Wednesday, February 23, 2011

More about Febuary

I thought I post a entry but deleted it by mistake and was to tired to rewrite it.
I guess most of it was around our part in the park Follies, a variety show. We had so many laghs just practicing.

Art & Ginny will be leaving next week for home. the last two months have just flown by. Art's mon passed earlier this month, Arin has a new boyfriend, has moved in with him. Life is changing for them as well.

Ferris wheels, cotton candy games of chance and a whole lot more. Yesterday we went to the Pasco Country Fair, bargain day, $3 to get in and free parking.
One of the first things we saw was an elaborately costumed Living Statue. She looked very real I don't know how they do it for so long. Bob stopped for a strawberry short cake, it was so large that he got two spoons. I really didn'y want any but it really looked good and like any good wife I had to help Bob with it. LOL We also took in a show with a singer Dennis Lee. He had a young man playing the piano for him and played a Jerry Lee Lewis song "Great Balls of Fire" and sounded justlike him. Such talent.
After a while we had seen enough cows, crafts, plants trucks and rabbits and went home.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Still running at high speed

Back again. We are still very busy as Feb. is one of the busiest months here in Florida. Yesterday we volunteered to help with the monthly breakfast, 167 hungrey people came in. Doors opened at 7:30 and it didn't stop until 9. We got back home at 10 and had to be at play practice at 11:30. At night I run a cribbage group, got home at 9 and was in bed at 10.

Today we did a bunch of errands and Bob will have his stitches out this afternoon. Temp. today inear 70. Lisa called me, she is coming to Florida March 15, she stays further up north from us. Sunday night we were invited to April and Larry's for supper, along with Art and Ginny.

Shawn called be yesterday and wished me a Happy Valentines Day and like he always has told me "I was his one true valentine". He knows I get a kick out of
hearing , but don't believe him. He likes to make his mama happy! Later.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Busy Times

Last week Tampa was invaded by pirates! It was the yearly Gasparilla Pirate Fest and Street Festival. This a big deal with thousands coming to see the pirates invasion sailing into Hillsborough Bay, followed by a huge parade lasting three and half hours. Reserve seating was available for $30 for the parade.

A couple of days later a group of 190 of us from the park went to The Show Palace and Dinner Theatre to see "How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying". It was a great show with a lavash buffet. The cast were the servers before the show began. Well done. Great time. The next day 170 of us were signed up to go again next year.

Yesterday we went to The Barn Antiques located in Lake Alfred, FL. The barn is divided into 4 sections, The Stable, The Seasons, The Back Porch and the Back Yard.
The Stable is a unique home decor and gift shop filled with wonderful accessories to suit a variety of tastes. The Stable is like sneaking a peak at a designer home.
The Season is virtually overflowing with holiday and seasonal decorations designed to give any home a special touch. When we were there the Season was welcoming Spring with Valentine's, St. Patrick's and Easter decorations.
The Back porch offers a delicious break for hungry shoppers. The main dining room features large stained glass windows framing a stunning view of natural
Florida and table tops hand painted with wild flowers. If it is just a refreshing drink or an ice cream you crave, this is the place to stop and rest on the shady deck.
The Back Yard Garden Shop is an outdoor shopping experience under a canopy of native shade trees. Every nook is filled with seasonal blossoms and blooms as well as decorative garden accessories including birdhouses, fountains, arbors, statues, and all sorts of goodies.
We enjoyed our Barn experence and will go back again.

Bob had surgery on his face for a removal of Baisel cell cancer Monday . Doing well. He will have the stitches out next Tuesday.

We have been having rehursals for a skit that we are doing for the years Follies.
All I can say we are getting old and silly, but having fun doing it.