1. We contribute our dish to the potluck table and in exchange, enjoy a classic picnic meal outdoors with friends.
2. Daughter #1 and family have safely arrived in Alaska. Her breathtaking photos show jagged, snow covered mountains standing guard behind every scene.
3. It's dusk and the hot sun has finally set behind the trees. We're driving the back country roads at a leisurely pace, so we turn off the car's A/C and open the windows. The evening air drifts inside carrying warm summer scents of cut grass and sweet blooms.