Friday, May 29, 2015

Five Fun Shots From the Beach

Joining up with Tanya's Willy Nilly Friday.

I went to the beach thinking... 

I've been there so many times. Surely I have snapped all the scenes there is to snap. 


                               There were other people snapping other scenes.

1. I didn't anticipate the huge bear hug my son gave me. Someone else snapped this and it will be a favorite photo of mine for years to come.

2. This was a very intense game of air hockey that I was playing with my granddaughter. 

3. I guess you can tell by all the noodles that I don't swim!!

4. It was cold and very windy the day we went to Jennette's Pier. Here is a view of the beach from the pier.

5. It is always nice to enjoy the beach with a friend.

                                                                                   I hope your vacation turns out to be lots of fun.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

More of the Beach

Here are a few more pictures of our trip to the beach. Wish you all had been there!

I love this shot of two of my great-grands. The one in the shorts is telling a tall tale to the other. Wish I had been close enough to hear what it was all about. It looks pretty intense, doesn't it?

Both are age 4 and the HIGHLIGHT of our trip. Busy boys. They can't wait to get into the crab boil. 

That's me with all of the beach bums... except for one grandson who was taking the picture.

The Beach

and the sunrise

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Fun at Nags Head

I've been on vacation for a week. Have you missed me? Boy, I missed you!!

I had such fun with part of the family at Nags Head. And, I have so much to share with you. Where do I start?

I arose early the first morning, anxious to see the sunrise.

The rest of the mornings I slept in! I mean, it was a vacation, right?

A cold front moved in so we did not play on the sandy beach but utilized the heated pool a lot.

We ate out, took a lot of pictures, ate in, took some more pictures, played with the children (which are my great-grands, by the way).

My grandchildren, along with their Dad went sky-diving. Brave souls!!

My son and his wife (who were on a trip up the East Coast) stopped in for a couple days.

It was dang near perfect.

But, I am back home again. Glad to be hooking up with all of you again. I do miss you, you know!!


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

A Trip To The Market

I am so happy that the Farmer's Markets have opened for the summer. Not many locally grown veggies just yet but there will be very soon. However, the Market in Smithfield is always fun to go to regardless of what time of year.

the crowd is beginning to meander about the various booths. Music is being played by a local musician. It's a party atmosphere. 

This place really caught my eye. Maybe my sweet tooth was making itself known.

Yes, I think this was what I was craving!! 

I stopped by one booth that sold organic dried herbs and a few potted fresh ones. I bought some cilantro. The salesman gave me a small bouqet of fresh oregano. Wasn't that nice of him?

And, who could forget to pick up some of these home-grown strawberries? Not me!! The season will soon be over. I don't want to regret having not gotten as many of the sweet berries as I want this spring.

What brought the most humor out was these bottles of 'Bacon Soda'. Don't ask me what it tastes like 'cause I don't know. Smithfield is the home of Smithfield Bacon (among other pork products) so it could just have the name attached to something like pepsi or any other soda. I didn't buy any. 

Do you have a local farmer's Market? What is your favorite thing to buy?