Wednesday, March 23, 2011

now that his work is done my hubby can sit and read, well there is still the YARD !
 date palms at dateland
fields of prickly pear cactus all over , for gardens or the fruit ? 
in the prayer garden at the orphanage
board members and spouses
daycare logos
bus donated by Zion Lutheran school
walls are almost done
some of the homes around the new daycare building

Mar11 - 15

Norm and I went down to Mexico to the daycare for the annual general meeting, they were not ready for drywall so we stayed only those few days and once they are ready for Norm he will go back, from home now.The whole board was there and we had a good week end planning and visualizing the future of the daycare. On Monday Norm and I drove down to the orphanage at Vicente Guerrero, my first trip there, it was a nice ride  and we spent time there with Larry and Olive  Keillor. On Tuesday we drove Kris, Garcy and Brandon to San Diego before we headed back to Mesa. We stopped at dateland a small tourist trap that we have past many times and bought some dates and had a date shake, weird. Funn y that there is a grove of date palms set in the middle of nowhere, lots of different ones they are good. Once we were back our furniture came and we moved into our place, then we both got the flu, I guess all the time sharing in Mexico was not over as Howard shared his flu germs with us, thanks guy.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

guest room is waiting for you
master bedroom
new frontroom
looks kind of like Sam, he was a bit taller 

March 7 to 22

Lynn's last night here we took her to the Arizona Opry, had a great time. We were all amazed at how much one of the performers looked like Sam. Took her picture with him what do you think? Next morning we had to get up early to get Lynn to the airport, that was one long day, I missed her; now Norm made me work with him, finally got it all done.Place looks pretty good, had furniture delivered and we moved over here last saturday.

Monday, March 7, 2011

playing cards with her brother
on the way to Tortilla Flats
I want to know how many times I have to have a photo here ?
she looks good surrounded by money, Tortilla Flats restaurant
no she is not sleeping, at least I don't think so haha


Well we have had a wonderful visit with Lynn even though she is a little opinionated on how to decorate my place but then who listens to her ha ha. Her and Norm got all the painting done  the doors are in and carpets came today, Norm is now putting tile by the front door, looking pretty good. We worked Lynn hard but we have take her to the Casino, up to Tortilla Flats, out to Goodyear to visit with Kim's mom and tonight we are off to the Arizona Opry, not to mention the time spent my the pool or just sitting in the sun  a good 10 days I think I may even miss her    " NOT "  no just kidding I will. So who's coming next?????

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

cactus across from our rv
Lynn comes and brings the cold, wind and snow, 5 years since last snowfall here
scraping the ceilings
some bird of paradise flowers
another strange cacti
Quails so cute and are always running
the four of us
one of the many cacti  the Cholla cactus

Botanical Gardens

On Valentines day Marj, Ernie, Norm and I toured the Desert Botanical Gardens, a very interesting place with cacti from all over . We had a wonderful day but it was a little warm, we loved watching the quails running all over they are so cute. The Temples' had to be to the airport early on the 15th their flight left at 8:45 we will miss them. We moved the RV over to Superstition Buttes the park where we bought are house on the 16th and then began the remodelling of our winter much work and mess. why can't men buy a place and leave it as is??? Lynn arrived on the 26th and we put her to work ha ha, she is a super worker helping Norm or at least telling him what to do,painting is now on the agenda. We will have to give her time off and take her to do some touristy things.