After the portrait was taken, Alan helped this big guy across the street to a pond on the other side.
At Texas Roadhouse, their steaks were cooked perfectly; me feeding a Sandhill Crane peanuts outside the restaurant.
First time grow Winter Squash in our garden.
Petite and pretty bush bean blossoms.
Alan was making blueberry pie, snacks stray I put together.
Our simple July 4th dinner.
Playing fireworks in the neighborhood.
Invited friends Christie and Jingsi for hot pot at home. Luckily we saw a family of deer came to our backyard. We girls were all excited.
The closeup of the fawn.
Pictures clockwise from top: Shag was inspecting our newly harvested peppers; Alan poses with his gigantic popcorn (loaded with butter and salt) at the movie theater before we went to watch the new movie – Star Trek into darkness (I think it was the best movie I watched since Avator); My steamed double vegetables with grilled snapper at Stonewood Grill.
I had mango allergy last week, my face and eyes were all swollen up. Luckily it went away enough to not be noticed before the party.
Pictures clockwise from left: Dressed up for the birthday party. Handmade noodles I made for bringing to the party. My girlfriends. Alan was teasing Shag with steamed pork filling bun I brought back from the birthday party.
The colorful and abundant party food we had.The first picture on the second row was the Shanghai style cold noodle salad I made out of the handmade noodles I made that morning.
The hawk couple we have seen living in our backyard.
Those were the best tasty blueberry muffins Alan made!