Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Crazy Family Vacation

This coming weekend was originally scheduled as our extended family (my great-grandpa's side) reunion. They had 9 kids and then my great-grandma had 8 kids... so it's big. With the economy and so many travelling so far (cousin Karin came from Norway 3 years ago), they decided to postpone it. My mom's cousin Sue and her family are very close to my family. They invited our family to the Twin Cities for the weekend instead, so we could go to a Twins game and have fun with the family. We've been planning this trip for the past year it seems. Ever since our wedding when they all came out to our place they've been trying to get us to MN.
Paul started a new job last week and didn't want to take time off so soon, so he won't be able to go this weekend. I was really disappointed, but I'll go with my parents and the rest of the family will join us. I'll get to stop along the way and visit my college friends Nichole and Angie and their little boys.
I didn't want the ticket to go to waste for the Twins game, so on a whim I emailed Jen to see if she would want to meet us in the cities. She was able to get time off from both jobs and is coming to meet us Fri night! I'm so excited to see her and last night I prepared a couple boxes for her to take back with her. I got her professional tote done, so I'll be able to hand deliver it instead of mailing it! We'll be shop hopping together on Saturday. Yeah! I can't believe how everything has fallen in to place to get to see her again, just 2 months after our first face to face meeting at retreat. I never would have guessed this would have happened in a million years. I'm so pumped for vacation in 2 days!


Jen said...

I simply cannot wait!! Talk about a fluke!

Jenn Boerger said...

You're going to have a blast! It was great to see you last weekend - enjoy your trip!

Cindy said...

Have a great time with my kid on the weekend.

quiltin cntrygrl said...

OK OK now you guys need to come see me in California.. or possibly Colorado at mom and dads? Hmm.. maybe I will just have to take leave again to come see one of you guys..