S: 2010: A Year of Firsts
BC: Abby Walsh
FC: 2010 | 2010
1: 2010 - A Year of Firsts | I take my first trip to Mardi Gras. Amy and I see Austin for the first time | My first voyage to Africa (!!!) is followed by 2 weddings of dear friends. | Toney gets his first surprise birthday party and I dine at Iris. | Mike goes up on SIlky's stage for the first time.
2: The girls take a trip to Tunica on a party bus! Hurray for good friends and fun times. | JANUARY
4: Ever heard of Jersey Shore the show? In early 2010 a Jersey Shore Pub Crawl was planned. I had trouble finding an outfit and ended up bleaching my own jeans in the tub. It took 2 Bump-Its to get that height on my hair! Worth it though. | FIST PUMP!
5: Tee Shirt Time
6: Ready to get on the road!! | Mike is more than a little excited | My FIRST Mardi Gras! | FEBRUARY
7: We head to our first bar in Uptown. It doesn't take long for us to get in the spirit. | I show Katie some sisterly love. | We all do our best impression of the Mike/ Walshie face. | Chi O Sisters for LIFE! Time to jump into the car and head to the next place. Legend has it there is a pool table to dance on...
9: Acme was worth the wait! We had amazing oysters and crab. Then we watched the parades, which were incredible. Finally, we made some new friends from Vancouver. | ACME
10: Amy and I are clearly livin' the thug life. MIke debuts some new looks, and friends/sisters show love.
11: We girls show our support for Valentines Day while Ninja Mike makes an appearance. The afternoon finishes with sipping wonderful sangria while overlooking downtown New Orleans.
12: We finish the day with a couple rounds of hurricanes while we belt out "Walkin' in Memphis." But it i okay, we are FROM Memphis!! Luckily the evening is immortalized on film. | Pat O's
13: March brings with it lovely weather and one of my favorite holidays...St Patrick's Day! | We celebrate our heritage at The Flying Saucer and Silky's | MARCH
14: Spring Break 2010, Katelyn, Leslie, and I head to New York. I get to see Nicole, meet Julia, AND try the treats at Milk Bar. Amazing!!
15: We see the Dakota, get our pictures taken with the Lennon mural, and I participate in a protest. We finish the day with Frozen Hot Chocolate at Serendipity 3.
16: I see Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty for the first time! I also get to catch up with some great friends.
17: Dylan's Candy Bar | Carlo's Bakery
18: The ladies are in need of some quality time, so we go out to eat and meet up with friends! | APRIL
19: Mike turns 26! He decides writing on his shirt and body would be the best way to celebrate.
20: May brings with it the celebration of dear Amy's birth! We are joined by friends at Mollie Fontaines. | While some of us are intrigued by the decor, the birthday girl enjoys a homemade cake by Duncan. | MAY
21: BBQ FEST
22: Later that month I take a trip to Egypt and realize a lifelong dream | I immediately fall in love with the pyramids
23: We arrive at the hotel, which comes with a woman making her own bread in a brick oven. We then take a trip to the Cairo Museum and finally to the Market.
24: We visit the Djoser step pyramid, I ride a camel, and climb into a tomb located in a Pyramid. It is pretty neat, but also a heck of a workout!
25: The House of Stone at Saqqarra. This is currently being rebuilt to show what it would have looked like thousands of years ago.
26: We move onto Luxor, stopping along the way to see some amazing reliefs. I get to see the Valley of the Kings and Luxor Temple.
27: I see the Temple at Karnak before we move on to Aswan. It is here that we have high tea and I am chased by goats!
28: We visit Abu Simbel. I am VERY Excited to see a cactus, makes me feel right at home. Speaking of which, this is our last stop before we pack our bags onto the bus.
29: Cianna and Jackson get hitched!
30: Amy and I head to Austin to see Casey. Having never been before, we are both pretty excited. We eat at Bess (SO GOOD!), find a few owls, and spot a giant cupcake. We then take in a show.
31: After meeting up with Casey we get into a few contests, experience awkwardness (my specialty), and relive moments from our drive.
32: Sarah and Brian get married in Allen, TX. Old friends come for the vows!
33: Late June brings Trolley tour and a birthday celebration. We like to have a good time!
34: We head to the cabin for the 4th of July. We have a lot of fun, and get closer to friends. | JULY
35: I start at Gigi's | Toney birthday cupcakes | Football cupcakes for a Memphis game | AUGUST
36: Weekend trip to NOLA! We hit the club, then head to bed after a long night. The next day we stroll through Jackson square and live it up at House of Blues/Margaritaville. | September
37: Mike, clearly jealous of the love that Mallory and I share, sees me playfully doing the Saber Tooth Tiger face with Amy. He takes this as an opportunity to challenge me to a fight, which I of course win. But then he buys shots to make it up to me! | Southern Decadence
38: We celebrate my 26th birthday with a party at the house. Katie makes me an interesting cake... | while Morgan gives me a hand selected bottle of wine. I end the weekend with a trip to Iris.
39: October | We throw a surprise birthday party for Toney. He is clearly surprised!
40: I take a trip to Dallas to see the Razorbacks play in the new Cowboys Stadium. | Then I head to a University of Memphis game with great friends! | Are you ready for some football?
41: We head to Rhodes for Homecoming 2010! While there I meet my great-great-grand little sis and see friends from years past. | GO LYNX!
42: I head to Dyersburg with Amy for Thanksgiving. It was great to give thanks in a house full of people that I love! I am also inducted into an honor society. | NOVEMBER
43: Blair and Tom get married on December 4th, 2010 | December
44: Christmas with the Carters and Walshes!
45: The year ends with 2 great New Years parties. We are ready to see what 2011 is gonna bring!