Dick and I are beginning a driving trip to the boat in Mexico. First stop: a visit with family in the Bay Area. L-R: Dick, Greg, Nicole, Dave, Mark, Leta, Carolyn.
I might not have included the following pictures except that the last time we saw this kitchen (June 22, 2011) the kitchen had been totally deconstructed. Only the refrigerator (in the background behind Nicole) is not in its permanent location. Quartz countertop, new sink and fixtures.
Carolyn making creamy scrambled eggs on new ceramic cooktop:
Whew! I'm done as of this afternoon! And 4 days early, no less. There have been times in the past when I was still hemming the prom dress as the date was pulling into the driveway. I worked on this project for the past 2 1/2 weeks. For Odin:
Today was actually our third Sewing Day. Phyl used to sew when she was in 4-H, a VERY long time ago and wanted to renew her skills, I was there as her mentor. First project - the bag in the upper right:
Maybe this project was a bit ambitious, but after three get-togethers,
These are some of my favorite pictures from several bike rides this past week. It's a 16-mile route figure 8 which takes me from E Nicolaus, to Nicolaus to Rio Oso - a community hall, a post office, and a few residences - and back to E Nic. This week, one local family name and barns seemed to stand out. One of the more prominent headstones in the Nicolaus Cemetery, a local family (pronounced SHY-ber).
A left turn onto Scheiber Rd:
The big white S on the barn roof stands for Scheiber:
I cross Hwy 70 twice, each time on a overpass that has no entrances or exits. There's basically very little traffic on these roads, just the local people. Much of the rice has been harvested and now some fields have been flooded to become wetlands for birds. This is from the over of the Cornelius Rd overpass: