Live and Love,
The Triumph of Love
Yesterday marked the opening day of the Arapahoe County Fair in Aurora, CO. I had much nervous energy about coming to Aurora so soon after the tragedy they faced last week. But I am finding this community to be strong and amazing. It just goes to show you that hate doesn't win. Hate will never win. Love will prevail even in the worst of times. It seems like too simple of an idea, but I believe it to be true.
Live and Love,
It's True What They Say...
Distance does indeed make the heart grow fonder. It makes one really realize what good things they have in their life as well as to be grateful for whatever time they share with ones they love. Being so far from my family and close friends is very difficult on a daily basis, but I can make it through because I know that each and every one of those people care and support me from "Sweet Home Alabama."
So far this has been a great visit home and I anticipate my tirp with the family and Steven to Atlanta tomorrow will top this trip off right. I am so unbelievably lucky and blessed to have such a large support system and so much love from all these people. It catches up to me sometimes and I am a bit overwhelmed. I start to wonder if I am as good to others as people are to me. I surely hope I am.
Life has a funny way of playing out and although everything may seem like a blur, there is a plan unfolding through all the mystery. When I decided to move to Seattle back in January of 2011, I had no idea I would be doing what I am doing now, and looking forward to ANY visit back to the South to be with my family and Steven. This is what family and home is all about. Being able to move away and yet still feel right at home when you come back.
I love my life and yes at times its really hard, but I wouldn't change any of it.
Remember it only takes faith.
Live and love,
This week marks the independence holidays for Canada and the USA and it has been a great week, especially compared with last year around this time. Sunday, I sported my Canada shirt to celebrate the 1st of July and "OH CANADA DAY!" This shirt was a great gift from my co-counselor from last summer, Smurphy (Sarah Murphy) and she is in fact a Canadian. :)
And then yesterday, Annie and I got dolled up before heading to the fairgrounds for work in celebration of the 4th! We had a great cookout with some of the Tractor Pull boys and the Super Science girls! Who doesn't love a good hotdog and some burgers at 10pm after work? :)
Only a few days left of the Alameda County Fair and before I know it we will be jumping back to the Seattle area and then I fly to Sweet Home Alabama! :) I am so beyond excited for a week of baseball at the Barons and Braves, Six Flags, and family bonding time. Hope everyone had a great and safe fourth of July and wishing everyone a quick end of the work week!
Live and Love,
Actor. Dancer. Leader.