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Fourth of July Picnic

We had a great time last night. Had a picnic/cookout for the 4th. Family, friends and neighbors joined us.

On the left, our neighbors Tiffany, standing behind her husband Tom, in the middle, our friend and neighbor Paul, and behind him his kids Jansen and Alex, on the right our neighbor Jim, and behind him is Tyler, my brother and sister-in-law's nephew who was visiting from Ponca City.
Me with my sister, Rhonda
Paul's wife and our friend Tokeah (don't you love her name?), Tom and Tiffany.
My brother Mike, sister-in-law Diana, and Tyler. He is such a sweet kid, and I think he had a great time!My best friend Melody
Jim with his wife, Nancy
Brandon and Corby being goofy
Melody and Kaitlin
My sister Marilyn and her husband Mark came too, but they didn't get here until late so I didn't get any pictures of them. It was too dark by then. Kaleb had to work until 10, but actually managed to get off early and was home by 9:30. Living in Park City allows us to enjoy thousands of dollars of fireworks without having to buy many ourselves. If you ever want to watch a bunch of big beautiful fireworks, come visit our little town. Fireworks are BIG here, and we can shoot off a lot more than folks can in Wichita!

I'm still recovering from last night, but after our normal Saturday errand-running I'm finally getting some laundry going. Movin' kind of slowwwwwww........................

Comments

Rockyn Robyn said…
That picture of you and your sister is ADORABLE! How's her health, by the way? Doing better?
Linda J said…
Her health is a bit better, but she now has a sore on the opposite foot that is infected. They are treating it with antibiotics. Hope she doesn't end up in the hospital again. Thanks for asking!
Chris said…
I think Rhonda is looking pretty good. Mike, too. Looks like you had a great get-together.

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