Daily Archives: September 25, 2011

Last Night

Last night was the celebration of my Grandparents 50th Wedding Anniversary! Woot Woot! Congratulations to my awesome Shugarman Grandparents!


Before leaving for the party, there was a bit of a hotel-suite dance party while my brother, sister and I got ready. 


It has been such a great [but short!] weekend with my siblings!


The party was filled with good Polish food.  It was such a delightful way to celebrate our family and heritage together: lots of deliciousness!! 


The banquet hall was also filled with great conversation.  I met some family members who I haven’t ever met before.  Others I hadn’t seen since I was a toddler.  I was also able to see some cousins who I grew up quite close with, but haven’t seen for YEARS.  It was wonderful to catch up and get our party on. The drinks were flowing right along with the conversations 🙂


And the dancing? It was awesome!

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This morning I’m headed back to Albany. 
The trip to Chicago was WONDERFUL – full of great food, fantastic quality time with my family, and tons of fun.  I always get extremely sad/sappy when leaving my parents and siblings [I started crying at one point last night while watching my parents dance to “Open Arms.” Yes, I’m serious.] 
Even though I’m heartbroken to leave the fam, I am happy to have two stellar gentlemen to come back to New York to see: Nicholas and Benson.  Hooray for the silver lining 🙂