Rose #2 took it all in stride. As soon as we got to the event she was able to procure herself both a huge Jolly Rancher popsicle and a bag of Cheetos. Life was GOOOOOD!
Here is the gang after a great fun day and then an evening of playing with the neighbor kids:
If there was a Rose #4, this would be it. Nadia and the Roses are good buddies.
Here are Rose #1 and Nadia saying good bye:
I am so grateful to live in this fine city, near my family, and grateful too to have good, good friends. Whoever thought up the slogan Live United was really smart. United with friends and family, united with people we live near and among, united to help other people get the very basic things they need to stay alive and to thrive.