We Gathered

We gathered – around a table in my back yard, overlooking the apple orchard, on a cool and breezy May evening. No masks needed now. Beautiful smiles all around.

We ate and drank – beautiful platters of food filled the table. Each person bringing their own specialty – delicious cheeses, soft lemon bars, homemade guac and chips, skewers filled with cheese, tomatoes, and shrimp, and a fruit and nut platter. And some summer rose to sip as we nibbled.

We talked and laughed – about work, family, the upcoming summer. About the crazy year we were experiencing. Just about stuff.

We relaxed – We sat and ate and drank and talked for hours on a Monday evening. It felt like we could just stay like this all night. It felt so good to spend time with colleagues off of Zoom, gathered around, laughing and just being together.

We need to do this again….soon.

7 thoughts on “We Gathered”

  1. I love how you start each section with what you did and then elaborated lightly but vividly on the gathering, the eating and drinking, the talking, laughing, relaxing….being together. And most of all: the needing to do this again soon. Life is grand when we share it with those we love.

  2. Your gathering sounds absolutely wonderful! It does feel so good to start seeing people again. In the last two weeks, I’ve seen friends that I haven’t seen in over a year! Enjoy! You deserve some fun!

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