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Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Trip Was Wonderful ... (and I am going to do the 2015 A-Z Blogging Challenge!)

Me and my Cousin Barbara in front of the house that my Dad and Grandpa Delmar were born in.

Hi, I just wanted to do a quick post to let you know that we are back and that we had a great time.  It was wonderful to visit with my Arkansas family and to do and see so many things.  I took over 1800 pictures on this trip!

Crossing over from Arkansas to Mississippi

Cary got to cross returning to Mississippi off of his bucket list.

I will be posting pictures and stories soon.  It is kind of overwhelming.  I don't think that I will try and put everything in order, though I will do a more detailed summary of the trip in a bit. 

I am trying to get back into blogging.  Cousin Barbara gave me tons of family history, and Cary's Mom has too.  Barbara and I set up her first blog while I was in Arkansas.  I  have resumed work on my news page too.  Just keeping busy!

I hope that you all are doing well, are staying safe from the bad storms and that you are happy.


Kathy M.

Oh!  I just had a great idea.  I am going to participate in Blogging from A-Z Challenge 2015, and that will get me back into blogging and into visiting.  I am going to use the theme of travel, and will be featuring our recent trip stories and pictures.  Ti-da!  Killing two birds with one stone.  I skipped 2014 because I was worn out from working, but have done this in 2011, 2012 and 2013.  If you want to find out more, here is the link:


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Connie said...

Hi Kathy, it is great to see you back in blog-land and to know that you had a safe and wonderful adventure. 1800 photos, WOW!!! Remember how before digital we had to conserve the number of photos we could afford to take:) It will be fun tagging along through your photos and family history and I think it is super that the house where your Dad and Grandpa was born is still standing, so that you could see it. Did you go inside?
If you will put a link on your next post to your cousin Barbara's blog I would love to welcome her to blog-land and be one of her first followers.
Have a lovely day and welcome home.
Connie :)

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Connie, you are so sweet! Yes, we did go inside, and I took a few souvenirs. The property just sold and it will probably be torn down soon. I'll get you in touch with Barbara very soon.

Kathy M.

Linda Reeder said...

We just booked a hotel in Greenville, Miss for our trip in June! We will be flying to Memphis and driving the Great River Road, ending up in New Orleans for a family wedding. We've never been to Mississippi.

Wendy said...

I see you already have "Q" taken care of. Shucks. But I'm glad to see you back in the AtoZ saddle again.

Pamela said...

Wow--1800 pictures. We have a lot to look forward to. Looking forward to your trip A-Z!

Kathy A. Johnson said...

Glad you had fun and made it back safely. I look forward to hearing more about your trip.

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