And here it is the first day of August. I just heard on the news tonight that the days are getting shorter with the sun setting around 7:30 p.m. instead of 8:30 p.m. as it did in June. Ah, the seasons are changing. But we still have another month of beautiful warm weather and sunny days to enjoy.
Today was another day where I didn't get much done. I haven't been feeling all that well and am wondering if I should go to church tomorrow or not. I will have to see how I feel in the morning. I have to at least take the bulletins over and drop them off.
Despite having to stay in, the Fourth of July was very nice. From picnic food to fireworks, it was a nice day.
I got my monthly food shopping done and actually just had a few things to pick up at the corner stores during the month.
I got a lot of my kitchen cleaned and am still working on that.
Our ministry associate, Rick, left to go back home to the Pocono Mountains. This is the second week without him and we really miss him. He is well loved by us all. We gave him a little luncheon before he left.
My garden looked good when I showed you pictures, but it is in sad shape now. The hot weather has done a number on it. We are supposed to have several storms this week and I hope that will help things to revive. I have to go out and cut the grass one day this week too.
The most fun part of this month, though, was last Sunday's cookout at my sister Elaine's house.
And the great day we had in Lancaster County, PA.
And that brings you up to date.
Here is the picture on my calendar for this month. It is of the Chicago Botanical Garden. So pretty.
The flower of the month is a golden dahlia.
My temperature blanket is up to date. I just finished July today. You can see there is a lot of red in it for the three heat waves we have had.
Here is a closeup of the month of July.
And that is it for this month. Be sure to come back this week for some interesting things I have planned.