On Fridays I like to look over the snapshots I took during the week and post a few of my favorites.
We went to a Civil War Reenactment last weekend and it was amazing!!! The skirmish took place at the location of a Confederate Powder Mill during the Civil War. The mill blew up in 1864 and unfortunately killed several of the local boys.
When we were kids my sisters and I used to go swimming right there in the creek. That was before the internet and the horror stories posted about flesh-eating bacteria, brain parasites, and giant hungry alligators.
We were so blissfully unaware and thus incredibly happy those days. ;-)
I automatically started rooting for the South (I am a native Texan and love my state), but then I realized I was rooting for the wrong side so I switched to rooting for the North. But then I felt guilty for all of those young men fighting in the South who never had slaves so I decided to root for all of them since this was just a reenactment. ;-)
I am a mess at taking selfies. That is my mom on the left. My dad was there too, riding around in the park golf cart. We were too healthy and had to walk everywhere. Did I mention the heat index was 105F? Gotta love Texas summers.
Duke grabbed my camera and took this one. It is slightly better.
On Father's Day we headed out to Bernhardt Winery for an outdoor concert. They have them every Sunday night, spring through fall. The winery is gorgeous, the wine is tasty, and the music is always wonderful.
My mom was also there but my dad refused to go, he was still recovering from his incredibly hot golf cart ride at the reenactment the day before.
This huge anvil something or other cloud (my pilot husband told me what it was called and the big glass of wine I had made me forget) was incredible. It was a perfect summer evening.
The boys had VBS with their best friend this week. I had the mornings off since they were gone and I was able to get so many things done.
OK, I can't lie, I went to the library and checked out a pile of books, and read for hours and hours and hours.
Yeah, my house is still a mess...
Last night was Paul and my 29th year anniversary of meeting each other so we celebrated with a romantic walk around the subdivision. This is what you do when you are old and gray and you want to celebrate a huge milestone in your relationship but are too tired to go out (because you are old and gray). Or because you just remembered it was your anniversary at the last minute (because you are old and gray) and it was too late to get a babysitter.
That is my sweetie "Jumping Jack Paul". He is so darn adorable.
When we got back to the house this was our view. Another perfect (and incredibly hot) summer evening.
Have a great weekend everyone!!!
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