My best friend leaves today

Today is a very sad day for my family and me. My best friend, Jen Rinaldi, leaves to go back home to New Jersey today. I have never had so much fun in my life. Even an accident on an icy road didn’t ruin our fun, we were/are sore….but we still had fun.

I met Jen through a photography forum 2 years ago in April. It started off through there, then one day I sent her a private message through that forum and that turned into conversations through e-mail and Instant Messages on AIM. Then, on December 22 last year on her birthday I made the first phone call to wish her Happy Birthday. I was so afraid to call because I was afraid that we wouldn’t have anything to talk about……..btw……we can talk up to 3 hours and never run out of things to say. Then, almost a year after our first “live’ conversation, she visits Indiana. How cool is that? I believe that God had His hands in all this. I just  love this lady…she is everything that she seems. She has a big heart that is pure gold. I was afraid that when she came here that she would be bored, or that she would think that I was different from what she expected. I never once felt uncomfortable having her here. My sisters thought I was really getting out of my comfort zone, because I really am a homebody and I dislike disruption to my schedule. I never once felt like I was out of my comfort zone. Jen truly just fit it with our life that it is going to be so odd not to have her here.

I will be sharing some out takes from last night that are truly hysterical. I thought my sides were going to split as Jen and I were looking at them last night. For now, here are some from our photogs in the milo field. LOL

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Jen Rinaldi arrives in Indiana

I’m so behind on my posts, lol. Yesterday, my sister and I along with our kids went to pick up my friend, Jen of Jen Rinaldi Photography, http://blog.jenrinaldiphotography.com/, from the airport. I can’t believe that she is finally here. I keep looking at her thinking, ‘I can’t believe your in my house and not on IM.’ It’s so cool. Last night was just like a slumber party. I actually stayed up until 12:30…..whoa, I know…….I’m crazy. LOL I only have one picture that I took, so I’ll be posting more as I take more pictures of our craziness this week.

Today we will be doing my nieces Senior shoot in Clinton so that is going to be a lot of fun.