Saturday, October 18, 2008

Sunsets and Old Friends

Now I know what everyone is talking about when they say October is their favorite time at the beach! We came down Thursday afternoon and it has been gorgeous all weekend!

It is warm enough for shorts, but you probably need a sweater in the morning. We went with DH this morning to play a little golf. Sav drove the golf cart and I read my book, except for the necessary times I had to pretend that I was watching DH drive or putt. He said I needed to come more often because his putting had not been better in a long while.

The sunsets are glorious and the water is beautiful, but they have really changed some since 'Gustav' came through. There was a drop-off (cliff) to the water and the wash-out (Grayton lingo) has been totally closed. But it was so quiet and beautiful!! Harvey and Azalea slept so good last night from their frolic on the beach last night.

This morning we went to Don Pedro's for our requisite breakfast and as we were leaving I saw this girl who looked familiar that was getting a to go order. I said "Amy?" and she turned around and her eyes got REAL big! "JULIE!!" It was a friend from high school! Amy Taylor! In 7th grade she was our 'Frog Hollow' Queen and I was a 'princess' with another girl. Isn't that a riot? I remember that my friend Vicki gave me a 'body wave' in my hair the night before and it rained the day of the festival and my hair went POOF! Anyway Amy says she has a 20 year old, a 19, and two more younger. We're all getting older. But it was neat and such a small world seeing her.

Tried to get Les, Todd and the kids to come down too but they had just returned from la la land in California. I heard Todd did something really embarrassing that will be a really great story that I will tell you tomorrow. I am trying to get her to come up for 'Pumpkinfest' next weekend in Franklin (if she will check her e-mail!!)

Mom and Dad are doing great. They got to see moms sister and all her family (my cousins) last week down here. All is well! So much to be thankful for!

Off to the beach for sunset.............


Mandy said...

Oh, Grayton @ nice! Especially in October! My eyes just got big at the thought of an embarrassing Cousin Eddie story - please share soon!!! Tell your parents hello!

Uno Who said...
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Uno Who said...

I was there and I don't remeber anything embarassing. I can't wait to find out what it is.

Jamie said...

Hi Julie,
Glad you are having a nice weekend at the beach. We live in Florida and hardly ever get to the beach. I laughed at reading about Frog Hollow. I wonder if they still do that.