"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Friday, March 16, 2007

Auction Day

The big auction was yesterday and I am sure that at least $5000 was raised for the local schools in Palo Verde-the little village nearby. Schools in Mexico are terribly funded. The teachers get 90% of the budget and only 10% goes for supplies and buildings etc. So, the local residents of Punta Chivato have an annual Golf Tournament plus auction as one of the fund raisers for the schools. My quilted runners and aprons raised $150....yeah! Pam and Harry's Gourmet Dinner raised $700 wowee....
Here's a few pics..

Russell and some of his cocktail buddies-Red the Cat
and Peanuts ......

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