Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Home Sweet Home

On Friday Tom, my mom, my brother Shane, his wife Emily, their daughter Eliza Grace and I set out on a mini family vacation to Gulfport, MS to see my paternal grandmother and uncle. We had a great time! We went out to eat, shopped the outlets and took EG to the beach for the first time! My grandmother doesn't remember any of us (she's 88) but it was nice to see her and visit with my uncle.

Me and Tom before the outlet mall

View of the pool...definitely too cold for that!

My brother and sis in law

The Russell Family on the beach

Shane and Tom ATTEMPTED flying a kite

Tom and I both work for a hardware distributor, Orgill. He made me go check out one of our stores down there! He is a definite hardware dork! :)

One night my mom kept Eliza Grace so Shane, Em, Tom and I could go to dinner. After dinner, we went to the casinos Beau Rivage and Hard Rock. I think Shane lost $20...we're definitely not big gamblers!

My brother NEVER smiles in pictures so I thought this one was funny!

Me and EG (Eliza Grace)

Me and Tom before dinner

Finally the whole family

All in all it was a good vacation but I was glad to be home to these guys!

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