That said it's still been a pretty wild ride these last few months. Coming home, contrary to popular belief, has been much harder than leaving and this adjustment is really taking some time. So, I've concluded that we'd keep up the blog as long as there was still something to say. Supporters, detractors, questions and comments are welcome!
2013 started off with a bang, or maybe just the collective sound of the debauchery of Bourbon Street! Matt and I were simply delighted to help our friends John and Lynze celebrate their nuptials in the Big Easy for a NYE wedding that was simply spectacular. The fun we had was really driven in part by two factors. Firstly, New Orleans is awesome! It was my first time visiting and I took to the French Quarter like white on rice - or maybe powdered sugar on a beignet? The sights, the sounds, the...food, were all fantastic. The city has such a deep history with so many different cultural influences that I felt I could have been visiting another country. I found it a real gem.
The other factor was that the wedding guest list including all our friends from Dubai as well as sissy Lisa and BFF Fiona, so the pure giddiness of seeing everyone for the first time in 6 months to a year was pretty darn exciting!
Here's just a little of what we got into: