Launch Day!

Launch Day!

It’s been a dream of mine forever to see a space launch. So on Sunday we were planning to go to Cape Canaveral to watch the Space X launch. What a perfect way to end our anniversary/birthday celebration week! Due to mechanical issues it got scrubbed from Sunday to Wednesday. Plan B kicked into place and on Wednesday we packed up the car with our chairs, snacks, drinks, and the 4 of us. Off we headed to our adventure- Disney Springs first for lunch, over to Cocoa Beach and Rn Jon and the launch at 6:34. It rained, and cleared, and rained and cleared and as the sun came out on the beach and we stood their with our binoculars and cameras…. it got scrubbed with 30 sec. Left in the countdown!  Dang! But, we had a blast anyway. So a space launch is still on our FL to do list! 

In Two Weeks….

In Two Weeks….

In two weeks we’ll be gathered together for the wedding of our niece and soon to be nephew, Lorissa and Shawn.  It will be an exciting day in a place that holds so many memories.  We will watch my brother walk the last of his 5 children down the aisle in my home church, where myself and my two brothers were married,where Jon was ordained and where my mom’s funeral was held.  It’s a church that our family has been a part of for at least 60 years and the first of the family weddings there in 33 years.

But, it’s not about where the wedding is being held.  It’s about coming from near and far for our family all gathering together for this celebration of love.  It’s about my dad meeting his 5th great grandchild for the first time (other than on FaceTime).  It’s about us meeting our 2nd great-nephew for the first time.  It’s about making more memories, remembering times past, looking to the future, laughing, eating, drinking and just being.  I know we’ll leave from there remembering the fun, the smiles, the quirks of our family and who knows what else.

So thank you Lorissa and Shawn for letting us be a part of your day!  May God’s richest blessings go with you for a very long and wonderful life together.  10525592_10204981763530647_4029938753877961063_n