Aww! Thanks you guys! Wow, I go away for the weekend and come back to some wonderful support from you all! This is why I love this place! You're all so great! Seriously, I love all my guy friends, but the support you get from women is just so different! Thanks you guys for being there for me! I love doing the same for you all.
Regarding the pic. It's actually from last year. I'm about 20 pounds lighter than that now. I've got a few fun pics I figure I should take advantage of before I don't look much like them anymore! .
The funny thing about that pic is it wasn't meant to be a retro pic at all! I bought the dress at Target for $20 and liked it so much I decided to wear it to my assistant's wedding. I took my best friend as my date and he was screwing around w/ my camera instead of finishing getting ready, and I had walked into the room to tell him to get his @$$ moving! The look on my face was actually "you've got til the count of 3, before I throw my shoet at you." But when we looked at the pics later, we realized there was something kinda cool about it, so we switched it from color to sepia, and added a little coloring and came up w/ that!
We've always talked about staging some more retro shots, just to see what they'd look like, but I like the fact that it wasn't intentional!