Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Birthday Picnic




Picnic's are fun, especially when it's your granddaughter's 15th birthday
.
Sunday was Anna's Birthday, the whole family (except for three that had to work),
packed a lunch and went to Sprewell Bluff on the Flint River.
It's only a few miles from where I live.

This is at the overlook.





The Flint River is a 344-mile-long (554 km)[1] river in the U.S. state of Georgia. The river drains 8,460 square miles (21,900 km2) of western Georgia, flowing south from the upper Piedmont region south of Atlanta to the wetlands of the Gulf Coastal Plain in the southwestern corner of the state. Along with the Apalachicola and the Chattahoochee rivers, it forms part of the ACF basin. In its upper course through the red hills of the Piedmont, it is considered especially scenic.
(Info from Wikipedia.org)







The children always enjoy playing in the water,
although it was too cold to get in on this day.





Joshua did manage to get his feet wet!





They did remember to bring their football so they could play.




Some people where going for a ride in their canoe's . The river is wider than it looks in the photo.







We all enjoyed the afternoon.







Happy Birthday, Anna!
(Anna in red shirt)



This was a joyful day, and we rejoiced in it for many are our blessings!

Psalm 118;24


Have a Blessed Day!
Sylvia

10 comments:

  1. Oh, what fun. There's nothing like family time... especially when grands are involved. Happy birthday, Miss Anna!

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  2. What a lovely day you all had, and in such pretty surroundings.

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  3. What a beautiful place to celebrate your granddaughter's birthday! That's my kind of party! Happy Birthday to your Anna! Thank you for sharing this day with us!

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  4. Happy Birthday to Anna! So happy it did not rain on your picnic. The river is a beautiful backdrop for a picnic.

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  5. Happy 15th to your granddaughter! My Sarah will be 15 this summer. Such a great age!

    Your river looks beautiful, and I'd love to canoe there!

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  6. Happy Birthday to your sweet Anna. Our little Anna just turned three! It looks like you had a wonderful day with family. That is what it is all about, isn't it? xo Diana

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  7. Happy birthday to Anna! I might be able to visit it one day, it must not be TOO far from me!!

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  8. Happy Birthday to your precious Anna!
    A picnic sounds wonderful.
    Your photos are beautiful!

    Enjoy your week, Sylvia!

    Hugs,
    Amy

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  9. WOW- that view is amazing,. Sylvia. So glad you all had such fun.

    Your granddaughter is growing entirely too fast.

    Hugs.

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  10. What a wonderful spot to celebrate a 15th birthday of your precious granddaughter! Loved seeing the overlook, and the little piece you shared about the geography of the river. It sure is pretty, and I laughed to see the boys getting somewhat wet, boys will be boys, lol!

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Thanks for visiting and leaving a comment, all your comments are read and appreciated! Sylvia