Those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

hard to imagine...

...that i could "look so forward" to something and at the same time "dread" that same thing.

that is kinda how my weekend went. a whirlwind of EMOTION.

first on my list was the WEDDING. it was a "family" wedding-tim's side. it was a beautiful wedding (perhaps one of the coolest weddings i have ever been at). it was held in the rotunda at founders hall at the milton hershey school. i have to admit that i got a little choked up when the bride was being escorted down that staircase by her father...something that my girls will never get to experience. but i survived. the girls did great...all smiles and keeping a close eye on their mother. (tim loved all weddings but was so looking forward to this one)

then off to the RECEPTION. very nice. great food. and then they had to go and have that darn father-daughter dance to the same song that ashley and her dad ALWAYS talked about having at her wedding. (i loved her first) i actually had to step outside during that dance...ashley and i were outside and she asked me if i heard that song that was playing...i gave her a big hug and we walked for a bit. i told her that i wasn't sure what we would do at her wedding but that we would have some sort of tribute to her dad and that we would work out all the details then. (i will need some pretty STRONG medication that day)

then to totally top off the day...megan went to PROM. i was very excited and actually did pretty well with all the prom stuff. i think that because meg was so "chill" about the whole prom experience that i didn't get all that emotional. (tim would have been the one a mess for that)

megan looked beautiful. she will probably kill me when she sees this picture but i figure if she can post them on face book i should be able to post just one on my blog...
tonight megan has been invited to attend an "awards" ceremony at the high school. it is one of those "invitation only" events that you have no idea why you are going but you have to dress up and just wait for them to call your name to know why you are there. then next week she has her athletic achievement awards ceremony. BUSY KID!!!
we are SO PROUD of megan and all her accomplishments. notice i still tend to say WE alot but i guess that fits here because he was SO PROUD...that was all he talked about some proud he was to be "the dad of the dewalt girls".
thanks for checking in


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm so excited about the awards ceremony tonight. When I got notified that Amy was getting an award, I couldn't imagine what it could be, but she ended up getting a $4000 scholarship!! I can't wait to see what the Lord has in store for Megan!!
Hey, I'm taking it as a personal insult that you would rather consider working with us than exercise??!! Ha Ha! Love the treadmill stories!!!
Love, Karen W.

May 05, 2009 9:09 AM  
Blogger Katie Dewalt said...

The wedding was beautiful....and you were a trooper! It is perfectly fine to choke up about those special days that Tim would share with his girls. You can still be sad and yet happy for the bride.
I was so glad to see you and the girls and although Megan had to leave for Prom, I'm very happy that I got to see her for a few minutes.
BTW - do you know how proud of you the whole ding-dang Dewalt tribe is? (Sorry! Bad sentence structure...)
You honor Tim's memory even when your heart hurts. God sees it.
I'm home and happy to see my California family, but already missing my Pennsylvania kin.
Praying for you as you continue to walk over broken glass.
Aunt Katie

May 05, 2009 10:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Many different emotions going on Tammy. hard to imagine how you are dealing with them, but you are doing great!! Praying for each day and each new event you go through.
Jim and Judy

May 06, 2009 8:36 AM  
Blogger Wendy said...


Craig showed me pictures of Meg on Facebook. She looked beautiful. Yes, Tim would have been so proud. I am so glad you and the girls came to the wedding. I know it was hard but we love you all! The wedding was beautiful, all that planning.... It is kinda nice being at work and having a routine again. Meg told Craig she got a scholarship last night. Congratuations.... You have some big happening coming up - two driving and one graduating!! Will be in touch!

Love, Wendy

May 06, 2009 10:53 AM  

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