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Working Wed

Wednesday, December 08, 2010      1 comments

Ok, so I had to work today (7-7) and DH had to work today (2-MN), DD1 has kids to get in bed and DD2 has to work 5-10). That makes it hard to get some one on one family time in. But it was a slow night at work and I did get to spend time getti... Read more

Tuesday's fun

Tuesday, December 07, 2010      1 comments

This morning I had an orthodontic appointment. Got a "tight" upper chain and large triangle rubberbands (translation, won't be eating for a while). Next appointment is Jan 13th and they will schedule removal in Feb. YIPPEE! Removal sounds gr... Read more

Family Lunch Monday

Monday, December 06, 2010      3 comments

Once again the family got together for lunch. We went to one of MIL's favorite restaurants. We hadn't been back there since she passed away in July and it felt strange being there without her. But instead of ordering the usual pizzas, we had ... Read more

Continuing Education Sunday

Sunday, December 05, 2010      1 comments

Today DH and I had to finish up our CE for the year. We had an hour drive there and back, plus the 5 hours in class. Not exactly the perfect family time, but gave us time to have nice chats on a variety of subjects. Tomorrow he starts his 7 d... Read more

Dec 4: Family time

Saturday, December 04, 2010      2 comments

One of my December Resolutions is to spend one hour with family members every day. No TV, no cell phones, no video games. Just spending time doing things together. Last night the grands spent the night with us. We picked them up from t... Read more

2010 Pinhoti 100 and other fun things

Tuesday, November 09, 2010      5 comments

Friday night was the regular night for the grands to spend the night. We had a great time playing with Thomas the Tank Engine, reading books, and watching old cartoons on the computer. Saturday morning was Kids Workshop at Home Depot. They ea... Read more

Beauty all around us.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010      5 comments

We all go on vacation and take lovely pictures. I am no exception. I just love to travel and see new places and things. DH and I had a great time on Mackinac Island, and riding the trails in VA and NC. But how often do we take the time to se... Read more

2010 Castleberry Reunion

Tuesday, October 26, 2010      4 comments

Once again it is family reunion time. We started this 4 years ago so MIL could get most of her family together once a year. Even though she is no longer with us, DH decided to have it again this year so we got together last Saturday. There we... Read more

The drive home

Saturday, October 16, 2010      4 comments

Our quilt retreat came to an end Sunday after lunch. It was a beautiful day so DH decided we would take a drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway and see some of the trails he had run while I was sewing. What a beautiful drive it turned out to be. ... Read more

Camp Cheerio Quilt Retreat

Saturday, October 16, 2010      8 comments

We finished up our ride Thursday about lunch, had a picnic lunch at the trail head before heading off to Camp Cheerio. It is about an hour drive and thanks to Constance (our GPS) we took the scenic route. We arrived about 3 and I could just fe... Read more

New River Trail, Galax to Fries Junction

Thursday, October 14, 2010      6 comments

Thursday morning would have to be a short ride. We were due at the quilt retreat between 3 and 4, and it was about an hour drive. So we decided to just ride from Galax since the hotel was about 1/2 mile from the trail head. We had ridden thi... Read more

New River Trail, Foster Falls to Dora Junction

Wednesday, October 13, 2010      6 comments

We finished up the VA Creeper trail Tuesday and left for our next B&B in Fries, but it was closed and locked up. So we went to Galax and got a room. That caused us to re-arrange our rides a bit, so Wed we decided to go to Foster Falls and ride... Read more

VA Creeper trail

Tuesday, October 12, 2010      3 comments

In 2007 the members of the Quilt Forum on Garden Web Home Site decided we wanted to get together and actually meet one another. So, one of them set up a retreat at Camp Cheerio in Roaring Gap, NC. We arrive on Thursday afternoon and stay till... Read more

Project Linus Quilts

Tuesday, October 12, 2010      10 comments

I had another quilt retreat in NC this past week so DH and I took another trip. We went to VA and finished riding the VA Creeper Trail, and almost road all the New River Trail before my quilt retreat started on Thursday (more on those later). ... Read more

Mackinac Island, MI - part 5, saying goodbye

Tuesday, September 07, 2010      10 comments

There are many more lovely places and sights on Mackinac. I have not mentioned the fudge. There are at least 12 shops and they all make wonderful fudge. We bought a slice every evening after dinner to enjoy with coffee in our room. Chocolate... Read more


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