Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Memorial Weekend 2014

Memorial Weekend the whole family went to St. George, Utah where the weather was warmer and there was Sand Hollow reservoir to go boating on.  Fred came with us and brought a friend.
5 hour drive following the truck and boat

Mexican Fiesta
Nielsen's Frozen Custard is the family favorite!

Alex giving Kylie great encouragement
Alex wake surfing
Tyler has the most water skills in the family
Parking was tight so the boys just picked up this car and moved it a foot or two to give us room
Our hiking trail was not for the faint of heart!

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Under Armour Weekend

We were lucky enough to be invited again to the Under Armour Hospitality Weekend with Head Coaches and their wives and Athletic Directors from Under Armour schools.  Kyle and I are one of two couples who have been going to this event the longest, this was our 6th year going.  I think there were 8 couples the first weekend we went.  Under Armour has grown so much I could not begin to count the people there.  There were couples from the schools, athletes, famous people, and the wonderful, hard working people who work for Kevin Plank who remember us every year.  So it is a fun filled weekend!

We stayed at the Four Seasons right here on the right and UA offices are across the water on the left.
With all the people who attend we are taken place to place on these nice buses
Hot air balloon rides if you choose
Just love seeing the property around Sagamore Farms where Kevin Plank keeps his horses
They put on a wonderful spread of food-shrimp, oysters, tacos
BBQ brisket, corned bread, beans-anything BBQ you could think of

Under the tent party going on

Photo Booth

As we were leaving the party guess who we ran into arriving at the party.  Kyle was wearing his favorite shirt. Lucky photo opportunity!

Kyle with Mike Tyson

The morning after the big party is the day of the Preakness.  They bring us back to Sagamore Farms for a deluxe breakfast under a tent.  Everyone is dressed for the day at the races. We get to go see some of the horses and watch some of the warming up for the day.

We had breakfast with Norm and Diane Chow

Unlimited choices for breakfast

Those people who want to start their day for the race out right, you can start right at 10 am!
My favorite part is seeing the horses.  This one loved me, wanted me to take it home!
Closest I could get Kyle to the horse
2 years ago Kyle met Willie after Duck Dynasty had just been on the air 1 month.  Times have changed for them!
Jessie Palmer from ESPN
Julio Jones was just a freshman at Alabama when we beat Alabama in the Sugar Bowl
Herm Edwards (ESPN/Coach), Steve Mariucci (Coach/NFL Network), Kyle
Kyle with Colin Powell
Yes this is Tom Brady, New England Patriots QB,  I never would have guessed.  Just a regular looking guy to me.
We never usually bet on anything but at the last minute I put $20 on California Chrome to win.  Made $15.  Hope he wins the triple crown!

6 AM flight to get us home to our family.  Great week!!

Friday, May 16, 2014

Another Day in Paradise


We were so lucky to take a few days and go to Bermuda.  Our neighbor when we were growing up is the General Manager at a beautiful resort there.  So we took him up on his invitation to come for a visit.  Neither Kyle nor I had been there, but can’t wait until we can return.  My temperature comfort zone, at least Kyle tells me, is 67-74 degrees so it was the perfect place for me!  We had no specific schedule; we rented a scooter and went all over the island stopping when and wherever we wanted.  Kyle was really able to relax and we enjoyed every moment!

 Day 1
Alex dropped us off at the airport
Our first view of Bermuda
Our cute little cottage

 Day 2

Our first view out our patio in the morning
 Breakfast every morning
Loving the scooter ride
We stopped at Pompano Beach Club, it was an amazing view
Sharing a salad before we went and walked around the beach below
We found an 18th Century Grave Yard where we walked around and read interesting headstones.
So many head stones telling how these young men died.  It was very interesting.
Everywhere we stopped was another beautiful spot to see!
We got back late from our adventures from the day so we ordered some room service, it was delicious!
Day 3

After Kyle finished golfing we went swimming, and soaked up the sun

Kyle looking great at 54 years of age, farmer's tan and all!
Beach hopping, they were all so beautiful
A nice lady offered to take our picture, too bad I had my eyes closed!

Kyle waiting while I check out a beach
I was so mad I forgot my GoPro waterproof camera but who needs that when these beautiful fish are so close!
The end of another beautiful day and fun times on the scooter. This is front side of our cottage. 
Just waiting to watch the sun set together

Day 4

Kyle was going to go golfing with our host, Clarence Hofheins at Port Royal golf course which is next to the Pompano Beach Resort, it was so pretty so I just had them drop me off and of course Clarence introduce me to the General Manager there so I would not be kicked out while waiting.
They went golfing and I had a great lunch with a beautiful view.


Golf course was beautiful 

I walked all the way to the left , following the coast, the water was only to top of my thighs.  Clearest water!

(I made him do this picture)
Our last night there we had dinner at the resort with Clarence, his wife and daughter.  It was so nice to talk about many of our memories of growing up together as neighbors.  Those where wonderful times growing up in Provo.  The vacation was so great and relaxing.  We both look forward to returning!!