Tuesday, April 24, 2007

And That is My Report

To Utah we went.
To a wedding to be more precise.
It was the first time the entire family had been together in four years.
Not the short kind either.
Manti was wonderful.
And wonderfully cold and windy.
The reception was smashing.
I watched the chillins.
My oldest brother’s brood popped in.
Sunday was a triple treat.
One baby blessing.
One missionary homecoming.
One open house with food.
We saw lions, tigers and bears.
All dead and stuffed…oh my.
Celebrated the 92nd birthday of a grandfather.
Tuesday took us to Temple square.
I met Elder Ballard.
Wednesday the van had minor surgery.
My dream came true.
Blogger kin were waiting at Café Rio.
My friend became a father for the fourth time.
And my sister shared the wonders of Hawaii.
Thursday’s fishing trip never happened.
Mother Nature wasn’t feeling up to it.
Got stuffed twice at Tucanos.
Once from eating.
The other from paying the bill.
Friday found us at the zoo.
Real lions, tigers and bears (except there wasn’t a lion).
The cold weather persisted.
Drove across town.
Saw 3-D dinosaurs at the Clark Planetarium.
Saturday, shed tears of “until next time”.
Drove to Paradox.
Stayed at the Hayes Hilton.
Drove twelve more hours on Sunday.
Still recovering from exhaustion.
That is my report.


mayday said...

That was some intense vacationing. But, would you feel as fulfilled if you had just lazied around? Surely not. I love when my vacations are chock full of things to do.

~cari~ said...

Wow! I'm exhausted just reading this. When do you get a vacation from your vacation?

I'm still sad I missed seeing you guys. Maybe next time.

elasticwaistbandlady said...

Hey, it was difficult to bear with you when you went lyin about seein lions. But a tiger can change his stripes, and the truth of your zoo visit was revealed. Oh my!

Doesn't Utah have Food Lion stores? See? There are Lions in Utah!

~j. said...

Glad to meet 'cha. And your sweet, sweet wife, too.

Bek said...

I am sorry I missed you, were there for half a second, but had no time to meet anyone really....boo.

Glad you had fun!!

sue-donym said...

Great to meet you both!

c jane said...

Next time Cafe Rio, I am there. Sorry that the fishing trip didn't work out.

Lucky Red Hen said...

Dangit I wish I met you. :o(