Sunday, July 17, 2011

{san fran/san jose}: In Good Company

While it was definitely fun to explore a bit of Nor Cal, 
having family there made it that much more special.

J makes everything better.
Sam and J reunite... long lost brothers :)
our little McGovern family! 
Valinda's brothers and sisters
and parents, all from West Virginia
We had SO much fun with Sam and V. They totally showed us around.
how cute are they??
a spontaneous family photo in Los Gatos, taken by muah.
Father and his sons together for a birthday lunch celebrating him
McGoverns + Bishops = fun memories
V's older sis Val and her hubby Daryl - he's so funny!
my pretty mother in law and me
V and her little sis Vanessa
my baby and me on the town
they were really good at smiling, and I like them, so I took a lot of pictures of them ;)
father sons in Los Gatos
 we miss you Sam and V! we're ready to come visit again :)
J and K, both looking lovely
Kris and Sam
McGovern family photo, all together now :)

To the Bishop family: It was so fun to share a vacation with you guys. You are a special family who loves to laugh and make memories. You are so welcoming and open to trying new things. Thank you for dinner on Saturday... OPA! Can't wait to see you again! Take care of WV and we'll watch Cali :)

To John and Kris: Thank you for a fun trip. It was so great to have everyone together and do some different types of things around San Jose together. K, you put together a lovely brunch on Sunday - thank you! We love you guys. We're lucky because we live in the same city, so we'll see each other soon :) Happy 60th, John!

To Sam and Valinda: Thank you for letting us stay with you, for patiently showing us around your home and going in stores you've been in a hundred times so I could get a picture. We loved spending time with you, laughing with you, identifying with you, and sharing pieces of life with you. Your marriage is something special. You are gracious to share your first anniversary with us :). Let's do this more often.

To my John: You are the best vacation buddy ever. I seriously had so much fun gallivanting around the city with you, exploring new places, laughing, taking [tons of] pictures, shopping, chatting, and holding hands with you. Thank you for being so flexible and so willing to try anything. It made all the difference. I love you with all my heart. Another vacation soon, yes? ;)

1 comment:

  1. Aw! Looks amazing. Glad you had a good time with family.