Posted by: abbiewatters | August 12, 2015

Happy Birthday, to ME

Well, I made it to 71 years old. Whoever thought I would be this old? Certainly not me, particularly when I was 9, or 10, or 11. I’m happy, healthier than I’ve been in 20 years, and very content with my life.

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The Mexican restaurant seemed to think I needed to wear a sombrero while they sang “Happy Birthday” to me on Sunday!

Posted by: abbiewatters | August 10, 2015

How Great Thou Art

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The top of Myrtle Falls (where it FALLS over the cliff) at Paradise on Mt Rainier.

 

 

 

 

 

Posted by: abbiewatters | August 6, 2015

Throw-back Thursday

Abbie's 1st birthday

My first birthday party with all the Texarkana cousins. (Standing from left to right): Anne Oglesby, ME, Genie Newbold, Mimi Oglesby, (seated) Stuart Priest, Annabel Pagan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted by: abbiewatters | August 5, 2015

Nearly Wordless Wednesday

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Great Block Party at Bethany Presbyterian Church last night.

 

 

 

Posted by: abbiewatters | August 4, 2015

Oh, My…

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A little “Siamese Twin”, yellow, crooked necked squash. Okay, then…

Posted by: abbiewatters | August 3, 2015

How Great Thou Art

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Fires at the base of Mt Rainier. We need rain. Everything is tinder-dry. Whoever thought we – in the Pacific Northwest – would be saying “We need rain.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted by: abbiewatters | July 24, 2015

Flora and Fauna Friday

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A beautiful little woodland pool at Lakewold Gardens in Lakewood, WA.

Posted by: abbiewatters | July 23, 2015

Throw-back Thursday

Visiting SFA

In July of 1964, Big Al and I visited Stephen F. Austin State College (now University) in Nacogdoches, TX, to see if we wanted to finish our schooling there. We decided we wanted to, and matriculated in September. We both lived in (separate) dorms – before the days when men and women shared dorms, or living arrangements before they were married. But by June 1965 we were married and living in an apartment while Al finished school. Good Times!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted by: abbiewatters | July 22, 2015

Nearly Wordless Wednesday

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The garden is producing nicely. Squash, pickling cucumber, lemon cucumbers. I donated 5.5 lbs of squash and cucumbers to the Food Bank on Saturday. Producing faster than I can eat it.

 

 

 

Posted by: abbiewatters | July 21, 2015

Thankful Tuesday

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A trip to Lakewold Gardens on the shore of Gravely Lake in Lakewood, WA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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