Archive for July, 2014

31 July 2014 Summer Evening

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

And it’s cool enough that I am wearing a jacket! But not so cool that we don’t enjoy an ice cream at Chandler’s.

30 July 2014 My New (Temporary) Ride

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

While my left foot is in an air cast, I can’t drive our manual car, so Grand-mère kindly swapped cars with us. Thank you, Grand-mère!

29 July 2014 Hoopin’

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

28 July 2014 German Bearded Iris

Monday, July 28th, 2014

I think it’s confused. Irises don’t bloom in July, do they?

27 July 2014 Galax

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Sam brought me a bouquet of galax from the Shack 🙂

26 July 2014 My Lovely Chauffeur

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

25 July 2014 Car Packed

Friday, July 25th, 2014

for a Daddy-Daughter road trip to the Shack.

24 July 2014 Miss Larson’s Grammar [Sic] Class

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Miss Larson’s spelling isn’t quite up to snuff, but she seems to know her grammar.

23 July 2014 Catching the CAT

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

We caught the CAT today (Cville Area Transit) since this hop-along Mama isn’t currently driving because of her booted foot. The bus riding was a success on all fronts. I love it when other people drive me places.

22 July 2014 Dinner!

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Healthy and delicious. Thanks, Mom and Dad!

21 July 2014 Non Weight Bearing

Monday, July 21st, 2014

My current work-around for staying off my foot in the kitchen.

20 July 2014 Sam’s Stuffed Super Shepherd Pepper

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Try saying that a few times in a row! Sam is helping me prepare meals, now that I am not supposed to be on my feet much at all. Tonight she wanted to prepare a little something on the side of her own invention: super shepherd pepper from the garden stuffed with leftover rice and […]

19 July 2014 Nanking Cherry

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

Our wonderful neighbors gave us two lovely new additions to our yard: Nanking cherry trees. Sam named them David and Goliath. Here she is holding up David in his new spot. Brute Goliath will be planted next to him.

18 July 2014 Impromptu Sprinkler

Friday, July 18th, 2014

It was not a warm evening, but when AC accidentally dropped the garden hose and it shot up into a fountain, Sam and Susie immediately went into sprinkler mode.

17 July 2014 New Accessory

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

for my accessory navicular 🙁 So here’s the foot story: back in March I injured my left foot while playing soccer. I don’t remember any specific trauma, just that it hurt afterward and was very sore and swollen the next day. I took it easy for the next few days, figuring I’d pulled or stretched […]

16 July 2014 Batter Up

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

15 July 2014 Things That Don’t Belong in an Upside Down Umbrella

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

14 July 2014 Popsicle Girls

Monday, July 14th, 2014

I asked them to pose with their popsicles on this very warm night and this is what they did.

13 July 2014 Lionel Messi Pancake

Sunday, July 13th, 2014

Sam and AC made me a number 10 pancake for Argentina’s Lionel Messi this morning, in honor of the World Cup final. Argentina lost, but Messi did win the Golden Ball award. And the pancake was quite tasty.

12 July 2014 Supermoon

Saturday, July 12th, 2014