Thursday, July 13, 2023

Family Reunion #49

 My mom's side of the family, the Grays - hold an annual family reunion on July 4th at my Aunt's place (she lives on a lake and acreage) near Rolla, Mo. Over the years, there have been 5 generations that have enjoyed this major life event.  I drove myself to that reunion this year, from Colorado to Missouri.  I don't always get to attend. Glad I did so. We have regular events and activities - one is a float trip down the Current River. 39 people floated this year, complete with a storm of a downpour of rain and straight line winds.  The power at the lodge went out for about 18 hours.  53 people without water or electricity - made for an interesting bit of visiting.  But, all in all, it was exciting and great fun!  There was a major, major fireworks show on Sunday night, July 2nd, hosted by my cousins from Texas.  The biggest show I have ever seen.  Next year will be 50!  I guess I'd better gear up for attending!

Happy 17th Blogiversary to ME

 I would like to admit, it's still here, I'm still here and it's still worthy of my attention - although sporadic.   Here are a ...