Peonies! We made it back to the Eastern Time Zone, and around to the cottage, and discovered the peonies are out! Beginning to get scraggly, but. Yay!
The last event of the evening, were the fireworks across the lake that began at dusk. By the end, it was pretty dark, and the reflections on the lake were superb. There wasn’t much breeze and the smoke from the beach-fire went almost straight up. And the skeeters—yikes! Plenty of rain this spring, including the last few days, we hear, and bug-breeding has been rampant.