As it turned out, you didn't much care about Lance. "Lance who?" you seemed to ask. "Lance is so LAST DECADE."
It turns out, though, that what y'all really wanted to talk about was my giraffe shirt and the wisdom of wearing such.
|Click to embiggen and see the intricate detail. You know you want to.|
The thing is, that's not even the worst shirt I own.
|Does this painting make me look fat?|
This week my girls have been in sailing camp, through the Huntington YMCA. It's been a really good experience and a good camp and they are actually SAILORS now.
|Jane bringing her mighty ship into port. (Click to embiggen.)|
|Ana doing something sailor-ish.|
|The Huntington YMCA Fleet|
Oh well, the girls had a pretty fun time and learned a new skill and Ana made a new friend in the form of her sailing partner. But we seriously thought about doing another week of this camp --which is pretty expensive --and now I don't think we're going to because it just wasn't as fun as it could have been.
I know you all were wondering, "WHERE are the pictures of the tomato sandwiches???"
(You are, right? RIGHT?)
It is taking FOREVER for my tomatoes to ripen. Last year, I'd been eating tomato sandwiches for two weeks by now. I did get an inkling that the harvest is coming along today (
(Parenthetical photo, she says modestly. Bow before my parenthetical prowess!)
I will confess that I panicked a few weeks ago thinking I had forgotten to plant jalapeño peppers this year. So, I planted a couple of extra plants just to be sure we'd have jalapeños...
Only...um...I actually did that twice. (I know. I just...know.)
So, I have SIX jalapeño plants and they are producing peppers at an astonishing rate. This is TODAY'S harvest:
|If I hadn't had the cucumbers in the "C" and the "L" shapes, I guess I could have spelled out "Hot" but perhaps I am over-thinking the whole Fun with Produce thing. (Shocker.) (I mean, really, ME? OVER THINKING? Pshaw.)|
Jane (10) bought, with her own money, a new beach chair. She's grown attached to it and now watches TV like this:
|Would you make me some popcorn?|