Posts tagged ‘graduation’

May 29, 2011

Breathe in, breathe out.

Hello all! I’m trying to get a quick post in before I’m off for the day. This week has been a busy one with my mom’s birthday and my little brother’s high school graduation. It was surreal to be at my brother’s graduation dinner – it sort of made me nostalgic for when we were kids. I also love that we’re both adults now, so hopefully we can be friends rather than siblings who fight all the time. 

Here’s a pic of the graduate and his obnoxious older sister ;)

Another really strange thing happened this week too actually. My parents were able to put differences aside and we had a family dinner for my brother’s graduation/my mom’s birthday, not one, but two days in a row. I’m pretty sure this is a sign of the apocalypse. It was great because I actually can’t remember the last time my parents spoke to each other and didn’t tear a strip out of one another and have it end in my dad walking away. My wedding didn’t even go as well as dinner this week did. Part of it made me sad though because it just re-emphasized the fact that my family is broken and nice family dinners are a rare occasion that are to be enjoyed in full. It was probably one of the best nights of my entire life, hands down. It just reinforced the fact that I want a solid family and will do whatever it takes to ensure that my marriage is solid as a rock for my future children.

On another note, I’ve been working away on my visual journal and it’s been a great lesson in creativity. It’s really forced me to push through the creative blocks and to make it a priority. Here’s a couple pages so far =)

Well, my lovely husband is waiting for me so we can go to the Lilac Festival! Have a great Sunday everyone! =)

Real gold fears no fire,

Torrie xoxo