I feel like I should apologize.
I feel like I should have some really good reasons why I haven't been blogging.
I feel like I'm falling down on the blogging job.
But then I tell myself. "Hey! This is my blog. I'm suppose to have freedom with it...er, right?"
So I wont apologize.
*Cough, cough, 'sorry,' cough*
So, I'm doing a slam-dunk post, where I sneak in all the little things I didn't post about during July...and a little bit of June. Prepare yourselves.
Starting with June.
Back at the beginning of June, my sisters and I headed out to the 'range.' I can't remember if I mentioned this before, but we know this fellow that's an ex-Marine (Ooo-rah!) among other things, and he taught us the whole 'gun' safety' course/thing and then took us out for some practical application. With 45mm glocks.
Loading a gun is fun.
Firing a gun is fun. *Pow, pow!*
Let's not even talk about how rubbish my stance is in this picture. :)
First time, remember?
"Did I hit it?"
And so much fun to fire! *Grins demonically*
Now, if only I could shoot what I'm aiming at! My aiming isn't great. But my teacher told me I have really good grouping! *Yay!*
So if I aim for your heart, I'd probably miss it. But I might get you in the thigh four or five times in close proximity.
*Sigh* It was pretty epic.
My garden is still there. Mostly.
The cucumber and lettuce never made it. And my tomato plans are still tiny.
But the Peas and Squash are doing well! *Pats self on back*
"Oh, Peas. I love you so much!"
Will I try gardening again next year? Maybe. But probably not from seed. The seasons just aren't long enough or warm and moist enough for plants to take off. I think my garden would have been much happier if I had just bought baby plants in the first place.
But it's been fun and I sort of love my little plants. Have I mentioned that I read to them? And sing to them? ....Creepy much?
I managed to do a very successful sewing project. But I think I might save that whole story for Saturday. :) Here's a sneak peak at it.
Isn't it awesome? *Snerk*
Then there is the picnic of awesomeness. It was the Sunday before last and the weather was stifling. So I suggested going to one of the smaller lakes in the area and having a picnic. I'm very good at getting people to do what I want.
I know how to use a Glock, remember? *Snicker*
This one lake is perfect for that because it's off the beaten trail so you don't have loads of people out tanning. That's always nice. I'm not a big fan of the human BBQ pits. (You will never un-hear that.)
It was cool, and refreshing, and pretty much perfect out there.
We did a lot of swimming.
"Er...No, Treskie. You were suppose to Jump."
And we played on this floating log for ages.
We had a lovely picnic dinner and just relaxed for hours.
"Come on, girl! You can make it!"
And then we went home.
Aren't car shots the best? They're so flattering.*Grin*
My Uncle, who happens to be a priest, is up visiting right now, which means that we get to enjoy morning Mass everyday in our home. All you other Catholics out there, be jealous! lol.
It's really awesome, you guys!
Do any of you have things you just do every summer?
My family goes swimming a lot. We like to go out in the evenings, around 5 or 6 and swim for about an hour. It's a really nice way to end the day, there aren't many people left on the beach, and the water is the best at that time. It's one of the best things about summer for us.
I hope you all are having a great summer too. It's already almost August, so know's the time to cram in all the things you want to do this summer! Hurry, hurry, hurry!
Okay. My eyes are seriously beginning to glaze over. And I'm drooling a little. I should probably go.
Thanks for stopping by, everyone.