I am at a stage of life where I am very into keeping it simple. I don't want to spend the day in the kitchen and I don't want Anne Marie to either. (She did have to do a little cooking,) So our plan was to have a simple picnic-style lunch with a few friends. Life being, as it is, what happens while you are making other plans, it was just too hot to eat on the deck. Which was too bad, because all my flowers are at the peak of perfection and beauty. Then two people had to cancel--one for health reasons and the other for her dog's serious health problems.
|Blowing out the candles. Fortunately, there weren't 73 separate ones!|
|This is me at 73. (I know that is not grammatically correct, but it rhymes!)|
So, there was an ambulance parked in front of our house for several hours. I wonder what the neighbors thought!
|And, just for fun, this is Megan. Yes, she is facing forward. She flipped her hair over her face and donned her sunglasses!|
The Birdies went to the big fireworks show, but I was ready to stay home and go to bed. I did hear the big booms and explosions going on for quite awhile after I was comfortably abed.
It was a good day.