Thursday, July 28, 2016

Big Mike And The Motivators

The usual start to the day.

 Gary has started working on the Studio again...scraping and painting.  Hopefully a new door will be installed soon.

 I spent most of the day at home....
 After lunch I prepared a couple jars of cucumbers and onions with vinegar, water and a little sugar (which I bring to a boil before adding).
In a couple of days, they will taste like fresh pickles.
 It was not quite as hot as yesterday, so the girls spent time looking for things to nibble on.

 I picked some of our red leaf lettuce...for some reason it is doing exceptionally well with or without rain.
 Turned it into a salad with a nectarine and topped it with Peach Balsamic Vinegar and oil.
 Leftover spags and Carina's artisan bread made for an easy dinner.
 Thursday night....Summer Serenades!
Tonight we were entertained by Big Mike and the Motivators.
What a great band.
 You can't sit still when they are playing.

 At least 200 people were in the audience.


 The Welcome Center provides a perfect venue for these free concerts.

 When I drove back to the farm the sky turned red.
Time to watch the convention.
Night all.


  1. A good day from start to finish, and the lower temps have helped. We have the same thing here and it truly does make a difference along with ran this afternoon.

    Enjoy the rest of your evening -- I wish the conventions weren't so late at getting started!

  2. My lettuce burned up on those 90+ degree days. However I just planted some more in the cooler section near the sunflowers. Hopefully they will shade them. The plants shaded by the sunflowers for part of the day survived the heat, but were beaten down by our gully washer yesterday.

  3. We've finally got rain today! Hope you do too. I thought the convention was great!


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