Monday, April 19, 2010

Weekend Recap

I need a weekend to recover from my weekend! What a fun one it was, but I am t-i-r-e-d!

It began Friday about noon when I had the delightful chance to meet up with Sara and her mom for lunch! They were in the area for a dedication of a memorial garden honoring her dear aunt who passed away last spring. It's such fun to meet a bloggy friend in real life; what a special bond there is between believers and bloggers! Here we are at Panera Bread. My only complaint is that it was just too short!

Later that afternoon I headed to our church's Ladies Retreat. It was great. The theme was the Holy Spirit, and our sessions, taught by a handful of ladies from our church, were encouraging and inspiring. During one of our small group discussion times, my group moved outside and sat next to this view:

And I just have to show you non-Texans a close-up of these beautiful bluebonnets!

The retreat concluded with breakfast on Sunday and we drove straight to church. It was an all-day affair for me: a meeting and recap of my boy's mission trip with the the other students and families, and then the Membership class, which I routinely help with. I didn't get home until after 7:00 and didn't even turn on my computer last night! I was wiped out!

BTW, many thanks to Debbie for linking up my TSMSS post on Saturday!

So now I've got to get my day in gear. And I have a pile of books to read/review this week. As my man likes to say, "Onward and sideways!"


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Andrea said...

Hope you have an awesome day.

sara said...

it was so much fun meeting up with you!! I wish we had had a whole day to visit and talk!! Hopefully we can get more time when I visit UT with my daughter!!! :)

I thoroughly enjoyed seeing all the bluebonnets this weekend. There were places by Wimberley that had fields of them!!!

Glad you had a great retreat!!!

Debbie said...

Linda, I was hoping you would post about your ladies' retreat. It sounds like a wonderful topic. And the view of the bluebonnets was lovely. As a non-Texan, it's new for me so thank you.

Isn't it fun to meet a blogging friend in person? I agree with your sentiment. There is a special bond between believers and bloggers. I got to spend time with Sassy Granny AKA Kathleen on Sunday. She is a treasure!

And you can count on me anytime to help out with linking up posts. It was my pleasure Linda.

Blessings and love,

Nel said...

What a fun time. Beautiful surroundings! Thanks for sharing.

until next time... nel

quilly said...

It sounds like none of us were home this weekend! I was away and got in a bit of hiking and photography. I came home exhausted and sore, and I'm leaving again on Wednesday for an Avon meeting.

Beverlydru said...

Onward and sideways! I have to borrow that. Hilarious. Love the bluebonnets.

Lisa writes... said...

Oh, the bluebonnets! I've been gone 20 years and still, I miss the bluebonnets!