Thursday, July 02, 2009

whirlwind & weebles do fall down



Since I have been in NJ I have definitely been in a whirlwind. Last Friday night my cousin asked me to go to a Kenny Chesney concert with her, Since when she asked I was still in MD i asked when did I need to be in NJ. She said at least by 2pm. Well got up early in the am and got to NJ by 2:15 pm. We drove up to Phillie, where I thought would be a couple of hour concert. I was terribly wrong. The concert started @4pm, had 5 bands including Chesney and we got out of there about 11pm. We arrived to my aunts house @12:45am.

On Saturday we had a family reunion picnic at an Uncle's house, started around noon. I have a real big family. there were prob about 150-200 relatives there. Just about anything anyone would want to eat. I have something like 40 first cousins. They have all had children & grandchildren. There are still 4 aunts & uncles still living of 10 children. Guess I came from furthest south, a cousin came from Washington state, my brother came from New Hampshire.
During the reunion I had to drive #1 daughter to a camp she goes to every year, so missed some of the festivities.

WE have been sleeping all over south Jersey, my aunts, my brothers, a campground & my house. I have only seen a proper bed one night since I've been here, and believe me I am too old to be camping in a tent!

One night dau #2 fell in the shower and bruised her hip pretty good. I fell at the campground while taking a walk with the kiddos. Scratched up my elbow and palms of my hands pretty well.
Then today I fell again when the dog decided to trip me with his leash. No bruises this time, but am getting my hands ugly looking by weeding prickly pear cactus and rose bushes!

I am very tired and am actually looking forward to diving to Florida! I miss my bed!

12 comments:

Carver said...

Sounds like a fun but exhausting time. I can see where the drive home would almost be relaxing after all of that.

Patty said...

For pete's sake, be careful, you don't want to break something and have to recover all summer.

tricia said...

It does sound as if you're having a good time. Go for it!

tricia said...

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Craver Vii said...

Would a hug and a nice pink bow help? I'll at least have that pink bow at my blog for you.

Denise said...

Those family reunions are awesome. But I was sorry to hear of your falls, been there, done that. No fun and I hope you heal fast.

Tracey said...

The concert sounds awesome!
Be careful and try not to hurt yourself anymore :)

Tracey said...

Thanks so much for the Happy Birthday wishes!!
Tracey

Cactus Jack Splash said...

Happy 4th of July

secret agent woman said...

Good grief, hope you're feeling a bit better now!

Merci said...

Rest up, then come back to NJ!!!

Your life sounds as hectic as mine right now. Remember,

"Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify." -Thoreau

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