What a lovely day I have had! Brother Pat and Cindy and Sister Dena and Ron joined Forry and me at Sister Sherry's for an afternoon of visiting and eating - so nice!
This is Sherry's gorgeous mastiff, Keiko San, trying very hard to get his ball out of the water trough. He was chasing it back and forth and pushing it down. He tried very hard, but finally gave up and went back to playing soccer with his bowling balls.
This is part of the crew sitting outside the shop enjoying the sunshine and visiting. That's my Sister-in-law Cindy on the left, Brother Pat and Sister Dena with Corrine, the apricot mastiff, lying on the concrete. It was a good spot to visit and enjoy salsa and guacamole and chips.
There must be a dozen or more of these gorgeous goldfinches eating at the seed feeder outside the window -
Our Mother spent the last years of her life with Sister Sherry, who planted this peony garden outside of Mom's bedroom window. Mom had a green thumb and she and Dad always had a picture perfect garden. These three peonies are the early bloomers. The rest of the garden is still all buds...
We had a typical traditional celebratory meal for our family -- spareribs! Accompanied by fresh asparagus, potato salad and garlic bread. What a feast we had! We topped it off with Rich Lemon Curd Cake that Sister Sherry had made. It was an exceptionally nice 73rd birthday!