What I Was Up To – May 2017

Here is May! We are slowing (sorta) catching up!

Willow:

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We had some nice peonies this year:
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Ginger was in town for work, so a bunch of us costume folks met up for dinner in Bethesda at Barrel and Crow. The food was excellent. I got t he Seared Sea Scallops over pasta. It was terrific! Also a crab beignet appetizer and a mozzerella salad
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And dessert!
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Happy girl!
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The baby birds in the bush near our door hatched!
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Sleeping on our stuff IKEA shark:
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Sunset over the Bay Bridge:
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Another update the baby birds:
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Willow back on the shark:
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Getting some grass time:
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We had a good lunch at Shanghai Taste in Rockville. Pan-fried soup dumplings, beef with black pepper sauce, garlic sauce soup with pork.
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We had a mini brood of cicadas hatch:
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Goose crossing at work:
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A little JWST video at work. You’ll have to click through to play it. :-/
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We tried this huevos rancheros and it was delicious:
http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/huevos_rancheros/
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Poor thing has a bald belly still from her surgery, but as of Winter 2017, her mane grew back!
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The Outlander costume designer tweeted pics of Gloria and myself (and my friend Natasha)! Before she freaked out and deleted all the fan costumes she reposted.
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We got to see this goslings at Allen Pond grow up. Here they are as babies.
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