Friday evening we continued the Restaurant Odyssey.
|I think Aaron's eyes are closed as he remembers "the best cocktail ever."|
Saturday we woke up to the news that our neighbor Amy's sister had died, very suddenly and unexpectedly. Julie was only 56, she'd been married for 33 years and had three children and one grandchild, with two more on the way. Amy and her family are what we call framily (friends who are family, per Steph) and we are shocked and saddened by this loss. It's also another reminder to not take life for granted and to savor every moment we have together.
|Julie (second from left) with her sisters and her daughters, June 2013|
Later on Saturday, we went for lunch/brunch with another couple to Hangover Easy.
|Left, my cinnamon french toast with praline pecan topping. Right, Theresa prepares her pancake (it's a gift).|
Sunday we did some chores, which for Aaron included working in the garden:
We had a late lunch/early dinner at another Restaurant Odyssey stop, Arch City Tavern. Later in the evening we gathered the troops to rally around Amy and her husband Colin. It's so good to be able to mix laughter with the tears.
And just to end this post on a happy note, here are various pictures of the cats.
OMG, I want that praline french toast.ReplyDelete
Great support to Amy and her family.
Such a help, especially with a sudden loss. Your garden looks divine!
Have a great week.
love, Steph's momma!
So very, very sorry to hear about Amy's sister, Julie. Prayers and good wishes from me to you.ReplyDelete
All that food is making me drool. Brie and I started keeping track of our calories yesterday, and I DO NOT like the number the app deemed appropriate for me to consume.
Cheers to the good and so sorry about the bad.ReplyDelete
So sorry to hear about Julie. I'll be thinking of Amy and her family, for sure.ReplyDelete
Glad you were able to enjoy the beautiful Ohio weather this weekend! I'm totally jealous of all those tomatoes from your garden!
So sorry to hear about Julie. It sounds like you guys are helping to provide a pretty amazing support system for her sister.ReplyDelete
The cinnamon french toast needs to get in this preggo's belly! :)ReplyDelete
I love all the pictures of the cats. Maybe Bella can learn to clean that toilet she loves so much! ;)