Friday, January 25, 2019 - The day has come when Dora pulled out of her driveway for the last time. At 6:30 am, her new daddy Patrick left here with Dora headed to the west coast to her new home where she'll meet her new mom and family! Here is a video showing our last… Continue reading 01.25.19 Saying Goodbye to Dora
Dora's departure has been changed since I originally wrote this. She'll be taking off for the west coast on Friday, January 25th. Wednesday, January 17, 2019 - Everyone we know seems to know Dora, our Class A 39 foot Fleetwood Excursion motor home. She has been an overwhelmingly big part of our lives since 2012… Continue reading 01.17.19 No more Dora and the Explorers
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - So I got the call from my family doctor that since my blood sugar numbers have not come down, despite taking threedifferent diabetes medicines, I now have to take insulin in the form of Toujeo. I know it's best for me but it's not something I like - at all.… Continue reading 03.28.17 – Insulin, eye specialist and house restoring
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - Our oldest granddaughter Kallie turned 16 last Sunday. Oh my! On Saturday evening Chip and her mom Kallie threw a Sweet 16 family birthday party and crawfish boil for her. Our time in Hammond started out at the remote control flying field where Roy got to fly, quite successfully, for… Continue reading 3.25.17 – Sweet 16 birthday party and crawfish boil – Yes that’s how we roll in Louisiana!
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - What a Day!!! Not today, but last Thursday. When my tiny brain starts hiccuping and sputtering I can't write. but it's working quite well today so here I am! My son Chip and his lovely daughter Madisyn came to visit and I had a prescription refilling break through that made… Continue reading 03.23.17 What a Day!
Monday, March 13, 2017 - What a week this has been! Last Sunday was our last Sunday with Bro. Bob and Mrs. Janice Adams at Trinity Baptist Church. His health is telling him to step back. After all he's really already retired. We will miss both of them terribly. Their genuine love for our church… Continue reading 03.10.17 What a week!
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - This is a first, even for Louisiana. A Crawfish Pardoning Ceremony! Too cute to not share with those around America who don't know how cool it is to live in Louisiana. We take crawfish eating very seriously so pardoning even one is quite a big deal. Crawfish season brings months… Continue reading 03.07.17 Only in Louisiana – Crawfish Pardoning Ceremony
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - After living in our motor home for over four years and washing clothes in our Splendide Washer/Dryer combo unit every day, I finally got the right detergent. About a year after getting our new Splendide I started hearing sudsing while it was washing and while it was drying. And, the… Continue reading 03.04.17 Soap Suds, stolen debit card, Easter chocolates, and stuff!
Monday, February 20, 2017 - Getting Senior Discounts is one of the delights of my life! I look for them everywhere and have enjoyed so many it's exhilarating! Just this weekend we got to ride the New Orleans streetcar for only 60 cents, a deep discount from the normal $1.25!! We get into all National… Continue reading 02.20.17 GREAT LIST OF DISCOUNTS FOR SENIORS – ENJOY WAYS TO SAVE ON ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD, TRAVEL AND MORE
Friday, February 23, 2017 - Last Saturday the Chauvins from Amite went with the Chauvins from Ponchatoula to uptown New Orleans. Why??? Because It's Carnival Time!!! That's the song heard all over during the Mardi Gras season in New Orleans. My long time friend Chip Saunders helped me greatly figure out the best way for… Continue reading 02.23.17 It’s Carnival Time in New Orleans and the Chauvin family had so much fun!