Thursday, August 27, 2009

A Very Busy Summer

I bet everyone has given up on me and blogging. Not a chance, I am still here. I can't believe how fast the summer is going by. Yes, I did say summer. Since the beginning of August, we have had hot and humid weather and so, we are able to work outdoors without getting wet. Of course, we did get some bad weather too as in Hurricane Bill but we were fortunate here and had rain and fairly high winds but no damage.

On August 13th, we left for St. Martins and parked our RV in our favorite campground for the weekend. On Friday, we drove to Sussex for the annual Flea Market. I think they must have expanded it again. We spent most of the day there and still didn't see everything. It was sunny and hot but we are not complaining. I only managed to find one piece of my cornflower crystal and a couple of other dishes. DH found a couple of tools. Of course, we had to stop at lunch time for curly fries at Big John's booth. I figure I used up all those calories with all that walking. The only trouble is that we had friends with us and on the way back to St. Martins, it was 87 F and so we decided to stop at DQ for ice cream. I had a caramel pecan mudslide - hmmm!

On the Saturday, we had a potluck supper with tons of food, cooked a large turkey with a large pork roast on top of it in one of those oil free cookers, plus salads, fresh veggies, and of course, sweets. We ended up having 22 people there for this feast. Then the campground had an auction that evening and the proceeds went for breast cancer research. All of us attended and we ended up spending a decent amount. For example, our group ends up bidding against each other, and DH outbid the others to get a small bag of pink peppermints for $19.00. It was fun and it was for a good cause.

This past weekend, we went to Moncton for the official opening of Golden Years Estates, where my MIL is now living. They did a great job and we had a wonderful time. On Sunday, DH and I went to visit the Church in Scoudouc, as they are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Church and the 200th anniversary of the village of Scoudouc. Since I was brought up there and since the Church had a museum type of display, we went. They even had pictures of some of my ancestors on display. It was great.

We are looking forward to having Cathey and her DH to visit next week. They have not been home since moving to Nova Scotia in the Spring, so I'm sure we are going to have a great time.

Must go as lunch time is fast approaching. Have a great day everyone!