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Dinner with dad

21 Aug

Yesterday afternoon, I received the following text from my Dad:

“Where are we going for dinner tonight? Dad”

I didn’t realize we had dinner planned, so my reply was:

“What do you mean? Were we supposed to go to dinner tonight?”

He texted back:

“No, but Mom is heading to C-bus so you’re cooking!”

Then I remembered my Mom was visiting my sister in Columbus. I had a good laugh from his text and decided we should go out to dinner. It’s a rare occasion that I get to hang out one-on-one with my Dad, and this was a good opportunity.

It was nice having my Dad’s full attention for a couple of hours. I can’t say we talked about anything of real importance, but it was really great to just talk to him.

The older I get, the more I realize how lucky I am to have the parents I do. No matter what, I know they’ll always be there for me – whether it’s making a big, life decision or simply going to dinner.

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I get by with a little help from my friends

3 Aug

I had one of those aha moments yesterday at a happy hour with some coworkers. We were all sitting around a table outside at a little Mexican restaurant, sipping on margaritas and munching on chips. There was a lot of laughter, funny name-guessing games and storytelling.

When I got in my car to drive home, I realized how lucky I am to have people like this in my life. People like my best friends Erika and Lindsay, my siblings, my parents, Sebastian, my coworkers – everyone helps me get by each day.

It’s easy to let life get you down sometimes. From stresses at work to missing my boyfriend to figuring out future plans. But I have great friends. They bring laughter into my life when I can’t find it on my own.

Thanks to all you wonderful people.

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