30' pine tree A large pine tree on my north property line fell victim to beetles and died after a quarter century of service. By the looks of the bark, the woodpeckers must have feasted on the beetles for many years. A family work day, eight lumberjack wannabees spread over three generations, made short work … Continue reading Smores Galore!
The first real warm day of the summer, with the sun taking its sweet time to set. The day was long, giving the cousins plenty of time to reconnect, and many fun-filled memories: swimming in the lake, minnows, sand toys, sun screen, rope swing over/into the water, sand between the toes, sand castles, fish … Continue reading Cousins
After a full day of swimming, boating, fishing, rope swinging into the lake, decorating the parade trailer, riding in the parade, badminton, feasting on bar-be-qued pulled pork and chicken wings, it's time to relax around the campfire, roast marsh mellows, eat s'mores, and watch FIREWORKS! What a great holiday ... my personal favorite. Thought for … Continue reading July 4th Campfire