Thursday, December 31, 2009

HAPPY NEW YEAR everyone. We're cooking supper tonight for Teresa,Jay and the Kids. Was going to have a dinner tomorrow but have to take Eileen to San Antonio to go back to the Army.
Nice and sunny here and fairly warm.

Monday, December 28, 2009

We got to Eagle Pass TX yesterday about 11:30 AM, set up and eat lunch and then a nap. Went over to Teresa's about 3 PM, took the kids to the park for awhile and then went back to the house and harassed them till supper time. Really enjoyed the visit. Will BQ some steak for supper tonight.

Saturday, December 26, 2009

We are heading on south to Teresa's early in the morning, done here.
Went up to San Marcos to the tap room for supper tonight, they buy a big tree from us every year,good food at resonable price.

Friday, December 25, 2009

Twas Christmas Morn. when all through the house there was nothing going on, the kiddies are all at home up north while we are in Tx. Miss you Guys. Merry Christmas to one in all.

Kinda cool here in New Braunfels TX, about 33 this morning suppose to get into the high 50s today, going to be same-o same-o for a couple of days.

Going to the Holliday Hills Christmas party today, thats about all the excitment we're going to have.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

We're done,trailer loaded and taken to the warehouse,ended with 1054 trees sold an 145 over last year.
Doing a little sight seeing while waiting for the xmas party on xmas day,then payday on Sat. and then to Eagle Pass on Sun.
Went to Schlitterbahn last night, its a water park all decorated up for Xmas, a million lights they say. They had several programs and a couple of light shows, was fun. Tonight went thr Grist Mill for supper, they buy a big tree from us every year and hang it upside down and decorate it, kinda interesting. Going back to Greune again tomorrow to look at their shops.

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Well we broke 1000 trees yesterday, also ended the day 100 better than last year. Have 31 trees left,7 bigger Nobles and the rest are 5' and down. Should be done tomorrow or the next day,will start loading up the lot in the trailer tomorrow.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Hit 950 trees sold today, got 30 more 7-8 footers today so have a chance for 1000, just need to sell 20 aday over the weekend and we're there. Still kinda cool here but better than up north.
Eileen is flying in from basics tommorow,her dad is coming up from Eagle Pass to get her and their going to stop by,be nice to see her.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

We are about to the end of the tree sales be lucky to make the weekend.Went over 900 yesterday, need 4 more to beat last year. Still cold and windy here today,highs in the high 40s. Be glad when its over and we can be gone.

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Had a good weekend 74 trees 0n Sat. 81 on Sunday, have all the trees we're going to get in the tent now about 180, still a chance for 1000, probably be sold out by the weekend and then we can do some sight seeing before Xmas.

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Wet and cool hear again today,getting kinda tired of it, better than hot and humid though. This will be our last big weekend, starting monday we'll be reducing the prices and getting the trees sold. Been a good year still about a 100 trees ahead of last year.
Might get to go and get an Axis Deer after Xmas,that will be different.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

We sold our 600th tree yesterday about a 100 ahead of last year, nice day on the cool side, got some of the flocked trees ot and caught up on the flocking. Hope to get all the flocked trees out today.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Another good day at the tree lot,35 trees,22 last year.Was really busy with working up a load of trees. Kinda cool here with rain and fog, really damp. We both have been fighting a cold since we've been here.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Well the 1st 10 days are behind us at the tree lot. Real busy this weekend 94 trees both days,lots of greenery and stands. Quite a bit ahead of last year so far. Been kinda cool and damp here but lots better than the minus up north. Teresa and the kids came up from Eagle Pass and spent the weekend, really enjoyed them, Teresa was a big help with the trees as well as cooking some good meals. Thanks Teresa.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Rained most of the day hard,had lots of water in the tent. Worked up 70 trees and did some organizing. Was pretty chilly all day, hope it drys up some so I can flock some more trees.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Another busy day, worked up 70 trees with some big 8 & 9 footers, sold 51 trees so kept everyone hopping. Walked over to Chili's for supper.


Saturday, November 28, 2009

Well we're 2 days into the the season and tired, 2 12 hr days, the rest of the week will be easier as we don't open till 11. Sold 56 trees yesterday and 65 today a little better than last year, lots of big trees up to 14 ft. so off to bed we go. Will get some pics on here in a day or two.

Thursday, November 26, 2009


Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving day and have a lot to be thankful for. We had a great day, went a friends family potluck, company was great as was the food, have a lot to be thankful for,our health is good, no sick kids and food to eat and a roof over our heads, what else do you need.

We are in New Braunsfell TX on a Xmas tree lot, have it all set up and ready to go. Tomorrow morning we open the gate and let the crowds in.