On Sunday, Grandma was telling me about a choker she gave me.Â It was her mother’s locket and has a picture of both of her parents inside. On the other side is her mother’s initials.
Since her mother died when Grandma was a year old, Grandma is pretty sure the necklace is over a 100 years old.Â She assumes it is older than that, but is not sure.Â She does not remember how she got the necklace, but she gave it to me a few years ago to enjoy.
Megan loves the locket. She went over and stole it from Grandma while we talked.Â I made her return it and ask for it nicely.Â Once she did, I let her wear the locket the rest of the evening.
She told me that when they got married, Grandpa’s fingers were very thin, but after they were married his hands got very big and people would call them “hams” instead of hands.
When Grandpa was hurt during WWII, they thought that his ring was lost.Â However, it was found and send to Grandma with Grandpa’s other belongings.
Everyone loved the water.Â We also enjoyed rock hunting, finding fossils and learning how to skip rocks.
It was a great mini vacation!
For Allan’s birthday, we smoked a turkey for him. It was the best turkey recipe that we have had in a long time!
Guess which weighed more–the turkey or Megan 🙂
On part one, we see the animals.Â But this is part two 🙂
We saw lots of different kinds of butterflies. They were mostly from Asia and Africa.Â Daddy said he recognized some from when he was growing up. There was a blue one, and that one was my favorite.Â It was Momma’s favorite too.
There were some Monarchs.Â There were some that looked like Monarchs, but were white and black. There were also three little Button Quail.Â One was white and the other two brown. We sawÂ some chrysalises. They were all different.
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