Sunday, October 11, 2015


  The fall color is starting and I am hoping that  when I take my road trip it will look similar to the picture that I posted.  The maples are turning a pretty red now.
    Yesterday was the annual car show at the nursing home that they have every year. The car was of one last year because I forgot and left my camera at home. I had a busy morning with my grandson and his friend who helped me take chemicals, paint and such to where we could get rid of it. It needed to be got out of the basement and it was free. Afterwards my grandson went with me to push his grandpa outside in his wheelchair to see all of the cars. Hubby favorite was a 56 turquoise and white t-bird. 
    It was fun and our grandson was looking over all of the engines. He is  taking a class in mechanics this year and his senior year. It makes me feel old .  In the afternoon  I went with my daughter in law and  another grandson went running around. My oldest stayed with his dad to cut wood for the fire so that supper could be cooked out over the open fire in the dutch oven. Needless to say there was nothing left and then they made smores. Food always taste better cooked outside. I made a comment on Friday when I was running around with my son grocery shopping about hamburgers and we had hamburgers cooked on the grill. Then they made a bonfire and we all sat outside for a while.
   A his and hers out house which was a lot fancier then what I used during my childhood. How many of you remember using them? Oh the memories of growing up back then. The games made on big pieces of cardboard and using mom's buttons as our markers. We didn't have a tv until I was a senior in high school. You can't really miss what you didn't have. We played outside a lot more then they do now. When it rained, we used the mud like it was our modeling clay making whatever we dreamed up.  A lot of fun and spending time with family. 
    I came across the picture that I took of my daugher and her race car. She raced against her hubby in the background. I knew she wouldn't win, but she still had fun doing it. 
    My custom order will go in the mail Tuesday and then I will start something else. I am doing my first juried show in November.  That will be a new experience for me and should be fun. My daughter in law will be going with me.
    Prayers to all of those in need. Have a wonderful week and stay safe.


Vickie said...

Looks like a pretty neat car show. Glad you all got to enjoy it.

NanaDiana said...

Sounds like you had a good, but busy, weekend, Shirley. I am so glad your hubby was able to get outside and see all the vintage cars. I love those old T-birds, too!

You are right-there is nothing in the world like food cooked out in the open. I love grilling everything outside and eating outside whenever we can. That won't be for much longer here. I think we broke a record today with the weather-we were in the mid 70s. Lots of times our ground is already frozen by this point.

Hope you have a great week and I am so hoping you get to take the trip you are looking forward to. xo Diana

Charlotte Huffman said...

Sounds like a fun weekend. I remember outhouses ....Phew!! We used to play outside in the woods making a make-believe house or in the creek smearing mud all over us! We also played "cars", building roads and having fun. We had a TV but not a color one until after I graduated. Kids nowadays don't know what real fun is.

Michelle May-The Raspberry Rabbits said...

Sounds like a glorious weekend sweets. So glad your hubby could go out and play. Hugs to you sweets!

Susie said...

Shirley, So glad your husband got to see those cars. I think things like that are important for him. I love being out in this wonderful weather and colorful days. Blessings, xoxo,Susie