Our weather has turned cool – a little below freezing at night and barely above freezing during the day so our sights are being focused on our journey south. Now that we have been to see our doctors to ensure that we are roadworthy, we have to turn our attention to the more mechanical beasts. It’s the little things that need to be done that are niggling on our minds. Things like a lube and oil for the truck, grease and brake checks for the trailer and then planning a route that gets us outta this climate! That chore really depends on the weather forecast – if clear then we can find a route we haven’t travelled yet and yes Dorothy, there are roads out there less travelled! But, if the weather forecast is bleak, then we take the route that keeps us on a clear path, avoiding nasty and dangerous driving conditions. We’ve been in touch with friends at the Plantation and they say the weather there is beautiful – let’s hope they hang onto it until we get there.
We have completed our Christmas shopping and all the gifts are wrapped and awaiting the excitement of the grandkids. It’s amazing, with only a few hundred square feet of floor space, Barb does a better than excellent job organizing, wrapping and stacking the gifts so we were not tripping over them or ourselves.
Not too much left to do before we head out, everything is stowed – oops except for Barbie’s sewing ‘room’, that will be a last minute task. She is still busy working on sewing and quilting projects. Here are a couple of samples – great work isn’t it.
We also have a wedding to attend – our cousin Judy and her long time partner, Larry are finally tying the knot after a short 30+ years of living together. Yes, they finally decided that they can live comfortably together so why not join the fine establishment of marriage!
The nuptials were conducted at St Peter’s Basilica in London, Ontario. After the service and photos on the steps, we were invited to the Villa Cornelia for dinner and reception. We were greeted with wonderful appetizers and lots of chatter and laughs with friends and family. During dinner, there were lots of stories – some a little strange and some more than a little funny and the usual glass tinking. After a few toasts, we were asked back to their home for some champagne and one of the guests set the TV up so we could view the pictures – hey, we’re older now and needed them to remind us of why we were there! We wish them many wonderful years together.
Not much more to say, we are having our family Christmas celebration so I will be writing on that soon. Hoping all is good where you are and until next time….