Wednesday, July 6, 2011

4th of July weekend

On Saturday afternoon our friends John and Kathy arrived.  I had a lunch of broccoli quiche, veggies and ranch dip and couscous ready with peach cobbler for dessert.  We sat right down to eat. 
welcome luncheon
 After lunch we played a dominos game called chicken foot.  We were with John and Kathy in Colorado at the Meeker Lodge when we learned this game.  I love to play chicken foot. 
chicken foot
 We went for a drive around the resevoir and saw the spillway.  This is where our drinking water comes from.  Doug is a lab tech for the city but we don't get our water from where he works.
 I wandered about taking photos.
bird house

fishin' guy
 We stopped to have a drink at this place called The View.  Crazy because it was featured in a story in our local paper on Sunday.  We had never been there.  They call this statue the guardians of the viewWe just had drinks, but the food looked good.  I would like to go back and try it sometime.

orange mojito
 Doug cooked on the grill.
cookin' out
It was wonderful to have them here and a great way to spend our 4th of July weekend.


Hope said...

Your table is pretty....I love chicken foot.....used to play in Texas with my grandparents!

Joan said...

That spread in the first pictures looks scrumptious!

MamaMonki said...

Looks like a good Fourth to me. Hope the rest of the week is great too!

Kris said...

Looksa like fun! I have the same dishes!!

Privet and Holly said...

It's always fun to
show off your back
yard, so to speak,
to visitors.....Like
you, it's often new
to me, as well! Mmm
it all looks good,
including the mojito!
xx Suzanne

Chatty Crone said...

Hey you know how to show friends a good time!

Patty said...

Omg - it looks like you had a fabulous weekend! I miss you and Jennifer. I will have to visit!!

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