Vacation Memories 2019

A single geranium blooms in the late summer sun in my sister’s garden.                         Just got back from a two week vacation, which included a family wedding and a reunion.The trip included an eight hour car trip, to CT, a stay over with my brother. Next day a two hour drive to the airport, and a five  hour flight to Europe. We did have to get to the airport three hours before the flight because it was an international flight.  We taxied out to the runway about nine pm, before the plane took off I was sound asleep and woke up when the pilot announced that it was  forty five minutes to landing at our destination.  A perfect flight for me.
Highlights of my trip. Interacting with my immediate family, (Brothers, sisters), cousins and friends. Food lots of good food. From curried chicken to fresh boiled white floury  potatoes from home garden.  Daily walks to local grocery store to pick some ingredients for dinner, carrying the food home  in our recycled  shopping bags, a walk  along the beach.   Trip to Donegal, night of live music in a pub with best fish & chips . The wedding was very beautiful  in church and reception at a lovely setting.

My sister’s garden , full of color , depth, and interesting things to check out. She also has blueberry bushes blooming which she gathers a handful of blueberry to enjoy with her morning cereal. She also has cherry tomatoes growing in pots, which she adds into her salads.
Teresa’s delicious green salad.
Line large bowl with fresh washed and dried spinach.
Add another layer of washed and dried Boston lettuce or lettuce of your choice.
Sprinkle a cup of fresh chopped green onions. Add a layer of sliced cucumber and finely sliced Mango.
Garnish with washed and dried Nasturtium flowers.
Donegal is on the western coast of Europe, the Wild Atlantic Ocean
Blue skies , view from my bedroom window on the last day of my vacation.

Enjoy today !
All photos taken by me on my cell phone!

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