Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Friends and Family,,,that’s what it’s all about!!

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We got all settled into JRoger and Susan’s wonderful place out in the country just North of Monticello, FL. JRoger had just built up this neat RV spot for us.

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Here we are all set up and comfortable. It seems so GREEN here after our exceptionally dry summer in the Black Hills.  It will take us a few days to get used to this humidity…..

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We have been busy doing a lot of different stuff....here I was helping JRoger try to drain the swamp

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We always look forward to the kids coming out to see us.  This is Ms. Pat’s youngest son Scott and his wife Shelly. 

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The next ones out to see us was Ms. Pat’s oldest daughter Lisa and her husband Randy. They came with guns ready to shoot.

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Do you see the resemblance?  That’s Lisa on the right.

We have been doing a lot of shooting and JRoger has helped me sight in all my rifles, including the AR, and several of my pistols. Yesterday I loaded several hundred  .45 Cal ACP bullets with one of JRoger’s four reloading presses.

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Here Ms. Pat practices with Lisa's small .38 revolver carry gun.

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She then had the pleasure of shooting JRogers "BEAR" gun, his S&W 500.  It’s a Big Gun and it makes a BIG BANG!! We all had a ball shooting this cannon!!

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Yesterday Terri, Ms. Pat’s middle daughter (far left) came out and spent the day with us. This is a wonderful Happy Hour gathering place. What an enjoyable spot to enjoy all this great fellowship! Ms. Megabyte2 has her chair in the circle and joins in the conversation but mostly just listens.  The weather has cooled off considerably (only 73* yesterday) so Ms. Pat cooked some of Gina's Taco soup for dinner.  Delicious!!

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Here Ms Megabyte gets some sun rays as she rests from her long trip. This traveling really wears her out!

I know many of you are concerned about how Ms. Pat’s back is and I am happy to report that she is considerably better. We are fortunate to have a Granddaughter that works for the Tallahassee Orthopedic Clinic and she was able to get her Grandmother in on short notice. I took her in Monday right about lunch time and she was able to see one of the best Orthopedic Doctors in the area. He gave her a complete examination, then gave her a steroid shot in the "hurting spot".   They assured us it was not the tainted vaccine that has been causing the Meningitis problems.  She is still sore and slowly showing some improvement. We have another appointment in 10 days just in case she isn’t better. Hoping we can cancel that.   Please keep her in your prayers...back problems are no fun!

It is a GREAT WEEK!!!!

We have many more fun things planned.. Come on back Sunday and I’ll fill you in.

God Bless you all..

Mike

NOTE:  Thanks to Susan for a lot of these pictures.  She walks around with a camera in her hand.

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4 comments:

Sam&Donna Weibel said...

What great pictures of family, look like you guys are having a great visit.Hope Ms. Pat's back is fixed. Be safe out there. Sam & Donna.

Paul and Marsha Weaver...OCT. 17, 2009 said...

AMEN to your title! Says it all!!!!

That JRoger is one heck of a guy to build you an RV spot.

Great photo of you two withe Scott and Shelly.

TravelBug-Susan said...

Awesome to be with family doing those things you love: draining a swamp, shooting guns, eating and conversing with the cat. LOL. Just kidding.

It looks like you're having fun.

Susan (NOT the one with the camera in Florida)

Al Bossence said...

That back pain stuff is a nasty bit of business. Been troubled with that on & off over the years as well. Hope they can get Pat fixed up because I know what kind of a drain on someone that back pain can be.