Friday, February 12, 2010

The cast of Characters

When I first met and fell in love with Tom, I realized we had some strong differences. One of the big ones is that Tom has a built in alarm and when it goes off he’s off and running. I can barely get “Good Morning” out of my mouth before he’s out the door. He’s a very active person and I, well I like to putz. I’d stay in my PJ’s all day if I could. One of his loves is skiing, and he’s very good at it. Well, you couldn’t get me in a pair of ski’s if you tried. That created a situation for vacations. At first we’d go to the mountains and he’d go off skiing and I’d do a little shopping and knit while he was gone. It got very lonely for both of us. Then someone suggested we join a ski club. Boy, I’d love to give that person a big hug. It turned out to be the best thing for both of us. Now he has people to ski with and I have people to shop and explore with. I was a little concerned at first because I’m a very shy person and I didn’t know these people. But over the years I have found some wonderful friends, “Hi Barb”.  Now at first I thought these people might be a little strange, well, they were. But in a good way. Here our just some of a few people who were on our trip that helped make it so enjoyable.

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This is Chris, Dawn, and Sandy. These girls don’t ski either so we did a lot of sight seeing.

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This is Bonnie and Rick. They met at the ski club and decided to get married on one of the trips. Very Romantic, no?

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Speaking of romantic, this is also a Rick and Bonnie. They got engaged on this trip.

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This is Dale and his mother Harriet. I absolutely fell in love with her this trip. Not in a gay way. She is just the sweetest thing. Always upbeat and positive. She’s having knee replacement surgery this week so please think good thoughts for her.

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Here’s the whole group of us. There was 41 of us all together.

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And finally, here’s Dave. Who could not love a mug like that. He had me in stitches the whole time. It’s a good thing I had my bladder fixed or I would have had wet pants the whole time.

 

Tomorrow I will post pictures of our trip. I just wanted to let you get to know these wonderful people first. After you get to know them you’ll love them too. Even Dave.

2 comments:

Millie said...

I was right on that bus with you Pat! Looks like a very fun group.
Millie ^_^

Barb and Steve said...

Hi Pat! Glad you are posting again. I miss being on ski trips with you. Maybe next season. I didn't know about Rick & Bonnie's engagement. That's great! Glad you had a good time on the trip!