Tuesday, July 9, 2013


Well let's see since I last posted Karl had his 40th birthday.
He played golf and we went to see Iron Man that night. Josh and I got him his favorite BBQ for lunch and a birthday cake. We have been swimming. It was cool here last week, so the pool got a little cold to swim in, but it is warm again and I am planning to swim today. I took Josh to Plato's Closet and to Clothes Mentor last week and we found some more clothes...those are resale shops, but they have really nice clothes. I kind of wish I would have bought more. I got 2 pairs of jeans and 2 shirts and Josh got 3 t-shirts. The 4th of July was quiet here. We did BBQ, I tried to swim, but the pool was too cold so I came back in. That night Josh and I watched fireworks outside. Karl was watching a baseball game. We watched fireworks for 3 nights I think. They are so pretty, but they scare my dogs so much. My Uncle is doing better, he has been out of the hospital for a while and just getting over the pneumonia. He is much better than he was. When he is healthy they will look at his heart. I am sure he will need surgery for that. But so far so good. My sisters-in-law and I are planning a trip with the kids to San Antonio, TX. They are doing most of the planning, but it would be before school starts back, so we are excited about that. We would be taking them to the Alamo, the River Walk, maybe Sea World, and a water park. Anyway, that is in the works, so I do not have the exact specifics. I have not been able to go on vacation with them since Orange Beach, Al several years ago. I am looking forward to it. In the meantime, I am just enjoying my workouts and swimming. It is trying to get cloudy outside again. I am hoping for a more clear day so I can swim. Have a great week and I will visit soon.


  1. Happy Birthday to Karl!
    The cake looks great. Happy to hear you had a great 4th and a BBQ. Great news about your Uncle. Your trip to San Antonio you are planning sounds great! Hope you have a wonderful rest of the week :) Hugs, Dru

  2. Hi Lori!
    You sound super busy!! Happy birthday to Karl and that looks so yummy! I am sorry to hear about your Uncle and (probably) needing surgery. :( The trip to Texas sounds like a lot of fun! We are planning a trip to Texas as well, but we won't be going until the end of October.

    Have a great day! Hugs

  3. Hi Lori,
    San Antonio sounds fun. I hope you guys have a great time. Enjoy the rest of your summer. Hugs!

  4. HI LOri, I didn't even know you had this post! My dad lived in San Antonio so I know it well visited him there many many times. I love the boardwalk. They have a little movie in there about history of Texas. It was nice. I have old photos of the kids and I on the little boat that runs on the river. Have a great time Hugs

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  6. Hi Lori!
    Happy belated birthday to Karl!
    Enjoy the rest of your summer.


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