Once again a very nice day outside.
Went to a garage sale today. I got pumped--but I was the only one out of the 4 of us who did. The others do not like garage sales and they cannot understand why I do. I got a cake pan, microwave covers, a beautiful pewter oil lamp, and some measuring cups and I only spent $1.50. Now after only 1 sale I did not want to call it quits. The other 3 went on to do something different today while I took the van and sought out some more sales. It was fun going into other neighborhoods. I only went to 2 and did not buy anything. But that doesn't mean I didn't have a good time. Thank God for "Sweety" our GPS. I ducked into a few other places that I came across.
I am now at the library and just got a call from the other 3 to come home. They have been there for an hour and want to have happy hour on one of the patios.
Need to tell this--Last Saturday we were invited to go to the clubhouse in our complex for a gathering with coffee and donuts. So we bought our cup and a buck as instructed and went over there. It was a riot right from the beginning. All the old men were at one table and all the old women at another with their crocheting and quilting books in front of them. Gloria & I found a place among the women after getting our coffee and doughnut--we knew not to go to the mens table. We managed to get in on the conversation about books and what there is to do around there. After about a half hour one of the women gets up in front of the room and blows a whistle about 3 times. She announces "we have newcomers here that need to introduce themselves." I had all I could do to keep from laughing. So all of us newcomers had to stand and introduce ourselves. But the amazing thing was this guy gets up and says his name and where he is from. I see Pudge getting up from his chair and say to the guy "Castiron." Here it was a guy he worked with for over 20 years and they played golf and cribbidge together. Pudge was thrilled and the guy was so surprised. They are staying in the complex also.
Went to dinner last night with John and Shannon. It was great. John gave us some Russian nesting dolls that he received when he was coaching Team Minnesota. They gave Gloria a Czech doll.
Pudge & Jim played cribbidge with a bunch of the guys in the complex and Pudge also golfed with some of them yesterday.
Jim & Gloria are not condo owners yet. They looked with a realtor yesterday. They have not shut the door on this but Jim said it is closing.
Tomorrow Mom & Gemma will be here. That should be fun.
Well, the other 3 are back at the condo waiting. Better close and get back.
New beginning in sight.
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