Friday, May 26, 2017

A Peek at my Week

Another week has gone by since I last wrote. May is flying at lightening speed and will be right outta here real soon. Part of me is sad about that but another part is ready to see the cool, cloudy, rainy,  days go! Hopefully we will see more sun soon.

Look what I noticed several days ago...

Right outside our bedroom....
the hydrangea is going to bloom this year!
I am so excited about this!

Not sure what this is
but it's pretty!
Anyone know what it might be?

 Rhododendrons are blooming too.....

Pretty right outside the window =)

I had a treat.......

Starbucks coffee frapp with whip and caramel drizzle
and it was amazing! 

Saturday afternoon Ellen and I joined my sister, Jean, my SIL, Nancy, and cousin, Joanne, and several of my cousin's friends to see the play, Mennonite Girls can Cook. It was held at Bird In Hand theater, located in the basement of the restaurant by the same name in the heart of Amish country. After seeing and passing several Amish buggies, Ellen asked if we were in Amish Country....yes indeed we were! 

We had front row seats, the play was funny and had a great message. We loved it!

Ellen and I do a selfie =)

Waiting for the play to begin.....
minus Jean who was taking the picture.

After the play we ate in the restaurant. 
Again, minus Jean who took the picture!

What a wonderful way to spend an afternoon!

Ellen had a Challenger Baseball game Sunday afternoon.

It was a chilly and windy(!!) afternoon.
Ellen had three great hits again =)
Challenger plays three innings and every player gets to hit in each inning.
These special kids and young adults have the best time.

Pictures too.....

Photographer getting them all lined up.

I think we got it!

Yesterday I went to get Gina to spend some time with her on her day off. She really wanted to see was Easter day the last time she saw her. Here's the only picture I took which shows Gina holding Cambrie....

Noah was showing us his apron which he thought was so funny =)
Gina can be seen in the background with Cambrie.

This little dolly looks just like her mommy!

Wishing you a wonderful holiday weekend!
Hoping to see the sun and feel some of it's warmth......

P.S. So I finished this post (in a room without windows) and went to the bathroom to fix myself to a presentable state (no windows in there either), to the bedroom with windows but the shades were down......anyway, look at my surprise when I pulled up the blinds......

Blue skies do I see!

It was sunny earlier but when I was working in the kitchen the clouds were there again. Didn't realize it was temporary!


Mildred said...

Hi Doris, So nice to read your post today. The plant with the blue flowers is Spiderwort (Tradescantia). We do not have any in our yard now but we do love this plant. So happy your hydrangea is going to bloom. I know you had some very cold weather and you had been concerned about it. You live in such a beautiful area. The play looks/sounds like fun. So nice to Ellen and her friends enjoying baseball. Nice group picture! We have sun today after days of rain and wind. Nice to see Gina with Cambrie. I wish each of you a very nice weekend.

Kathy said...

Your mystery flowers are called spiderwort. They are all over my yard. I think they are pretty, but they are invasive.

Bird-in-Hand Restaurant is my favorite place to eat in Lancaster County. I always wondered about the shows they put on but never went to one. Maybe this is the one I should go to see.

Your grands are so cute.

Doris said...

Kathy, the show was wonderful. It was a first for us. I think you would enjoy's a small stage and low budget kind of place but the actors were very good. Hope you get to see one of their plays sometime! said...

So glad the sun peeked through and hope you get lots more over the holiday weekend. Enjoyed seeing the time at the play with Ellen, and the little ones as well. Your yard is so pretty with all the blooming flowers.

Mari said...

Lots of fun and lots of beauty too! Our hydrangea is also going to bloom this year. The other plant is spiderwort. We have some in our yard too. I had a Starbucks treat today too!

Karen said...

Bright beautiful flowers! Looks like Ellen and the kids are all smiles! Summer is just around the corner. Enjoy the day.

Theresa said...

The flowers are SO pretty! It has been rainy here and I cherish the blue sky when it appears! No better way to spend the day than with family:) Ellen is a joy to watch enjoying her game! Have a blessed day dear Doris, HUGS!

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Glad you had a nice day as we are finally having today here in Nashua, NH. Your yard blooms are lovely too. Nice to see Ellen and her friends too.