Such a nice weekend!

After spending Saturday with A’s immediate family, we traveled on Sunday for a couple of hours to a lovely part of the coast to spend the afternoon with her extended family – Cousin C recently moved into a great place on Orr’s Island, and invited us down, along with a few other cousins, and two aunts and an uncle.  It was nice to see everyone, and get to know the other cousins better.  Always good to see the older generation – of ten originally, only 4 are left, and sadly, three of the four have dementia at some stage or another.  So we saw the one aunt who at 90 is sharp as a tack, although deaf, which can sometimes cause confusion, and the youngest of the ten who is still able to function and share a joke easily, and his wife who has her hands full keeping things going forward.  It was a pretty day – although we had some showers, it was mostly nice and sunny and breezy.  Cousin C has a spinning wheel.  And two rigid heddle looms.  She tried to sell me a loom but I resisted.  I might not have been able to resist a wheel had she offered.  She is thinking of having fiber weekends at this new place – it is spacious and has a large sunny deck.  I told her to please include me if she does it. A rolled her eyes.

On the way back, we stopped in to visit with Mom and B.  Mom’s eyes are doing really well – she has no had both cataracts removed, and can really see well.  She can’t wait to get her new glasses but she has to heal a bit more first.

Today B and A are off playing golf, I stayed home to do chores.  Yes really.  I planted the tomatoes and summer squash, and harvested asparagus for tonight – we might be almost done with the harvest for this year, but I see tiny little seedlings in the bed, so our crop will only grow.  🙂

I also vacuumed about a third of the house, and will work on the rest of it when I cool off from doing that – it is warm today!  And I will go dig out rocks for that pool area – today is a day I would like to have a pool up and full.  Good motivation.

I also finished a little bracelet to match C’s birthday scarf.  Not sure if the bracelet will be for her, I will see after I block it if the size is right.

Not much else is getting done, there are so many blogs to read…

3 thoughts on “Such a nice weekend!”

  1. What a great weekend. Glad to hear you mom’s eyes are doing well. If you’re moving lots of rocks while making the pool you might want to check into rock painting. It’s a skill, an art really, and there are some great ones out there. You can use them as decorations.

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