Thursday, May 28, 2009

A much needed break is in need for the Hubs, Parkie and I.  

We are headed off to one of my favorite places... Monterey, Ca.

 So magical.  

We will be staying at an "Alice in Wonderland" themed Inn. Seriously!! Ahhhh! I could about die just thinking how scrumptous its going to be!

Lots more to come when I return from this adventure.  Until then, one of my favorite poems (which I almost have memorized)

`Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
  Did gyre and gimble in the wabe:
All mimsy were the borogoves,
  And the mome raths outgrabe.

"Beware the Jabberwock, my son!
  The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
  The frumious Bandersnatch!"

He took his vorpal sword in hand:
  Long time the manxome foe he sought --
So rested he by the Tumtum tree,
  And stood awhile in thought.

And, as in uffish thought he stood,
  The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame,
Came whiffling through the tulgey wood,
  And burbled as it came!

One, two! One, two! And through and through
  The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!
He left it dead, and with its head
  He went galumphing back.

"And, has thou slain the Jabberwock?
  Come to my arms, my beamish boy!
O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!'
  He chortled in his joy.

`Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
  Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,
  And the mome raths outgrabe.

                                                                                              -Lewis Carroll


Blogger jasmine said...

an alice in wonderland themed inn??? that's perfect!

brooke, you are too sweet! if we ever meet in person, you can BET i i will have a cupcake in hand to greet you with. :)

May 28, 2009 at 9:44 PM  
Blogger --Heather-- said...

One of my favorites as well, get a big smell of the ocean for me! HAVE FUN!!

May 29, 2009 at 8:39 AM  
Blogger Caleen said...

Hey.. wait for me? Don't you need a Grandma along? oh Darn! You guys have a great time and be careful and ??Alice in Wonderland? Oh, I have to hear about this one.. Love you guys!

May 29, 2009 at 9:20 AM  
Blogger jasmine said...

that's so cool that your family vacations in Newport Beach every summer! that's so close to where we live! i grew up in Huntington've probably been there!

ummmm, summer cupcake swap?!?!?

May 29, 2009 at 3:47 PM  
Blogger Carolyn said...

There is such a place? thats crazy! Sounds like fun, and maybe a husbands worst nightmare???

I miss Cali...and trips to the coast. I grew up in the bay area. Hope you have fun! we will be there in two weeks, yayyyyyyy!

May 29, 2009 at 10:48 PM  
Blogger Robin said...

Pictures of the hotel please !! I hope you have a great time sweet pea !!!

May 30, 2009 at 6:27 AM  
Blogger ♥Aubrey said...

I'm not sure what the poem means but that's a talent to almost have it memorized!
Alice in Wonderland...yeah :)
You have an adorable blog.

May 30, 2009 at 4:13 PM  
Blogger Alicia said...

I'm glad you're home boo! I missed my friend!

May 30, 2009 at 9:57 PM  
Blogger Teryn Ashley said...

haha I wish I'd get famous! How was your trip?

May 30, 2009 at 10:27 PM  

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