Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Arkansas Visit

Thought I would share some photos from our trip to Arkansas to see my Dad on his 81st birthday. I will save the birthday party photos for a future post.

This was our airport breakfast. It was stuffed with ham & cheese. All the restaurants were open at 8:30 in the morning - even Popeye's serving chicken. I was surprized when I saw that pile of fried chicken that time of morning. Oh, has anyone else noticed that if you have a drink in the gate area that security people walk around and stick something in it to test it?

This is the Monticello Healthcare facility where my Dad is staying. One of my high school friend's mother is also there. They used to be next door to each other but they had to move my Dad closer to the nurses's station so they can get to him faster - when he wants up, he wants up right then. He's taken some falls and one resulted in a broken hip.

He doesn't like it when his hair gets too long (I should remind him of his photos from the 70's, LOL) so we found a barber shop.


After the haircut. I think she gave him an extra short cut because he went so lkong between haircuts that this cut would buy him some time.

A typical meal when in Arkansas - fried catfish, hush puppies, okra, and corn fritters. I don't remember corn fritters when I grew up in Arkansas. Inb fact the first place I ever had them was in Anchorage but they are good. I don't believer Jerry has ever been to Dumas without eating at Catfish Kitchen.


3 comments:

Julie said...

Looks like a lovely place where your Dad stays!!!

The haircut looked real good.

The catfish looked EVEN BETTER!!! LOLOL! I adore friend catfish! Have to go to Georgia to get any worth talkin about though...well...I did have some good FC in north Florida at one place also! When I go to Georgia, I eat it for three meals a day!!!

luvonne said...

I especially enjoy reading your blogs with your dad, you definitely treasure your time together. I wish I could turn back time (sniffle, sniffle)!

CiNdEe said...

Jack picked you as the winner of Spot Junior. I need you to email me your address so I can ship him off. We made a little animation of Jack chosing its pretty funny...on my blog(-:

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