Tag: funerals

My aunt’s funeral was today. She passed away last Saturday at 83 after struggling for years with heart disease. This is my Aunt Debbie, my mom’s eldest sister. That photo is from my wedding 8 years ago. I drove my mom down to see her a few weeks ago in the hospital, and it turned out to be the day we said our goodbyes to each other. I’m so glad we could do that.

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I didn’t post anything yesterday because I was busy getting things together for my 30th birthday party. It was fabulous, I had such a good time with some really good friends. It was easy, low-stress, everyone got along and laughed together. In the end I decided to just have a dinner party at the house, and I made lasagne. There were 11 of us, just talking and having a great time into the wee hours. I can’t remember the last time I laughed that much.┬áSo I’m grateful because it was such a great time. And I think this was the best lasagne I’ve ever made, so I’ll post about that sometime this week.

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