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September 30, 2018

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September 30, 2018

I need to get out of the habit of waiting to the end of the month to post about the whole month. Or maybe not. We'll see. Also, #metoo stories (my own) have been swirling around in my head trying to get on the blog. It's time.

Anyway, we went to our last Music in the Park for the season. Then headed to Mudville's for Matt Hyland's last work day before heading off to college. Wasn't he just 4 years old at camp, falling asleep in a chair?

Music in the Park 2018 Clayton

Those are always fun. Until next year!

Amanda (my Little Honey Bunch's niece) got married. Finally. She and Diego have only been dating 11 years! And I only took like 10 pictures instead of 672. Can't wait to see the professional ones! I did snap this one while the photog was snapping. Amanda, Emily, Patrick, George, Lisa, Amanda,'s sister's husband, George's sister Linda, George's brother's wife and George's brother. I guess I didn't catch their names. In case you're confused, Lisa, my Little Honey Bunch's sister, is Amanda's (the bride) step mom. Patrick is Lisa's son (previous marriage). The other Amanda is Patrick's wife. Emily is George and Lisa's daughter. Got it?

Amanda and Diego 2018

Here's me, my Little Honey Bunch and Nat.

Amanda and Diego's Wedding 2018

My Little Honey Bunch and his sisters. Some things never change. Kristin, my Little Honey Bunch, Lisa and Lori. Lori and Mark came out from Iowa!

Amanda and Diego's Wedding

Scrolling through September there are the usual million cat pictures and selfies. Lots of Zumba. I hit two Jam Session this month with Dorie and Binny. Nat ended up going bar hopping on her actual birthday.

We went to the Arnold Cabin with the Russells and the Fitzsimmons. Dinner at the Snowshoe Brewing Company on Friday. Wine tasting on Saturday and a lovely lamb chop dinner at the cabin on Saturday. I'll have to post the recipe in Eats. My friend, Kathy, served this to us a couple of weeks ago and it was delicious!

Arnold 2018

Watching the Niner game and caught Osh (Zelia's husband) on the field with Joe Montana! LOL I'm sure Zelia was like, "Who?"


My sister's cute Instagram posts.


We headed to Chico to take Nat out for her 21st Birthday. Is this a mechanical bull?

Chico Birthday

Taking selfies while my Little Honey Bunch gasses up. Isn't that almost 60 year old skin beautiful! Thanks Rodan + Fields! You too can have this. Ask me about it!

Chico Birthday

Laila, who Nat's known since Kindergarten, was in town. The new 21ers.

Chico Birthday

We went to the 5th Street Steakhouse for dinner. Best meat we've had in a while! YUM! Breakfast at Mom's, then back to Clayton.

I was honored to be invited to Betta's 80th Birthday Party. This lovely has been coming to my Zumba class at Walnut Creek for the last 5 years. She is absolutely awesome. Lots of lovelies from my class were there. Everyone was so nice.

And I must say, her sister's home was amazing. It's in the Temescal area of Oakland. Norma is a very talented artist. I couldn't stop looking at everything. The original 1930's house burned in the fire of '91 but this stone structure of course did not burn. It's amazing!

Betta's 80th

Inside the stone structure. There are windows with no glass (blown out in the fire and never replaced). There was also a fire place. I didn't get a pic. They use it for dinner parties. Just stunning.

Betta's 80th

What a treat. I met so many lovely people!

Betta's 80th

Motsy was painting in Oakland. Wish I saw this before I left Oakland! My son and my sister.

Motsy and Boobie

My Little Honey Bunch has been playing Handyman while he's between jobs. He did the window casings for the Fitzie's. And he just finished this lovely trellis for our neighbor, Robin. I visited the job site yesterday. My Little Honey Bunch can do anything! Definitely a keeper. See you in October!

Robin's Trellis

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