St. Jude's Songwriter Night

Saturday, day of Amber's wedding my
older brother called and said he had a stay
at a hotel that had to be used that night or
he would lose points. Did I think Amber
would want it? I said that would be
nice but she will have all the boys so
that would not be doable. 

So, did I want it. Sure....why not.
You see Debbie has traveled with me 
on most of my wedding shoots. She 
loves getting out and helping. Most times
along with pay we were put up in a
nice hotel. So this would be like old times!

We laughed and giggled over lots of
things before our old bodies crashed!

I got home, picked up Dakota at moms,
loved on both him and Lily and later
that afternoon I met one of my older
and dear friends, Julie of Julia's Homestyle
Bakery, her hubby of 37.5 yrs and a 
sweet girl that works at the bakery. 
We headed to the WhiteHorse
downtown for the St. Jude's
and the Big 98 (radio station) fund
raiser.



Julie brought cookies that the bakery
made for the auction that night.

 

  This is Roger, Julies hubby and their
granddaughter  Luna. 
I have been watching Luna grow
via FB for 13 months but this is 
the first time I have met  her.

At the Wildhorse, this is Julie, her sister
Laurie and Laurie's hubby Tony.


This is Lauren Alaina.
2018 CMA Female Vocal Artist of
the Year.


This is Jon Nite.
He had written songs for ~
Tim McGraw, Chris Young, Dierks Bentley, Blake Shelton, 
Keith Urban, David Nail, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Phillip Phillips, 
Chase Rice, Jake Owen, Michael Ray, 
Adam Craig, Darius Rucker, Gloriana,
He can sing also!


 JT Harding ~
He has written songs for 
Check out the Storm Trooper jacket.


Matt Jenkins~
Kenny Chesney, Florida Georgia Line,
Keith Urban, Sam Hunt and others.


And this young man is Chistopher
Destefano, 
Julie's son in law. 
 Grammy Award Winning American singer/songwriter, 
record producer and multi instrumentalist.
He has written for Carrie Underwood, Billy
Currington, Brett Eldredge, Luke Bryan, 
Miranda Lambert, and he wrote the opening
theme for NBC Sunday Night Football.


Aren't they an adorable couple?

Had a great time hanging with old 
friends and meeting these local 
songwriters and hearing them sing
the songs they wrote. 

I have been going strong for 
almost a week, pushed hard to
make myself do things on 
Monday and Tuesday but
my body said....ENOUGH
today. Major rear kicking headache,
over all pain and fatigued. 
Slept most of the day.
Have an apt. that I need to
make first thing in the morning
so here is hoping I am up
and moving fine then....




Comments

Brian said…
Oh that had to be fun and I'm sure the entertainment was a blast!
Christine said…
Too much fun can be tiring!
Rhodesia said…
Sounds like fun but I hope you have now got rid of the headache and the pain. Guess you overdid things a bit. Take it easy Diane
Ann said…
Yes, you have been pushing yourself hard lately. You sure have had some fun though.
Sandra said…
hope you are up and moving well right now getting ready for the apt. you sure had enough fun to last a long time with the wedding and this night out with friends. i remember Lauren well.
Looks like you had a great time. Oh girl...all that fun would catch up with me too. LOL! Happy Day to you Pam. Hugs and blessings, Cindy
Darla M Sands said…
Please take care of yourself. ~hugs~ Looks like a fun affair!
Rain said…
Pam you look so energetic and happy in those photos, it's hard to imagine you kicked in the butt by Fibro. Your evening out looks like it was a lot of fun, and how great to meet all of those talented people! :)
Sandee said…
You have been very busy of late. I enjoyed the wedding and I've enjoyed your outing to be with friends. Sounds like you had a great evening.

Have a terrific day. ♥
Jeanie said…
That was nice of him and it looks like a wonderful time!
Liz A. said…
After the last few days, you totally need a day or two to lie in. Rest. Enjoy yourself (if you can).
Sounds a lot of fun... but please take good care of yourself.

All the best Jan
Pam, what fun! It's been far too long since we've had an evening of live music. Rest up now!
Sounds like a real good time. The song writers don't get the credit they deserve.

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