Well, we had enough of the heat and traffic of home and decided to return to the mountains. We got to Balsam Grove around 1:30 today and it was in the mid 70’s. Lovely weather! As we were enjoying a dinner on the deck, Bubba got stung by one or two yellowjackets. If it wasn’t […]


It was hot here–about 95 degrees. Too hot to do anything. I did go out and tried to get some photos of a butterfly on our butterfly weed bush. Apparently butterflies don’t like beagles around. So I came back inside and started packing for NC. Besides, the mosquitoes are terrible this year. Yuck!