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November 2019

Is it summer yet? I'm freezing! But anyway, we kicked off November with a crab boil...sausage, corn, tons and tons of crab! Yum!

November 2019

Good to have the Food Guy as a friend!

November 2019

Zelia, Sepi and I went to a Jam Session in Benicia and had a lovely dinner after.

November 2019

We visited sweet Mia in Half Moon Bay.

November 2019

So the header is a picture I took off the back deck on November 7. It made me think of Hawaii and then of my sweet red headed sister, Julie, who lives in Hawaii. The next morning, I found out she had passed away. I always considered her my 'best friend'.

We first met at St. Joseph's. She was in Eme's class but was held back so she ended up in my class. She was my friend almost immediately. We started hanging out, having sleep overs.

She was my only friend that was at both my wedding's.  She was at the hospital when I had my first born, and I was there when she had her first and second. 

Though an ocean kept us apart physically, I never stopped thinking of her as my sister, my best friend.  My heart is broken.

Memories. Sleep over at Pam's house. '71 so we were in the 7th grade.

Sleep Over

Pam blowing out her candles.

November 2019

Julie and Patty. RIP to both.

November 2019

One of many sleep overs.

November 2019

Our 8th Grade Graduation from St. Joseph's. They put us in height order. Julie was the shortest, then me, then Bev.

Bev, me and Julie.

November 2019

At my 1996 wedding.

November 2019

I love you.

November 2019

Probably the last time I saw her at a St. Joseph's reunion at Bev's. Larry, Timmy, Theresa, Bev, Pam, Julie, John, Sue and me.

November 2019

Julie, me, Pam, Timmy, Bev, Arthur, Sue (Cooper), Larry and John.

November 2019

I miss you, Sister.

I was sent some pictures and the Celebration of Life card but this one really touched me. They put together a collage (which if you remember, Mary Horne always had collages!) and I was in it. I'm so honored to have been included.

November 2019 Julie's Collage

Big sigh...

We finished up our Bocce Season with a bang! Got a casino as our last score. We didn't make it to the playoffs, which we are all thankful for!

2019 Bocce Red Strips

We pulled off a surprise Birthday/Retirement Party for Osh. Osh not pictured. That's Cynthia's husband, Dan, holding his man boobs.

Osh's Retirement Party

We had a great Friends Thanksgiving with the Fitzie's, the Hyland's the Russell's. Two turkeys, games and friends. Thankful.

Thanksgiving 2019

It's still funny that all these kids we've known for almost 20 years, since they were in Kindergarten, are drinking with us now! Kasey, Lauren, Molly and Nat.

November 2019

Good night November.


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