Shug...My Steps of Faith

Shug...My Steps of Faith

Thursday, November 22, 2012

My Kind of a Day...

Sure glad that I'm not a Turkey, cause if I were.....I'd be the very one that everyone would want.

I'm pretty tender and feeling pretty PLUMP right about now....  We had a Huge Thanksgiving Day Lunch and a Large Thanksgiving day Dinner.  I was so very thankful that my Dad and niece could join us for lunch.  

Sam's parents were not able to come for lunch, but Sam did take each of them a big plate of food.  We were also able to share our meal with our elderly neighbors that live right next door.

This afternoon, Tyler was showing me an App on his phone (I can't remember the name of it) but this is the coolest App!

The way it works is by using your phone.  It gives you directions to a place and then a compass leads you to a  certain place where you find a box of some sort, and then you just follow the directions.

Like today.....I went with Tyler on a treasure hunt.   The App led us about 2 and half miles from our house, to a cemetery.  The clue was something like "Is that really you Myrtle."   We went to the cemetery and the compass led us directly to a pair of crepe myrtles that were located in the center of the place.  Underneath one crepe myrtle was a grave with the name Myrtle on it.   Hidden inside the crepe myrtle tree was a box.   When we opened the box, there were all kinds of things inside...like marbles, coins, used shotgun shell, rubber toy, etc.....there was also a name list where you write down your (made up) name and the date.  You also add something to the box.....

I was so surprised to find the box, and then to see how many names were on the paper and how far back the dates went.   It was first signed in 2009.    I find it amazing how these kind of things come about.

This is how I spent part of my afternoon....Fun, Interesting, and enjoyable.   The rest of the evening  called for a nap and more FAMILY TIME!

Hope you all had a terrific day.
shug

8 comments:

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Sounds like a perfect day. Good food and wonderful family time.

Laurie said...

I think that is so cool, I have heard of these adventures but have never taken part, it must have been fun! Happy Turkey Day!

Karin said...

Glad you had a fabulous and thankful time today!

Betsy Adams said...

That is Geocaching ---and many people participate in that game now. We haven't tried it--but it does look like fun!!!!

Glad you had a PLUMP Day... Don't get on the scales tomorrow... ha

Hugs,
Betsy

Gail Dixon (Louisiana Belle) said...

What a cool app! That sounds like so much fun. Glad you had a good day. :)

Lea also known as "CiCi" said...

Oh, my brother and his family play this all the time and I can't remember the name either. But,they love it! Happy weekend!

Grandma Bonnie said...

That is so much fun. I have went Geocaching with my sons we found a box onder an old covered bridge near our home. I hope you had a great holiday.

Joanna Jenkins said...

It sounds like you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I'm (still) stuffed! Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.

Stop by, I'm having a giveaway.

xo jj

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