Summer is defined by many outdoor activities with the family. In our case, the swimming pool is hard to beat when the thermometer hits 90° or higher, and the humidity is at least 80%:
I remember Sandy and I talking about redoing the patio area, and whether to extend the deck to cover the patio. Why even discuss it? We are glad we did it! This photo was taken around 2:30 PM, based on the shadows as we face East. The patio area was at least 15 degrees cooler than the hot concrete. Yes, we are glad we did it.
At some point I must find my way back in the shop, as I have seven jewelry boxes to make, for seven granddaughters. Dovetails, or finger joints…light and dark woods… seven girls.
— Al Navas