2006 was a very eventful year for people in my life, I just wanted to take a second and reflect on that, and once again congratulate my friends, family and soon to be family.
ENGAGEMENTS & WEDDINGS
ENGAGED: My brother in law Paul and his beautiful girlfriend Kate Dias! Engagment party is October – the wedding in Febuary 2007 **Update: Wedding is Feburary 24th** **Update** Kate and Paul were married, you can see the pictures at http://www.paulgraham.ca/gallery/Joey
GETTING MARRIED: Michelle and Anthony will officially tie the knot this October **Update Michie and Anthony were married on October 21st**
GETTING MARRIED: Opie and Shimmy tied the knot in Antiguia on January 17th 2007
GETTING MARRIED: Kristy Clark is getting married in Feburary 2007 to Arlie McBain.
ENGAGED: Lee Komow and Derek are engaged. http://www.leeandderek.com/ wedding date is set for September 29th 2007
BABY: Karen “Zoey” & Bojorn Zoric welcomed their first baby Evan, they were also married less than a year ago!
BABY: Geoff Grimwood (Colin’s best man at our wedding) and his wife Becky welcomed their first baby, Naomi Faye, this summer. Its a real zoo over there, with 5 birds the nuttiest dog EVER and Naomi!
BABY: My great friend Christine and her husband the handsome Chris welcomed Ryan, their first baby this year. (Christine, you’ve been told no more babies unless you can assure me they are born on my day in the pool, OK??)
BABY: My highschool friend Stephanie and her highschool sweetheart Jeff just welcomed their first baby THIS WEEK. Addison Rose. Congratulations!!! If it wasn’t for my backyard this relationship might never have happened! Also, mutual friend Cam Turner and his wife had a baby, Owen, last year
BABY: Andrea and her husband Brent welcome Chloe Violet this year, less than a year after their August 2005 wedding!
BABY: Jing, a fellow pet lover and a friend from I HEART PAWS just welcomed her first baby Emma.
BABY: Jo-Ann and Andrje (Colin’s cousin and her husband) are expecting their first baby December 23! **UPDATE: Baby Soleene was born on December 29th
BABY: Nikki and Greg Houldcroft are exepecting their first baby soon too! (In Febuary right around Paul & Kate’s wedding)
BABY: Marnie Palmer and her new husband Darren are expecting their first baby near Christmas. ***Update: Marie and Darren had a son, Ethan, in December 2006.
BABY: William Sinka & his girlfriend Emmaunelle are expecting their first baby in March 2007
BABY: Dave and Natalie Veldof are expecting their second baby at the beginning of December 2006 **Update: Dave and Natalie had their baby!
BABY: Michael & Cheryl Hodgson are expecting their first baby in July 2007
BABY: Our friends in England, Martin and Katie Rowe are expecting their first baby summer 2007
BABY: Jed Allsup and his Girlfriend Maggie just had their first baby, Lillian Belle Allsup (Lily Belle to Mom and Dad) Born Monday January 8th at 1:25 pm 9lbs 9ounces and 21.25 inches long.