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Another week, another recap (yep I’m a slacker!)

Another week, another recap (yep I’m a slacker!)

Matt and I didn’t have any real plans for the weekend besides going to an event one of Patrick’s friends had scheduled for Saturday night.  His friend Mike is the manager at Mellow Mushroom in Wake Forest.  Mike decided to play a few songs as a kick off to the Patrick Edwards Foundation.  (This will be a charitable foundation that will help under privileged youth learn the art of making EDM – electronic dance music.) I knew about the event but I really had…

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A special craft

A special craft

I don’t think I mentioned it, but my brother in law Patrick, was very big in the music scene. He played the guitar, managed a music store and was constantly going to festivals to help. As we were cleaning his house, we started finding guitar picks laying around. I guess I didn’t really think about the fact that he probably had a ton of them until we had a little baggie full. As soon as I saw how many there…

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Where have I been?

Where have I been?

I woke up the other day and realized the month of January was almost over.  Whew, what a crazy few weeks! We held a private funeral for Patrick on January 4th in Ocean Isle.  It was nice to say our good byes without a crowd of people around us.  The next day several of Jill and Steve’s neighbors organized an open house for their neighborhood.  The ladies did an amazing job of coordinating food and people over the course of…

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With love

With love

The other week when the Sandy Hook shootings occurred, the only thing I could think about was all of the families that would have unopened presents under their trees. Presents for children who would never return home. Little did I know that our family would face the same fate. Sunday Matt’s parents called to let us know that Patrick, his younger brother, was sick with food poisoning and they were headed to ATL to see him. He wouldn’t have enough…

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