I’m not sure why I didn’t share these photos of the last leg of our 2008 vacation when I shared all the others. I think I just got bored with writing about the trip, or maybe it was taking me too long. Anyway, I recently connected on Twitter with a friend of my brother’s, and someone I… Continue reading Vintage Valerie: Vacation 2008 Finale
Well, here it is, December already, and I hadn’t even finished chronicling my summer vacation!! Mercy! I suppose I got a little carried away with my love story and other exciting happenings. Life gets pretty crowded when you’re busy with things like roasting marshmallows, watching Doris Day movies and helping my cappuccino and marshmallow creme… Continue reading Vacation Journal ~ Part Five ~ Church, North Carolina Style
We had survived the broken leg that my poor nephew, Stephen, got on the Saturday we were in North Carolina. We had survived a busy Sunday morning getting everyone ready and out the door for church on Sunday. We had thoroughly enjoyed hearing the preaching of Bro. Bobby Roberson in the morning, and Shelton Smith… Continue reading Vacation Journal: Part Four
On July 26, Melanie and I had made plans to go to Olive Garden with two of her friends. I’d already heard many nice things about Angie and Wendy, but it was so nice to put a face with the name. Right as the server was bringing our salad, Mel’s cell phone rang. It was… Continue reading Vacation Journal: Part Three
On Friday, July 25, Melanie and I took the older kids to the SciWorks Museum in Winston-Salem. Terry stayed at Melanie’s house with Laci.Walter slept that day because he is on third shift at the plant he works at. Originally, Leslie was supposed to stay home too, but she asked so sweetly about going that… Continue reading Vacation Journal: Part Two
Day One July 21: Destination: Knoxville, Tennessee. We cheered when we crossed into Tennessee.We arrived in Knoxville at 8:00 PM, and were exhausted. We had planned to stop on the east side of Knoxville to put us a little closer when we left town. But we couldn’t go on.We stopped on the edge of the… Continue reading Our Vacation Journal: Part One
I want to wish my nephew, Stephen Pledger, a happy 5th birthday today! We just got to visit him and his family in North Carolina for our vacation. I can’t believe you’re really FIVE!!! Here are some recent photos of the birthday boy, and a few friends. Stephen and Leslie having fun. Look at Stephen’s… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Stephen!