We were in Pennsylvania last weekend.  The leaves are already turning.  It was so pretty.  I love the property that my brother and his sweet wife have bought.  There are mountains all around, and they live up a mountain and down an gravel road.

N&R  Fall Colors 1

This is the field beside their house.  It is almost like a plateau up there.

This is the entrance to their house.  I love these Blue Spruce.
N&R  The entrance

Their house is up around the corner.
  Nel and Rose are working on an addition to their house,
 so I am not going to show a progress picture.
It will be lovely when it is done.

I do not envy people as a rule.  I’ve been so blessed.  But I do struggle sometimes to not envy all of my brothers for one specific thing.  Each of them has grandbabies.
N&R  Nel and Sophia
Here is Nel with his youngest grandaughter, Sophia

N&R  Isabella

This is Isabella.  She is a precocious, precious little girlie. 
I sincerely enjoy talking to her.

And this is my lovely Sister in Love, Rose,
in her busy kitchen.
N&R  Rose in her kitchen

On Saturday, we canned applesauce for Isabella and Sophia’s family.  Nel and Rose’s son, Myron, and his beautiful wife, Abby, came and we had a wonderful time together.  The trip was a much needed break for this gal.  Certain Man and I enjoyed it immensely.

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It’s been another busy week at Shady Acres. 
One of the high points of the week
was a bridal shower for this lovely lady:

Linda's Shower 1
Lord willing, On November 8th, Linda Wilson Wright will become Mrs. J.R. Campbell.

And guess what else????
I’m cleaning my study . . . again.
 Somebody, please, pity me!



I’m done!!!
Yippee, Yippee, Yay, Yay, Yay!!!
(and nobody even pitied me . . . oh, well!)


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8 responses to “

  1. Mary I pitied you but I was so caught up in all my clutter and crud that I didn’t comment. Problem is I’m still not done.I’d love a picture of your accomplishments. Loved the post of your time up at Nels. I feel so blessed by both of my families!!! Love them all!

  2. Your day will come when you will have grandbabies, too, I am sure!Congrats on getting rid of your clutter! I will be glad when I get my house in order. It seems to be taking me forever.

  3. Sorry – I didn’t pity you. I was too busy pitying myself as I accomplished the same task. (Check my two posts from yesterday!) So where in PA were you? Just curious.

  4. I would have pitied you if I had known. Cleaning isn’t my cup of tea, but I just love the results!

  5. you are one busy lady. 🙂

  6. one thing I do know, you will be a wonderful fun Grandma someday!! I would have pitied you,I was  busy cleaning out the drawer where all my cassette tapes are……….. anyone want some? 🙂 jk….

  7. Wait until you see where we were today!!  I recognize those people.

  8. You’re just shower central over there.  You’ll be surrounded by babies soon!

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