Julia, Jackie, and Christie arrived at Vino's early for their bi-weekly meeting to discuss the wedding plans. The wedding is only a few months away.
A little background on the family. Christie, Julia (Ann) and Jackie are the daughters of Julia. Julia (Ann) the eldest was named after her Mother. Her family calls her by her middle name "Ann".
Julia (Ann) and her spouse (Joe) have one daughter Julianna and one son Jacob. They were were high school sweethearts.
Christie and her spouse (Curtis) the second born have two sons Darryl and Dexter. Christie and Curtis were also high school sweethearts.
Jackie and her spouse (Charles) have five daughters and one son. Nicole, Chandra, Dallas, Charles Jr (CJ), and twins Sade and Samantha (Sam). They met their first year of college. Charles and Jackie are also the proud grandparents of Ashley, Amari and Kaleb.
You will meet the families soon.
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Meeting at Vino's....the sisters have already ordered and have spent their early arrival time to chat and catch up on the latest happenings within the family. Christie likes to gossip a little. She has filled them in on the latest saga with Vino (restaurant owner) and his wives.
|Christie (yellow dress), Jackie (red/white jumpsuit), Julia (Ann )(red top)|
Jackie: I wonder what is taking the girls so long to get her. I have things to do.
Christie: Oh, Jackie please. The only thing that you do on Monday night is watch tv.
The sisters eat, talk, and laugh for about 20 minutes.......
|Jackie: Thank goodness they are finally here.|
|Julianna, Dallas, and Ashley arrive for the dinner|
|Dallas: Ashley, no running sweetie.|
Julianna: She sees her Nana, so Auntie time is over.
|Ashley: Grandma, Grandma!!|
Jackie: Hey, Grandma's little pumpkin pie. How are you Princess?
Ashley: I am fine (giggle).
|Julianna: Hi Auntie. My apologies for our lateness. We had two late night appointments.|
|Christie: Hi sweetie. I figured as much. How are you?|
Julianna: Muah (kiss on the cheek) I am well. How are you?
Christie: I couldn't possibly feel better.
|Dallas: Hi Auntie (kiss on the forehead) How are you? I have the items that you asked me to pick up for you from Pinky's. Your sisters are going to be envious. (giggle)|
Julia: Thank you Cookie. You are such a doll.
After the greetings, and a second apology for their tardiness, Julianna immediately starts their wedding plan discussion.
|Julianna: Auntie, will you please start by giving us an update on the bouquets. When can Jabari and I see them?|
To be continued in Part II.
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