Our first dahlias started opening. I'm not sure what the intense heat will do to them. We put a shelter of shade cloth over them this year so fingers crossed that we will have many more blooms.
Their garlic fries are my favorite.
Grace, the daughter of one of our good friends, Jason and Jane, had her graduation party last week. We have known her since she was little. In fall, she is off to Berkeley. I know there are big things in store for her future.
My dear friend, Elizabeth ,knows I'm a word nerd. I love all the quotes she uses in her inspiring blog posts. So imagine my surprise when this book showed up in the mail the other day. I hope to make good use of it, although I already know it will be hard to match her level of expertise when it comes to quotations.