For which there was a LOT of help!
(This was my favorite. Andrew Aycoth wanted to help turn, so Raph was “helping” him.
Of course, there were those who got a little bit sidetracked —
(This almost fits!)
Faces in the crowd:
Probably motors and things with wheels is the topic of this conversation!
I had another shot of Youngest Sister, but I am under threat of Death if I put it on here!
The evening was the best all week, weather wise, and the gathering wasn’t too shabby, either. One of the reasons we wanted to get together was that Oldest Brother (Clint’s) son, Chip (with the baseball cap) and Chip’s lovely wife, Susan ( (hand to face) are heading back to their jobs in South Carolina early next week.
“I wonder what Uncle Clinton is up to now!” Sez Raph.
The grass sure is getting brown, but this flower is pretty!
Part of the “patio crowd.” It was so nice to have Ethan and Queena with us.
“Almost an engineer” Nephew David joins the crowd on the patio.
The table had its row of folks
“Is there food???” Raph is still catching up from his six months away from the variety he was accustomed to. Jonathan Weber is living with the Heatwoles this summer (Youngest Sister’s family) so it was expected that he would be here, too.
“There is nothing nicer than a whole lot of people together who love eachother!”
Hugs and caring conversations! Where would our family be without them?
Jeremy and Cheryl came in when the food was almost cold, but the reception was warm, and we were so delighted to see them!
“I’m just not quite sure about this Beeba-girl. Mommy, are you sure I’m safe???”
Youngest Sister and My Sweet Mama converse by the garage, and survey the crowd.
And then the darkness moved in, and supper was over, people were starting to get chilly. (Of all things!!!!)
AND THAT IS ALL THE TIME I HAVE FOR NOW!!!