How's your summer going? It's speeding by from my point of view. We have been so busy that it doesn't seem that we've had the time to enjoy it. DFI is doing better, he is getting a little stronger everyday. He felt well enough that we were able to take him to 2 different firework displays over the holiday. He really seemed to enjoy them. My camera has a fireworks setting on it so I thought I'd take some pics to share with Trevor. I don't think I took them correctly because of the way they look, but I really like them anyway... lol I'm not sure how they celebrated the 4th in Afghanistan but I bet they didn't have fireworks.
Here's DFI, all bundled up against the night air, enjoying the fireworks.
It brought us great joy to be able to help him participate just a little in the festivities.
DMI is still in the re-hab center. She's supposed to be finished with her antibiotic on the 11th and we're sure hoping she'll be able to come home. DFI is anxiously awaiting her return. After 62 years, it is really hard for him to be separated from her and we can't wait for them to be together again.
We have 2 birthdays to celebrate during the 4th's festivities. Trevor's, on the 2nd and my hubby's on the 4th. We really missed celebrating Trev's Birthday but we thought about him a lot. For Larry's, we had a mini pool party with a great cookout and of course the traditional fireworks display as a conclusion to the day. We don't usually do cake in the living room but we wanted DFI to be able to sing him Happy Birthday so we took the festivities to him so he could participate. DFIL is not in this pic but he's sitting in a chair to the right and isn't Jordan just the sweetest - all engrossed in PaPa's birthday. Jordan made and decorated PaPa's cake for him. She did a great job! All in all, it was a good day and everyone had a great time.
Starting on July 7th, PeggyLovesVintage is sponsoring a contest over at Craft Us Crazy. You can check it out by clicking here. Maybe you'll win the 5 Cut Outs but you have to enter to have a chance!
My wonderful Sis has agreed to be a guest designer for the challenge so be sure and visit her blog to see what she has created. You can visit her blog by clicking
The challenge is celebrating Christmas in July. I had intended to have a new Christmas CD all ready to announce with the contest but alas it's not quite ready. Hopefully it will released soon so keep checking back because I'll announce its availability here. So instead, I thought I'd share just one of the new images from the new Christmas Vol 14 CD.
Aren't these just the cutest snowmen? Make sure you click on the image before saving it.
Take care now and have a great week, plumb full of smiles!
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