Midsummer is over and out.
Summer solstice has come, and gone.
It certainly is full blown summer by now.
I hope your Midsummer celebrations were awesome.
I know that the weather was fantastic in your part of the world.
Yes, we went to a Midsummer celebration here as well. A good one at that!
My friend Sara and her husband Wendell invited us all to a social distancing midsummer party. We all brought our own foods, drinks and chairs. The hosts had made the very best of a complicated situation. The weather cooperated with us, and the evening turned out beautiful after a rainy afternoon.
It was so fun seeing everybody again. I haven’t seen most of them since early March.
The midsummer crowd on Saturday. Sara is the gal in the front. She looks like a model, if you ask me. YAY, SARA!!
But— yes— the weekend has been both rainy, cloudy, hot, humid, sunny and foggy.
Everything summery under the sun.
Peter and I have been hiking locally here in Reston.
It was also Father’s Day on Sunday.
I made awesomely good pancakes for the hubster. Blueberry pancakes for me and regular pancakes for him.
OOO, how GOOOOOOD they tasted.
Most of the times-- if I eat a big weekend breakfast-- I prefer an omelet. BUT, this time around the pancakes were so spot on.
I got the hubby some new hiking clothes as a Father's Day gift. Those are always needed.
June gloom so strong ... ALL the pics in todays post were taken last week.
A gray afternoon on the golf course. Well, by the pond there ...
BUT, the hydrangeas are having a HELL of a year. They are beyond beautiful this summer.
Other than that, I can tell you all that I am sick and tired of gray and rainy days by now. All of last week was gray, rainy and plain gloomy. The gloominess factor on gray days here is REAL.
It gets so dark on those days. It is depressing.
It is perfectly fine to have a thunder storm during the afternoon at times. BUT, to have June gloom day out and day in IS depressing.
Yes, even for me.
No, those gray days are NOT cold or chilly at all. They are all hot and humid.
It feels like you're wrapped in a gray, wet, sticky blanket.
The Wharf again a rainy morning last week. The daylilies are thriving as well.
Hot and humid morning walk.
Morning glories by Lake Thoreau.
And look at the blackberries!! Soon, soon!!!
But this week the weather looks more promising than last week.
I am all for it.
Hot it is, sure. Humid it is, sure.
But, that is how the summer is in my neck of the world.
ALL summer long.
It is what it is …
I did see this on a path near my house about two weeks ago. I am all for it!
Have a good June Tuesday!!!