A Non-Laboring Labor Day

With husband still in the hospital on Labor Day, I went with some of our neighborhood up a winding road into the mountains, to a resort that I am sure resembles heaven for a barbecue and a bit of jazz.

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Where peace reigns

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On a perfect day

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For good old-fashioned hot dogs, hamburgers and macaroni salad

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Where some chose unusual beverages

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Where the Golden Mantle Chipmunks trust people

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And the trees spread their many arms to the sky

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Where music filled the air

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The Haute Schatz Dixieland Jazz Band tickled their instruments

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With good company in the appreciative audience

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A wonderful day with more than enough.

These days with husband home are full of adjustments. The road to enough is bumpy, but we will get there.

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About Carol

I'm me - nothing unusual, just me. Widowed, 2 grown children who are my best friends, 2 dogs, 1 cat, retired, loving being retired. I am woman, I am strong.
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11 Responses to A Non-Laboring Labor Day

  1. Lynne Ayers says:

    It sounds and looks like it was a glorious day. Glad you were able to get out and enjoy it with friends.

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  2. Sunshine and jazz – sounds perfect, except for hearing that your husband has been in hospital. I’m so sorry to hear that.

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  3. Heather says:

    I am sure that’s a slice of heaven! Sounds like a great day and a good reprieve for you. Thinking of you often.

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  4. That sounds like a wonderful day! A little time out from ‘real’ life. Glad you could do that!

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  5. Oh wow ā€” what a wonderful time you had šŸ™‚

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  6. Trisha says:

    What a beautiful place! I’m glad you were able to get way for some fun and peace.

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  7. Colleen says:

    It sounds like such a lovely day Carol.

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  8. That sounds like a perfect retreat. I’m glad you were able to get a break.

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  9. Dawn says:

    Wonderful that you got to spend a day like this! Summer, music, food and friends. What a nice treat!

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  10. lisa says:

    Carol, the color in these photos are stunning. Looks like a fabulous place to relax, regroup and restore the soul. And you are so right…the road to enough is definitely a bumpy one. Thinking of you daily. xoxo

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  11. Kathy says:

    The lake and the sky look so blue. One might wonder how anything could be wrong in the Universe… Blessings as the husband settles back into being home with Hospice.

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