The photos below the fire photos are of the Land - the blue heron on an early August morning, and then the photos of my house at the end of August.
I forgot to tell you, Dear Reader, (I think I haven't told you before!) that I had the Land blessed by a Native American from Paw Paw. His name is Royal Jenkins, and he perforned a lovely ceremony in his native language. He blessed the Land, me and even JJ, as he was near JJ's chapel. He blessed my whole family. Then he put a special Medicine Stick (blessed by a Zuni Medicine Man at the Salt Lake Volcano in Salt Lake, New Mexico, close to where Royal grew up) into the ground. It was never to be moved or taken out...or bad medicine would happen. Unfortunately I noticed the next day the Medicine Stick had been moved. That was several weeks ago. Then today on my walk, I looked at it, and it wasn't there! Completely gone! It will be interesting to see what happens next....
More photos of the Heim visit below. There are some great pictures of the triplets with their great-grandmother, who Jeff calls "Nonnie." Mom loved seeing her new little great-grandchildren. And they loved her! See Jack listening to his great-grandma as she talks to him. What a cute photo!
Randy Ikeler finished welding the old steel cart this week. He and John Nicholson brought it back and put it under the pine tree. Randy did a great job. I think John helped, too. It looks better than I ever thought it would! That particular cart has been on the land at least 40 years, because it was sticking out of the fill-area on the south side of the pond before we bought this place in 1973. Just think...next year it will be 40 years! Amazing, dear Reader, Amazing!
What beautiful weather we are having - finally! A gorgeous day today. I hope you enjoy it immensely!