Sunday with Family

Wes, Darlene (John's sister), Betsy, Bonnie (cousin), John (Carol's husband) and Carol.  Fall Creek Falls, October 10, 2009.

Wes, Darlene (John's sister), Betsy, Bonnie (cousin), John (Carol's husband) and Carol. Fall Creek Falls, October 10, 2009.

If you read Betsy’s blog you know that she has had a couple of her cousins visiting for the weekend.  Saturday was a ‘Girls Day Out’, which can read about HERE.

Yesterday they allowed the men to accompany them to Fall Creek Falls State Park for a lunch buffet.  I suspect we men were allowed to go along so someone would be there to pick up the tab.  But be that as it may, the dinner was absolutely delicious.  If you ever have a chance to eat a meal at Tennessee state park, I encourage you to do so.  (End of commercial!).

Since  Fall Creek Falls is a favorite of ours we had to take Bonnie (from Florida), Carol (from Michigan) and Carol’s husband John on a tour to show them five of our favorite waterfalls.  (Okay, one is technically a cascade, but it is still pretty).

After several rainy, cloudy days we actually had some sunshine and beautiful blue skies.  Even better, we saw significant autumn color for the first time this season.

All in all it was a gorgeous day and I think we may have some visitors returning to Tennessee fairly soon.

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15 Responses to “Sunday with Family”

  1. NCMountainwoman Says:

    Great photograph everyone is going to love and want. Somehow I think you hardly got a word in edgewise.

  2. Susie Says:

    How nice they let you men folk go along with them George! I’m sure you guys had a great time too!

  3. Cheryl Says:

    Sounds like a perfect mix for a wonderful weekend, family, good meal and great colors for foliage.

  4. Darla Says:

    Girls are pretty smart you know? I bet it was a wonderful day, I did see Betsy’s post as well. The fall color is gorgeous!

  5. Karen Says:

    Sounds like a good time was had by all. So nice to have family visit and to enjoy their company.

  6. MaryBeth Says:

    What a pretty area Fall Creek Falls is. It sounds like you all had a super time. You were blessed with a beautiful day too. MB

  7. Jen Says:

    Good looking happy bunch!
    Glad you had a dry colorful day.

  8. busy bee suz Says:

    What a great day George. You are lucky to have been invited, as I am sure Betsy could have easily taken your wallet and left you at home. 🙂
    But she is sweeter than that.
    Sounds like a great day!

  9. Becky Says:

    It is always nice to have you “guys” along when the bill arrives!!!! Looks like all of you were enjoying the day!!! The fall colors are beautiful.

  10. cherie de castro Says:

    ah well, sir, men are destined for THE greater things (picking up the tab), ;)! glad to hear you all had a wonderful time!

  11. storyteller at Small Reflections Says:

    Marvelous photo of all of you ;–)
    I just read Betsy post about your outing … sounded like fun to me.
    Hugs and blessings,

  12. Leedra Says:

    I am sure you all had a great time there. I keep trying to get up there to see the colors, I can’t even seem to get to the Smokies and me right here. Now it is going to rain all week, except Tues, but I can’t go Tues. Next weekend is out too. Glad you were able to have a great visit.

  13. Fishing Guy Says:

    George: I think you are right about the reason you got to come.

  14. Lola Says:

    So glad you all had such a lovely day. I think there needs to be more of that in families.

  15. Rose Says:

    Looks like a good time to me!

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