Friday, September 07, 2007

Mighty Mississippi Trip--Labor Day

I got attend my roommate's family reunion in Nachez, Mississippi. We got there at 2am Saturday morning and stayed up till 5 am talking with Bethany's parents and brother. Once we woke up we went around town looking at all of the Victorian and pre-Civil War homes. Bethany's family lives in a gorgeous pre-Civil War home.

Saturday night we hung out with her extended family playing games and listening to the family band. People bring their keyboards, guitars, drums, whatever and then play all sorts of pop songs for us to dance to...Bethany's Grandmother and Great-Aunt Leon were kicking it up more than the rest of us.

Sunday was more food, drinks, and games. I learned how to play horseshoes. I have to tell you that I am the WORST player ever! I nearly killed Bethany because the horseshoe went off course. I also got it caught in a tree. Seriously, don't ever ask me to play. I also learned how to play Texas Hold 'em. I can't say I understand it all, but I got the gist of it.

I felt like a member of the family by the end and hopefully I'll return next year.

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I am married to Jason, an Air Force Master Sergeant. I have two wonderful stepsons who keep me on my toes. I love to talk to people and find out as much about them as possible. I love it when people feel comfortable talking to me. The spiritual gift of mercy was number one on my spiritual gifts inventory, so that would explain why I get a great deal of pleasure out of helping people as often as possible. Wisdom was also one of my top five spiritual gifts, but discernment was quite low. Ponder...

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