I'm thankful for temperate weather so far in August -- it makes for a beautiful month.
Flower therapy Monday: I loved the candy pink colors and the bright pink wheat stalks.
I got two morning walks in and loved this view so much I had to paint it later in the week.
David met the sign that graduated in abstentia for him from eighth grade back in July.
White peaches are my favorite! They taste like a raspberry-flavored exotic fruit. Their color is just beautiful too!
I kept up the hard work on preparing for my fall online nature journaling classes. If you haven't checked them out yet, you can find all the information here! Did I mention that I'm also blogging exclusively about nature now on my new blog "The Nature Journaler"?
Drew is about to end his Subway career so Michael and I went to visit him.
Thursday brought more beautiful flowers:
Friday I snuck away to my secret point with blankets, books, paints, and food for a few hours of vacation.
It was glorious!
There was plenty of wildlife to enjoy as well!
Rachel heads back to college this week so we planned a mother-daughter outing to celebrate the end of summer. We headed to the Cake Bake shop in Carmel.
This was a FUN outing: chocolate cake, macarons, and loose-leaf tea!
This is a destination not to miss!
We're going to miss Rachel! She's got to go back and work hard on that engineering degree!
And that was our week......