June Bentley contacted me a few weeks ago inviting me to come for tea at her home in Garrison, Kentucky. June is the grandmother of one of my son’s former co-workers, and is an avid reader. nike air max pas cher She also has a lifetime of interesting memories and stories gleaned from helping her husband run the local grocery store for many years. Her roots in Garrison run deep. She’s an elegant woman who makes being 86 years old look good. We set a date for November 16. kanken fjallraven soldes

Ruth Miller (My Mother-in-law) and June Bentley greeting everyone coming through the door!
Ruth Miller (My Mother-in-law) and June Bentley greeting everyone coming through the door!
A couple weeks later, June called back to change the address she had given me. Instead of her home, we were going to meet at the First Christian Church in Garrison. She laughed and said that she had too many friends to fit into her house and they all wanted to meet me.
Some of the beautiful centerpieces Lisa and Jennifer put together!
Some of the beautiful centerpieces Lisa and Jennifer put together!
When I showed up at the First Christian Church, I was astonished at the time and effort that had gone into preparing for the tea. Fjällräven Kånken Ryggsäck June’s daughter, Lisa, and her daughter-in-law, Jennifer, had turned the fellowship hall into an absolute work of art. chaussure Asics Gel-Lyte III Each seating table was set with beautiful tea sets, lovely centerpieces, and there was a serving table filled with so many different kinds of sandwiches, cookies, muffins, etc. that it was hard to decide which ones to choose. They also had just about every kind of tea imaginable available. fjallraven kanken españa They’d used blackberries from my latest book, Under A Blackberry Moon as their theme.
Just a part of the awesome spread they had prepared!
Just a part of the awesome spread they had prepared!
Approximately forty of us met in the auditorium, where a friend of June’s who has a gorgeous voice sang, and June read a poem about friendship. nike pas cher Then I stumbled through a talk about my journey as a writer. The women were kind enough to listen attentively in spite of my inability to refrain from dodging down frequent rabbit holes whenever I’m talking.
...and of course you can't have a Tea, with out tea!
…and of course you can’t have a Tea, with out tea!
Afterward, I had the pleasure of visiting with so many wonderful women.

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