CharlieMC (charliemc) wrote,
CharlieMC
charliemc

  • Mood:

Independence Day!


A nice Fourth of July here at our house...

I don't know if I've ever posted this, but at Marilyn's office they arranged for people to come by each day and bring 'goodies' for us to eat. (Presents, cards, friendship...)

So today it was Dani, her husband Patrick and baby Benjamin! Lovely visit.

I made scrambled eggs, bacon and toast for breakfast. We walked up to the corner grocery and got 'Drumstick' rip-off ice cream cones. Yummy!

We watched our local (Vancouver, Washington--out of Fort Vancouver) fireworks on TV. We watched some national fireworks, too, and really think the local coverage is the best we've seen nationwide! How about that?

There were hearts in the sky! Pretty.

We also sat in the back yard and watched fireworks that were just over our heads! Fabulous to see.

Then after we did our huge box of 'groundies' fireworks. Amazing!

Marilyn mistressmarilyn is doing amazingly well, even though she's in a lot of pain today. (The swelling freaks her out. The nurse called from the hospital--follow-up call--and told her that would last four to six weeks. She was pretty upset about that! LOL. She's had a flat stomach her entire life--and works very, very hard to keep it that way...)

Sister Sue was having a huge crowd at her house. She's across the river (on the river) from Vancouver, so she's got an amazing view of the fireworks.

We watched "Independence Day" (the movie) on TV (love that movie--we both really love it) and also tons of "Twilight Zone" eps.

Plus some movie (name escapes me) with Sean Bean as a very appealing villain. God, that man is just so sexy! And one fantastic actor. Both Marilyn and I adore him (and have for years now)...

Yes, we're still all over LOTR. And want to go see "Harry Potter PoA" and "Troy" again while she's home recuperating...

We keep watching LOTR on cable, even though we've got all three movies on DVD--plus the extended version DVDs for the first two. ROFL.

Well, I'd better go check on Marilyn! Tomorrow will be one week since her surgery!

She walked around the back yard ten times today (even though she's been in a lot of pain). She amazes me...

Hope all my American friends had a great Fourth! We did buy hotdogs up at the corner grocery, but didn't end up cooking them. (Maybe tomorrow.) Imagine the Fourth of July with no hotdogs!!! Waaaah!

(smile)

You know, it was a really good day!

Subscribe

  • The LiveJournal App for Mobile Devices SUCKS!

    I HATE the LiveJournal App for mobile devices. Example: I can't figure out how to edit an enty. Example: It's ridiculously hard to make an edit to…

  • Marilyn's Presentation -- the Murdock Talks

    Tonight Marilyn gave her presentation for the Murdock Talks at the Museum of the Oregon Territory on Tumwater Drive in Oregon City (run by the…

  • Marilyn is Sick

    Marilyn has been sick with a bug (flu?) since Wednesday. I mean really sick. I sat up with her all night (until 4:00) Wednesday night. (She on the…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 5 comments