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Savannah and Michael’s Engagement Pictures

So this girl here is Savannah, my best friend in the whole world. And she is getting MARRIED! Omgeeeeee… how did this happen? Weren’t we just roaming the halls of Sinclair discussing the latest episode of America’s Next Top Model… or the current political events of that day… I can’t remember which one it was ; ) Weren’t we just sitting at a booth in Panera, after they had locked the doors and were mopping the floors, talking about this very thing happening wondering where and when and who it would be? Life is just so strange. My Grandpa, at the age of 90, passed away Saturday… just a couple of months after my Grandma, his wife, passed away. I was so close to him while his body was slowly giving out… when he had such labored breathing… when his life was ending. It was heartbreaking for me because I knew he was leaving… and I selfishly didn’t want him to go. But he was ready for this life to end… He was ready for a new life… a new beginning. And so that’s why I think life is so strange… it is a constant ending and beginning… new things becoming old and old things becoming new. Changing, changing, always changing. It is the most infuriating mix of joy and sorrow… it is painful and exhilarating. It is life. My Grandpa’s earthly life had its ending. Savannah’s life is about to have a new beginning, as another part of her life has a sort of ending. And I’m exceedingly happy for this time in her life, which is most assuredly a mix of anticipation and delight and a little bit of sorrow… a little bit of heartbreak. It will be good. I love you forever Savvy Savs! You are more than the only real best friend and kindred spirit I’ve ever known… you are family to me. Your family is family to me. And you are always in my heart : )

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I’m not sure what happened here : )

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Alderton Family

Yet more people that found me through Sally! Love that wonderful lady : ) It was FREEZING the day of the Alderton’s session! The girls were so courageous to brave the cold in their cute dresses… I think it was worth it : )

 

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Their baby Truman… : )

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The girls wanted to take selfies…

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Some embraced it more than others : )

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