Sunday, October 30, 2011

Trick or treat!

We went to Tammy and Dan’s house for the Trick or Treating stuff.  There was much too much food, but it was soooo good, especially Tammy’s chili.  Yum!  The baked Ziti was good too.  We were outside most of the time, but then is got a little too cold and Melissa and I went inside to have the Ziti and some Shiraz.  Had fun with the treat or treaters too, but missed my two little grandkids Luke and Elisabeth. click here

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Halloween Party at HCB

I tried having fun…really!  If it wouldn’t have been for our neighbors that were sitting with us at the table, I would not have enjoyed the chamber music that the DJ played and sang.  What the hell was the matter with that DJ?  I had more fun at the Silver Ridge party. click here

Friday, October 28, 2011

Spooky day….

We went to see three Halloween parades today.  The first one was at Luke’s school at 9:30 am….YIKES!  Much too early for us, but we did make it on time.  Luke was a Ninja in the red costume.   Then off to run a few errands and WaWA for a cappuccino.  Next parade is Anna’s at 11:30 am.  Anna Banana was….yup, a banana.  Next parade at !:45 PM at Ava’s school  We were on time after a few shopping trips and a Subway lunch to see the little devil Ava.  Throughout all this our Kia came with us and she probably was wondering why we went to three different schools in one day.  It was fun and at night Peter stayed home so that I could go to watch Luke and Elisabeth, while their parents are enjoying an adult Halloween party.  click hereimage image 010

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Golfing for Peter? Hahaha….fooled you, Paul!

Went to visit Gerda and Hans today.  We visited “The View Restaurant”, which is nestled in front of the “Eagles Ridge Golf Club”.  Lunch was delicious and dessert back at Gerda and Hans’s house was yummy.   click here

Monday, October 24, 2011

Another great day at Double Trouble.

We went for another photo shoot at Double Trouble State Park.  What a perfect day for picture taking!  We also found that cemetery that people are talking about.  It is called “Crabbe Family Cemetery” and we took quite a few pictures once again.  Love my hobby! click here

Saturday, October 22, 2011

What a day!

After we dined at P.F. Chang’s, shopped at Whole Foods, Trader Joes and Wegman’s, I came to the conclusion, that we here in Toms River must live like people in a third world country. For heaven’s sake…what the hell is wrong with the picture!? Why don’t w. e have stores like this in our area? The garbage that they sell in stores here, are almost unbelievable/un-acceptable compared the high quality food people are able to purchase in the above mentioned stores. It makes me sick to even think about it. It is too bad that these nice stores are over an hour away from home and we can’t go there on a regular basis. Please take your time and look at the pictures and by all means….while you look….don’t drool all over your keyboard!
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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Dennis’s 38th Birthday

Had a great time yesterday with the family.  Food was yummy…(good job, Chrissy) and the dirty Martinis were great.  Enjoyed the kids and the time spent with our family. click here

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Photo shoot for October

We wen to take pictures at Berkeley Island Park, William Dudley Park and Double Trouble.  I am not very happy how the pictures came out today.  I just couldn’t find anything good.  We still had a good time anyway and even if I didn't get great pictures….it’s always a great experience. click here

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Priscilla, the queen of the desert

WOW….by far the best Broadway play I have seen in a very long time.  Priscilla Queen of the Desert tells the story of Tick, Bernadette and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio who agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian outback. They hop aboard a battered old bus (nicknamed Priscilla) searching for love and friendship and end up finding more than they ever could have dreamed.
‎"Now listen here you mullet. Why don't you just light your tampon and blow your box apart? Because it's the only bang you're ever gonna get Sweetheart!"~Bernadette~ The Adventures of Pricilla, Queen of the Dessert
A true ‘feel good’ show.
After the play we went to eat dinner at the Salmon River Restaurant.  The food was good and we all had a great time.
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Saturday, October 8, 2011


We went to see Luke at his t-ball game.  He was totally cute and reminded me so much of when Dennis was little.   click here

Friday, October 7, 2011

Photo shooting at Cattus Island State park

What a perfect day for an outing to the park!  Ron and I went to the for about three and a half hours and shot one picture after the other.  It was really a lot of fun and we got quite a few good shots.  Click here

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Olive Garden and my new dishes

Got new dishes today.  For years now I am eyeing these square dishes and I also have been searching for a design that I like. Good old Kohls has one that I like and with the 30%off and Kohls Cash back….how can I go wrong?  I unpacked the very well packed dishes, yet….even though they did a great packing job, there was one broken luncheon plate.  I called Kohls and they told me to destroys the plate, keep the rest of the dishes and I will get another set at no extra cost to me.  Now THAT is customer service….got to love Kohls!!Chrissys Birthday 2011-10-06 001
Got an e-mail from Kohls that thew now want me to send back the dishes.  Huh???  After I destroyed the box?  I wrote to them the the box is gone and I don't know how to send it back to them without the box.
Here goes my opinion about their customer service, I guess...I will keep you up-to-date...

We celebrated Chrissy’s birthday today in the Olive Garden restaurant.  It was as good as always and besides the food, we had a good time and enjoyed being together with the family.

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Wednesday, October 5, 2011

HCB Shareholder’s Meeting

The meetings always get me so mad….there are a bunch of BODs sitting on the stage.  Yes, they are volunteers…..but for heaven’s sake, if you don’t want to do shit, don’t volunteer!!  Just to be on a major power trip doesn’t help the development.
We are seniors from 55 years of age to possible 100 years of age, living in a development that was built just for people like us.
At yesterday’s board meeting we were told to pay attention any to any suspicious people that walk the streets in our development and if anyone looks like they may not belong here, we should stop them and ask what they are doing here, where do they live, etc., and even go as far as asking them for an ID or the badge. SAY WHAT????? For sure….I am going to stop one of these hoodlum drunks that hang around here.  Yeah, right!
Anyway, after the meeting our friend and neighbor invited us over for drinks.  We stayed until about 11pm.  It was nice….thanks, Judy!!  My camera body Ron was there too. 

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Sunday, October 2, 2011

We to see Anna’s soccer game today

They played wonderful and we had a great time watching.  Unfortunately, they lost 1:0.  They way they played, they really should have won.

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