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Tuesday, July 05, 2011

4th of July Weekend in Photos (mostly)

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey
Bee balm in bloom.

We had a good weekend. Mostly the weather cooperated except for Sunday when we woke to rain and thunder, and it rained/drizzled for most of the day.

On Saturday we took Mia and drove down to Lake Mohawk near Sparta. The weather was picture perfect as is the boardwalk at the lake. Perfect temperature, blue blue sky, a slice of pizza for lunch.

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey
Baby figs!

We ate well over the weekend:

BBQ baby back ribs, coleslaw, and homemade baked beans.

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey


Goat shoulder tacos and sweet corn. For a more detailed description of the goat tacos, see Rick’s blog entry, Get your Goat, Part 2.

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey


Frangipane fig tart (seen here before baking).

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey


Yesterday’s lunch poolside: grilled eggplant sandwiches stuffed with goat cheese. The baby eggplants were sent via priority mail straight from my sister’s garden!

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey

At last but not least, Papaya Margaritas! These were seriously good!

Lynne Robinson, Hewitt, New Jersey

Yesterday was a good pool day and we spent most of the day either bobbing around the pool or sitting in the cabana reading. Even with the rainy Sunday (we needed some rain) I can’t complain one whit about our weekend. Hope yours was good as well!


On the rainy day we watched “Gnomio and Juliette”—don’t forget that major accomplishment!

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