Sunday, March 20, 2011

Sunday 20th March 2011… you know anyone 99 years young????

I want to take this opportunity to wish Sara’s Grandmother, Gracie, a very happy and special 99th Birthday!!!!  I met Gracie last summer and she is a vibrant and lovely lady!!!

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Speaking of Sara's family I want to send best wishes to her sister, Tammy, who just competed in the Rome Marathon, raising money for MS…Tam finished in a very respectable four and a half hours…love this photo!!


Sunday morning tennis and I always take my camera with me and on the court I snapped this photo…

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After tennis had a few hours to relax and the days are getting hotter now and I do enjoy the lounge chair and all that comes with that.

4pm and off to another first…a symphony concert in a canyon.

To celebrate Spring and the Solstice an orchestra was performing in the local El Charco, botanical gardens…it is a lovely reserve with man made lakes and a quite large canyon….so you are all lucky because you get the free Pearson tour…so get a little beverage and sit back and enjoy these sights but you have to use your imagination of music drifting through the canyon!!!

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There were people perched on every little rock..

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canyon 010Yes that is my foot!!!!

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For the last piece they had fireworks and sparklers going off!!

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Came down off my rock for a closer photo…

Now didn’t you enjoy that I know I did it was quite spectacular, the music very good and a joy to see so many people enjoying a special treat.  The event was superbly organized and many volunteers helping with directions….

So what a great day!!!!  Hope yours was too….

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