Wanted to share with you a great website for my “all things horticultural friends” planning to do a little traveling this summer. Interested in seeing a “shoe tree” or giant raspberries? How about a giant apple, ear of corn or the Jolly Green Giant muscular and tall (55 ft.) from consumption of all those healthy vegetables? How about the ever popular bicycle eaten by a tree on Vashon Island Washington? You can go out on a limb and form your own theories on how it got there. Check it out and begin dreaming of eating an ice cream cone this coming July while having your picture taken next to the world’s biggest watermelon. http://www.roadsideamerica.com
I think “summer rocks” as evidenced by these pictures. Years ago people would invite friends to their house and set up a Kodak slide projector to show them endless pictures from their summer vacation. You would have to be creative to come up with some lame excuse to get up and leave (I’m not feeling well…. cough cough) or not go at all.
For those of us who were in high school in the 70’s we remember Cheech and Chong and Sister Rosetta’s assignment What I did on my summer vacation.
“The first day on my vacation, I woke up. Then, I went downtown to look for job. Then I hung out in front of the drugstore. The second day on my summer vacation, I woke up, then I went downtown to look for a job. Then I hung out in front of the drugstore. The third day on my summer vacation, I woke up…… Now that`s fine, young man! ………Then I went downtown to look for a job……..
Now that`s fine, young man! ………..Then I got a job, keeping people from hanging out in front of the drugstore. The fourth day on my”…
Today you can just take a couple pictures and post them on your blog or Facebook and everybody is happy….no excuses needed.
Here are a couple of my “Summer Rocks” pictures and if you find yourself yawning feel free to Google something else. In the meantime I’m going to go hang out at the drugstore and get a Big Gulp or Slurpee or something like that……….