Oh, I have one alright. And it is about to get bigger! Yesterday I heard some wonderful news: my brother Brian and his lovely Kerry are engaged. I am so happy for them and for all of us. She is sweet and funny and seems to make my brother very happy. I love when there are family events in "the hopper".
And while I am on the subject of family additions, I have to mention that before I started writing this blog, I heard some other wonderful news: my brother Kevin and his wife Megan are having a baby in February! They will not find out if the baby will be my niece or my nephew, but the early sonograms showed them a little snowman-looking cutie, so they are calling the baby Frosty for now.
It's difficult to be so far away with these great events coming up, but I am really looking forward to both of them. How lucky am I to have a great family to begin with, and then to also love all of my in-laws as well? I really like being with my brother's wives, and my husband's family too.
By the way, since I used the phrase, "in the hopper", I decided to look it up for origin. I'll share: