And farewell to our Virginia friends, the Gormans, who stopped by the Shire on their way home from a Texas road trip. Cyprian and Clement camped with me in the backyard last night in one tent, and Ryan with his two oldest in another tent. Then, this morning we walked the mile-and-a-half to Vollmer Farm to pick blackberries and eat homemade ice cream.
Apart from the ever-present danger of rocks falling from the sky, I think the visit was a success. Safe travels, Gormans!