Friday, February 11, 2011

It's Like We're Our Own Brat Pack

Last night, I met up with friends at our favorite townie bar. Though I don't typically make a habit of going out during the week, this outing was warranted & much-needed. On the anniversary of Dave's death, we needed a little bit of togetherness. It was a motley crew: me, two of Dave's best friend's (one of whom is also my ex-boyfriend), plus said ex-boyfriend's girlfriend, his other ex-girlfriend (kid's got good taste, don't hate), Dave's brother, & other sundry friends from both before & after his death. [And yes, everyone I know has dated everyone else I know & we are one big happy family (finally) & the world should probably be more like us. Small-town holler.]

It was low-key, nothing major. Just us & some Miller Lites & a jukebox we pumped full of mid-'00s emo music, like Onelinedrawing & The New Amsterdams & Rocket Summer & Brandtson. It was exactly what I needed to celebrate the life of someone I loved so much, as well as to celebrate the life of mine that I love so much. And while I promise to stop being blog-cheesy really soon, after all the support you guys showed me on Tuesday's post (THANK YOU!), I couldn't help but share with you how darn happy I was yesterday, on a day when I've normally been an emotional wreck. A sign of the time, perhaps: We're growin' up, & it's not so bad after all.


And no, these pictures sure don't make it look like we're growin' up, I know. But it looks like we're having fun, right?

10 comments:

Polly Kyle said...

Yeah, everyone from high school dated everyone else from high school and we are still friends... I think it is a small town thing. There just isn't enough people around to create enemies or to date drastically different people! haha

LBB said...

Sounds like a blast. Neat how you can buddy up with exes!

christinaanne said...

Love this.

San said...

Love that you all got together to celebrate LIFE!

Samantha said...

I love us <3

Abby said...

Aww it looks like you have an amazing group of friends. I live far away from my pack and miss it.

steph anne said...

Haha, love it and your attitude on having fun and not needing to worry about looking like grown ups. I'm the same way with my friends. :)

Kristin & Megan said...

Y'all are too cute!

mandy said...

I'm so glad you all went out for some beer and togetherness. Sometimes that the best thing. (Also, completely understand small town dating.)

Citygirlblogs said...

I'm glad that you and your friends were able to be together for the anniversary. Whether it hits one or all of you harder than any other day, it often helps to be with people who understand what you're going through and processing. Happy to read that this anniversary was easier than the last. xoxo

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