What a busy 2 weeks I have had. We were fortunate enough to experience fine weather for the whole two weeks.
For the first week I cleaned and scrubbed everything within an inch of its life in preparation for the big weekend. I did make time to take photos of some of my flowers in the garden including the last of the orchid.
|The last of six sprays of flowers on the orchid|
|The azaleas made a lovely display|
|The ducks from the dam going for a walk and met up with a bunny|
|There were two mothers and babies coming in to feed among the male wallabies|
|This scrub turkey became quite a nuisance|
|View down the valley from the front patio|
Himself turned 80 while I was there and I had organised to have a BBQ lunch for his birthday with friends and neighbours. I collared one of the husbands to cook the barbie. Another neighbour presented himself with a medal on a ribbon on which was engraved O.B.E......which stood for over bloody eighty.
The day was wonderful with fun loving happy guests, and much laughter.
|Himself with his badges|
|His very favourite dessert is pavlova so Julie made this for him for a birthday cake|
|Friend Dianne bought this delicious roast pumpkin and baby spinach salad.|
|The happy crowd blue was the colour for us girls.|
|BBQ ready to eat|
|Yours truly with some of the salads yes I have the same top as Denise We I went shopping and both loved the same one so said what the heck she lives in Brisbane and I live in Toowoomba and never the twain shall meet.|
The day after the party I began the job of setting up the E Reader we had bought him.....well what a job......three whole days of frustration and still could not get the damn thing to work.....I was sitting up watching movies the third night but my mind kept returning to technology so back I went to the laptop.
I have decided that my brain works best in the middle of the night because.....wallah!!!! the lights turned on and one of the things came into focus and when I clicked on it there it all was.... I had only been reading half of what was there!!!!
So then came the job of teaching himself to download books......halfway through I just wanted to run away and go home. I don't want to know when he gets round to doing it for himself....the mind boggles at what could happen.
|This is the E Reader and friend Dianne made the lovely bag for it to live in. It even has an extra pocket for the cords and attachments.|
It is always good to come home to my little domain and this was no exception. Sorry there is no stitching but I have one piece to show in my next post along with some more fabric pages.