I have set up the screen tent. I'm very grateful for easy construction and simple instructions. I had it set up in just over an hour. It's great to have a place to sit outside without bugs. Especially in the evening when mosquitos are bad.
The baby swallows flew out. From the five babies one died. I found it on the deck when I came back from town. But the rest is flying around and learning how to catch insects from their parents. At sunset they go back to the nest to sleep.
I noticed that in my previous post something was missing in the text. I had put a picture in of the most valuable player that Paul got from basketball. The team won the local games! So cool!
It was Paul's 21st birthday on the 27th and I organized a party for him yesterday evening. I cleaned up the garden chairs from dead caterpillar cocoons and put them in the screen tent.
I got groceries and ordered a nice birthday cake and Saturday morning I made four kinds of salads. I picked some Saskatoon berries to mix in with the fruit salad I made. So many growing alongside the road here. The raspberries that also grow there , were gone. The bears must have had a feast on those already. Hahaha.
Of course I picked peas and beans and got an onion from my gardens to use for the salads. The young green beans were great in the couscous salad!
When everyone arrived, we had a nice supper together and a piece of cake as dessert. Paul was very happy to see everyone and got lovely cards and presents.
Sharon brought me 3 beautiful strawberry plants. One with strawberries on it already! Im so happy. Thank you so much , Sharon. :)
When it got too warm in the cabin we went and sat outside in the screen tent. The soft breeze was just enough to cool us off.
We had so much fun and Paul really enjoyed his party.
When the sun started setting, the horses called me as they were distressed by the mosquitos so time to wipe on bug repellent. Some of the guests left already but Carol and Melva came to see the horses. The mosquitos were so bad that they couldn't stand there long though. Freya was covered with the nasty bugs but as soon i had wiped them all off they could relax.
And we escaped from the bugs in the screen tent. Hahaha!
It was a lovely party and want to thank everyone for coming and make Paul's birthday very special. :)