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Monday, July 25, 2011

THE JOYS OF SUMMER

We did get our monsoon rain yesterday evening.  It was the first real pound-down rain of the summer so far.  It poured hard for probably 20 minutes or so before moving off.  The drainage ditch in front of our home was running full.  I went out after the rain stopped and moved some rocks and debris to the side so it would drain better. 

Later - supper.  A plate of cold shrimp I had cooked in the afternoon, good homemade cocktail sauce put together by SWMBO, some warm Brie and crackers, wine and this beautiful relish plate SWMBO created.





I have to admit none of the produce came from our garden this time.  The grocery stores provided all of it.  But it was all very tasty and perfect for a hot summer night.

10 comments:

  1. I'm envious on both counts: the rain and the food, too. Looks delish! :)

    S

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  2. Scott - I'm a true carnivore but seem to have lost my appetite for much meat. It may be the heat.

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  3. We had a rainy weekend (I know, quit bragging), but we didn't eat nearly such a nice meal. That relish plate looks fabulous!

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  4. Looks mighty good. I love shrimp.

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  5. Wow! That looks great. We left Prescott before the rain came but we sure got it in Phoenix.

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  6. The food is certainly more inviting than the monsoon...

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  7. But Therese, we NEED the monsoon!

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  8. gorgeous photo of the produce!!

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  9. It's true but I still stick to my comment!

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