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Hibiscus, begonia & more

I have been meaning to share some pics of my flowers
 This is a gorgeous hibiscus...the picture does not do it justice
 Remember "escargot" from last year....I kept it in the sunroom during the winter
 Also this one.
 On the upside we now have walls & a ceiling in the downstairs bathroom so we are making progress.

Visitors from the south

I have no explanation for why I have fallen so far behind on my blog this summer....time seems to disappear in the blink of an eye!
 These are from two weekends ago when Popster's sister Carol & her husband Tom were up visiting from Myrtle Beach
 We had a "friendly" softball game

 Mark manned the grill........
 .......& the smoker.  He made the most delicious chicken
 We had a very colorful meal with lots of fruits & salads

 Miss LiLi even got a sno-cone from Mr Ding-a-Ling

 We celebrated Carol's birthday a week early

 It was so nice to be able to catch up with family we don't see often enough
 Don't ask me what Mitsy did to need a nap but I know I could have used one

Insects, floods.....what's next????

Okay where to start.  I realize I have been missing in action for a while!  Life has a way of "throwing" stuff at you especially when you're already trying to dig out from under.....I mean that literally!  Approximately 2 maybe 3 weeks ago I got up early like normal, had my coffee & took Molly for a walk, during  which I never turned any lights on in the house.  When I got home Jessie came upstairs & wanted to know why there were BUGS flying around the house. I turned on the kitchen lights & started freakin out!  There were flying ants was like something from a horror movie.  They were mostly down in the man cave & when Popster went to investigate there were hundreds ...maybe thousands of ant crawling out of the outlet above the fireplace.  He started vacuuming them up & I'm yelling "Not with my good vacuum....they'll be laying eggs in there!"  We were able to get an exterminator in by lunch time & he sprayed th…

Father's Day (part 4) Olympic diving

Scott showing how the dogs will take turns when he tells them to

The crazy  dogs diving after a tennis ball

They will do this all day long!

Father's Day(part 3)...bocce, lacrosse & fireworks

Cross country golf carts rides
 Goat snuggles

 Look at those eye lashes

 A little bocce ball

 A little lacrosse

 Some fireworks

 A handstand challenge
 Of course presents for Popster