Hummingbird here today. Mostly flitting around in the Vitex tree. It was so chilly here yesterday I am surprised to see one. It was warmer nearly everywhere else in the country! It felt wonderful after a long long very very HOT summer!
Seattle in July, Gabrielle's graduation present, spend day with Katrina, see locks and fish ladders, Bainbridge Island Washington State Ferry, Squim for the Lavender Festival, Marc and Gabby kayak near U of Washington on the lake, stay downtown Pioneer Square Marriott for half the stay then out to Residence Inn, add rental car and makes for easier driving to outlying areas, Japanese Garden in suburban area
Sewanee in August, driving trip to drop off at college for the first time, Marc and Martha visit Baisden's home, Gabrielle does pre-orientation on the Domain, moves into dorm early because of attending pre-orientation, Marc and Martha explore Lynchberg, Tracy City, Foster Falls, Columbia, etc.
Pennsylvania in September, Longwood Gardens, Brandywine River Museum, commuter train into city, Marc has golf outting for business