It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home.

Author Unknown

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Chapter 2, Page 22, Book 09

Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour.
John Boswell


I have to say this weekend has been one for enjoying the idle hours. I’ve not done much at all here at my house. I did get out Saturday afternoon for our camper lunch and you’ll see pictures of that over on the side bar today. It seems easier for me to place them there.

In just two weeks from Saturday my babes will be getting together again for my birthday. We are all going out to lunch again. Seems everybody likes to eat.
Then we are supposed to go back to DD’s house and just hang out and visit for awhile. Like all things that will be weather related too. There have been lots of snow storms happen on or around my birthdays of the past.

I still remember my 16th birthday as I think it was probably the only one where my friends were invited over to help me celebrate. Other birthdays it was just a family celebration. We all had a great time playing our records (this was in the old days) and dancing. It didn’t matter then if you had a partner or not we all danced. When the kids left to go home we found a huge snow on the ground and every one had to shovel themselves out in order to go home.

Anyway that’s enough reminiscing for today. I’m off to church a little later today and as always you are all in my thoughts and prayers.


February is merely as long as is needed to pass the time until March

Dr. J. R. Stockton

‘On Ya’-ma


Angie said...

Hi Ma! I think you and I would do very well across a plate of cakes and a pot of tea.

love, Angie, xx

Hollie said...

Wow - what a great looking bunch! I know you all have such a good time together. I haven't done a whole lot this weekend either. Yea...getting together again for your birthday! I'll be looking forward to more pictures! Woo-Hoo & no snow...that's a change for you all isn't it? It's sunny here today, but still cold. Have a great Sunday!


Scrappy quilter said...

What a great looking bunch is right. So happy you got to go. Hugs...

Joan said...

G;ad you had such a good day yesterday.Won't be long now to the camping season starts. You are looking well after such a long winter. Love Joan

Cindi said...

sure looks as tho everyone had a great time...thx for sharing! ;)

Linda said...

Glad you got to get out and have lunch with the camper friends! Linda

Joyce said...

I can tell you are really looking forward to your family gathering around you for your birthday....what fun you will have. What a great looking family you have...loved all the pics on the side...have a wonderful week..hugs and love,

betty said...

loved the pictures of your luncheon and so glad the weather held so that everyone could gather and have a great time! and it looked like a great time was held by all! you are a beautiful woman Ma (both inside and outside).

I enjoyed your reminiscing about your 16th birthday; I bet it was a lot of fun!!!

enjoy the week ahead


Kathy said...

Good pictures. Looks like a fun afternoon. I love the picture on your blog of the little boy and the watermelon.

Sybil said...

Sorry Ma didn't send in a comment yesterday. What a great day you all had on saturday..just loved all your pictues..especially the one of you you look so lovely x well I already know that you are XXX
Hope that this week goes well and that the threat of snow does not come to fruition !
Much Love Sybil xx