Saturday, February 23, 2008

Lubbock Texas

We're back in Lubbock. We expected to be here for another six weeks for Donnie's therapy but he is doing so well the surgeon said it isn't necessary. Yeah! We celebrated by going to the Stars and Stripes Drive-In last night. Saw great movie, The Bucket List and enjoyed the old-fashioned concession stand too. (2/23/08)
We have been doing the tourist thing here lately. There are some interesting buildings in the downtown area including the old Cactus Theater.
Artwork on the side of a business downtown.
Can you tell Lubbock is the birthplace of Buddy Holly? We really enjoy spending time here, but plan to head south next week, depending on the weather. We have been trying to decide where to go first, the hill country or the coast. Guess we'll flip a coin!

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Birthday Party for Rylee and Parker

Rylee and Parker Jarratt's birthday party on Saturday, Feb 9. Angie's friend Melanie as the clown. All the kids loved her. Melanie was also the face painter. She is so talented.
The guests at the party, probably 30-40 people counting Moms, Dads and Grandparents. Everyone had lots of fun. Face painting, games and great food...Best party Grandma and PaPa J have ever attended. Great job Angie and Casey!!
Rylee had a great time
The circus ringmaster and her hubby. Great mustache Angie!
Rylee makes a good tiger...
Grandma Becky and Parker in his tiger disguise.
PaPa Donnie in his birthday mask. Handsome devil!!
We loved the Jarratt Brother Circus and so did the boys! Rylee blowing out his candles, as Parker watches his big brother in action. We had a great visit with all our kids. Sorry the boys were sick later. Too much fun and birthday cake?

Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Abilene TX

City park in downtown Abilene. We have been "camping" at the state park south of Abilene near Buffalo Gap. Decided we needed a break from Lubbock. Also Donnie had a a few weeks off before he begins therapy. We plan to head to Artesia to see the grandsons, and help them celebrate birthdays on Saturday, 2/9.

Old train depot in Abilene. Interesting building built back in the 1930s.