Saturday, September 8, 2012

Catching up

Just posting some photos that capture some of our Summer's highlights:

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A Summer overview isn't complete without at least one photo of sunflowers! These beauties hail from Marilyn and Frank's garden.


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We finally got around to ask tree experts to lasso and cut a leaning maple, thanks to toppling winds from last year's Hurricane Irene. The LeFever twins performed an amazing aerial rodeo.

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We spent a few hours watching the Jets practice at their training camp in Cortland, NY.

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Made Joe a pre-birthday cake...

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Celebrating brothers...

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Joe and Dan at the BC airport (Joe and I flew to CO to visit Rachel)

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Viewing Denver's convention center...

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A glimpse of the Rockies from our hotel window...


My Joe, Rachel get reacquainted with their second cousin, Katie...
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...and I see my cousin, Eileen, for the 2nd time this Summer!

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Rachel painting on a mural for Tarantula Billiards

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Joe's 14th birthday portrait

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Denver loves bicyclists; took this photo for Jim

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We walked a long way on a hot day to get a lick of ice cream from Little Man

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Met cousin Cassandra (Ticka) at the Tattered Covers Bookstore
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Denver's mile high capital

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Birthday burger

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Rachel's view

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Dan's Olympic rings

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Welcome flowers

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Bean blossoms

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Picnic with the Lorczaks in Albany

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Dan's Summer woodworking project

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Dan and Joe kayaking at Dorchester Park

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The state DOT has our tree on their "to cut sometime" list

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Lunch friends; some of us have been meeting over 20 years in various configurations!

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Sunflowers at a farmstand

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Another day at Dorchester

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Frisbee rescue!!!! Ask us how!

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Perfecting new skills

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Enjoyed a Chicago concert at BU. One of the performers said something to the effect of "We've evolved from ignorant and arrogant to grateful and productive" trying to explain their 40 years of continuous gigs. The music was soaring.

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The DEC building at the State Fair warned us about invasive pests like Asian long-horned beetles

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My three cross country kids at a CV relay meet, my alma mater

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Go, Joe, go!

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Goodbye old car. Hope to see you on the road again someday!

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Shoe shopping at the mall and saw our friends, the Franklins!

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Vacation's over

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My first morning glory!











1 comment:

Pieces of Sunshine said...

You have had a pleasantly eventful summer. You must sleep easier knowing the leaning maple tree has been removed! Your house looks lovely - so do the sunflowers!