What a BLAST I had on Friday evening!
Basically, most of the people from my "scrum" meeting at work dropped by my house for some laughs and some beer and some snacks.
We tried to keep the plan quiet, so that we could keep attendees manageable.
Attendees were Alex, Anya, Arin, Emma (Mike's amazing toddler), Jerry, Lorna, Meredyth, Mike, Pu, Tao --- plus Lou, Patsy, Omer, and me!
Some very interesting beer was served, along with soda for us non-drinkers.
We all toured the downstairs and I got to show off the freshly painted walls of dramatic yellow, blue, and terra cotta. Plus the big bucket of golf balls we collected in the yard during that first year.
Everyone arrived just after 4pm so they had a great view of the golf course.
Poor Bailey had to stay upstairs and calm, so she missed the party.
I am so glad that Lou finally got to meet everyone on the team, especially Alex, after hearing about them for about 6 years!
Darn, we should have taken a picture. It was awesome to have the opportunity to hug all my good friends from work.
THANK YOU ANYA for arranging the visit! I looked forward to it all week.
However, right at the 2 hour mark, I was overwhelmed with exhaustion (even though people kept encouraging me to sit down and rest). Then I saw sparkly lights. Migraine! Everyone cleared our fast, and I immediately went to sleep for about 2 hours. Woke up feeling fine.
On Monday afternoon, my old vanpool pals are coming.
On Wednesday afternoon, a couple of other work friends are dropping by.
What a great week this will be.
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