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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Saying Goodbye to Summer

We did a last summer hurrah at the beach.
11 days of family, fun and sun!
One day it was 94 degrees! 
At the beach!

Since buying the lot next door
(our 45th Anniversary gift to ourselves)
lots of brush clearing has been happening!

There is a big pampas grass bush right in the middle.
The plums are about to burst open.
I'm probably not going to see them. 😒
Unless we make a quick 2 or 3 trip next week. 

Over Labor Day weekend, Crystal and Co came to camp.
I can't believe I didn't get one single picture of the campers.
I guess we were having too much fun!

Over the Rod Run Weekend, Dee & Co + Stellie came down.

It's so fun when family comes to stay! 
Makes this Momma's dream come true.

We were ready to watch the cars as they headed from Ocean Park to Longbeach.
That didn't happen but we had a great time with friends.
We did see quite a few awesome old cars but not the parade.
Next year we will be better informed.

Remember the septic tank that isn't buried in the ground?
(You can see it here in this post behind Ernie in his lounger.)
I convinced him to use the fence boards to make a deck over it.
It can be easily lifted if the tank ever needs to be pumped.
It sure looks a lot better now. 
I want to fill it with flower pots next spring.

And this is how we spent our summer vacations.
Retirement is awesome!

With hunting season starting soon, 
I'm sure our trips will be made around the clam tide.
I am ready to get back to my sewing machine.
I have a list of projects longer than my arm!!


Mary said...

Glad you got your Grandma time in! Sew Time is a Great way to rest up after that. Projects longer than your arm, huh? I'm not counting again. I just keep stitching.

scraphappy said...

What a fun family trip. So great that everyone was able to come.

AnnieO said...

That's so great you are enjoying your new place with family! Hope you have many more adventures:)