On our way back to the Hatcher house from our long day of meetings we picked up a few groceries for our last meeting of the day, happy hour with Jorge and Diane to discuss a PR campaign. They own and operate a multicultural PR and advertising agency and knew they’d have some great ideas to get us started. The intent was to review vendors and publications to approach about sponsorship and involvement with the project in the hopes of drawing positive attention to the project, adding to the unique nature of the place, and having a few additions for the scrapbook. It culminated in an impromptu dinner party complete with sushi, beers and children running about. I highly recommend a dinner party in a house you don’t own. And then skinnydipping. No not really. At least not yet…

I told our group that my theme for this phase of the project is Casino Royale. My dashing husband is the brawn, but it takes the wily Vesper (yep that’s me but without the plunging neckline) with her behind-the-scenes allies (that would be Bahman) to get the deal brokered. Once the home is purchased, it’s all Richard and I’ll sit back smiling sultrily (is that a word?) but with my fingers crossed hoping he doesn’t choke and take us all down with him.