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Friday, July 16, 2010

Visit to TK in Ogden

On Friday, we were in Iowa, West Des Moines motel, for a Bolger family gathering at 6 p.m. More on that tomorrow.

I decided, Nancy concurred, that I should not pass up the opportunity to visit my brother, TK, in Ogden, about 40 minutes to the northwest. I was pretty sure brother Barry was still on his Canada trip, and I was right.

So, I dropped Nancy off at the home of her brother, Al Bolger, in Johnston, and headed up Highway 141 toward Woodward and  Perry. The US 169 turnoff is in between, and before long, I was in Ogden, turning right onto Walnut.

It was great to see TK at his house.


He wanted to show me all of his flowers. He moved in last fall, so hasn't had a full year yet to get things going. He gave me some seeds that I asked for. One was this "coneflower" - I may have the name wrong...


Red rose...


White rose...


Orange rose, I think... I like it!  ;-)


Day lilies....


Lilacs and Hollyhocks...


Corn, beans and onions...


Tomatoes, Cabbage and Beets...



They're going to be doing some digging on the back easement, so he will probably lose these two apple trees... the flowers can stay, of course.


Back in front.



We got to watch Tiger play his last few holes in the British Open while we talked. Neat!

Very glad I took the time to stop by. Headed back to supper, on schedule!


It was another very good day!  ;-)

1 comment:

Barbara Poole said...

Hi Bill, I've been enjoying your pictures (birthday cake, flowers, travels and your family). Looks like you are having a great summer.