Archive for May, 2008
May 10 2008
This week’s theme from tnchick is ANY photo. I took this at an air show at Moody AFB on October 21, 2007. It was a glorious day to be a spectator, but the winds were really kicked up. They nearly had to call off the air show.
We ended up in the VIP section. You know, the section that’s all roped off? The one that’s smack dab in the middle right on the air strip. The one with all the free food and drinks? We just walked in with some other folks. I was trailing behind my friend, taking photos. When I walked up to join him the guards stopped me and told me I wasn’t allowed in. They had really big guns. I wasn’t going to argue. I called in to my friend, who was already seated in the bleachers, to come back out. One of the guards said “Oh, I’m sorry, ma’am, we didn’t realize you were with him”. Then he at-eased and let me in. I dunno.
We didn’t realize our dumb luck until I went up to get a bottle of water and got out my money and they said “Oh, no, no, no. It’s complimentary for the VIP’s”. Cool. We had the best seats on base, other than perhaps the cockpit. Did I mention the Free Food?
Would you like to know the name of this particular maneuver? So would I, so if you happen to know it please let me know because I forgot, probably right after they announced it. It was way cool, though!
May 09 2008
She was standing in the kitchen preparing to boil eggs for breakfast, wearing only the ‘T’ shirt that she normally slept in.
A little puzzled, he asked, ‘What was that all about?’
May 07 2008
Downtown Valdosta has become a vibrant and lively spot every day of the month but, on the first Friday evening of each month, downtown comes alive with music, food, shopping, art and more. Since the First Friday event in Jun 2005, First Fridays have grown to attract an average of more than 1,250 people. Many activities start about 6 p.m., with most of the music starting about 7 p.m. First Fridays reflect the diversity of Downtown Valdosta as well as the diversity of the entire city.
May 06 2008
Me: Hi, Kevin, how are you?
Kevin: Who’s this?
Me: It’s Auntie Barb.
Kevin: Oh! Hi, Auntie Barbara! How are you doing?
Me: I’m doing very well, Kevin. Thanks so much for asking!
Kevin: :giggles: Oh, you’re welcome, Auntie.
Me: Kevin, is your Mom home?
Kevin: Well, yes she is, but you know what? She’s taking a nap right now and I hate to disturb her.
May 05 2008
I give you Fresh from my garden Sunday morning – some Honeysuckle Vines!
May 04 2008
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May 01 2008
Do any of you have Sisters? If you do, do you have a very close relationship?
I can’t imagine my life without my 3 SisterDears. They know all the worst things about me and they love me anyway! I live about 1500 miles away from them, but through the miracle of technology, we remain very close! Cell phones, email and blogs, gotta love it! Truth be told, with life happening everyday, school, sports, work…. something always happens so they can’t get together all that often. That is until I make my ‘annual trek’ up for our Sister Weekend! We all truly treasure our Sister Weekends.
I’ve been trying to decide when to go up this year. I usually go in July, but every 3-5 years I go up for Christmas. I wouldn’t want to completely forget how much I dislike snow and the bitter cold now would I? I finally decided! I have decided that this year I will go up for the Fall Foliage!! The last time I saw New England Fall Foliage was October 1993, and it was past its peak. So, I have decided to go up at the end of September this year. Plans are being made. Excited? Who me? Only completely!
We’re going to “do” Boston this year! Plans, we must make plans!! Faneuil Hall, The Paul Revere House, The Freedon Trail and Boston Common, the Old North Church, Bunker Hill Monument, the Museums… a Red Sox game!!! We’ll also do some sitting around the fire in our Norman hats sipping wine, listening to the piano and singing along in our relaxing clothes. Bliss!
Stock up the wine! Which restaurants shall we eat at? Decisions, decisions!
Oh, what fun we shall have!
Today is a very special day!
It is SisterDear4’s Birthday and her daughter/my niece’s Leann’s Birthday!
Happy Birthday, SD4! ~ Happy Birthday, Leann!
It’s also my beautiful gray boys’ Birthday!
Happy Birthday, Gandalf & Grayson!
Gandalf is 4 and Grayson is 5! Stop by and wish them a Happy Birthday!