1. Last Saturday Meghan, Brett and Duncan were visiting from Kentucky, and Jess, Ray, and Addison ventured over from Tampa, making it the first time our parents, all three children, their spouses, and their children were together at the same time. Quite an event.

2. Turtle Mountain officially makes the best frozen desserts (aka “ice cream” that isn’t actually cream).

Mom and I just tried the Soy Key Lime Pie flavor and the new line of coconut milk(!) ice cream. It’s summer heaven in a pint.

3. I just found an amzing artist online this morning. Joe Pogan makes sculptures out of found metal objects. I am in love with his birds.

I think mom and I will soon be buying a few to join our birds by James Mullan: