Monday, May 21, 2012
This picture was taken at Mom and Duane's wedding. A little backstory: our brother Ray is NOTORIOUS for never showing up for family gatherings. Evidently, we were pretty sure he would be a no-show at the wedding so we took matters in our own hands.
We drew (I use the verb loosely) a life-size picture of Ray and stationed it out by the party. We added quite a few conversation starters too. I can't read all of them, but here are the ones I can see:
"Hi! My Name is Ray. How do you know Lois and Duane?"
"OK. I voted for Reagan."
"Try the fruit -- it's divine."
"Yes, I do work as a programmer."
Jon added the man-hug and the glass of wine.
Best part: Ray DID show up. And was furious about our Cardboard Brother.
Here's another goodie: