Sunday, July 5, 2009

July 4, 2009 is history but……

………..we had a wonderful time on Tacoma’s waterfront.   Bob took the truck & camper down on Friday night and then Saturday afternoon my son in law took the grand kids & me down to the camper.  We headed over to the rows of venders and entertainment, found a shady spot along the shore of Puget Sound for the air show.  I love watching the stunt planes and of course we all enjoy the military part of the show.  This year the following military planes participated; Navy F/A-18C Hornet, USMC-AV-8 Harrier (that plane puts on a great demonstration!)  USAF A/OA-10 Thunderbolt, USAF C-17 (they are the big guys that fly over my house everyday) and then they also had a B-25 Mitchell Bomber and a Russian Warbird Yak-II.

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My son, his girlfriend Jeralyn & her mom arrived from Olympia about 6pm.  We ate and visited and enjoyed our time together until just before the fireworks were set to begin at 10pm.   All of us knew that Jim planned to propose marriage to Jeralyn during the fireworks ~ it was sort of hard to act normal because we were all so excited.  And of course he wanted it to be a surprise. 

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They’re officially engaged !!!!!!!!!!

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Jeralyn and Jim ~ congratulations & best wishes !

8 comments:

Marlene said...

Wow Linda, you are up early. Congrats to the young couple. And HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Meghan. she sure is a pretty one.

Julie said...

Congratulations to the happy new couple. Looks like you had a great time.

garnett109 said...

congrats to jeralyn & jim

a corgi said...

loved the pictures you got of the fireworks, Linda; very nicely done!

congrats to Jeralyn and Jim!! lots of fun and joy in the months ahead planning for that wedding :)

betty

Beth said...

Looks like a great time, and congrats to the happy couple!

Aren't Harriers the coolest planes?

Monica said...

We decided at the last minute (9:45) to watch the fireworks and found a spot up by N35th and Proctor (or abouts). We could see the Tacoma waterfront of course, Bremerton and many others along the Puget Sound.

Congrats to your son and Jeralyn!

Monica

Lisa said...

Congrats to the happy couple!!! Your shots of the fireworks are really good. Nice job!

Barb said...

OMG HOW ROMANTIC!! WTG JIM!!! Well done! Adorable couple. Love the pics. I have heard that the fireworks & air show are awesome. Have never had the privelege to be in Washington on the 4th though. You may have run into my granddaughter Ashley. She's up there with her Mom. She'll be back in TX on the 14th. YAY!
Congrats to the newly engaged couple. Hugs, Barb