The down side of such a weekend is that you usually come away more exhausted than when you began, and that certainly was true this time. However, a rude awakening early this morning suggested that I may have also succumbed to the tummy bug going around work which might explain why I was so tired and even a little grumpy all weekend. Since The Most Adorable Granddaughter#5 already had the bug by the time we arrived home, there's probably not much point in hoping it doesn't go around the whole family.
By the way, I love the fact that this tree, like the weather, can't make up its mind whether it's summer or autumn. Most interesting of all (for me, perhaps my Northern counterparts can offer some explanation) the green side of the tree is the side closest to the mountain! Ah well, at least I can try and look on the bright side (no pun intended). Autumn means fires, and time to read and knit, and comfort food.