Monday, July 28, 2008

Class of 1978 Reunion

What a busy weekend! This past Saturday my high school class got together up in Carroll County for our 30th reunion. I was apprehensive about going (just shyness), but my cousin Sue talked me into it. Sue also asked us to sing. Now I'm glad we went. It was good to see my old friends.
These are our former teachers from Arlington Baptist High School in Baltimore, MD. Teaching was a ministry for them as well as a sacrifice. See "Miss Baker" in the bright blue shirt in the center? She was responsible for me getting an English degree. When I arrived at ABS in 9th grade, I had no idea what a noun was...and Miss Baker expected me to be able to diagram sentences! She had the patience of an angel while I caught up.

We had folks come from FL, TN, NY, PA, VA, CO, MA, NC, and, of course, MD. It had been 15 years since our last reunion. Thank you Nadine and Susan for all your hard work hosting this event.

We have been busy baking loaves of "blessing bread" ~ that is, bread to give away to busy moms or those with health issues. I added mini chocolate chips and banana to these loaves of zucchini. Sure are yummy!
On Sunday afternoon, we had 29 people for Fellowship Night at our home. I served BBQ and hotdogs, and everyone brought delicious side dishes. I made the above sourdough dinner rolls to go with the Brisket BBQ. It was yummy ~ I will never make BBQ from pork again...just brisket. What a difference!

Some updates from our family life this past week ~ Mom and Dad's Texas home on North Padre Island did not get any effects of the hurricane Dolly. What a praise! Secondly, Allen and Mike passed the Hunting Safety course (required by law) and at this moment are shopping for rifles. Allen got a 96% on the test, Mike got 100%. We are so proud!!

Best of all, Maggie went to the specialist on Friday, and he assured us that Maggie's arm is not in danger. The popping sound is okay...as long as there is no shooting pain. What a relief! He also gave us suggestions of other specialists if her arms/hands do not improve. So she still needs your prayers.

Today we picked up our last 20# box of blueberries for the season. So between the fresh blueberries and the white peaches, we are enjoying the season.

Many blessings ~ Kathie

1 comment:

Heather said...

Kathie
Didnt know you went to Arlington Baptist School??? I went there for 5th-7th grade. I made some of my closest friends during that time. I loved the school and my teachers. I thought you grew up in St. Mary's Co?
Heather MacQ