Tuesday, October 07, 2003  

Warning- No Knitting Pics Whatsoever

I'm in the process of wading through almost 100 pics from the weekend, so bear with me if I make absolutely no sense. :) May I present my cousin Austin, at age 5 and 1/2 weeks:

I sense several more drives to North Carolina in my future. What a sweetie!

I guess these are sort of knitting related- I gave my cousin Austin (and his mums) Menagerie:

And it was quickly put into use by Great-Grandma and Austin:

And here we all are, looking fat and happy. I'm one of those people who are blessed with family I really really love- I don't see them nearly as much as I would like, but I'm seeing them more and more as time goes on. Sure, my cousin-in-law is a bullfighter, but we'll forgive him... just like the rest of the family, he's "good people"- in every sense. And now he's a wonderful father to an absolutely adorable little boy. :)

On the way to North Carolina, I got to spend a nice couple of hours stuck in DC traffic. Once the traffic started moving again, I didn't want to stop until we'd gone a good distance- so by the time 7:00 hit, I was ready for a bathroom and food break (in that order!) I kept holding out for something besides fast food, but we were in a pretty remote section of Virginia, and it wasn't looking good. Finally, I saw a sign for a Subway, and decided that was the best I could hope for, so we pulled off- exit 3A from 295 if you're in the area! On the way to the Subway (bear in mind that Prince George, Virginia has about 5 commercial buildings), we passed:

My quote was, "Oh my god! Dancing pigs! We're stopping." Of course, the 2 story smoker out front didn't hurt either... and boy, was that bbq really good. So good, in fact, that we stopped there on the way home too...

"sense of discipline"


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