Over the weekend the news kept reminding us of the "Super Moon" - once a year, yadda yadda. I adore the moon. I love taking photos of it. So, on Friday I went out the night before "perfection" and got this shot of it from my deck, zooming all the way in using my Panasonic Lumix with Leica lens. Good thing I jumped the gun as the sky was clouded over the next two nights! When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's amore...Our son and DIL brought the boys over yesterday - they were going to help Dayle build the play structure.. and it rained.. all.. day.. Grandpa made 2 dozen scrambled eggs and toast for us all and we sat out under the gazebo.. in the rain.. drip, drip.. and had brunch together.. drip.. drip... I don't know why Caleb was looking at grandpa that way.. :-) I think grandpa told him he had to eat his eggs BEFORE squeezing oodles of honey on his toast. OH.. funny.. my nail files and polish aren't very stylish on the breakfast table.
Our hens are producing well! Can you believe how rich and golden our scrambled eggs are with our own cage free, free-range chickens? If you've ever wanted chickens, I highly recommend it. There is nothing more satisfying than knowing where your food came from and the good quality of feed and care that you give them.
Kristi ran in and asked for my camera.. then came back to give me this image, it's a Pileated Woodpecker! There were THREE of them in our trees!! We could see them flying around our woods and trees all afternoon and listened to them sing. I have a bird app on my iPhone.. "iBird Western" - where you can find the bird and listen to it's call. I played the call and the birds sang back to it!
Boys. They have been asked that when they find a stick or branch to please take it down and throw it on the burn pile. Look at this one they found. :-)
After HOURS of sitting outside in the drizzle and the boys running around like wild natives we finally came inside and watched a goofy kid cartoon version of "Treasure Island". Sheesh.. it was silly, but the littlies enjoyed it. And grandpa did too? Ha!
And then I looked over and ... awwwww...
Now I have a question for you. Caleb, the baby of the family at 4 years of age, will be the last Teddy Bear I crochet for the 6 grandkids. A year ago I asked him which color he'd like and without hesitation he said.. "Ow-inge". So, I got some.. but when I looked closely at it - it was TOO bulky and chunky. So, I got his huge skein of James C. Brett "Marble" in blues. So, yestereday I showed him the yarn and he goes.. "I don't like blue!" What? So I said what DO you want? And he goes "PINK!" Oh boy. His dad does not want him to have a pink bear. His mom is okay with whatever Caleb wants. Now what? Any ideas? HELP!Well.. the kids are coming over again today to try to work on the play structure and not long ago we had a downpour. I wish the rain would GO AWAY so we could get this thing done. How is the weather where you are? I'm off to go swimming. I'm down 25 lb. :-) ((hugs)), Teresa :-)