Monday, October 31, 2016

Happy Halloween 2016

We went with my daughter and grandson to trick or treat. It was his first time going other than just to family. We had a great time and walked for hours. We have to work on a few things for next year. 1. Don't over ring doorbells. 2. Don't step inside the house when they open the door. 3. Don't take more candy than given. 4. It's Thank You not you're welcome!

But after all he is only 3 and was a good boy! We had a wonderful time and I hope we get to go again next year!

Camping at Meramec State Park 2016

This past weekend we loaded up the boys and headed to Meramec State Park. I absolutely love this park. We couldn't make our annual trip last year due to illness but this year we made it. I wasn't as big on decorating this year. I normally put more Halloween decorations out but losing my dad has put a damper on things. We had a beautiful weekend with warm temperatures in the low 80's. It felt so good to recharge my batteries!

our site

Saturday morning on the Meramec River

The cave was nice and cool

Original gate

gorgeous sunset

Tiny camper

vintage camper

Love it!!

Need to buy!


Ready for the tick or treators

I love roasting marshmallows

A little bit of fall colors but not much this year

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Welcome October

I haven't been on here much lately. I lost my dad a little over a week ago. I cant say i did not know it was coming. He hadn't been himself, slept most of the day. He didn't play golf, go to bridge club or travel.
My dad was the most important man in my life. He taught me how a wife should be treated. He liked my husband and was glad I finally found a nice guy he approved of.
These last few months my dad was in the hospital in Jefferson City and we moved him, right before his 81st birthday to St Louis University Hospital. There they found 2 blockages. The surgery was successful but dads recovery was not.
My mom sat by my dad's side for 6 weeks straight. I drove back and forth on my days off to spend as much time with him as I could.
I lost my grandma in January this year and my dad last moth, the day before my husbands 58th birthday. This has not been a good year for my family.
Photo i took of my dad a couple years ago

Ever wonder where they are going?

Fall colors 

firepit my mother in law bought us

My dad, grandson and I 

Twin fawns earlier this summer

My Dad, grandson & parents dog