Smoke was thick along I-40 on the ride to Kure Beach due to fires in Bladen County
Headlights were necessary in broad daylight due to the smoke
Yes, Jenny took these photos while driving!
Jenny stopped at Lowes and Home Depot to learn about composite decking.
Canna Lily from Lisa' that looks so nice with the new house paint!
Siding boards were replaced under the Guest Bedroom window (before painting)
Front door painted Dover Gray...looks nice with the Candied Yam house!
New overhead light installed on side porch.
Siding boards were replaced under the Den windows then painted
Ceiling of the back covered porch was painted white and really opens up the area
The new white trim looks so sharp!
Dennis and Mary on the way for a bike ride in the neighborhood
Dennis' holiday guests....self-portrait!
We celebrated Mary's 06/24 birthday with a big piece of cake and candle
Beach time on Sunday. Mary and Dennis play Kadima like pros!
Jenny enjoying the breeze in the shade of her umbrella
Dennis relaxing after a fun game of Kadima
Mary cooled off with a dip in the ocean!
Relaxing at Kure Beach!
Rearranged the Living Room furniture in preparation for big screen TV in the room
Jenny and Dennis on the beach to watch the Sunday night fireworks
New house paint even looks good at night!
Sides of house still to be painted
Back of house (non-porch) still to be painted
David (the painter) will have to bungee-cord the Oleanders to get behind them to paint!
Another lovely view of the Canna Lily in the front natural area (and the deer don't eat it)
Porch steps to be prepped and painted/stained gray soon
Jenny passed a piggy truck on the way back to Raleigh.
Cute little piggies unaware of their upcoming fate....just sticking their noses and tails out the truck slots.