Thursday, 28 June 2007

Let The Weddings Begin

Josh tuned up the singing voice to participate in the recent wedding ceremony of his high school friend, Eric (white tie). The music and voices sounded great!
One of the guys remarked about the wedding..."there goes the first one down!"...BUT...this is a tight group of friends and that the old song lyric ("wedding bells are breaking up that old gang of mine") will probably NOT apply.
Josh, enjoy your ride on the twenty something wedding train!

Tuesday, 19 June 2007

Summertime, and the livin' is easy...

Hello from Villa Graf!

My friend Brian recently learned that he has been re-classed from stage 4 to stage 3 cancer, which was awesome news. As you can see in the picture posted below, he sure doesn't look sick.

This is (L to R) Emily and Chloe Graf, their friend Sam, and their neighbor Emma.

This is Abby Graf, who is not-quite-10, but going on 20. This is her "shyster lawyer" look.

This is a rare picture of Barb Graf sitting still and relaxing. I do believe the Bloody Mary I made for her may have been to blame.

This is the next door neighbor, Jina. She reminds me of "Judy" from accross the street in Camelot.

And this is her husband Tom, who is a great guy, but also kinda reminds me of the Camelot neighbor.

Ok, that's all.

Tuesday, 12 June 2007

More Running!

This past weekend Jason and I were part of a team that was in the Great Midwest Relay. This race started in Madison, WI and ended in Chicago at Montrose Harbor.

We had a team of 12 people each person running 3/36 legs of the trip. The total time our team took was roughly 30 1/2 hours. Jason and I were in Van #1 which ran legs 1-6, 13-18, 25-30. Jason was runner 2 and I was runner 3. All went fine, I got lost at one point and had a minor...ok major freak out.

It was just about the most fun thing we have ever done and are looking foward to doing it again next year.

You can check out stories from the race at our blog : and you can find pictures of the race here.

Wednesday, 6 June 2007

Keep It Going, Sarah


Great to have you back into a running regimen with former (and future) roommate, Meghan. Can't even tell which photo is the "before" and which is the "after" at the 10K run this past Saturday in Wheaton. Keep on.

Monday, 4 June 2007


OOOPAAAAA!!!! said Mike as he safely escaped the singe of saganaki flames at The Parthenon in Greek Town this past Saturday night.
The evening was marked by Lots-O-Lamb, Rots-O-Rodytis and a big portion of good conversation and laughter. Missed you, Jeff, Kim, Steph, Sue & Scott. Thanks, Andrea, for once again utilizing your "Julie skills" and getting us organized for this outing. Next "dinner out" planned for end of summer. By the way, for those who missed this family Sarah's friend, Brad.