that's where we spent our saturday...well...teenager and i did along with all the other horse show peeps that were there!
but first, we need a pic of the bate's motel...i mean the quarters inn and suites...
our next order of business was procuring breakfast. even though it was almost 11am. teenager has never had the dining pleasure of dunkin donuts, so we stopped. we both had a donut and then teenager spied some sort of breakfast sandwich that had texas toast, bacon, cheese and a fake round egg. she said it was yuumy and i should have taken a pic...dang it...but i'm getting better at the whole picture thing...just wait and see!
these are teenager's new boots. she wanted them for the miranda lambert concert last week and i was good with that as long as she wore them again at some point in time. i think they are pretty snazzy myself!
the neat thing about saddles with lots of silver? they are shiny. most of the time. the bad thing about saddles with lots of silver? they need to be cleaned at just about every single show! and once again, i should have taken a picture of that sparkling show saddle! dang it!
teenager's class got over somewhere around 7:30pm but we stayed to watch the rest of the horses in our barn show. we're cool like that. team players and team supporters. all for one and one for all, right? but the time everyone was done and our barn called it a night, it was close to 9. teenager and i headed out. no way were going back to bate's hotel. anywhere had to be better than that rat hole! my goal was to reach the quad cities and call it a night and we did. and we stayed at the hampton inn and it was marvelous! and we slept so good. and we didn't want to get up. and we loved every minute we were there. thank you, hampton inn!
i am grateful:
- teenager and cookie had a great day!
- to never see the bate's motel ever again
- for my donut and chocolate milk breakfast
- the bugs didn't carry us away
- for all the help from mike and seth!
just breathing isn't living!