Not the happiest summer of my life. A difficult divorce in my daughter's family and the closing of the fabric store where I had a part-time job for many years.
Here are photos, in no special order...
Garden flowers from the front yard.
We pose by that front garden...floaty cotton dress is cool on super hot days.
A garden party art show and sale...so much fun, mot much $$$$!
Trying to paint my daughter and granddaughter together...
Hydrangeas are fabulous this year...I try watercolor...
Neighbors and Steve out by the hydrangea garden...
My favorite photo of Steve this year...
The view from my daughter's deck.
My granddaughter, almost 17.
Her birthday...beautiful cake! Coconut!
Making coconut shrimp for my girls...
Smudging cweremony with the sage smudge sticks which I made using that Oregon trail sage!
Another view of the lake.
The family room after "staging"!
A wonderful moment, holding my new great niece!
He uncle Dan holding her..
Grandkids....the younger ones...
They are back in school already!
Some days it has been cool enough to paint out in my backporch/studio!
And finally, Laura and the twins!
Life is good, even with challenges!