Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Signs of Summer in the Midwest

Summer has decided to return in full force here in the Midwest. Last week the temperatures felt more Fall like to me. Windows were open fresh breezes blew through the curtains, summer evenings were spent enjoying the creatures talk in the woods. Today they say we should have a heat index of close to a 110, that my friends is a little on the warm side. It's no secret I love my front porch, the view is incredible, the serene feeling I get is hard to explain. This past weekend they came in a baled the hay it's always a welcome sight to me when they're finished, this is my view right now.
 Each bale

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Purple, Pink and Lavender Oh My!

It is hard to believe we've met the half way point of the year. Our temperatures certainly don't reflect it's the middle of July. This morning we had a brisk cool 58 degrees I believe a record breaker for us this time of the year, and they're calling for another one tonight. Today feels so fall like outside, I know it's coming soon enough so for now I'm going to enjoy the cooler temps of July. 
With all the rains

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Creating a Quite Spot

Hello everyone, I hope all of you had a wonderful Fourth this past weekend with friends and family. Mine was spent quietly, well sort of. I was busy moving things around, hanging and rehanging pictures, filling nail holes well You get the picture. Anything to keep my mind and hands busy. Miss Scooter did not miss a beat and followed me the whole day, love that I have her as a constant shadow. 
 While moving things around I decided