Sunday, November 29, 2009

This whole broken computer thing is a real PITA.
Shayna's been home and has graciously let us use her laptop while she's home for the holiday, but she goes back to school today.

Thanksgiving turned out to be much better than I anticipated (lots of potential family drama) but luckily, it went well. The highlight of the day might have been when my Dad announced to all 15 people present that he couldn't believe Kevin had actually married me. It was one of those times in my life when all I could do was laugh because it was so unbelievable. I think what he was really saying was that he couldn't believe they would be so lucky as to have Kevin for a Son in Law, and that he couldn't believe any one would marry me because I'm so "independent and stubborn" (his words). I take all of those things as compliments, but the way he presented it was pretty comical.

Friday evening 2 of Kevin's siblings and their families came over for dinner and much laughter. His parents stopped in to say hi also. It was great for so many of our nieces and nephews to get together. The age range is from 19 to 3, and I love that they all just have fun together. The teenage girls don't try to go hide in Shayna's room and exclude the middle school and elementary kids.
Here are my three on Friday Night:

And the holiday season is now in full swing!

I've managed to get some running in, I just have to make it a priority for myself, because no one else is going to say, "Hey Heid, why don't you go take a 40 minute run."

On that note, I'm off to the gym!


Mel-2nd Chances said...

glad you had a good Thanksgiving, hope your computer gets fixed soon!

Staci Dombroski said...

That sounds like something my dad says too about my husband! I love the picture :-)

PennyCandy said...

Hey Heidi why don't you go and take a 40 minute run. See somebody said it.

Leave it to our Dad to say something that is supposed to be a complement in a non-complamental way. ;-). At least we are used to it and you come by those traits honestly.

Hope your computer is working soon.

Glad you had such a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Felicia said...

Great pic! And I'm glad someone else uses the term "PITA"! ;) Hope it gets fixed soon!

RunToTheFinish said...

ahh parents do say the darndest things. David's dad helped us move to Miami and then said "Yuck, I would never live in this city."

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