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    My (uneventful) week in photos

    I haven't done much of anything worth writing home about about on my blog this past week. Which, in all honesty, is okay with me. Sometimes busyness and booked calendars are highly overrated (not to mention exhausting).

    Even with nothing much on the agenda, though, I did manage to take — and in one case, appropriate from my daughter's Facebook page — photos of the nothing much marking my days. Following are a few such markings from my past week.

    bear yard art
    A chainsaw-crafted set o' friendly bears a neighbor recently installed in his yard.


    dog under blanket
    My (spoiled) dog seemed chilly while Jim and I watched television the other night. So I covered the babe... with a kitty cat blankie.


    second lost tooth
    (The photo I nabbed from Facebook.) Camden showing off the second tooth he yanked out himself lost. His very first lost tooth came out mere days before. The Tooth Fairy best keep cash on hand to cover Cam's unusual money-making method.


    smoked sausage and potato soup
    A yummy smoked sausage and potato soup I made for a rainy-day dinner. I might post the recipe in my Recipe Box... but took this photo of my next-day lunch serving and wonder if it doesn't seem soupy enough.


    squash plants
    A photo I sent amazing gardner Brianna to show her how well the two squash plants she gave me as babes are growing. No zucchini or summer squash yet but I foresee good things. I hope.


    A dragonfly that surprised me as I took the squash pic. I shared it on Instagram and one woman mentioned that it looks like a sprinter crouched at the starting line. Love tha


    pikes peak
    Pikes Peak sports its timberline, taken on yesterday's morning walk.

    Today's question:

    What did you take photos of this week?

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    Reader Comments (3)

    I didn't take any photos this week but very much enjoyed yours. Thank you for sharing

    August 11, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterAnn

    Pikes Peak? ,do you live in CO now or is there a Pikes Peak in South Africa? Forgive my dumb question, Seems I might have missed something or have you confused with another blogger?. Sorry if I have erred, is being 77 enuf of an excuse?
    Not like my life's all that busy, we live few miles west of Grand Junction on western slope of Rockies. We have 1/2 acre in rural area with our 4 chickens and dog/cat.
    As you can tell from my age not a baby boomer but 3 older kids are. You have a beautiful family, how precious those grandkids are. Love photo of Camden with his teeth missing and huge smile, a memory so worth keeping. Why do grandkids have to grow up so quickly? Our youngest grand is 17 already. All 5 of our grands are happily/busily living their lives but sure wouldn't have it any other way.
    Your photos are wonderful, thank you for sharing your family and what's going on in your life. Have always enjoyed your posts and humor.
    Have happy weekend

    August 12, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterJaneEllen

    I took pictures of 30 1st graders on their first day in first grade. GREAT day!

    August 20, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterGrandma Kc
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