Gardening tip: For an easy garden that the birds will love, just don't mow or clean up under the bird feeder in the spring!
Our own "leaning birch", to borrow a name from one of my favorite blogs. I don't know why this little tree has issues with uprightness every time it rains; maybe its roots are in shallow soil over a big rock or something.
Status of the garden, 7/26. Some of the tomatoes are covered due to forecasts for temperatures in the 30's last night!
Russ working on the new house. He got the framework done for two sections of the back wall yesterday.
My 7 month old Siberian husky, Togo. I managed to get him to stop moving long enough for this photo.