A few pictures of the recent wedding of my brother and new sister-in-law... Bride and bridesmaids... Exchanging vows... Prayer with the couple... "I present to you for the very first time... Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lamicela!" The very happy couple! Centerpieces... (All of the flowers were grown by Laura's family.) And last but not least, … Continue reading Wedding Pics!
(An abridged and altered version of what I presented to Mrs. Vanbuskirk and the summer PN class of 2019. Based on The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch.) When I started thinking about writing my lecture, I realized that I only had one childhood dream. I’ve had that dream since I was ten; maybe younger, and it … Continue reading My First Lecture
This past Friday, we were privileged to host the bridal shower for my future sister-in-law, Laura. When I say host, I mean that we opened our home to several incredibly talented young ladies, and they turned the place into a scene from a fairy tale. I'll let the pictures speak for themselves. Dessert table complete … Continue reading Laura’s Bridal Shower
(Please pardon the poor quality pics. My phone takes terrible pics, and I didn't have my camera with me.) When my brother Andrew was first going to the Summer Institute of Linguistics six years ago, Uncle Dennis teased him that there really is no North Dakota. "Have you ever been to North Dakota?"... "Have you … Continue reading My Trip To North Dakota
It's hard to believe it was two years ago that Nana (my mom's mom) passed away and joined the great cloud of witnesses waiting for us to complete the race... On Wednesday, my mom had a tribute tea for Nana. Mom set the table with Nana's zomeldosen (not sure if I spelled that correctly), and … Continue reading A Tribute To Nana
My oldest brother, Paul, and his girlfriend Laura got engaged a week ago! On their first date/excursion together, they went to NYC for the day. I was along for the ride, as well as one of Laura's sisters, who was leaving the following week on a long term mission trip. So for their engagement, my … Continue reading They’re Engaged!