Well, folks....to us it didn't feel like a vacation. The neighbors "invested" in some loud-but-not-too-colorful fireworks that I think lasted well into dark-o'-the-clock. Mostly, though MM and I were too tired to have heard anything but the opening salvos.
I promised Milk 101, and, indeed, I will deliver on that promise beginning later in the week. Maybe in short little installments, as we work through the processes. I need to grab a couple of photos first. And Marigold has turned into an angel. She's almost like a dog, following us around, now! Completely sweet, docile and a two-gallon per day (almost) cow.
Today, here are some assorted photos ...
You know that expression "having egg on your face?" A chicken with egg on her face becomes dinner out here JOTOLR. That's because with egg on her face...she declares to everyone that she's the one that's been pecking the eggs. Caught in the act, she is plucked and in the pot with sage and garlic. Pressure-cooked, she's tender and de-lish.
An unusual spider web...almost three feet in diameter...overnight!
It's June Bug season. I think of June Bugs as the C5A's of the bugworld (those big airplanes that carry freight0. Occasionally, they seem to lose their way and run smack into me! It's quite a surprise. They're actually very pretty, and they're all over the yard right now. (I'm sure they must be harmful and eat huge quantities of something we've planted....?