Visit to Dad and Mom’s

Last night, after dinner, we drove up to Dad and Mom’s (10 min.) to set up the tent for Olivia’s graduation party tomorrow night. We had a lovely evening visiting and just hanging out, and I took pictures so you could pretend you were there with us. First, here’s what’s blooming in the gardens this week…
Purple Irises, Clematis, Lupines, Chives, and the lovely variegated Hosta appears again.

They still had to eat dinner after we got there; it was served alfresco on the back porch, complete with a vintage table cloth and wrought iron chairs. The menu? Oh, yes – BBQ chicken, fresh Caesar salad, and Anja’s Awesome Sweet Potatoes.


Here the Boy is showing that even though he has a full tummy from his own dinner, he has room for more. Duck sat down next to him and he promptly snatched a sweet potato right off her plate! She forgave him, though, and shared more with him.

Dessert was fresh cherries – yum! Again, Duck shared with her nephew. Caution – the following pictures may disturb some persons…

She had to take the pits out for him.
He was very grateful for this service.

And now for a parting shot – or two. You have been waiting to catch a sight of Lee’s new do, and you were probably expecting a glamor shot, weren’t you? Well, she told me I could post these pictures of her spitting a cherry stone across the porch at me!

11 responses to “Visit to Dad and Mom’s”

  1. La Brebis Roses Avatar

    Make that two of us!!! Very depressed AND very eager.

  2. Alice Avatar

    The very depressed group of people (possibly only one of us) who didn’t get to go to Olivia’s party last night eagerly wait for pictures.

  3. rahrah Avatar
    rahrah

    Did you really cut it all off, or is it in a ponytail? I must say, it does look cute ๐Ÿ™‚I had a small flock of pig-birds over last weekend – my niece an nephew – the time “flew” by way too fast. I miss them now ๐Ÿ™

  4. Natalie Roth Avatar

    Ha-ha! I hadn’t noticed that, Abigail! That is funny looking!

  5. abigail t Avatar
    abigail t

    lol Was anyone else perturbed by the bonus arm in one of the Anja pictures?! Almost makes it look like the two pictures ar connected ๐Ÿ˜€

  6. Natalie Roth Avatar

    Oh, Anja’s hair is so cute!! It looks so nice and easy to take care of too…that’s how I’d want mine cut if I got it short, except it wouldn’t look as cute on me! ๐Ÿ˜‰I love the hoodie too!

  7. Olivia Joy Avatar

    Anja honey……….I luv ya ๐Ÿ˜‰

  8. Laura M Avatar
    Laura M

    Anja!!! How adorable! That really compliments your face! I would love to have short hair like that, but my face unforunatly couldn’t handle it…..yours is ADORABLE!!!!! Also…I love the sweatshirt there your wearing…..!

  9. Amy Avatar

    Nice, Anja – really nice!Duck and Trina, did you know that birds aren’t light eaters? They actually eat a larger percent of their body weight than most animals! ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. Trina Avatar

    is there such a thing as a pig-bird? ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. Duck Avatar
    Duck

    The hungry little bird!!

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