Please help me congratulate Sue Crockett, winner of the lovely Amish-made table topper and the cute potholder, plus a signed copy of A Letter from Lancaster County, or one signed book from the Legacy of Lancaster Trilogy—either Leaving Lancaster, its sequel, Pennsylvania Patchwork, or Forever Amish.

Chilly Weekend at the Beach

A solitary sea gull waited for sunrise on the icy bulkhead. Brrr!

A solitary sea gull waited for sunrise on the icy bulkhead. Brrr!

 

Later, I inspected our neighbors’ spent veggie garden.

Later, I inspected our neighbors’ spent veggie garden.

 

My husband pruned holly to take to the city to decorate our pots.

My husband pruned holly to take to the city to decorate our pots in the city.

 

Majestic Mount Baker at sunset.

Majestic Mount Baker at sunset as seen from our deck.