2015 Project 365 – Week Thirty-six

We took a really quick trip to NC over Labor Day – drove down on Friday & back yesterday. I’m still recuperating (and poor Dr. M had to go teach from 9:30 – 7:30 today!)
Sunday, August 30th     
Dr. M saw a nighthawk!


The moon…


Monday, August 31st    
At first I thought that my mowing shoes were kaput, but now I’ve decided that if I'm careful, they’ll live until the end of mowing season. I already have another old pair of tennis shoes picked out to succeed these :)


Square #2 of pattern #17.           


Tuesday, September 1st                 
My daily walk.


Wednesday, September 2nd          
Squirrel Wednesday…


This chickadee is looking in the window to make sure there’s some seed in there.


Our annual choir potluck & first rehearsal of the season.


As usual, I didn’t manage my time very well & took my walk in the dark. It always takes me a few weeks to get organized after choir starts.


Thursday, September 3rd       
I was given these penguins for my birthday a couple of years ago – I finally decided to use them with my work key & security fob.


Square #3 of pattern 17 – and I decided to take a break & start something different for the holiday weekend.


Friday, September 4th   
I was sorting out a birthday gift for a friend before we left for NC.


My daily walk – at the Jackson Ferry Shot Tower in Virginia.


Saturday, September 5th    
Dr. M took these pictures at my dad’s house. Web-a-licious!


This is Dr. M’s dad’s cat – my caption for the photo is Carolina Cat Don’t Care!


Sheep!


I took a walk with my dad late in the evening…
               


Hope everyone has a great week!

Comments

  1. Your commitment to walking is astounding. I would talk myself out of it each and every evening, particularly after dark!

    How does Dr. M have his camera at the ready for a hawk?? Impressive!

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    1. The nighthawks kept circling overhead. Bug was mowing the whole time. I had time to run into the house and grab my camera. I took many pics...these are the best of them. There were 3-4 nighthawks! They actually aren't hawks...really just oversized swifts, but they are beautiful bug-eaters.

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  2. Love those pictures of the nighthawk.

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    1. Thanks! They obliged by coming over with plenty of light...usually one hears them but can't really see them at twilight.

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  3. Love the birthday gift arrangement!
    Cool cat!

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    1. He is such a cat! Cool and aloof on the roof, lol!

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  4. Love the nighthawk pics! And the chickadee looks like he's at a fast food drive through. I'll have the seeds and a side order of ground corn.

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  5. What a treat to see the great photographs of the night hawks. Alas, I fear you may have to bring out the next pair of mowing shoes for safety's sake.

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    1. We'll try Nance's glue repair first...but I may have to sneak and throw them away, lol!

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  6. Those shoes can go on for a while. Just get a tube of DAP StrongSTIK. That stuff is a miracle glue. I use it for everything, and as long as one surface is porous, it will stick stuff together forever.

    Squeeze a few lines of this glue on your shoe, then weigh it down with something heavy for a few hours. The next day, good as new! You can get it at Home Depot or Lowe's for about $4.

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    1. Picked up some at Meijer today...we have several repair jobs for which this should be useful!

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  7. It is good of you two to make these trips to NC to see your dad. Bravo.

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    1. Thanks...we do make the effort to visit every few months. Our fathers are good men and true, and we cherish our time with them.

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