I know! I know!
It has been a long time since I posted
about anything except
cancer and death.
Contrary to popular belief
those are NOT my two
Once we got the old boy cleared of
I decided to run away from home!
My daughter, Tara, her three girls and I
took off to see my daughter, Mimi,
and her two boys and little
We stayed in Indiana a couple of days on our way
This was a trip promised to Lulu so she
could see her Michigan friend that stays
at the same condo complex that we
always stay at.
Mimi's hubby was out of town
so she decided to follow us south
for a couple of days.
We headed to Gatlinburg.
Now I know all you Suthern' gals are used to
but let me tell ya---
this northern girl thinks 102 degrees is about
50 degrees hotter than I like.
Now-I did NOT go on this.
While the other kids went
I watched Baby Bright Eyes sleep.
Here is what she looked like when she got up
and discovered Mom,
and her cousins were gone.
This is what she looked like when I gave her
Nana's sure know the tricks, don't they?
Did I mention it was
I felt like dropping a bag of ice cubes
in my bra to cool off but
thought people might talk if
I started dripping
from somewhere besides
Leaving Gatlinburg, Mimi & her kids
headed home to Indiana while
Tara, Lulu, Ria & SweetCheeks & I
continued on to Florida.
Lulu spent a lot of time hanging out
with her friend, Gabby.
I had Lulu convinced that her real name was
GABREIELLA- (pronounced like Cinderella).
She was so embarrassed to think she had
been pronouncing her friend's name wrong
for the past three years.
Finally, Gabby (on the right)
took pity on her and told
her the truth....darn kid!
That is Lulu giving me the
'you're so stupid, Nana'
The other two sisters-
Ria & SweetCheeks
spent a lot of time
I spent my time reading and watching
the sun come up....
and the moon rising----
I have lots more to share
and much to tell you
but right now I have to fix the
old boy something to eat.
This is what he likes best!
Tube feeding sure is EASY---for me!
I've been trying to find these
to keep him company while he
So far, no luck.
Let me know if you see any out there!
I will keep you posted as to what
else is going on here...
It's A LOT!
Off to visit a few of you before
I fall asleep sitting up!