Thanks to my great neighbor, Kandi, who did some smooth talking...I have decided to post-pone the Potluck in the Park to the early fall (as opposed to the July 14 date that was looming rather fast). This is brilliant for many reasons...1) my mental sanity 2) It can be mentioned in the newsletter for our neighborhood 3) more time and energy to plan 4) cooler weather and less people vacationing.
Phew! I feel a little better now (but still ashamed that I missed the meeting last night).
Thank you Jesus for friends who talk sense into us!