All the parties are over and the goodbye’s have been said, the only thing left to do now is leave. My Godparents who also happen to be my aunt and uncle, put on a great going away party for us, there was lots of food and drink with family that I will miss immediately. It started early and ended early, leaving us in decent shape for the party the next day with my friends.
Kelly and Joe went all out (dartmouthrockcity.blogspot.com) and organised a wonderful send off party for us. There were a lot of people there, some who just dropped by and others who stayed and drank in to the morning with us. The guitars came out, as would be expected and there was some drunken sing-a-longs lead by Jay, Mike and Mole for the most part. We tore in to ‘er oldschool and the beer didn’t last that long. Karen and I brought a 24 and Kelly and Joe had 24 and most people had their own stock, so it wasn’t for lack of supplies. Everyone seemed to have a good time and I am glad I got to spend that last night with all of the people I will miss so much.
I would like to say it ended respectfully at Kelly’s, but I would be a bald faced liar if I did. Larry, Sara, Amy, Mike, Jay, Bruce, Karen and I ended up at the Liquor Dome. We got gleefully drunk and ended the night on the dance floor, wallowing in our own shame. Kelly, Joe and most of the other folks had the common sense to call it a night before it came to that. Oh well, it couldn’t have ended any other way as far as I’m concerned. My only complaint is it wasn’t a Dartmouth bar that we closed down. I said it last night, and I will say it again now. Thank you Kelly and Joe for the amazing bar-b-que and party. The food was excellent and the atmosphere was, as always, a pleasure. Thank you Dave and Judy for the t-shirts and your generous card. And thank you every one else who came out to see us off. We will be thinking of you often, and keep in touch. I speak for both of us when I say goodbye and we love you all. See you in a while.
Ed & Karen.