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Sunday, February 24, 2013

And We Had Yet Another Party

Today we had a nice breeze from the south and after weeks and weeks of northerly winds it felt just right. The air had this southern touch which I like so much out here in the desert.
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And with the sun shining out of a deep blue sky it was just the right weather for having another party.
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Al and Marie had invited to their place for a potluck supper. Shortly after 3pm the first cars were passing us by on their way to Al’s place. When we arrived with a home-made chili, close to 60 people had gathered around a burning bonfire.
We had been advised that women should wear the men’s hats and the men’s the women’s. So needless to say it was a rather funny looking crowd.

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Of course, the food was ….simply overwhelming even though I did spend most of the time eating desserts. I am a dessert-guy – always been and always will be. When I was a boy I had made up my mind that I would only live of desserts once I had my own place. :-) LOL.
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Once the food was eaten, Al took his guitar and entertained the crowd with many known old-time songs. Of course, we know most of these songs, but what does that matter – we sure like to hear them again.
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Finally the sun went down and some people started leaving, but the party went on until long after dark.

It sure was this season’s last big party. Already I have heard the hum of going home. It seems most people live their lives in the future – making plans.

It’s just human.

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5 comments:

  1. Nothing like a big party to wind up you great winter season in the south. Looks like everybody had a great time too.

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  2. You have really become two party animals. It's just one big party after another. The good thing is that you're enjoying yourselves. That's what counts most.

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  3. Never a dull moment there at Holtville ! Must be glad you had the party yesterday and not today 'cause I'm sure you guys must be getting the same winds that we are here in the Winterhaven area !

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  4. Wow! great turnout for the party, looked like lot's of fun music and all.

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  5. Ah, a man after our own hearts. Desserts!

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