Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, June 14, 2017

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, June 14, 2017
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, June 14, 2017

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Gone Guy - Sun., Nov.16

Missing my guy. He's been on the loose since Thursday morning when I took him to the airport at 6 a.m.

Las Vegas, baby. Off to his younger brother's wedding on a stern wheeler on Lake Mead, visits with family and friends, and warm weather. I am jealous.

Our weather in San Antonio, like so many other locations in the U.S. is being affected by the polar vortex. Daytime highs have been in the 40s or low 50s, nighttime temps around 35-38. Too early in the year for this kind of weather!

While Bob was in Las Vegas/Henderson, he stayed with his Mom and sister, ran 20 miles on the morning of the wedding, became a last-minute Best Man, had to buy a new suit, and saw his ex-wife and her husband, along with nieces, nephews, and their kids. It was quite a family event.

Here's the kicker. You'll find this interesting (maybe). When Bob married Laurie (his first wife) 40 years ago, Bob's younger brother Aaron was ring bearer, and Laurie's sister Lizzie was flower girl.

Fast forward to 2014. A couple of marriage and divorces under their belts, Aaron and Lizzie reconnected on Facebook, fell in love, and got married on a stern wheeler on Lake Mead yesterday. Congratulations to you both!

When Bob found out his brother didn't have a Best Man, he volunteered to stand up for his brother. Bob hadn't packed a suit, so he went out and bought a new one for the occasion.

A shout out and kudos go to Kristin Carll, a close friend (adopted sister) of the family who opened up her home for bride and bridesmaids to have their makeup done, applied their makeup for them, and hosted the wedding reception. I don't know how she does it. You rock, girlfriend!

Bob is on his return flight tonight. I'll be picking him up at the airport around 11 p.m.

In other news, I've started working out a Planet Fitness again. Went to see "Gone, Girl" today. Didn't like it. Yuck.

Yesterday, I met fellow bloggers Ray and Cindy who opted to cancel their reservations at another park and stay at Travelers World. It's much more convenient to downtown San Antonio than where they had planned to stay. Today they explored the Alamo and Mission San Jose. I got to meet their five-month-old puppy, Penny. Such a cutie! Tomorrow they are going to go quilt store shopping as Cindy loves quilting. We're hoping to spend more time getting to know them at a potluck social tomorrow night at the RV park. Then they're headed west.

Yesterday, Terry the manager of our RV park was in the Recreation Hall doing repairs to a light or electrical box near or on the ceiling (not sure exactly). He climbed down from the ladder he had been working on. A knife that was left on the top of the ladder fell hitting him in the chest then falling to the floor. He started bleeding...a lot. He was driven to a medical clinic and then taken to SAMMC Trauma Center to make sure he hadn't nicked an artery or his pericardium. He had surgery and they cleaned out the blood, but apparently he didn't have any damage to his artery. Looks like he gets to come home tomorrow. That's a relief. You just never know what will happen.

I want to give thanks to Terry, our manager, and Dan, one of our maintenance crew here at Travelers World. I ran out of propane in one tank a few days ago. With Bob being gone, they came and picked up the empty tank, filled it, and put it back in the 5th wheel. Just in the nick of time. When I got home from work on Friday, my other tank was empty. So on Saturday, they again picked up, filled, and returned the propane tank for me. I feel well taken care of and a part of the family here. Thanks, again, Terry and Dan!

Welcome to new follower, Ed. I don't know if he writes a blog. Ed, if you would like a blog listed, please let me know so I can give you a shout out.

Can't wait for Bob to get home. I miss him when he's gone.

Travel Bug out.






14 comments:

  1. We did not come to TX to be in this cold, wet and windy state.We have not seen the sun since we arrived four days ago here in Galveston Island.
    That was an interesting episode of Aaron and Laurie, what a story and what a hookup. FB has been a lot of help for reconnecting people. I also know of a couple that got reconnected in FB and got married.

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    1. We finally have sun today but it is COLD! Our gloomy, drizzly weather over the last four days was like living back in Oregon.

      I know it was hard to keep the story of Aaron and Lizzie straight. Laurie is Lizzie's older sister. Aaron and Lizzie got married.

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  2. Sounds like a crazy time for Bob. Cute story about Aaron and Lizzie.

    We work out at Planet Fitness also. They are in many of the places we will be this winter. I really like the trainer here in Houston.

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    1. Crazy time for Bob because we just returned from a 6-1/2 week trip, he's in the middle of doing job interviews and still has his toes in the water as a consultant at the company he is leaving.

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  3. It was cold in Texas when we were there in the spring too. We had to outrun the ice. Hopefully, it'll warm up.

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    1. Yeah, that's true. What is happening to nice, warm South Texas?

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  4. sooo nice of the guys in your park to take care of you!!!! I remember when we were there, we mentioned something needing repair to one of them, and before we got back from our walk, they were already there fixing it! What a great park you are at....

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    1. I'm sure High Cliff has that kind of service too with Stevio on the job.

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  5. It's been crazy cold and wet here in Galveston. I've reviewed your Galveston posts a couple of times for ideas and can't wait to walk around downtown. Hopefully the weather will cooperate tomorrow for Mona Liza and I to do a little birding. Cute Facebook story and connection.

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    1. Galveston is an interesting town. I hope you enjoy exploring it.

      Can't wait to see photos.

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  6. Sounds like it is a very interesting and fun time in Vegas!

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  7. Love your header picture Susan. You got such a better look at it than we did since the mosquitoes chased us all over the park and into our coach. Great story of the wedding, impromptu suit and Aaron and Lizzie. So sweet! When we finally make it to San Antonio we'll definitely stay at Traveler's World. They really did take care of you. Don't see us on your blog roll so wondering how you found the post you just commented on.

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    1. Sherry, I read your blog all the time. It's on my Feedly reader. I thought I had posted comments before too. Every time I see your photo on your blog It seems like I know you.

      I have added you to my blog roll.

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  8. Crazy weather here in TX isn't it. Finally a morning with out wind, temps starting in the 50's today, got to get out and enjoy it. Miss Planet Fitness, haven't lived near one since we moved into the RV.

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