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Sunday, October 26, 2008

A Night Out.

Friday night found J and I at his annual work "gala/fundraiser" at the Metropolitan Ballroom. It was, as always, a fun night. Dress ranges from business casual to black tie so I had quite the week trying to figure out what I was going to wear, as the black dress I was going to wear would have left me a little chilly for the night.

Highlights of the night included:

-Meeting the head chef at McCormick and Schmicks and being able to tell him just how much I liked my steak there this past summer. He invited us back and offered us some free dessert.

-Target presenting J's agency with a check for $150,000. (They were also the one of the evening's sponsors along with; General Mills, Cargill and Wells Fargo.)

-One of the live auction items went for $18,000. (Meet and Greet for you and 7 friends with Hilary Clinton. And no in case you're curious, J and I were not the winners.)

-J and I won a silent auction overnight hotel stay. (We've never won in the past, so we were excited!)

-The evening appetizers (crouton bread and gouda cheese dip). The dinner was fine, but the appetizers I could have chowed on all evening long. That's saying something for me.

J and I. Do I look as exhausted and as uncomfortable as I'm beginning to feel?

7 Comments:

Blogger charish said...

sound like you had a good night.

October 26, 2008 at 3:02 PM  
Blogger Kim said...

I think you look spectacular. I'm glad to hear it was a good night, and that the stress leading up to it didn't get the better of you!

October 26, 2008 at 3:16 PM  
Blogger Audrey said...

You look great! Sounds like you had a fun night out. Hope you enjoy the hotel stay...will you go before or after the baby is born? ;)

October 26, 2008 at 5:36 PM  
Blogger The Lindahl News said...

You had your "Prom" too! You and J look great and I am glad you could catch this night out. Grab 'em while you can!

On your home stretch now, I can just feel it in your words...hang in there.

October 27, 2008 at 6:45 AM  
Blogger Jill Davis Doughtie said...

You look beautiful! What a glamorous, beautiful pregnancy photo.

October 27, 2008 at 11:21 PM  
Blogger Jill Davis Doughtie said...

By "pregnancy photo" I mean it makes me think of pictures in magazines of pregnant stars on the red carpet!

October 27, 2008 at 11:22 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

You look AMAZING!

October 28, 2008 at 11:47 AM  

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