Sunday, June 12, 2011

Working Hard, Playing Harder

I have been terrible at keeping up with my blog.  Actually I've been terrible at keeping up with really anything computer related.  It is summer time and it is busy, busy, busy!!!

Last week was my first week of work with no overtime.  Woo hoo!  I was even able to take a day off to just "collect" myself!  Treated my mom to lunch to thank her for helping me out all these weeks!  Thanks to her, my apartment was cleaned, the refrigerator was stocked and my dog was well taken care of!  My mom is the best!

Along with all the hard work, I've been having a lot of fun also!

I recently was able to have my 2 nieces and nephew spend the night with me!  The kids camped out in the living room and the next day I took them to the pool!  We had a blast just splashing in the pool and enjoying the sun!

Enthralled by Mickey Mouse Clubhouse!

Little Miss Diva!

Bayou Country Fest was once again held in Tiger Stadium this year.  I was able to head to it with some friends.  We had a great time but we melted!  That is the only way to describe it!  It was incredibly hot the Saturday we went.  The line up on that Saturday was Luke Brian, Trace Adkins, SugarLand and Tim McGraw.  SugarLand was awesome!  I would highly suggest to see them in concert!  Tim McGraw is a great singer but he is kind of a boring performer!  Sorry to say, but he is.  And while I didn't get a picture of them, because it is like the one reality show I do not watch so did not know who they were, the cast of Swamp People were seated in the next section over from us. 

Jenny and I before we started to melt!

The view from our seats

I took a trip down to New Orleans for a morning, by myself.  I headed to my favorite cross stitch place to look around and do some shopping.  I picked up some fabric and a Mirabilia Mermaid pattern to do.  :) Like I don't have enough other things to do!  Once I finished my shopping, I headed to the Quarter.  There was the Creole Tomato Festival going on.  It was being held in the French Market.  Tons of food, people and music.  There was even a Navy band playing!  I'm a sucker for a man in uniform!!

I even made it over to Central Grocery to get one of their famous muffaleto sandwiches.  Yummy, yummy!  And of course, I couldn't leave without getting some pralines.  It was a quick roadtrip that was very much needed by me!  A little alone time doing something fun!

Spent this morning/early afternoon at the pool with Jill.  It was so relaxing.  We got lots of sun, or at least I did as evidenced by my red arms and upper legs! We are lucky we did it early because true to form, we had the typical late afternoon rainstorms! Definitely must do again!

The summer hasn't even "officially" started and it has already been so much fun!  I can't wait to find out what is next . And I think it is going to be....drumroll please.......the Poison/Motley Crue concert in Biloxi!  Woo hoo!  I am so looking forward to it!  It has been years since I've seen Poison and I have always wanted to see Motley Crue! 

I've been working on Dragon Knot right now.  It seems to the be the project of choice right now.  We'll see how much I can get done before I get bored.  I hope to have a progress picture very soon. 

I hope everyone else is having a great summer so far!

1 comment:

mdgtjulie said...

Sounds like you're having a great time. The trip to New Orleans sounds wonderful! I would love to go there someday!