Monday, April 30, 2012

Fishing off the Pier

Here's the gang of fishermen.  Shhh...don't tell the boys I called them men.  This trip was taken sometime last year.  No, I don't remember when but it must have been warm weather because we are wearing shorts.
We did catch a few things but mostly we just feed the crabs.  Regardless, it was fun and it was time spent together as a family.  

Matthew never passes an opportunity to get in the picture!

Bunny Ears!

The goofy one in the back just turned 18!
#4 bridge in Cedar Key.

Some day I hope to look back on all these pictures and giggle about the silly things that we did.  Yesterday we were all sitting with my mom on her front porch and the general conversation was light and silly.  I had a deja vu moment...It sounded just like a conversation that I remember years ago but I was the kid and my dad was me and my grandfather was my mom.  Does that make sense?  Anyway it was kinda neat how I remember a similar conversation.  It brought a smile to my face!

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Levy County Fair

Don't you just love the fair?  Oh MY, it smells of cotton candy and funnel cakes.  It sounds of music and screams and giggles.  Many, many moons ago, yes, back when Shep was a pup...I would ride everything thing there was to ride and then start all over and do it again.  Now...Well I am more into the "Creative Arts".  I love knitting and crocheting and painting and crafting of whatever kind of craft I can get my hands into.  This year I entered 3 items in the fair.  My very first pair of knitted socks and 2 oil paintings.  I brought home 3 blue ribbons!  Matthew entered a beautiful piece of mixed media art that he did with melted crayons and yo-yo flowers.  He also brought home a blue ribbon!  He loves, loves, loves art!
 Several of us have a knit and crochet group that we call "Yarntastics" and these are some of the hats that we made.  They will be donated to the NICU at one of our local hospitals.
 Check me out! 

Friday, April 13, 2012

My Kayak

Here is my boat that I promised to show you pictures of. And yes, that's me on the river the first time.