One event I look forward to every year is the Regency Ball in Lansing each spring. This year was particularly wonderful, both in terms of weather and the event itself. My mom was unable to join us (she was visiting my sister and bro-in-law for the weekend) but that worked out well for me...I ran out of time to figure out a dress for myself since none of my stuff fits anymore, so she graciously loaned me one of hers! Rich looked very fine in his brand-new trousers and braces, with a beautiful striped silk vest from Julie Rockhold of The Fat Reenactress. Oh, and I put rolled hems in his cravat the morning of the ball--AND starched it!