The best thing that happened on Saturday was that we ate dessert for breakfast!
Life is short! Eat dessert FIRST!
Breakfast was the highlight of our Saturday as we woke up tired and stayed tired all day long.
We finally mustered up enough energy in the late afternoon to do a few things and then by 8:00 we were BOTH ready to go to bed. Lights out by 9:00 and then we OVERSLEPT this morning!
Our Texas Sage showing its blooms signifying a change in the weather this morning as I was leaving.
I hopped out of bed at 9:30 and proceeded to get dressed for church without so much as a single cup of coffee! It CAN be done! I knew better than to expect Louis Dean to move that fast so he totally missed Sunday Services!
After church the quads wanted to show me their school class room!
Oh, what BIG kids they are now!!!
We celebrated the day with a Family Lunch at Dickie's BBQ!
My sweet Logan!!!
And Kailey Girl!! She continues to recover nicely from her open heart surgery in July.
Soon we hope she will be given the GO signal that she doesn't have to rest and can go full throttle once again!
Oh, that Harrison!!!
He is the brightest and sharpest and most compassionate and caring of them all!
I left Dickie's and headed home to pick up Louis Dean and then we went over to Fort Worth to visit Mother. It's been a good long time since I have seen her and I have felt a need to go.
She seems more frail than she has been in the past.
I asked her about it and she said, "I'm OLD, Honey!"
As in 90 years old.
She was bound and determined to go out in the back yard to see the fence work that has been done recently. It seemed to take all of her energy to go out there. She WANTED to go look along the side of the house but I assured her it was just the existing fence and grass.
She seems to think she can't come back to our house anymore.
I actually think it's a GOOD thing for her to stay with us a few days out of the month as she gets to see people, Louis Dean sings and plays the guitar for her and she gets a bit of variety to her days.
We will see.......
We left there and went to one of my 'Happy Places!'
I haven't been in months so I stocked up on crackers and cookies and all sorts of things!!!
Amber requested the Chocolate Coconut Almonds so I bought one for her and one for me.
Pizza is on the menu for lunch tomorrow!
It will be our first Quad MONDAY!!!
Now that they go to school three days a week - no more Wednesdays!
You would think we are preparing for a week of holidays and so we ARE!!!
Tuesday ART night complete with a special menu and sparkling wine recipe using peaches, simple syrup and mint!
Then Wednesday is my pre op day but we will celebrate with a lunch out after wards.
Then, do you KNOW what THURSDAY is????
There will be Neil Diamond singing September Morn - over and over - and pumpkin spice muffins and fruitcake cookies and all sorts of celebrations going on!!!
My favorite day in all the year!!!
So on this late Sunday afternoon.....
Louis Dean and I put out all the cushions and tablecloths and even the place mats on the picnic benches for lunch tomorrow.
We settled down and relaxed with a glass of wine and made plans.
Afternoon turned into evening and we moved our party to the gazebo.
It has taken me all of ten days but every last tub and bag of fall decorations has been dealt with and all we need to do now is store away the empties!
We lit our homemade citronella light and continued to visit!
Spider man has moved to the back instead of holding court on the front porch this year.
Just as I was writing my journal what should happen but it started to RAIN!
It didn't last long so we are about to go back out to the gazebo to eat a very late salad supper before going to bed.
We have a BIG day ahead of us tomorrow!!
Hoping you all have a wonderful week!!!