I Heart Faces – We Are Family
I’m thinking for the next few weeks, it might be more appropriate if my blog were titled “Adrienne in Florida” as you all will be putting up with my photos from our recent get-away. But the jackets, and even coats and hats, definitely add an Ohio flavor as our visit coincided with Florida’s record-breaking cold spell.
Jeff and the kids are pictured here at Ft. DeSoto near Tampa. What a fantastic place for a photo shoot! This wall in the bright sun was the only one with a bench, so we made it work since Jeff needed to sit and rest as much as possible.
I hope to share more photos from this memorable trip throughout the week. We were so blessed that Jeff was strong enough to travel, and did not suffer at all from debilitating headaches or nausea the entire time. He mentioned several times that perhaps we should move down to this sunny clime. But I think that his well-being had much more to do with the number of people praying for us.
I started to explain here why he needs the patch if he is basically blind in that eye. I keep typing and then re-typing. It’s just complicated. Basically, he wears it because there is just enough vision left in that one to cause significant double-vision if he doesn’t keep it covered. Since he only has about 15% vision left in the other eye, going without the patch is a big problem.
That patch had some little kids talking. While in Tampa, we stayed in a hotel that offered breakfast every morning. (I love hotels that do that.) There was another family with young children there who ate breakfast at the same time we did. The first day, the youngest daughter whispered to her big brother that there was “a real live pirate sitting over there!” (Why is it that when kids whisper, you can hear it clear across a room? LOL) Jeff has the best humor about this whole thing, and it was all he could do not to walk by her table as we left and growl “Ar-ghh! Ye shant point, Lassie, else ye be walkin’ the plank!” He chuckled every time we saw them during the week.
I love him.
This is “We Are Family” week over at I ♥ Faces, a photo-sharing website co-founded by my friend, and very talented photographer, Angie.