I was going to write a long, epic post about the trip, but I’m just too tired to go into details. What I will say is that the last two days have been incredible. Being with Annie fills my heart and soul with joy. She is an amazing person and friend. I’m thrilled we got to have this experience together. She ended up staying the night last night and we watched two movies: “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” and “Beaches.” There was laughter and tears and it was perfect.
From Freya’s bf:
2021 was an awful year and I’m not at all sad to see it go. Bitch, bye.
I always get excited for a new year, but I’m more excited than usual this time around. I feel like 2022 has a lot to offer me. I plan on saying yes to all the new experiences possible. I want to live; truly, unabashedly live.
I don’t have any real resolutions. I just plan to do what feels right. I know what that means for me right now, but I’m open to it changing, and I’m not going to set myself up for failure or berate myself. I’m seeking joy whenever and wherever I can.
It has to be this way. There’s no time to waste.
I finally got to see Carrie. It had been way too long, and it was so good to catch up.
Isn’t she lovely? 🥰
I was grateful to have homecoming as a distraction today. D and I drove them to Main Street for dinner and pictures, and then to and from the dance. In the interim, we took Jackson out for dinner, and that was also very nice. I love bearing witness to his and D’s silliness. Their relationship makes me so very happy.
This may be my one and only Homecoming. That’s how I have to think about things now.
The wedding reception was in Rocheport at a winery overlooking the Missouri River. It was beautiful:
More proof to support that claim:
The bride & groom –
That’s my boss!! Here we are:
And miscellaneous –