Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Whittling Away March Wednesday

 Let's just kill time until April 1st. and the blog challenge.  Here I am with my Aunt Janice on Easter Sunday.  She's the one that turned 90.  Darn spiffy and still shrinking. She's a hoot, trust me
 Oh, Dad - a bit of a mess, but he's still kicking (albeit slowly).  Here he is with my sister Lori. In the background are my brother David and his wife Cherie.   They gave us an Easter feast. I'm surprised the airline did not charge me extra for weight gain - yowza!!!
And tough to beat PA in spring with flowering trees. I took this pic as I walked our block. Still early for regular trees, but these were gorgeous.

I can report that my sister is doing a great job cleaning my Dad's house. He is not living in squalor. We had plenty of laughs as we sat at the kitchen table. I enjoyed my visit to PA. Wish my Dad was more mobile and had less pains, but he's still quite the character. Adventures with the senior - I'll be back again soon


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  1. Sounds like you had a great time.
    Leaves have started replacing the blooms here, so your trees can't be far behind.

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    1. We are in green now in TX, but PA is a month behind - still cold mornings. I always have fun at my old homestead

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  2. You had it all...Family Fun, Flowering Trees, Easter Feast and a safe Flight home. And now for April Fools Day and the AtoZ Challenge...I'm ready, too!

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    1. thanks - indeed - F'ing lots of fun

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  3. I love Aunt Janice's loud skirt. She's gorgeous too - beautiful cheek bones and smile. And Dad looks like a dearheart.
    Keep smiling, Joanne. We're almost at April 1.

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    1. they are quite a pair as siblings. Both very dear. Thanks

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  4. Killing time until the challenge? Unlike last year, I'm writing post after post. Unfortunately, I don't think I'll have all twenty-six letters done by April 1st. Fortunately, I only have three to go and the first eleven letters are done. Why am I here, you ask? Well, I need to go to work in an hour and I don't want to start another post. I'd rather read and comment. So...I have.

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    1. I am honored you rolled by despite your backlog. I have no doubt we are in for a treat with your April posts. Can't wait

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  6. Hi Joanne - that's great ... and I'm so pleased it was a happy time - your aunt looks very colourful and bubbly - even if shrinking ... good to see you're going back soon - cheers Hilary

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    1. yea - I need to take advantage of cheap airfares and go up more often - these seniors are shrinking....

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  7. Wonderful family photos, and the pink flowering tree is so beautiful. I love this time of year. Sounds like you had a nice visit with your family. :)

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    1. we always have a good time and PA is such a pretty state.

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  8. Lovely photos - it's always nice to share time with family and catch up altogether :) Spring seems to have started earlier in the UK this year with all of my fruit trees in blossom since late February - can you believe it? Special Teaching at Pempi’s Palace a Stormy’s Sidekick minion

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    1. weather has been strange everywhere.

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  9. Glad you had a good time. Have a great April. I shall be visiting :-)

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    1. thanks. I'll put on a cup of tea (or pour a glass of wine, depending on the time)

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  10. Hi Joanna! I'm stopping by from Annalisa's blog and my cover reveal. :)

    Sounds like you had a lovely Easter. :) I'm not doing the Challenge this year, but I hope you have a blast.

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