Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Monday, July 30, 2007

Surprise Lily

This lily sends up leaves in the spring, the leaves die and you forget about the lily. Then surprise the flowers appear and bloom late summer!!

Sunday, July 29, 2007

Bluebird watching over the nest

Four bluebirds hatched in the nesting box this week.

Saturday, July 28, 2007

Friday, July 27, 2007

"Rocky and Jack"

Our neighbor's grandson, Kevin with the two calves he brought to the fair.

4-H calves at the fair

Thursday, July 26, 2007

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Monday, July 23, 2007

"Cornbox" at the fair

The kids loved playing in boxes filled with corn. Filling their shirts with corn and burying each other in the corn was quite popular!

Sunday, July 22, 2007

Boone County Fair

Mom and her oil painting with the purple ribbon.

My brother entered these Blue ribbon tomatoes.

My brother also received a Blue ribbon for the longest cucumber.

Saturday, July 21, 2007

Friday, July 20, 2007

Thursday, July 19, 2007

Monday, July 16, 2007

Saturday, July 14, 2007

Gracie and babies

Uncle Quentin and Aunt Shirley's pet ducks!!

Friday, July 13, 2007

My Mother's 75th birthday

Mount Vernon Lily

Chuck brought these seeds back from Mount Vernon, George Washington's home!

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Monday, July 9, 2007

Saturday, July 7, 2007


Today the Gilbert, Iowa Antique Tractor Club paraded by our house!

Friday, July 6, 2007

Thursday, July 5, 2007

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Monday, July 2, 2007

Sunday, July 1, 2007