Thursday, December 31, 2009

Day 138

Brought in the New Year with family.  It was great fun!  Happy New Year to all!

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Day 137

Another good day with the family.  The kids got to spend their gift cards and then put together Lego toys and Bionicles.  Great fun!

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Day 136

A day with family and friends.  Dave Clemmons treated Dwayne and I to the movies.  We saw Avatar in 3D I-Max.  That was fun.  While we were there the rest of the family went skating.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Day 135

We spent the day at the Kemah Boardwalk with the family.  Will post pictures later.  Too pooped to do so now.

Sunday, December 27, 2009

Day 134

We had a wonderful family day with both our daughters and all our grandchildren.

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Day 133

The day after Christmas found Grandpa lazing it up while Grandma went shopping with our daughter, Brook.  We will be going to Dwayne and Brook's house tonight to sit with the kids while they go pick up Shannon, Ashely, and Ethan at the airport.  Good times!

Friday, December 25, 2009

Day 132

We shared a wonderful Christmas with Dwayne, Brook, Camden, Rylee, and Eli!  Everyone had a really great time.

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Day 131

We have shared a wonderful Christmas Eve with our family.  New Beginnings Church had a wonderful candlelight service.  Una has been working hard on our Christmas lunch before the service and after the service.  Another blessed day!

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Day 130

Finally finished making some special Christmas gifts for some special grand-daughters.  We joined Dwayne, Brook & family to looked at an incredible Christmas display at a house not too far from where they live.  Then we all went back to their house and watched G Force.  A cute movie.

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Day 129

It's good to be able to eat and hold it down.  I worked some more on my Christmas wood projects.  We had a good time at the weekly Tuesday night social at our RV park.  Now, we are both looking forward to a good night's rest.

Day 128

I was sick all day yesterday and was unable to post.  I finally went to the doctor today and got a shot.  Still not well, but better.

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Day 127

We had a wonderful day of worship and fellowship.  A great lunch at Texas Land and Cattle with our family.  The kids at church put on a good Christmas production tonight and the candle light service was very inspirational.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Day 126

Working on Christmas gifts and shopping with family.  Another good day!

Friday, December 18, 2009

Day 125

Interesting day.  Our truck broke down, overheating.  Hopefully it will be repaired tomorrow.  On the bright side, we had a nice sunny day.  This was really good after so much rain.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Day 124

Spent the day with grandkids.  They each had a Christmas party at school and then we watched the Grinch tonight.  A full day.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Day 123

Christmas shopping and relaxation.  Isn't this what retirement is all about?

Monday, December 14, 2009

Day 121

Una had a great day with our daughter Brook, they made fudge and had some time to visit one on one. Then this evening with Dwayne, Camden, Rylee, and Eli, we went to walk through the streets of Bethelem at Clearlake Methodist Church -- it was lovely.  Finished off the evening with the 49er game.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Day 120

We had a wonderful worship at the Clearlake Church of Christ and then took our grandkids there this evening for Christmas caroling.  What a blessed day!

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Day 119

Well, we got settled in today, spent some time with the family, and then topped off the evening watching them perform in "A Miracle on 34th Street."  It is a wonderful play, and I might add, our family played their roles very well!

Friday, December 11, 2009

Day 118

Well, all good things must come to an end.  We travelled back to Kemah today, ending our Florida road trip.  But, it's good to be back "home."

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Day 117

Spent most of our second day in New Orleans at the World War II museum.  Pictures are on Facebook.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Day 116

Had a great time in New Orleans today.  We began the day with a lunch of Jambalaya, followed this with a great tour of the city, next came beignets at Cafe Du Monde, then a free concert at St. Louis Cathedral, and topped off with dinner at Tu Jaques.  This is us at Tu Jaques, great place to eat!  See Facebook for more pictures.

Day 115a

Addendum:  We had to evacuate our park because of flooding.  Ended up spending the night at a rest area.  The good news is that we have decided to spend the next couple of days in New Orleans!

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Monday, December 7, 2009

Day 114

A day of travel.  On our way to Long Beach, Mississippi, made it as far as Tallahassee, Florida.

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Day 113

We enjoyed a new worship experience today by attending a black church.  We were the only white folks there and were warmly received.  The rest of the day has been very relaxing.

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Day 112

A day of R& from the rain.  We did put up a few Christmas decorations today.

