Training the Mind of the Horse and Rider

Training the Mind of the Horse and Rider
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Saturday, January 10, 2009

Happy New Year 2009

Jan.2, 2009

Wow, what a busy December I have had, and Fall, and Summer, and Year!

Tom and I have just had our first 2 grandbabies born in December. Makenzie Ruth was born Dec. 10th and Caden Thomas was born Dec. 26th. We went to CO for Makenzie’s birth and then we traveled back to spend Christmas with Sara, Jake, and Makenzie.

Grandma, Pop and Makenzie

We left the day after Christmas to travel back to NE for the arrival of Caden. A week later, we spent New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day with Jacob, Amber, and Caden. Pop, Caden and Grandma

Jan. 9, 2009

I started this blog a week ago, and just found the time to finish it! Tom and I are starting a week’s vacation today, that is definitely needed by him. Poor guy. He has worked 7 days straight since September, with only Thanksgiving off, and the time to see our newborn grandchildren. Now we are sitting in the Atlanta airport at 6:30 in the morning, after leaving from Denver at 1 am. Yes, we left Friday night/early Saturday morning at 1 AM!!! Since we had to fly from somewhere, we drove to Denver to see Sara, Jake and Makenzie.

Makenzie is changing her looks already. Now she looks smaller that what Sara did at that age. He face is so petite. She was a little fussy last night with a sore stomach, poor baby girl! I did hold her and was able to put her to sleep. A really deep sleep and she was so content.

When we fly back to Denver next weekend, the Denver Market is taking place. This is a vendor market for stores to see new product and order at discounts. We would be driving out to Denver for the market anyways, so we decided to drive out a little early. It was just perfect timing to drive out early, go on our vacation from here, and when we get back, we are already here for the market. AND….we get to see Makenzie!

For now, we are still sitting in the airport for a few more hours. On our way to Aruba! A sunny, sandy resort island. Inland is mostly like a desert, but resorts line the shoreline. A quiet place. Very restful! To me, this seems like a resort for retirees. We seem young, but occasionally, you will see newly weds and families. And nude sunbathers! What a shock when we saw them last year! European women like to be in the sun without tops on! Guys still have shorts on though, no fair!!! Tom pointed out a guy for me….about 1 year of age! LOL!!!

We are anxiously awaiting for 4 pm today. We should be walking the sandy shores! Watching the beautiful sunset! Relaxing and lounging on chairs, drinking an Aruba Ariba…ask Tom about the first time he had one of those drinks! I’ll never forget his experience!!!

2 comments:

Tammy said...

Soak up some sunshine for me, girlfriend! See you when you return!

Brenda said...

tv, thanks! The sun, sand and relaxation was great! Vacations always go way too fast, and this one was the fastest yet! We did very little, and the time flew by!

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