Photo taken in Gordonsville Va.

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Sunday cook out

My sister Donna  invited us for a  summer evening dinner.  Keith made the best  pork barbecue.  Nice lean moist pork .
Nice to have end of Summer dinners like this.  
Soothing sound of water falling from the tiers of the fountain as we head for the front door.

pretty landscaping

dining room harvest blessing

Den fireplace with sweet sentiment framed...
Sweet Cider
Cozy Blankets
Perfect Pumpkins
Crunching Leaves
Sparkling Fires
Cool Days and 
Warm Nights
we love you

Barbecue warming in crockpot

Beautiful tasty fresh salad

What a  bountiful feast!!!

Heirloom watermelon that my daughter Annette grew and just picked.  It has white streaks running through it and bright pink.   Very sweet and juicy.   I kept some seeds to grow next year.   She has about 14 more ready to pick and a few were sold to a country store next to her.  

This Melon has a thick skin and it keeps well.

Grand daughter and Annette.  I wished I had taken more pictures of everyone else but it was busy with eating and eating.  So good.

Donna in background behind Annette

Jeremy and Amy on left  are expecting - Donna and Keith will be first time grandparents.  Can't wait.

Can't see amy well behind her husband jeremy

Backyard and lush plantings

such a pretty red


  1. I'm loving all these pics. Was a good time. Until next time...

  2. Beautiful garden n yummy food.. :)

  3. What a lovely get together! Always a joy to be with those we love.

  4. What a joy to have everyone together and create some wonderful memories. Love your Autumn decor.

  5. Betsy, what a spread. I am drooling it all looks so good. What a beautiful yard and I am really impressed with the watermelon. One of my most favorite things..Glad you had a good time..xxoJudy

  6. Those are the very best of summertime family gatherings! And such a great end of summer meal too. I think you're all very fortunate to live near enough to do this. And I sure do love a stone house, beautiful color in theirs!

  7. What a beautiful looking day for a get together! The end of the summer with family is great.

  8. Dearest Betsy,
    That sure has been a lovely end of summer get-together over delicious food.
    Part home grown and all home made; labor of love!
    Sending you hugs and thanks for sharing your sweet family.


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