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Monday, May 29, 2017

A Weekend on Duty

I wasn’t sure what else to call this past weekend. The only other term that I can think of is “babysitting” but that one doesn’t quite fit as you will see.

18766937_10213823942539518_1576185922_oMy niece is big into soccer and plays for several different teams. She was traveling down to the Lancaster PA area for a soccer tournament this past weekend, so Harry and I spent the weekend with my nephews.

We had a really good time. We had an ongoing Mexican Train game that we played throughout the weekend. We had several different people in the lead at various points in the game but Matt ended up squeaking out a win at the end.

18817577_10213823944579569_354933991_oWhile we were at their house, we took the opportunity to visit our stuff which has been stored away in a corner of the basement for the past five years. Harry was happy to see his leather jacket again! We sorted out a bunch of stuff that we are going to bring with us back to our new place. It was so weird to go through those containers though – I had literally forgotten some of the things we packed away!!

18838422_10213823978620420_558081953_oOn Saturday we traveled to Hyde Park to the Franklin Roosevelt Historical Site where there was a World War II era military encampment set up as part of their Memorial Day weekend events.


Andrew liked the vehicles, especially the tanks.



I’m not sure what powdered eggs would taste like, and I’m sure glad I don’t have to find out!



Yesterday we went to check out the movie, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”. It was one of those “so stupid it’s funny” type of movies. Not something I would want to see again, but we all got some laughs out of it.

We finished up our weekend with a trip to Cold Stone Creamery. I love this picture of Matt – definitely one of my favorite pictures of the weekend.

We had a great time with the boys, although we were very glad to get home to our own bed last night! And the cats were happy to see us too.


  1. A good title would have been "Hanging With The Grands".
    Looks like everyone enjoyed themselves.
    Be Safe and Enjoy!

    It's about time.

    1. lol except they are nephews and not grandchildren. ;)

  2. Sounds like a good title for a fun weekend!! Love Mexican Train!!