Our neighborhood had a block party this evening and what a great time we all had. We had about half the block show up and a few neighbors from surrounding streets as well. The kids had a great time and everyone was glad to come out and say hello. We had lots of getting to know you going on and I think we’re going to make it something we do at least once a month. Before tonight there were several of us that didn’t even know each others names. One afternoon a few neighbors and I were talking and thought it was a shame that we all didn’t hang out more, and the block party idea was born. It’s good to get to know your neighbors:-) We even had 89 year old Carlos come by for some food and fellowship. As I was tucking Emerie into bed tonight and she was saying her prayers she said, “And God, please help us to have another block party again.” I’m not sure if it was the playing with friends or all the yummy treats that she liked more. Either way, I can’t wait to do it again!