Friday, November 23, 2007

A Luncheon date

Hi everyone, hope all's well in your part of the world,Today we took Merle out to lunch to the R.S.L (Returned Servicemen League) Shepparton. Then after lunch was over we ventured over to Ardmona's outlet for discounted goods in Mooroopna were we all purchased bottled fruit and other goodies,before going back to Merle's.

This is the Entrance to the Club
L-R. Myself, Pauline, Merle And Gwen.Enjoying our main course,
Myself and Pauline had Garlic Prawns, Gwen had Roast pork and Vegetables and Merle LemonChicken and Rice.
Merle dipping her finger to try the decoration out surrounding her Pavlova.
L-R Myself, Pauline, Merle and Gwen Enjoying our dessert, Three of us Had Banana fritters and icecream and Merle Of course had Pavlova .
Gwen helping Merle into my car
Back at Merles were we enjoyed A light afternoon tea before
Leaving Merle's for home after a very pleasant day.



Blogger Merle said...

Hi Jan ~~ Well done at getting your post on so early ~~ I haven't started yet. The photos look nice and I think we all had a nice day. I have led a very sheltered life, and when I see a plate with green zig-zags on it, I
expect it to be a design on the plate. Live and learn!!! Thank you,
Gwen and Pauline for a lovely day.
Love, Merle.

November 23, 2007 8:48 pm  
Blogger Hootin' Anni said...

This looks like a day of some great fun!!! I love Merle---she's one super lady!! But, did I miss it? What does Merle hold in the last photo?!!

Glad to hear of such a great day...blogs like this make me feel good all over!!!

Have a great weekend.

November 23, 2007 10:28 pm  
Blogger Heart of Rachel said...

I'm glad you had a wonderful time with friends. It's nice to see Merle looking so happy. It looks like she got a cute stuffed toy to take home too. Happy weekend!

Thanks for visiting my blog. Regarding your question, the cupcakes were limited but I didn't mind because I was too full from the hearty dinner to try it anyway. :)

November 23, 2007 11:21 pm  
Blogger Puss-in-Boots said...

Four ladies out on the town, eh? Glad you had a lovely time with Merle and the fluffy!

November 24, 2007 2:13 pm  
Blogger Merle said...

Hi again Jan ~~ Thanks for your comments. Glad you enjoyed the blonde joke. I didn't like it much as I thought about those three little boys
that their father drowned. But trust the blonde to try to open the tail gate on the Ute.Take care, my friend
Love, Merle.

November 24, 2007 6:54 pm  
Anonymous Allotment Lady said...

Wow - didn't you all have a lovely day - I would have loved to have been a 'fly on the wall' listening to all your chatter and laughter.

Nice to read that you having such lovely weather.

My son arrived on Wednesday in Australia - left here on Monday and went via Tokyo.

He arrived at Cairns at 6am and it was 22c then - and now he is in Townsville for a couple of weeks and the heat and humidity has really kicked in.

He knows better than to complain to us poor mortals - there is thick white frost on the ground and it was -2c last night.

Have a good weekend

November 24, 2007 8:27 pm  
Blogger mrsnesbitt said...

Love the duck! I have one which is a back bag I use it when I am on the motorbike! LOL

November 25, 2007 1:11 am  
Blogger LZ Blogger said...

Jen - Oh... this is so sweet of you to do for Merle! I wish I could have been there TOO! It looks like everyone had a GREAT TIME! ~ jb///

November 25, 2007 1:29 am  
Blogger Gledwood said...

What a lovely afternoon. It's good to have friends and family around to be able to do things like that with... happy days

in response to a comment you left at Ruth's I was quite surprised to find you had boiled egg and soldiers Down Under. Wow! I thought they were just an English thing haha ;->...

November 25, 2007 1:37 am  
Blogger smilnsigh said...

What a lovely time, you all must have had!!! Thank you for taking us along on your day.

And you said you were sipping a glass of Brandy and Dry Ginger ale. Yummmm! Never thought of that! Thank you for the idea.

Perhaps some will remember that I couldn't have Chocolate or anything to drink, a while ago. Well, I still have to steer clear of Chocolate. But I am able to have some to drink. It's been OK. and I'm enjoying it for a while. Until something in my gutt gets *unhappy* again and ... -giggles-


November 25, 2007 1:58 am  
Blogger Lucy Stern said...

It looks like the four of you had a wonderful time together....I enjoy going out to lunch with my friends and just talking....

November 25, 2007 5:48 am  
Blogger Sonia said...

Sounds you all had a great time!

Love Pavlova! I know how to do this delicious dessert!

Have a nice Sunday!

November 25, 2007 1:06 pm  
Blogger Gledwood said...

Thanks for your message.

You know the Labour Govt has promised you faster broadband speeds? Wow!

Have you done the 7 weird things tag? I have done the 5 weird things one and there was a 6 wierd things one I didn't do... I'm sure they're the same tag but I'm awfully sorry I passed it on to you, I feel a bit like a plague victim but you might get an interesting post out of it!! ;->...

November 26, 2007 6:13 am  
Blogger JunieRose2005 said...

looks like a great outing for all of you! It's great you were all able to get together!


November 26, 2007 6:58 am  
Blogger Susie said...

How happy you all look! I bet it was just great fun! Now please tell: What is pavlova?

November 26, 2007 2:54 pm  
Blogger Pamela said...

I hear about Pavlova on the AU of these days I may try some.

November 26, 2007 3:49 pm  
Blogger Pamela said...

ps. Willowtree showed us Pavlova in a can, too!!!

November 26, 2007 3:50 pm  

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