August 18, 2015

Summer-type things

 Good friends come to visit, so we go to Mountain Brauhaus for some old-fashioned German food and beer.


Heck of a moth.

Smart Car over-loaded.

 Heading up a valley in the Catskills.  Amazing.

A confused smart phone tries to capture the setting sun.

Finn update

Have we mentioned how great this dog is?  We've been spending the whole summer together again.  She has also been taking two days per week off to extend the weekends into the majority of the week.  Finn could not be happier, and neither could we.

Finn sees something out there.

Ah, summer love.

She's a city girl... until she's in the country

Our splendid niece jumps right into the bramble to collect wild raspberries.  It was amazing to watch her carelessly brush away mosquitoes, flick a spider off the container, reach through the thorny mess to find the prizes.  I thought we'd only be picking for a short time before she called it quits, but after 20 minutes it was me who couldn't take another mosquito fly by my ear.  We collected about 15 ounces and I had to pull her away!

Slight customization

I suppose customizing a Harley is inevitable.  It's funny to spend so much on a machine and then start changing things.  The bike is totally stock except for the mufflers, and now the rear foot pegs, passenger-friendly seat, and back rest.  We used to call the back rest a sissy bar, but she finds that term most unappealing.  She ain't no sissy, as you know.