...when that same person asked me if i thought pastors really do watch how they act all the time and i got to tell him what i thought it looked like, for all people, to live when you follow Jesus. my job doesn't let me talk about God, guys!
...when ariel yang called me on snapchat (didn't know you could do that...) and my favorite buddies holland and isaac and ron were there, too!! (and kristina, too, when they sent the snapchat above!!)
...when cory long was in the cities for a presentation and called me up to get pho! and that spot we sat in the sunshine!
...when emily lancette (almost emily-freakin-housworth!) sent this little vid (:
...when i got to kiss and stare at little two-month-old finlee juedes for four hours on saturday! (!!!)
...when my new friends did a house concert on the deck of the loveliest little home, with twinkle lights, and all of us sat on lawn chairs with beer and snackies.
...when i listened to s. carey in the car in the pouring rain, thinking of holland and how she loves rain.
...that little piece of heaven on earth that was the reservoir band show in eau claire. the happiest, sweetest reunions and displays of love and dancing and humility and alllll the friendssss and alllll the thankfulness!
...when holland said "i know you." after asking me somethin that really showed she knows me. the most precious thing someone could say to me!
...when i teased amy for her diva hipster salad and she called me a punk.
...when coral and i reconnected finally and it felt like no time passed at all. i guess family's like that, though.
...dad's dance moves and when mom said "you'll be movin out a whole lot sooner, alexi rae!" after i snapchatted them practicing their dancin and dad's like "ooooooooh!" (:
...when paige calls dave "dave buddy"
...when me and sid sat in the kitchen after mom & dad went to bed, just talking about our lists of the greatest movies of all time.
...when i got to read the magicians nephew for a while before work, while it was raining hard.
...singing along with my friends every day in the car because i have their voices on cd!! me & holland harmonize together all the time (:
...all of those times syd showed me so much grace and kindness throughout the wedding invite process... and just her voice on the phone.
...when two of my favorite people in the whole world started dating.
...the thought that so so soon i get to be roomies with alyssa and kassandra!! two fridays from now, baby!