As many of you know, my Daddy died this past Friday. In honor of him I'm going to lead you down the path to the house where Daddy designed a sun room for my Mom. We'll just walk down the path along the pond and head toward the big willow tree.
There is Mom's house in the distance and on the back of that house is the sun room that Daddy designed and my husband built from his plans. Daddy was both a business man and later a college professor, but in his heart, he was an architect. When Mom and Daddy moved to Idaho to be close to us they found this spot on a pond and Mom made Daddy promise to build her a sun room or she would not move. So he did. Lets go inside.
Here's a cozy little love seat. Sit down and get comfy while I show you around ...
Look, here's Bentley. He's comfy in a wicker chair. Grandma does have a way of spoiling him!!
Daddy designed a cathedral ceiling with lots of windows to take advantage of the big willow tree just outside at the edge of the pond.
No matter what the season, it's always so pleasant to sit in here and see the trees and the pond and folks walking along the path, or little boys and girls with their nets trying to catch tadpoles and frogs.
There are lots of ducks and geese and Mom always keeps a sack full of dried corn handy to feed them. It really helped to keep Daddy amused and the ducks and geese would run up to meet him and he hand fed them as often as he could.
It's easy to take a nap in the wicker rocker just like Bentley is doing now.
Come on out through the french door and I'll show you another favorite spot outside on the side of the house. Just past the patio and under the plum tree we will find ...
A mini pergola that my husband built for Daddy where we hung a porch swing. Daddy and Mom spent many happy hours sitting side by side on this swing. I'm happy knowing that this swing brought him so much pleasure.
Thank you for coming to visit Daddy's sun room and for sharing in my tribute to him. Thank you Rhondi for the opportunity to participate in your Porch Party.
Come on Bentley, time to go home.
Susan and Bentley