Blueberry & Blackberry Bushes

I bought some blueberry, blackberry & red raspberry bushes a few weeks ago through Gurney’s.  The blueberry & blackberry bushes came in this weekend so we had to get them in the ground.  I still have some landscaping I want to do around them but I’m so happy that they’re in the ground & I’m excited to see how they do for us.  I hope we get plenty of berries for the freezer as well as for canning!

Blueberry Bushes

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Thornless Blackberry Bushes

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Virginia Highlands Air Show 2014

We decided to take some time to relax this weekend and spend some time together as a family.  It’s been great and it was really needed!

Saturday we decided we would go to the Virginia Highlands Air Show.  The gates opened at 9am but we decided to get breakfast and take our time getting there and we arrived at 10:30am.  The weather couldn’t have been more perfect for this event.  We had time to walk around, take pictures, look at all the planes and still get a “front and center” seat.  The show started at 12pm with skydivers bringing down the American Flag while “The Star Spangled Banner” was played.  It was beautiful!  How anyone could watch that and not get teary eyed is beyond me!

All of the pilots/planes put on a great show!  I know we’ll do our best to go next year as well.

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Here is the schedule:

9am Gates Open

12:15pm Runways & Airport Flight Operations Closed

12:15pm Opening Ceremonies

12:30pm Air Show Begins – Star Spangled Banner – Skydivers
12:45pm Bill Finagin Pitts 2SC

1:05pm R/C Jets – Rod Snyder

1:30pm Johnny White – Extra 300

1:55pm Gordon Bowers – T-28 & Bob Ford – AT-6 Texan

2:15pm Mike Vordo – Skydivers

2:30pm Scott “Scooter” Yoak – P-51 Mustang

3:00pm Johnny White – J3 Cub

3:15pm Welmontone Transport Mock Pickup on Runway

3:40pm Redline Experimental Vans RV8

4:00pm Tony Royal – L-29 Jet & Zach McNeill – L-39 Jet Flyby

4:15pm Michael Kennedy – Vultee Valiant BT-13

4:30pm Mike Vordo – Skydivers

4:45pm Runways & Airport Flight Operations Open

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Getting Dirty

We had a propane tank delivered and Jason dug the ditch for the the propane line.  After he covered it up and it was all safely installed I took Rylan out to play in the dirt!

First, we played in the grass with the dogs.

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They’re so good with him!

Then we made our way to the fresh dirt and the boots came off.

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20140920_121336The toes got dirty.

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20140920_121525He may have tried to eat dirt….  :/

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He had a great time getting so dirty!

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Here Mama….have some dirt!

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First Busted Lip

Our Little Man had his first busted lip today, bless his heart!  He tripped, fell and smacked his mouth on the ground.

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He cried for maybe two seconds and then he was over it.

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Even with a swollen lip he is just too cute!

I couldn’t resist taking pictures…crazy I know!  I can’t resist documenting every little thing I can with him.  I truly do cherish every moment!

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