Not All Doom And Gloom

Although the crushing weight of life is pretty constant right now, it isn’t all doom and gloom around here.  We’ve had some sweet “full of life” moments sprinkled throughout the heaviness of the past couple of weeks.

IMG_0352
My sweet friends, sisters Tiffany and Kandee, treated Olivia and me to a hair and makeup makeover! Here’s our before…

 

IMG_0390
…and our after! Ha ha
IMG_0383
Kandee Johnson’s Dream Team!! Check her out on instagram @kandeejohnson and you tube.
IMG_0363
MOHD Squad fun
IMG_0462
Rolf and I celebrated our 25th Anniversary where our relationship officially began…the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles. We saw “Phantom of the Opera” 26 years ago on our first date and “Hamilton” this time around. 🙂
IMG_0464
Olivia got all dolled up for Homecoming…
IMG_0466
…and had a fun time!
23405760_10155451024229213_7695045500255094210_o
We were blessed to host the SBRM graduates to dinner last week before the graduation celebration on Saturday! We are in awe and oh so proud of the 13 men and women who completed the year long recovery program!

23467300_10155451399824213_2879734844861233557_o (1)

grad worship3
A precious celebration (hosted by the church where we had Rudy’s funeral).
IMG_0513
The MOHD Squad left graduation and headed to Nashville, TN…
IMG_0542
…just in time to celebrate cousin Rachel’s wedding to Mr. Josh Hurt (along with cousin Emma and the rest of the Kansas Wilson clan)!
IMG_0595
Today was the official ribbon cutting ceremony of Rudy’s Buddy Bench at MountainView school.
IMG_0596
It was a sweet time with the student body, teachers and school staff.

IMG_0592

IMG_0593
I got a tender hug from one of Rudy’s close friends…
IMG_1351
…and one of Rudy’s favorite teachers. 😉

Special celebrations and sweet tributes have filled November so far and the month is only 1/2 over.  We’re counting down the days until Wilson and Max come home for Thanksgiving.  ‘Can hardly wait!

7 thoughts on “Not All Doom And Gloom

  1. Every tiny piece of this post is glorious!! Finding joy and beauty even in the midst of heartache is key. You look gorgeous, Trish!!! And Livvy? Oh.my.word. Stunning.

  2. Look at you hot mama! Livy is a knock- out too. Marlin was wondering why Rolf didn’t get a make- over…Glad for some sunny moments for yous…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s