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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Such a Great Day!

What a fantastic day this was! First of all the weather was PHENOMENAL!! Sunny and 75 degrees (or more!).

I went to Curves first thing and then back home for my coffee and computer time. After grabbing a shower, I went out and got a mani/pedicure. Red polish, of course, for the holidays. :) I haven't had red polish on my fingernails for years. I forgot how much I love it!

Back home I got some lunch, then joined a small group for some dulcimer pickin' time. Well, I don't pick, but that sounds a whole lot cooler than playin'. :) There were just five of us on the dulcimers and one fella on the guitar. We played for about 2 hours.

This evening we went out for dinner; an early anniversary celebration for us! We'll be married 23 years this coming Sunday. And at the risk of being too mushy - my heart still skips a beat when Randy walks in the door!

Anyway, eight of us (Randy & I, Dick & Pat, Larry & Cindy, and Ted & Linda) met at Bass Pro Shop's restaurant, The Fish Company. I didn't know that Bass Pro Shops have restaurants 'cause the one back home doesn't. All of our dinner choices were really good and the conversation around the table was great, too.

Ted & Linda are new to the Plantation this year. Linda plays dulcimer as well and Ted plays guitar. They are "part-timers," as they still have a house in Ohio. It was fun getting to know them. As I've said before, this is one of the great things about our lifestyle - we get to meet so many wonderful folks.

After dinner we wandered around the store. It's always fun walking around Bass Pro Shop - even for me who doesn't like shopping. But, this store is more than a store - it's an adventure. And tonight, Santa was there!!

Aquarium in the restaurant
One of many wildlife displays

Tomorrow's gonna be busy. I've got two dulcimer gigs and then we gotta get packed for our marathon Christmas trip. We leave Friday morning for Kansas, our first leg of the trip. Can't wait to see Kev & Sara - it's been more than 5 months since we've been together!

Until the next time . . .


  1. Happy Anniversary! WOW! And how sweet after all these years!
    Have a safe trip and hug lil Kev for us please.

  2. Linds9:51 AM

    Sounds like a fun dinner!! Can't wait to see you guys in a little over a week!! Hopefully the weather cooperates! Give Kev and Sara hugs from us. Maybe we can Skype when you're there.