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Midday at the Oasis with the lunch bunch

This was such a fantastic month to go out to lunch with friends and the little kids for our Lunch Bunch group. These photos are from last month's "lunch bunch" which was held at what's left of the Oasis after the fire occurred last year, or was it two years ago? It was my first time back and we enjoyed the food and the company was a delight. The entire compound is still heavily under construction to rebuild. Gabby (and son) and the doc.
Liz and her two little ones.
Lonna and her little pumpkin, Gwen.
Jessica, me, Jenny, and Wanda.
The doc (Michelle wanting to appear with everyone for entertainment value) and Debbie plus her daughter, and the unborn Benjamin, disguised well in the black shirt under his mom's skin, and who arrived a few days ago on Earth. Also, Wanda's little girl is in the background to the left.
Mauri, who is new in the ward from Houston, plus her little guy, Jonas.
The glam queen, Summer, with her sidekick Brooklyn.
Buddy, Shauna, and Gabby again with her son.
Thanks for organizing these fun lunches out, Summer! I look forward to the one next week on the same day as card camp.

Comments

Tina O. said…
Kelly,
I feel I have caught up a bit on all you've been up to - wow! It's a lot!
Let's chat soon,
~ Tina
Heidi said…
Once I ate at the Oasis but it wasn't a great experience. It was night and a live band was playing so loud music we could not hear each other talk, plus all these people around us were smoking. Maybe if we come for a visit we will have to give it another try during the day. I am glad you guys were able to have fun.
That was PERFECT weather and such good company! I had a blast! I, too, am looking forward to Tuesday at The Galaxy Cafe! It's so fun to try all these great places in Austin.
Julie said…
What a beautiful day for lunch at the Oasis! We had our rehearsal dinner there for our wedding almost three years ago! I haven't been back since the fire but now that spring is here...I'm dying to go! Hopefully all this rain will help fill up the lake!

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