Friday, July 09, 2010

Checkin In

It's been a very hot and humid week off but George and I have made the best of the steamy weather. Last weekend was very busy for us and I was very glad to have a couple of days with no plans at all.
We had a BBQ at my brother's home last Saturday and that was a lot of fun. Sunday we had all the kids here for dinner and fireworks. Jon and Nikki bought some very nice fireworks and once it got dark, off they went from our side yard. It was a really nice display that lasted around 15 minutes. We plan on all pitching in next year so we can have a much larger and longer display.
Monday my friend Rose and her husband Steve came over for a BBQ and a lot of catching up. They stayed until 8PM or so and Sara went home shortly after they did. We got the dishes done and took a deep breath and decided that Tuesday was a day of rest and we weren't going to do anything but relax.
Wednesday we slept late then got a lot of things done around the house. Late in the afternoon we went for a ride around Lake Winni and then had a nice dinner at Cactus Jacks.
Yesterday, it was almost 100 degrees outside and very humid but we took a ride to the beach anyway. It was hot but there was a great seabreeze at the shore so that was a nice relief. We walked around and although I am not a beach person, I did enjoy the day.
I woke up today feeling a little groggy so it took me awhile to get moving. There has been a very nice breeze outside so we were able to keep the air conditioning off and let some of the fresh air in for awhile. I think we will be seeing some rain in the near future, which will be welcomed since our front yard has a lot of patches of burnt grass all over it.
It is hard to believe that my 11 day vacation is almost over. I could really use another week or 2. Looks like there won't be any of that any time soon. Maybe Christmas?? That seems like a long time away but the way this year is flying by...it'll be here before we know it.

Hope you are all having a wonderful summer.

15 comments:

Toriz said...

Sounds like you've had a great time over this past week. Despite the fact you're now tired from it. It seems it always works out that you need a vacation to get over your vacation. Not just you, but people in general. Funny how that works.

Intense Guy said...

Hope the heat lets up - its not normal to have 100F 'up there' where you live!

Lynn said...

You have been busy and sounds like you have been having a very nice time with family and friends. Im sorry your vacation is almost over with. I am tired of these hot days too but we have plenty more to come, we got a little bit of rain today but not enough it is so dry here my flowers have all about died from the hot sun cooking them, it breaks my heart. Take care girl HUGS

Lainie said...

We had 7 days of above 90 degree weather and that is very unusual for us. Today was overcast and we had rain off and on and the temps never got higher than 80, but very humid so it was not much of a relief. Not sure how many days we hit 100 but I'm all set with that for awhile.

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