We sometimes have great sunsets

At Grizzly Restaurant in Blairsden, CA with Evan, Laura, Ian, and Fiona, and Dennis and Rita Gallagher

Stephen, Tanna, and Rabia at Timber Cove

Ian came back with us for a week in Oregon. While here, we visited the Handley Farm, where Ian sat on an old Farmall tractor

He also helped pick out a John Deere


When Amelia's sister Becky Beardsley came, we went to Gold Beach. I took these pictures at Whaleshead Beach. Whale Rock

Becky at Whaleshead

Don Beardsley and Mandi Gottesman

Mark Beardsley

The finches more or less take over

The pond now has a waterfall

The water lilies are blooming

Because of the fires, there was a vivid sunset at Crater Lake, but not as vivid as the picture

Just today (8/17), Bob the Painter finished painting the exterior of our house. Compare with April. It is now a gray-blue house with white trim

Richard Franke