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Sunday, June 11, 2006

beach trip

Saturday was a great day of enjoying the presence of family and extended family – our local family reunion. It is held the second Sat. in June each year at my older brother’s place a bit North of the Augusta, GA area.

My cousin and her husband came in from Tenn. Friday evening to spend a couple of nights with us and to attend the family event. The food was great as was the teasing and laughter. We started gathering around 11am with the official beginning shortly after 12.

Folks started gradually leaving a couple of hours later until it was down to the ‘hard core’ talkers and laughers. On toward 5pm we finally headed for home, bidding goodbye to folks from several cities in Georgia, South and North Carolina.

The Spice and I are leaving this morning (Sunday) for a week at Myrtle Beach, SC and they have no internet connections. My words for the week will be stored up and dumped on you folks when we get back next Saturday. This week will be a delayed anniversary trip – we were married 43 years back on the 2nd of June.

If the Lord wills and the creek don’t rise, I will see you on Saturday. ec

10 Comments:

Blogger JunieRose said...

Wishing you and your Spice a wonderful trip, ec!

You'll be missed around here.

Junie

6/11/2006 02:11:00 PM  
Blogger Anvilcloud said...

So, you like Old Spice eh?

6/11/2006 03:53:00 PM  
Blogger itsboopchile said...

Wishing you both an enjoyable time and many more years together. I have heard that is great place but I have never had the pleasure of being there.
Enjoy!!
Betty G

6/11/2006 06:20:00 PM  
Blogger Granny said...

Happy Anniversary and have a wonderful trip. We'll be here when you get back.

Ann

6/11/2006 08:13:00 PM  
Blogger country-gospel-singer said...

Hope you had a Happy Anniversary and MANY MORE! Have a wonderful trip and have enough fun for me too. LOL Blessings, Janie Marie

6/11/2006 11:12:00 PM  
Blogger Merle said...

Hi Mr Eddie ~~ I hope you and your wife have a great trip and a very
Happy Anniversary. Cheers, Merle.

6/12/2006 07:56:00 AM  
Blogger Bonita said...

Wishing you a happy journey....

6/12/2006 12:39:00 PM  
Blogger Jayleigh said...

May the Lord bless your time together!! Myrtle Beach is awesome!

Happy Anniversary.

6/12/2006 10:42:00 PM  
Blogger Yours truly said...

Happy Anniversary! That's a good long time to be together, how wonderful! I also think it's great that you can have a yearly family gathering!

Hope Myrtle Beach is treatin' y'all well!

6/16/2006 02:27:00 AM  
Blogger mreddie said...

junierose - It was a wonderful getaway but good to be home.

AC - Some spice just improves with age. :)

boopchile - It is a very busy place in the summer. Where ever we go there is happiness because we take it with us.

granny - Thanks - our anniversary was actually back on the 2nd of June - 43 years together.

CGS - We had enough fun for several more folks.

merle - Thanks - it was a very good trip, even down to the sitting on the balcony the last night watching the fireworks on the beach.

bonita - It was a very happy journey, even though we had massive traffic on the way back.

jayleigh - We were as blessed as two best friends can be to be in each other's presence.

yours truly - Thanks - our time together doesn't seem long at all. Time flies when you are having fun. :) ec

6/17/2006 10:16:00 PM  

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