wait for the festivities to begin!!