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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Departure of Guests

Annette and Larry went back to Utah, today, flying out of our Branson Airport to Denver, then into Salt Lake City this evening. They will drive home, to see how much snow they actually have, tomorrow.

On Monday, on their last full day visiting us, we all five went to see the movie, "Morning Glory," at Branson Meadows Cinemas. We all thought it was excellent. Talked about it all evening.




It was another very good day - even if the coldest day of the season, so far - high 34!  ;-)

Sunday, November 28, 2010

50th Anniversary of Silver Dollar City

Silver Dollar City here in Branson opened in 1960, making 2010 the 50th Anniversary of the theme park. As part of their celebration and promotion of the park, anyone with a 50th birthday in 2010 is being admitted free throughout 2010.

Annette and Allison went out to the park, today, and Annette was issued a button as her free pass to the park. Here is a photo with the button, which says: "A 50th TOO!"


They had a great time, traffic wasn't bad, and weather was fine, just a little windy.

It was a very good day!  ;-)

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Holiday Puzzle Completed

All working together, from time to time, through and around meals and lots of football games on TV, shopping and other activities, we completed the puzzle this evening. It was a collage of sites around the Utah and four corners area that Nancy purchased at Capital Reef National Park. Really pretty!







You can see the arches, the skies, the water, the cliff-dwellings, etc. from the various locations around the area. Holiday fun!  ;-)

It was a very good day!  ;-)

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Thanksgiving and LJ Birthday

Thanksgiving and LJ Birthday

A major cold front decided to arrive for the holiday, so we got our first snow of season mid-day on Thanksgiving. Didn't amount to much, and passed on through, but will be about 20 degrees when Allison goes to work for Black Friday at Books a Million on Friday morning at 4 am.





Annette and Larry brought back "fixin's" for a turkey and sweet potato Thanksgiving from their trip to Illinois. It was enjoyed all around. Yum!  ;-)




This was also Larry's birthday, so we celebrated his birthday later in the day with a birthday pie! ... pumpkin, of course!







The pie was enjoyed all around, as well. Below, Nancy and Annette get started on the puzzle for the holiday...




It was a very good day!  ;-)

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Annette and Larry arrive for Nov Holiday visits

Annette and Larry flew into the Branson Airport via Denver and Salt Lake City again for their November Holiday visit in the midwest - including a work session for Annette in Illinois this week.

They arrived on Tuesday afternoon.


Nancy's leg is getting better, very slowly, after a few doctor visits. Annette and Larry helped make the Sloppy Joe's that we had the makings for - nice cool evening. Allison came over, as well, of course. After the meal, we all had our computers out - Allison was playing with Annette's iPad apps!


My computer (Mac, of course) is set up by my chair to the left of Nancy in the photo, but I could not get a wide enough view to include in the photo... It was a great evening!  ;-)

Annette and Larry headed for Illinois in the Honda on Wednesday morning. Annette has work presentations, they'll spend time with Brook in Chicago on the weekend, stop by Larry's dad, Sylvester, and be back to the cabin next Monday evening, for the Thanksgiving Holiday here.

It was a very good day!  ;-)