What does have to do with the song, however, is that I have a wonderful friend named Katie, and I GET TO SEE HER TOMORROW!!!! I'm a teensy bit excited. And the song keeps going through my head over and over. I figured that as a prior Katie myself I could get away with giving her all of the Katie-things I use to get... but last time I wrote "Katie-did" in an e-mail to her, her response was, "Katie-oh-no-you-di'n't!" Which made me literally laugh out loud. But I still can't stop humming, "K-k-k-Katie, Beautiful Katie..."
Katie and I met the last night at Inspired in a mini-class... I just happened to sit next to her because there was a seat open and I'd been loving her hair every time I'd seen her the previous few days. As luck would have it, there was a CRAZY lady in our class. (She was the only crazy or negative person there; every other woman there was so cool that it was amazing. Donna Downey is like a cool-person magnet!) But I say that it was lucky that there was a crazy lady, because Katie and I
And this weekend she is in D.C. with her family, and I get to see her tomorrow! I get to meet the famous Oliver who sent Kal these button flowers and then since everyone loved them on her blog he did this cool tutorial. Hello? He is definitely the coolest and most famous five year-old I know. And I get to meet her husband (Oliver's dad), too. But obviously I am most looking forward to seeing, yup, sing it with me: K-k-k-Katie, Beautiful Katie!