Saturday, November 10, 2007

Night At the Museum


Goldfish shipped her new Honda Element out to the island and we picked it up this morning at Horizon. She had the day off and picked up the girls for lunch at 3 Amigos, then they wanted to go run the dogs on Ballyhoo but she didn't want to load two dogs into the new vehicle and Keri's company truck had a broken ball joint so she took the Battle Wagon. She called me at work from the mountain to let me know she had a low tire and was leaving the truck there, hitching a ride back with Elaine. I told her that was fine, I would go up and fix the tire later that evening.

Now, I told you that long convuluted story because it leads up to us going out tonight to a Museum of the Aleutians fundraiser auction at the Grand. I brought what I needed to head up the moutain and fix the tire and bring the truck home after the auction. We settled in with a plate of food and our auction paddle having already scouted out the live auction items and made some bids on the silent auction items. We had decided on a couple pieces of art we couldn't leave without but we quickly discovered there were some deep pockets in the room but we hung in there on the one Ray Hudson blockprint that showed the church and the plant in the background and then we also got a great deal on a silent auction item.

There were also some door prizes - my name got drawn twice, and one of the prizes was a tire repair . . . . that was just too wierd! I headed up and go the tire inflated after the auction but Goldfish thought it made for a good photo opportunity with the tire repair certificate. The roads out here are super hard on tires so I can see how this was a popular door prize . . .

I have tommorow off so I hope to get out and take some pictures with the little bit of snow cover we got today before it melts. Cheers . . . .

1 comment:

Mom said...

Wow! That is so cool! I hope you take advantage of it. Love ya