Monday, March 25, 2019

Weekend Snapshots





Apologies to my readers who are not college basketball fans, but our weekend centered around the NCAA Tournament, bracket watching and most importantly MSU's two wins and advancement to the Sweet Sixteen.  The team this year is so much fun to watch and we are looking forward to the next game on Friday against LSU.  Watching the games with our Florida Spartan friends has been the best.

In between basketball games, I snapped some photos of sunsets, blue skies and the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.  We are in the sweet spot of weather here and early Saturday morning I sat on the mostly empty beach with my coffee and just enjoyed the 67 degree temperature, with no humidity and the sound of the surf.  When I do this, I feel all the emotions, but mostly oh so lucky.

Finally, a friend gave me the first two books in the Poldark series to read and I am looking forward to seeing how they differ from the television series (which I love). I like to have an actual book for the pool, as opposed to my IPad, so they will be perfect for that.



  












Happy Monday!



7 comments:

  1. Great photos! Gosh, I didn't know there were books about Ross! We love that series too. I will have to go looking for them now! Joe's Villanova Wildcats lost hugely to Purdue. It was not pretty. I'm kinda glad we don't have to watch anymore! LOL

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It's the book series the show is based on. Each book is a character's name. The second book is Demelza.

      Delete
  2. I really do like the original Poldark books. I think the productions (both this version and the 1980s one with Robin Ellis, who later played a judge in the current version) are pretty faithful. I think there are quite a few -- a good saga! I've read a few of them.

    Fingers are crossed this weekend for our team. It's so lively around here when they win. I don't like to think about what happens when they lose...

    ReplyDelete
  3. Hahaha...so funny that I didn’t realize you were talking about basketball in our convo the other day. We are HUGE football and baseball LSUers but never been interested in basketball. Does that make us fair weather alumni???!!!!
    Lemme know if y’all beat us!! Heheh

    ReplyDelete
  4. We have been watching the games too! BASEBALL starts today and I am so excited! Have a blessed day dear friend, HUGS!

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for reading!
Comments are my favorite, so I can get to know you :-)

I always answer comments via email, but if your settings don't allow that, your reply will be here. (So come back to see my reply or check the box for follow up comments)

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Michigan ➡️ Florida
family, books, gardening, palm trees, the beach, golf, up north, msu football, detroit tigers, walking with my dog, trying new recipes, musicals, BBC, pedicures with my daughters, martinis, yoga, lilly

Search This Blog

Sent to your inbox

about me (8) BBC (22) blog (30) books (147) christmas (71) cocktails (35) Diabetes (65) DIY (99) downsizing (21) empty nest (89) entertaining (57) faith (23) family (120) florida (68) florida house tour (7) food (239) friends (120) gardening (74) health and beauty (11) home (140) life (437) movies (9) my daughters (164) nature (49) pinterest (106) pinterest success (56) puppy (28) reality tv (37) recipe redo (10) repurpose (2) sewing (4) shopping (23) sports (70) tv and movies (81) walking (49) wedding (21) yoga (13)

 


Follow me on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/lifeinmyemptynest/?hl=en
 
Designed by Munchkin Land Designs • Copyright 2012 • All Rights Reserved