My son and DIL had both taken days off from work on the 5th of July and they took the children to Ohiopyle. A few pics from my DIL that I saved and compiled into a collage….
They also took Merle, their dog, and Tallica said that he was very anxious about the kids jumping off cliffs in to the water…like a worried Mama : )
While I love that place, I did not go with them. Awhile back I’d had some work done on my back porch, replacing wood, etc. and that day the guy came to start on the painting….he’s a family friend and he also did some bush trimming for me as a favor. I have done everything with hand tools and need to invest in an electric trimmer like he has in the near future.
I kept thinking of the girls under the waterfall as I was outside in the afternoon heat sweating as I raked branches and worked alongside him for awhile :) Some were in the spare garbage cans and some piled up for him to haul away later.
The forecast was for rain the next day or two so we agreed that he’d return when all of the rain passed.
Of course they are usually wrong…and this was no exception.
The entire day ( Thursday ) had no rain until around 4: 30 but it was so humid and ‘muggy’ that you could cut the air with a knife. If you live in an area where it is hot and dry I don’t know any way to explain it other than we’d prefer 90 degrees and dry than 75 degrees and humid :)
I may take a little blogging break …lots of yard work coming up after these rains, nothing exciting going on in the way of sewing aside from finishing up hand quilting on Scrappy Granny and next weekend I am the photographer for a wedding. I will finish this post by showing these coneflowers. I have the standard pink Echinacea / Coneflowers in the back of my house but I purchased and planted these in the front last year. The transition that they go through upon opening to the finished product ( on the left ) is fascinating to me :)
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