Kalindi and Jonathan Thompson. Kalindi and I met awhile back when we were
preparing for the London Marathon. Our
training later expanded into our hearts and souls at weekend workshops,
mentioned in earlier posts. Certainly a
great base for a lasting friendship!
A few years ago I was thrilled to be asked to officiate
their wedding. Melding two lives, a few
religions, and several families was an absolute honor, to say the least. Kalindi’s father gave them a container of
coins at their wedding with a sweet dedication.
My dear friends decided that the pennies were worthy of re-gifting to my
project and all 14 lbs. of them rode shotgun from San Carlos to Seattle on a
recent road trip.
Once again, I am humbled by all of my friend’s sweet, sweet
gestures and look forward to this floor’s construction. I will be such a blubbering fool for its