Saturday, September 22, 2007
Roger is in California getting his flight physical and I'm finally putting the rock veneer on the greenhouse. How does it look?
Saturday, September 15, 2007
Morning coffee on the beach.
Roger taking the 'Squirt' out for it's maiden voyage. Captain Roger relaxes and waves to the on lookers. I wonder who is piloting the boat?
Friday, September 14, 2007
We set out in our trailer this morning for a little R&R at Priest Lake. This will be our second trip in the trailer. It's nice to get away from the 'ranch' and all of our 'projects.
We were even able to get the little boat atop the truck so we could take both the boat and the trailer with us.
We got the trailer situated in it's new home (at least for the next four days) and set up the canopy and the generator.
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
The last blossoms of the season. The deer have taken their toll on the flowers.
Roger's EV (aka Sparky) has been completed for about a month now (minus the non essentials) and he's very proud of it. Everyone in Pullman, except one guy at Pullman Hardware (now he knows too) know about the car. I guess it's been quite a hit with the community.
Anyway, someone suggested that Roger put Sparky in the Palouse County Fair. Sounded like fun (to Roger that is). I've already had the experience of sitting for four days watching people walk by and it's lots of fun... NOT. Roger is the more gregarious of this duo so he was able to socialize with others attending the fair.
I think, if we do this again, we will both attend the next fair. I will display (and maybe sell a couple) paintings and Roger can display and talk about his latest and greatest invention. The car will be a year old by then and I don't think it will be the foremost object of his affection then. We'll see...
Roger thought his car looked really cool next to this large combine. We drove the Sparky over to the combine and snapped this photo on Sunday before the fair began. We passed the combine lumbering along the road on our way to the fair last Thursday. This was not an easy thing to do considering it's as wide as the two lane road.
Another photo of the combine. Just so you can get some idea of the size of this piece of equipment please notice the front wheel. Hi y'all...
And I had a thrilling conversation with one of the sheep. The discussion involved why he should not eat my raffia hat.
Monday, September 03, 2007
I've never seen berries on honeysuckle before. I guess it's never too late to learn something new.
The hummingbirds enjoy the gladiolas. I just with I could catch a photo of one dining on the flowers. They move so quickly.