This weekend was beautiful! Saturday, I went to the city again to look for a dress (again) to wear to Jessi’s wedding. It was not a fruitful trip, but the drive home was nice. The last 45 minutes of the drive is along the east shore of the lake, and the scenery is breathtaking –especially at sunset. The view, coupled with a funny episode of Prairie Home Companion, made me smile and put the unsuccessful shopping trip behind me. I noticed that the ground cover along the highway was starting to turn orange and how striking it looked against the green of the pines. I stole glances at the lake and the sunset while trying to keep my eyes on the road and to watch for the inevitable deer. When the sun started disappearing behind the top of the mountains across the lake, I pulled off the road and snapped a couple of pictures.
Sunday was sunny and very warm – a picture perfect early September day. I got my camera and tried to capture some of the last bits of summer.
The neighbor’s dog came to visit, and the neighbors came soon after. We leaned on Dana’s new fence and talked about our pets, home improvements, the weather . . . things that made us all smile. These last warm days make everyone smile.