Saturday, July 10, 2010

June, 2010

Thanks heavens, that month is over. 

I didn't remember doing anything this month, then I looked in my calendar,  There is a whole week blocked out.  I'm telling you , it's sad to see a good mind decline.  So on the 5th and 6th, Cassie and I stayed in Park City.  We ate at the Windy River Restaurant, great steak.  On Sunday, we drove to Mirror Lake.  It was a pretty drive but the road was closed into the lake because of snow.  We did walk along the Provo River, which was soooo full, and saw the water falls.  Very pretty.  Sunday night was spent in Salt Lake where it was hot and humid.  Cassie and I went to the movie, Killers, with Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Hiegel.  Very funny.  I never understood the fascination with Ashton Kutcher until now.  We went back to her house and watched Iron Man I which I had never seen.  On Monday I drove to Cedar City.  Then Jordan, Stacey, Lincoln and I went on to Las Vegas.  Several observations:  it was really, really hot in Vegas, our hotel was okay but our tower was completely opposite from the pool so we had to wind through the casino everytime, Alyson's house is absolutely gorgeous and she had decorated it beautifully, and Lincoln is a fantastic traveler.  I only remember him crying when we made him leave the pool.  Or maybe it was so hot that he had no energy or tears to waste.  We walked up the strip from our hotel to the Bellagio to see the fountains.  They were broken.  Luckily we rode the monorail back.  One night we went to Mandalay Bay and saw the aquarium.  Lincoln loved it and so did the rest of us.  We went back to Cedar City on Wednesday and I watched Cars with Lincoln.  I had never seen that movie and it is so cute.  Next day, I drove to Vernal where I spent the rest of the weekend mowing the lawn, watering the lawn, weeding the garden and even watched a movie, Harry Potter 4.

My garden is doing surprisingly well.  Whatever has decided to leave my tomatoes alone so they are coming along well.  I even harvested some radishes, but they are too hot to eat.  I give up on radishes.  I know I said I hated squash bugs, but there is nothing like squash and pumpkins to make your garden look so lush.  My sunflowers are doing very well and so is the corn.  I hope the raccoons and skunks don't find my garden when that corn gets ripe.  I even have some zinnias and hollyhocks growing.  It's very exciting, even though the daisies and cucumbers died.  My lawn looks pretty green for a change thanks to some good rainy days.  But the last time I mowed it, I was covered with mosquito bites.  What's happened to our local mosquito abatement program? 

Books Read  I read eight books and listened to two.  I really enjoyed Silent in the Sanctuary and Silent on the Moor by Deanna Rayborn.  There's a good mystery and romance as well.  I loved listening to Jim Reid narrate Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.  I would love to listen to all the Harry Potter books. 

Movies  See above

TV  I wonder if future generations who read my journal will een care what I watched on TV.  Let's face it, I watch pretty worthless stuff:  The Bachelorette, True Beauty (talk about mean people), and America's Got Talent.  Some times I can catch one of those cake decoarating contests.  I love watching those.

Overall Impression  I need to write these journals closer to end of the month so I remember my overall impression.  It's the tenth and I barely remember June at all.  Plus I have a new mosquito bite that is driving me crazy.  Must . apply . Cortaid . now.