Cinderella, Linvilla, News and Fragments…

 

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We had a wonderful time with our lil birthday girls last weekend. It’s all bittersweet for me. For the last eighteen-years we have either had a baby in our family or were expecting one. Not having a baby in the family is going to take some getting used to. John does not want to take the crib down at our house. He is afraid as soon as he does hmmm…

I am determined to live in and enjoy the moments with them, now.

The celebrations continued with Adriana’s last T’ball game yesterday.  Today I took Adriana and Peyton to see Cinderella at our local theatre.  It was a surprise. At first they were scared of the wicked stepmother and stepsisters. Once they realized everyone was laughing at them they relaxed.

Cinderella #1

 

After the play we went to visit Linvilla Orchards, a popular local farm.

Peyton at Linvilla

Linvilla Dear

Linvilla feeding goats

From the theatre to the dirt pile. These are my granddaughters, for sure!

Adriana and Peyton playing in dirt

It sure has been another crazy news week. Is he a POW, a traitor; CIA  and how about his Dad. It will be interesting to see how this plays out.

Our Philadelphia country station [WXTU] has a free anniversary concert every year. I was at the first one they ever had thirty-years ago and every one of them for twenty-eight-years and oh my how it has grown. I did not go last year or the year before because suddenly the event, become a dangerous, drunk fest. My husband pointed out that almost every new country song is about drinking which may explain a lot. When I think like this I fear I am getting old and cranky.

This is my 401st post.

I received one of my most favorite reviews to date the other day and guess who it was from:

http://artisticcomposition.blogspot.com

I am going to North Carolina on Wednesday, after taking a tour of a new concert venue at Sun Studio’s. My friend Joelle, who passed away in February, her seventeen-year-old daughter is graduating from high school and her six-year-old son is graduating from kindergarten. I am so proud of both of them and I know their Mama is one proud angel.

A bridge on I-95 South in Maryland has tilted. Officials closed the bridge so my drive to North Carolina will take a little bit longer.

There is a bridge in Philadelphia that actually shakes. It is terrifying to be stuck in traffic on that thing. I wonder if anyone checked to see if that one was tilting. I’m not sure there is a way around that one.

Hey it’s almost summer! What fun plans do you have on your summer bucket list? What are you planning to read? I have a recommendation. The lovely Rebecca Rasmussen’s [Bird Sisters] second novel, EVERGREEN will release July 15. It is available now for pre-release.

http://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&keywords=rebecca+rasmussen&tag=googhydr-20&index=stripbooks&hvadid=21455877968&hvpos=1t1&hvexid=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=9342691049500400027&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=b&hvdev=c&ref=pd_sl_6mbb6n61dl_b

Rebecca's EVERGREEN

Have a Blessed weekend,

Doreen

 

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  • Be Still, for Mr.4444 October 19, 2014
    Our daughter Kendall is studying engineering in college, and she's talked about joining an informal choir, but finding the time has been an obstacle. She says she misses the choir-vibe, the choir community. We miss her singing around the house. Over the past year or two, she has recorded a few songs for her dad, as gifts, my favorite being Hallelujah. H