Happy Birthday Aunty Cindy! We hope it has been a great day!
We love you.
Love, Jenn, Mark, Tyler, Aaron, Jackson, Aiden and Lacy
Auto detailing is the performance of an extremely thorough cleaning, polishing and waxing of an automobile, both inside and out, to produce a show-quality level of detail. It can be practiced for personal satisfaction, and it is also performed to prepare a car for car shows that feature the appearance of cars. Besides improving the appearance of cars, detailing helps to preserve the car, and thus, increases resale value, according to Wikipedia.org.
For the past hour and a half, three of my sons and my husband have been “auto detailing” my 2001 Toyota Sienna, in our own front driveway.
The car looks awesome – inside and out.
Whatever shreds of chivalry and self-sacrifice my sons learn, they learn from their father, the auto-detailing-king.
Tyler, Aaron and Jackson were so proud…..while they were drying and showing off the vehicle I was wishing I had my camera but instead I preserved the image in my mind.
It was really sweet.
Tonight our sand volleyball team won our first play-off game (the other team forfeit – 😉 and then we took the championship game, playing past nine o’clock on a well-lit, cricket-mosquito-filled volleyball court! Don’t shank a serve or you’ll have to run through the sticker-weeds BAREFOOT to get the ball! We are the recreation (not “competitive” there’s a difference) league volleyball champions of North Platte…..and we each get a tank top.
On our team this summer were our friends, Pam, Renea, Katie, Shad, Mark, me, Jeff and Brittany. We thank our children for cheering us on, whether laughing or crying or running onto our court, in our ridiculous, fun, over-competitive endeavor.
(Yeah, I submitted our team name as the “Serve-ivors” and we got listed as the “Serve-irons” and it stuck.)