Lots of water under the proverbial bridge since the last posting. Early yard photos:
Then my guy, for a price, shortly thereafter lowered the canopy to dormant oil spray (hose) level.
I like the outcome/current photo:
Early summer pictures:
My favorite of all (and Mom's too if I remember correctly): the Peace rose.
Spent Monday through Saturday in June at Jewel's while she was one of the leaders for their ward's girls camp. A member let the leaders use a cabin (no electricity) near Zion's (girls in tents) and a few of them made it to:
One of the days they did a service project in St. George and took in Mary Poppins on stage at the
On the way to the airport Saturday, we stopped at Lucille's, a New Orleans restaurant.
Johnny had to work but Jewel brought back his his favorite menu item.
Jewel decided she wanted to spend her 30th birthday in the Salt Lake Temple, and yes, it takes most of the day for that drive and longer live session. The day before was Lucy's birthday but I haven't seen pictures of the well-celebrated event yet.
The next day we went to the zoo and Jewel bought Despicable Me 2 tickets.
Then she picked up Johnny at the airport so we could all celebrate the 4th together.
Johnny said PG's fireworks more than rivaled those in Vegas.
Though his visit was short, he was kind enough to take care of
a few minor fix-it issues that are hard for me and easy for him.
Friday morning we celebrated Raygen's birthday, for me,
and then Saturday, back in Vegas, all the Scarboroughs celebrated.
Jewel said Raygen's favorite gift (Saturday) was
a Tummy Stuffer (unicorn).
Hired a guy to do some fix-it stuff for me (each year I try to make some improvements to This Very Old House). Not cheap, but I was impressed with the outcome:
Cut the old awning post pipes flush so no more worries about kids tripping over them.
Took out the flower bed box around the tree because
it will be felled the next time my tree guy makes the rounds.
Take that, rust!
Nevertheless, he did a great job.