Archive for July, 2016
We had hoped to do a seaplane fly-over around Mt. Rainier but about 20 minutes after take-off it we got word the mountain was clouded over. So we spent about an hour ove Seattle and east over Mt. Si and North Bend.
After spending a few hours clearing grass from between the patio flagstones, the girls needed a break:
Alyssa and Abby arrived today, apparently not at all fatigued after an already long day’s travel.
We signed up for a couple of private lessons for just Trisha and me. This time we are on Roy, a mammoth animal but very well-mannered.
The neighborhood is getting visits from a large black bear. We don’t usually see these critters in the summer. This one is quite bold and not easily shooed away.
I got on a horse today for the first time since I was about nine years old. After having watched Trisha for the past few weeks I didn’t feel too intimidated. I’m not sure Cash, the horse, was very impressed though.
I’m fascinated by bees. There’s something kind of mystical about them; the interdependence they have with flowers and how dedicated they are. Here’s one in our front yard today.