My friends made it SO hard to leave West Des Moines!
Tuesday morning was the last time I spent with this group of dear Christian friends. We first got to know each other about five years ago when we were in a Beth Moore Bible study. We've continued to meet Tuesday mornings for every Bible series offered. These gals have lately been my "Jonah Girls" as we've studied the book of Jonah with Priscilla Shirer. They will be sorely missed.
|Back, L-R: Miriam, Suzi, Nancy|
Front, L-R: Vicky, Shannon, Jan, Dawn
Emily couldn't stay for the photo.
That evening at about 6:30, six of my besties - the Batting Buds - showed up with their bag chairs, snacks, and wine! We sat on the back deck and had a fabulous time chatting and laughing which made it all the more difficult to say good-bye. Again. For the third time. We didn't want to part company. Two of them stayed until midnight!
|Norma, Michelle, Susan|
|Lola and Bug|
Leaving West Des Moines after almost 23 years in the same house... it wasn't easy. Tears flowed, just as I expected. Now we're with our daughter Jill for a couple weeks before heading to The Villages to begin a house-hunt. On Friday we're unloading the U-Haul truck into her garage. It's good to be with family, especially grandies, when you're feeling sad. Linda