Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Where I have been...

I can't believe that it has been 3 weeks since I posted!

Where has the time gone...

We made our annual trek to the northwoods - near Hayward, Wisconsin.

This is the trip that really recharges my batteries.

Quality family time spent in the great outdoors...

Then the day after we came home (the day I meant to spend doing laundry and grocery shopping) another big storm came through Chicago and did this:

Over 800,000 buildings were without power including us. Luckily crews came in from all over the country. A wonderful crew from Kansas and Missouri restored our power after 4 full days without power.

Luckily power was restored just in time for this heatwave!

What more could I possibly ask for?

Please be sure to stay cool and take care of yourself during this heatwave!

I'm a bit behind in creating, but will hopefully have some finishes to share soon!

Blessings, Patti


Anonymous said...

sorry to hear of your power outage, but glad no one was hurt at your place.
Your pics are beautiful. Looks like it was a wonderful, peaceful trip.
Power is such a wonderful thing we tend to forget about and take for granted, but when we don't have it we sure can have a renewed sense when it is turned back on to our homes. Sometimes I wonder what it would have really been like to live your entire life not knowing the modern conviences that we take for granted in our life time.

primitivebettys said...

Glad all is well after the storm... but more glad to hear you had a wonderful vacation :)

Dora said...

Glad to hear you had a good vacation and that you're all safe after the storm.

marly said...

Isn't it amazing how fast the summer goes by? Three weeks have flown by and only one week of July remains!! Why is winter so slow and summer so fast?

Sherry said...

Great to see you post! What a relaxing trip that looks like. So sorry about the power outage. Looks like a bad storm came through. I am glad all are safe at your house.

Karen said...

I'm glad you had a great getaway and glad to see you back here. Sorry about that mess - boy Mother Nature can be wicked