Friday night we were excited to be able to attend the fundraising event A Triad of Love for Catholic Charities’ Adoption Program in Lakeland. If it were not for this program and these people our lives would be drastically different and I dare say not near as complete.
Again it was Friday night after work and a bit of a hike, so we made our way as fast as we could and arrived about an hour and a half late. This meant that we walked in just as the silent auction was ending. They had a bunch of really great items including an autographed Miami Dolphins’ Jason Taylor jersey that my sister (aka Aunt Elmo) and her friends generously helped us secure for the event.
I am a big fan of silent auctions and although I didn’t get a chance to make it all the way around the table before they started to close the auction, I quickly made a last-minute bid and left feeling a little disappointed that I would probably walk away without anything. Continue reading »