life lately

So much has happened over the past 2 weeks that sometimes it feels like a year, and other times it feels like a minute. Most recently, we've had some family milestones. My grandpa passed away on Thursday, April 17. This didn't come as a shock for anyone in family, as this is what he's wanted ever since my grandma passed away. His health has been dwindling over the past couple years, and thankfully, everyone had the chance to say their goodbyes over the past year. The funeral will be over Bloomsday weekend, which as his favorite Spokane event, it only seems fitting. Then on Friday, my sister had to have surgery to remove her spleen. Apparently her spleen died, and then started doing somersaults - aka lots of pain. She is healing fine now, but is still in the hospital.

On a more positive note, the weather over the past 2 weekends has been phenomenal! Last weekend, all I did was read and walk outside. And for Easter weekend, we spent it in the park all day. Sun, you can keep shining anytime you want! I never used to be a weather person, but man, after 3 months of grey darkness and too much precipitation, it's amazing what the sun can do for your health!

Reading by the water
Reading by the water
Seriously sun, thank you!
Seriously sun, thank you!
Girls night at a Burlesque show
Girls night at a Burlesque show
Rain can still be beautiful, from the 35th floor
Rain can still be beautiful, from the 35th floor
Finally made it to Cafe Lalo
Finally made it to Cafe Lalo
Cafe Lalo
Cafe Lalo
Bloody Marys outside in the sun
Bloody Marys outside in the sun
Union Sqaure Farmers Market - obsessed!
Union Sqaure Farmers Market - obsessed!
Jelly on jelly
Jelly on jelly
Easter celebration in the park
Easter celebration in the park
So impressed with all the food
So impressed with all the food
Probably my favorite photo of the Easter celebration
Probably my favorite photo of the Easter celebration

For those of you who have offered kind words and prayers for our family, thank you! It's very appreciated!