Friday, December 4, 2009

Day 111

We spent the day in Fort Myers touring Thomas Edison and Henry Ford's Winter estates.  Pictures are posted on Facebook.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Days 109 & 110

Yesterday we took a drive to Palm Beach, then on to Miami, finishing with dinner in Key Largo.  Didn't get home until 12:30 A.M.  So, today was a day of R&R and laundry at our campground.  Pictures are on Facebook.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Day 108

Had a wonderful drive to the Tampa area, Apollo Beach, and Anna Maria Island.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Day 107

We made it Peace River Preserve in Wauchula, Florida...R&R time.

Day 106

Yay!  My hat was in lost and found.  After recovering the hat we went on to Downtown Disney and then to the Polynesian Resort for dinner.  Pictures on Facebook.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Day 105

Spent the day at Epcot.  Had a blast, but I lost my special hat from Ireland :(  Picture album on Facebook.

Friday, November 27, 2009

Day 104

Spent the day at Disney's Animal Kingdom.  Picture album on Facebook.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Day 103

We had a wonderful Thanksgiving meal at the Captain's Grill in Disney's Yacht Club Resort, followed with a stroll through the Boardwalk and then time in Epcot with another great meal in Mexico.  Pictures are on an album on Facebook.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Day 102

Disney's Hollywood Studios today.  Pictures are on Facebook.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Day 101

Another wonderful day at Disney World.  Spent the day in the Magic Kingdom.  See my Facebook album for pictures.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Day 100

Slept in and then went to Disney's Hollywood Studios.  Called it a day a little early.  Hoping to get a good night's rest and then return for more fun!  For pictures, see Facebook album.

Day 99

After worship and laundry we went to Disney's Animal Kingdom and Magic Kingdom.  Didn't get home until one in the morning!  For pictures check out the album on Facebook.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Day 98

I am doing yesterday's entry today because I was just too bushed last night.  I will create an album on Facebook for most of the pictures.  We spent the entire day at Epcot and it was just wonderful!  I am blessed to have been able to rent a scooter so I don't have to be on my leg all day.  This really contributed to my fun.  There was great entertainment everywhere we turned, from "street" performers to venue shows, and the food was scrumptous!

Friday, November 20, 2009

Day 97

First day at Disneyworld and Epcot.  We had a great time, but are we ever tired!  I am completely convinced that we need to get the rest of the family here.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Day 96

We have arrived in Clermont, Florida.  This will be our home base as we explore Disneyworld!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Day 95

We are in Fountain, Florida.  Along the way we actually saw some Fall colors.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Day 94

We are in Long Beach, Mississippi.  I started out our time trying to (and doing) disconnect our truck alarm.  It decided to just go off indiscriminately at our RV park,  So, now we have no alarm, but we also have peace and quiet.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Day 93

Well, we are finally on the move again.  We made it as far as Broussard, Louisiana today.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Day 92

We had a wonderful worship and fellowship at Southbelt Church of Christ continuing our 50 year reunion of the Main Street Church of Christ.  It was great to hear Brother Eddy speak again.  We also had a fantastic birthday dinner with our Camden and family!

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Day 91

Enjoyed a great birthday party for our ten-year-old Camden and followed that up with the 50th Main Street Church of Christ Reunion.  What a wonderful and exhausting time!

Friday, November 13, 2009

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Day 89

Takin' care of security cards, drivers licenses, handicap placard, library cards, doctor appointment, birthday card...whew!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Day 87

A good relaxing day with the family.  Camden is home with strep throat and Eli came home early with hives.  After a great grandma dinner, Dwayne went to Open House at the kids school with Rylee and Eli.  Their teacher wants them to bring the snake Dwayne found in their house last night to school tomorrow.  Brook got back in from California tonight.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Day 85

We had a wonderful day of worship and fellowship with the Little York church.

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Day 84

A good day of wood-working and now Rylee is spending the night with us.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Day 82

Another wonderful Fall day.  Spending the night at Brook and Dwayne's house so we can be there with the kids in the morning when Dwayne takes Brook to the airport.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Day 81

A day of shopping and wood-working.  Took care of a few Christmas and birthday gifts and I am working on a couple of hand-made Christmas gifts.  A good day!

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Day 80

Another relaxing day with beautiful Fall weather.  Had cowboy stew at our weekly social.  It was yummy!  Una has had another Beth Moore day.  I know she really enjoys it and is getting a lot out of it.  God bless!

Monday, November 2, 2009

Day 79

A good day of woodworking.  An evening with the grandkids, sharing a bedtime devotional.  Doesn't get much better than that!

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Day 78

A good day of worship at Little York, followed by a relaxing evening together.