(I'm interspersing my "Postcards from the Lake" with "Paris In July" posts. I've been pretty much out of circulation but hope to check in with you all this week!)
Greetings from The Lake! The land of beautiful sunsets, crisp nights and warm-enough days, good food, family and fun!
I'm catching up a bit, swapping out between lake posts and "Paris In July" posts!
Our couple of weeks started out with celebrating cousin Bonnie's birthday.
This was done at dinner on their last day at the lake. I love festivities!
We had killer pasta, home made bread and loved every bite!Of course, we went through all the bread so the next day, Rick made more, giving one of the loaves to a neighbor who helped us with the start of a home-reno project.
I was glad I brought up several of my best basil plants and a rosemary, along with lots of fresh dill, which I hope is still surviving when I get home! All the tastes have been so much fresher because of it. That and a few flowers in the box and I feel pretty darned
Our lake fireworks were on the Fifth of July for whatever reason. (Being Saturday is my best bet!)
It wasn't the best of days -- but could have been worse. The sun did indeed come out but earlier in the day the Duck Family was visiting. The babies are getting big!
I loved watching them bob along on the waves. It was pretty windy, but they hold their own!
Then, of course, fireworks. The finale is always worth waiting for!
I find my lake schedule is so different from my "home" schedule. I'm in an "If-Then" mode. If it's cool in the morning, wear a sweatshirt; if cooler, then use the heater; if quite cool, start a fire. If you're hungry, eat; if not, then wait till you are. If you're tired, nap; if not, then don't -- stay up till you are! There is no clock to mind, appointments to keep. All of this means we often eat dinner rather late.
And it's rather nice.
I leave you with a local example of what I call "bad marketing." Whether this is the hospice house or their office, I can't say -- but don't you think they might have considered a different location?
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