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When I am out on a walk with Norm I listen to Pandora and recently a Regina Spektor song came on that really affected my spirit. I thought I would share the lyrics here and allow them to have the opportunity to impact anyone reading this. "Laughing With" No one laughs at God in a hospital No one laughs at God in a war No one’s laughing at God When they’re starving or freezing or so very poor No one laughs at God When the doctor calls after some routine tests No one’s laughing at God When it’s gotten real late And their kid’s not back from the party yet No one laughs at God When their airplane start to uncontrollably shake No one’s laughing at God When they see the one they love, hand in hand with someone else And they hope that they’re mistaken No one laughs at God When the cops knock on their door And they say we got some bad news, sir No one’s laughing at God When there’s a famine or fire or flood But God can b

A Backyard Beer Festival Surprise

I had the best intentions of posting this last month! The Saturday before the 4 th of July we threw a surprise birthday beer festival for Bill’s Uncle Al’s 50 th birthday and we PULLED. IT. OFF.  Bill’s cousin Meghan is a rock star and she had the whole thing on lock down.  Al thought he was coming to a BBQ at our house, but when he arrived friends and family were waiting outside to greet him with a beer themed Hawaiian shirt, a pretzel necklace and personalized beer tasting glasses.  He genuinely had no idea!   The day was full of fun and laughter.  “Our family taco guy" was in full force.  There was SO much good beer.  Everything went according to plan, and was even better than we imagined. I love having our home full of people.  It is such an honor to host a party and have people able to relax in the environment you help to create.    Happy 50th Al! We love you so much and hope you felt so spoiled!