There are so many things I have to do within the next 6 weeks.
On April 6th, 2013 my parents will be celebrating their
They were married on April 6th, 1963! I'm thrilled the date falls on a Saturday this year.
The most important thing is to keep Mother out of the
While she was in the hospital, I was sitting there doing some major
This is the invitation:
Obviously, I removed my personal information...O B V I O U S L Y!
Addresses were put into a database, then printed out once I returned home. Then the next day, I took printed address labels, "LOVE" stamps, return address labels, and the box of invitations and sat there beside her bed and got them all prepared for mailing.
Yesterday, I got the first couple of RSVP's. I'm so hopeful that the majority of those invited will attend.
I know there are some who simply can not, like my Mother's pen-pal life long friend who lives in England. Yes, in the 6th grade, pen-pals were given out and my Mother and Pam have corresponded all these years. Pam has sent newspaper clippings from the major weddings, the births, 1st edition stamps, etc. It is so amazing they have remained friends through letters as they have never met!
I know there will be some who will have other commitments but I'm hoping that having mailed the invitations 6 weeks ahead, I will ensure a good turnout. But there is still so much to do. . .caterer - check, cake - check, surprise guests - check. . .tablecloths, decorations, drinks, cups, napkins NOT checked, and I'm sure there are other things that just doesn't come to mind right now.
As for me, my priority (besides the party planning and keeping Mother out of the hospital) is
And finally watch the season finale of
I'm a sucker for that show!
I made my best friend promise not to spoil it for me. I'm hoping to get to watch it today. Unless Mother calls for me to do something, then it'll just have to wait one more day!
I still need to fill out my YMCA form. That kind of got put on the back burner for some unknown (wink, wink) reason. And I haven't done much on Spark. Haven't read but one blog post. Haven't read any articles. Barely tracked my food. But, I think I'm back. Still exhausted, still worried but nevertheless, the train is back on track, chugging down the line.
So, join me in a happy dance~