Sunday, July 31, 2011

Oh, to be a child again

Childhood + Summer + Water = Bliss

(even straight-out-of-the-well cold water!)

Water Ribbon

No common kiddie pool for us. How about a clean horse trough with sparkling fresh, and yes, cold water.

Water, Water


Cool Levi

Summer at Last

Ready Set


Fuel up.

Time Out for a Snack



If there is magic on the planet, it is contained in the water.

~ Loren Eisley ~

Monday, July 25, 2011

The Debt

A short video from Power Line today.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Time Warp Birthday

Casey turns 40!

a truly psychedelic party is held in his honor

Casey @ 40

It's intriguing how costumes, in this case a "Seventies" theme,

will loosen people up in just the right?! way.


Even Drake got into the swing of things (literally) when he got

that 'magic' Afro wig on that came to the party on Ben

but made the rounds to most of the guys!



Aged Hippies

What we looked like

Proud Parents of the Birthday Hippie


And Lola knows that Cheerios are definitely a vintage thing.

Lola eats Cheerios

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Family Reunion-Northern Edition

Another annual reunion this time on hubbie's side. Six siblings and their children and Grandchildren makes for a very large group. We always have great fun together talking, eating, playing and just catching up.

Family Reunion

Lola was being her photogenic sweet self so she gets a collage all to herself.


Wednesday, July 6, 2011

California Dreamin

Being with my Mom and Dad in California while my Dad recovers from open heart surgery has kept me away from this blog for a while.

My brother and his wife and and their daughter, who is home from college, live on a lovely piece of property with my parents.

The sun shone absolutely every day I was there!

I heart my family

We enjoyed meals together every evening. They love good food and are all great cooks.

Exquisite things to eat

The beautiful garden was in full bloom! Roses in every color, clematis, lavender, {blackberries for the above cobbler} lilies and other things too numerous to mention.

Mother's Garden

And the good news is that Dad is getting stronger every day! Miss you all!