Thursday, July 8, 2010

Happy and then sad

I'm happy and I'm sad.

I'm happy that we are at Orange Beach for baseball. But I am I sad that the beaches, roads, and restaurants are so empty. I will say that I really am surprised that the beaches look as good as they do. I was expecting A LOT worse so I'm happy that we can still get in the water with only a slight oil application to the skin. ;) It is funny to see people laying out in their just bought for vacation swimsuit and dude in a hazmat suit cleaning up right beside you.

I'm sad with you BP.

I am happy that we are here to watch 2 of my boys play in their annual "lets wrap this baseball season up by heading to the beach with our favorite families and happen to play some baseball too." I like this program. Sign me up all day long. And, the beauty of it is.....We are here for 12 glorious days. As my 9 year old says..."Praise the high heavens."

Aren't they a cute bunch?

This is where you will find me for the next oh several days. I know...woe is me. I do feel sad for my dogs though. They are with a darling college girl, but I'm thinkin' they may be slightly confused on the transition and when are they coming back concept? Oh, funny thing...last night, Sarah, sends me a text that says..."oh, everything is ok...just some cows in your yard and walking down the street." Silly me. I failed to mention the country life we live in. She wasn't freaked out too bad.

See....the gulf coast is still beautiful. Kids were in the water yesterday. But...wow...look at the slim crowd.

Breaks my heart BP. I'm sad over you.

Blessings y'all!! Lots of fun pix to come.

6 comments:

Robin ~ PENSIEVE said...

a) Darling boys!!

b) I *like* quiet beaches but it makes me sad why yours is empty :(.

c) 12 days? I'd be praisin' the high heavens, too!

Enjoy!!

:)

beckyjomama said...

beautiful ... and 12 days is perfection. Enjoy every second.

3girlsmom said...

Wanna know the real test of how empty it is here? 15 minute wait at The Crab Trap last night. You have to wait longer than that in February.

Happy you're here. Sad I'm leaving today. Just seems plain ole wrong. But GO COYOTES (especially hoping y'all beat that cool VooDoo team!)

Love you huge.

ocean mommy said...

Your nine year old and my nine year old should put a comedy act together. They could make us a LOT of money and we could just move to an oil free beach and blog. :)

have FUN!
hugs,
steph.

Teri~Facedown said...

Looks like fun despite the oil!

Darla said...

its still beautiful!
glad you got to get away with you fam, your boys are darling!

Have fun! (if you didn't tell me why the beach was so empty, you could have told me it was yours LOL)

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