He has been to New Orleans several times in the last few years with the youth group from our church and fell in love with the city. For his graduation gift, we did a family trip to his favorite city. I'm not real big on hot weather, so we went over spring break.
|The history in the cemeteries is amazing.|
|Wonderful museums to explore.|
|Love the grandeur of the plantation houses.|
|Seeing the swamps was a must.|
And the food - oh my word, the food!
|Beignets at Cafe Du Monde|
|Blackberry Mint Julep -|
to make the plantation experience
|Shrimp Creole, Gumbo, Red Beans|
It was a fantastic trip, but it made me a little sad, making me wonder if it would be the last vacation the four of us would take together. I hope not, but if it was, we all came home with memories that will last us a lifetime and will help me through the difficult transition as one of my birds leaves the nest.