Checked out for a week but checking back in.
So many things to talk about, so little time.
I left unexpectedly last weekend to see “My Other Family” as in the one I don’t live with.
One of my uncles in Indiana passed away. Uncle Bob was just a month shy of 84 and I have written about my cousin Sally here. His wife, my Aunt Jane is my mom’s sister.
Wizzy was kind enough to cancel her 4th of July plans and jump in the car with me and help me drive to Indianapolis and then on to Chicago. She earned her darling twin moniker for being so willing to be trapped with me in a car for endless hours upon hours and then be trapped bond with extended family–most of whom she hadn’t seen for about ten years.
It was a poignant 4th of July service as my Uncle Bob was a Marine as were his two sons.
I can’t resist another opportunity to post my favorite picture of Sally’s family.
Sal: Was this in the slideshow?
Oh, the fun family things I could write about.
Oh, the fun family things I must refrain from writing about.
I have discovered I have at least 3 more relatives reading the blog and we already know how Junebug feels about my writing so I’m going to exercise some self-control.
The Trivial and Mundane
I’ll catch up this week on blogging and life and The Bachelorette. It was a tiny bit stressful to not watch the Monday night show until Thursday night when we returned home.
My only comment from last week’s episode especially since it’s old news.
Jake is a bigger tool than I even thought possible.
Thanks to those sweet people who checked on me and for being concerned. For those who didn’t miss me…well, you aren’t even reading this, are you?