Christmas at Eddie’s Florist

Since we were in Tennessee for a long weekend we decided to check to see if Eddie’s Florist in Henegar had their Christmas trees up yet, and they did. So we decided on the way home that we would make our 2nd trip to see their beautiful trees. We found them a few years ago…

San Juan, Puerto Rico

In all of mine and Julie’s travels, we had never left the U.S. mainland. Until this trip. As a result of my work, we were given the opportunity to attend a work function, held this year in San Juan, Puerto Rico. We had known the trip was upcoming for a couple of years, but only…

No Adulting Today!!!

On Monday we met Tyler and Amy for breakfast before they had to go adult for the day and we took the long way home. We took time to put our toes in the sand. We took a trip over to the Gulf Shores/Orange beach area. We did some shopping at some our favorite souvenir…

Antiquing and Worshiping!

On Sunday we attended the first weekend antique sale at Olde Mobile Antiques. We have been several times, but this was by far the most items that we’ve seen left on Sunday. The sales start on Friday and by Sunday the percentage off is the highest of the weekend. This time we all walked away…

Balloons? What balloons??

We went for a visit with Tyler and Amy and we decided that on Saturday we’d go to the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival. So we talked up the balloons to Amy. We had been to one in north Alabama twice but she had never been to one, so she was excited. We started…

Future Beauty Queens

A few weeks ago I spent the day with the family in Jasper for the Little Miss. & Mr. Walker County Beauty Pageant. Both of the girls did really well and scored high 9’s. Lori’s pageant was early in the day, but she was ready for a nap by pageant time. On her score sheet…

Dogwood Blooms

The Legend of the Dogwood According to legend, Jesus cursed the dogwood tree so that never again shall the dogwood tree grow large enough to be used as a cross. Henceforth, it shall be slender, bent and twisted and its blooms shall be in the form of a cross, two long and two short petals….

Adios Gallbladder!

Friday Jeff said adios to his gallbladder! We came in for what was to be a quick outpatient procedure and he ended up being admitted for the weekend. The surgeon said that his gallbladder was very sick and it was a good thing he listened to his body and pushed for something to be done…

Blast From The Past

A gas station in the area recently changed to a 76 station. This logo brought back lots of memories. Growing up they were known as Union 76 today they just use 76. We had one that we passed anytime we went anywhere, it was at the corner of Highway 78 and the Bryan Road. After…

#wearentoldgeezersyet

Today we attended the matinee show of the John Crist – The Human Being Tour at The Wright Center at Samford University. There were 3 opening acts before he took the stage. There were times that we could not understand what he or the other comedians were saying, but we did enjoy what we could…