Summer means happy times and good sunshine. Brian Wilson
It has been a good summer with happy times spent with children and grandchildren. Here are some memories of Summer 2015.
On Sunday, July 19th, we drove to Prospect Park in Brooklyn to attend John's biological family reunion.
A trip to Vermont in May to visit Josh and family.
The swimming hole in Waitsfield.
Noah and Clara.
Fishing at Blueberry Lake.
Clara with Uncle John
Todd and Sawyer accompanied me to the Eve of Destruction
We watched a snowplow crash into a school bus
Suzi, Jacob, Jena, Carla, Ted, and I attended dedication of flag mural
This is the artist's car.
In late July Mary and I did an overnight in Vermont.
I loved these flowers.
We had lunch next to the Odyssey Book Shop and
then spent a couple of hours browsing.
Attended a HUGE antique market where I
spotted these ugly lamps. Brimfield, MA
Buttons and buttons
On July 15th John sang the National Anthem at
a Valleycats baseball game. The theme
was Christmas in July.
Players preparing for the game.
Elizabeth and Grandson, Casey, with our family on the
field before the game.
John singing the anthem.
John and his tiny cousin
I purchased a new tent and on a rainy night; Jake, Jena, and
I camped on the porch.
The next morning we went fishing at Round Lake
On the first weekend in August we came together for
our annual visit to Diamond Point. Below are the grandchildren who
were there that day.
And the children
The whole gang.
On August 6th we drove to Burlington, VT to attend
Garrison Keillor's Farewell Tour. (below)
We then traveled to Waitsfield to help Noah sell his
Fizzy Maple Lemonade at the Vermont
Music Festival. Cousin jake also helped. (above)
In the evening they lit a huge bonfire.
Then we all participated as they released scores of lanterns.
Spotted this butterfly in our front yard!
On the last day of August we were taking Jake and Jena out for
ice cream when we spotted this hot air balloon off in the distance.
We followed it as it began to descend.
Landing in these folks back yard.