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Friday, August 4, 2017

Packing up

Steve retired last month and we helped pack up some things from the office with the girls.   First a stop at the 3rd street diner.   They asked to go there to have dinner before we headed further downtown.
on our way in the diner

very blurry but Genevieve is ordering plain pancakes with syrup and corned beef hash and lemonade
Adalyn ordered her favorite corned beef hash and pancakes with lemonade

not the best shots with this cell phone but there were mighty large pancakes

Pictures of yesterdays favorites hanging

view down to main street station
 from parking deck

Glad they got to visit several times as they always asked to go to Opa's office

long way up

Genevieve peering down 13 floors

governors mansion seen below in distance

packing up

beautiful sunset from office

Adalyn with sis in background

Genevieve gets down to work.
Retired but not retired.  Steve will always be busy at something.  Retired Veteran plus this recent one, not hardly a person who can sit still,  well deserved and now we need to make some time for ourselves and move to the beach (wishful thinking, but who knows). Steve are you listening?

The Monroe Bldg.  - The office


  1. Happy retirement to Opa, Betsy. I see two little ones that will keep him and you busy! So cute. Great views from his office. ♥

  2. Hi Betsy. What fun the girls are having helping Papa pack up. Good luck to you both on the retirement. You will have some enjoyable times. Fingers crossed for the move to the beach..Happy Weekend..Judy

  3. Wow, a new chapter in your lives is right ahead! Congratulations and happy retirement to
    Steve. Your granddaughters looked like they were really enjoying the outing with you. And yes, those are HUGE pancakes for such little girls!

  4. Congrats to Steve/Opa! Such a cute photo of the backs of the three of them walking to the diner! They are so lucky to have such a wonderful grandpa! My kids will never know what its like to have a grandpa. :( My husband's father died when he was 11 and my Dad died when my first born was 6 months old.
    The diner pics are cute, and I love that they wanted lemonade with their breakfast, that cracks me up!
    Take care and happy August!

  5. Betsy,
    Congrats to Steve on his retirement!! Joe loves being retired!! I still have about 2 more years...
    The girls are so sweet!! Thanks so much for stopping by!!


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