We stuck around home most of the spring and summer, enjoying local company, friends, and activities that included horseback riding lessons for V, piano and ballet for E, and several 4H projects for E whose efforts led her to complete an award-winning 4H record book.
There was a dance recital (bad mom forgot the camera at home), and there was lots of backyard play. (Images removed)
And there was entertainment ala chicken: chicks have become teens and are making themselves quite as home. They're about working age now, so we're awaiting their first eggs. Pay up, chicky chickies!