Last night I attended the wedding of my dear friend Janie's daughters wedding.
Here Janie is in the church where I grabbed her before everyone else came in so I could get a picture.
Isn't she beautiful? She surprised me by being so calm before the wedding.
Janie and I have been friends for over twenty years. We met in prison! No not as cell mates but co-workers.
Janie and I posing in front of the pretty wedding cake.
After seeing this picture of me I have been depressed ever since. Can't believe my fat face and the long hair that never got cut for the wedding.
The happy couple entering the reception hall lead by a Mariachi Band. I was not quick enough with the camera and only captured the last Mariachi player. It was five of them and they serenaded us through out the meal. Our dinner was delicious with steak as main course and some rolls to die for. lol And then I wonder where my fat face comes from. It's two rolls under each eye.
Let me present Mr. and Mrs. Benito Juarez. I have to add the bride Andrea had the flu but she still managed to a gracious smile all night.
The hall was decorated beautifully. They even had a candy table. Yummy!
Janie came over to our table and greeted my friend Sharon who was kind enough to be my date for the wedding.
Here we are right before leaving! No that's not beer cups but tea and lemonade. haha
From the looks of us in this picture I know you don't believe me.
Other than the fat jaws I have a big problem taking pictures. 80 percent of pictures that I am in my eyes are closed. Now tell me how can I solve this problem. Honestly I am seeing the camera the whole time so my eyes have to be open right.
We did side shots of each other because I told Sharon that is only picture I can take without my eyes closed.
Here you can see my long white hair. I keep saying I am getting it cut off and yet as you can see it's still long.
It was a lovely evening. I know my friend Janie worried herself sick about everything being prefect but it turned out her worries were for nothing. As most of the time we find out they are.
Janie lives in Navasota where the prison is located where we both worked for many many years.
Janie is planning on retiring from there in August. She was smart and always worked in Administration and never went into Security. The short 9 months I worked up front with her we became immediate friends and have remained close even after I left the unit.
Janie is a very sweet Christian Woman who radiates her love for Christ in the way she lives and loves everyone around her. I always have admired her for having the faith that she does.
She is one of those that would give you the shirt off her back if you needed it. I am lucky we connected like we did and remained close.
The rest of this post is for the person who scolded me for not being a good blogger.
I received a email the other day from a blogging buddy who told me that I was not posting enough or coming by her sight regular. She informed me that I was going to loose friends if I did not shape up.
Well I never took the time to answer her email because it left me speechless and you know that is not a common thing to happen to me.
Besides I did not know what to say to her but now a few days later I want to say that I feel we all do the best we can with keeping up with our blogging. Some of course a lot better than others. But give your friends a break out here in blog land. You have to remember that life is different for each of us. If you find someone like myself who has not writing post as much as they did then take into consideration that maybe something difficult is going on in their life that would keep them from writing. Also I admit I am behind with visiting a lot of you but please know it's not intentional. I think of you often and try my best to keep up but I am finding at my age I am slower in a lot of things lately.
Taking care of this North Forty out here has me going every which way until after dark each night so if I hurt anyone's feelings as I obviously have from this email then I am asking for forgiveness.
Also my brother Gary is going through cancer again and he is in MD Anderson Hospital which is a hundred miles from where I live so when I visit him I leave early in the morning and it is late at night when I get home. I know I am not the only one that has loved ones in the hospital but trying to give you some idea of why maybe you have not seen me come by your site. Also I have visited sites where I have had trouble leaving comments. I can't honestly say it was yours.
Just asking to give your blogging friends a break. You may need one yourself one day.
Love to All