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wild flower?

Monday, March 30, 2009      1 comments

Not sure what this wildflower is but we have it everywhere now. I think it is a type of wild thrift, but maybe wrong. It is funny how it is blooming more profusely where we have ... Read more

children's books

Sunday, March 29, 2009      2 comments

I've become obsessed with wanting to design little characters from children's books. I am just trying to firm it up in my mind. My mind tends to go 100mph all the time and have t... Read more

granddaughters

Saturday, March 28, 2009      6 comments

We had the family out today and this is a picture of 2 of my granddaughters. They are cousins. Taylor is the older one and it is her birthday. She turned 9. Baby Molly is 10 week... Read more

bluebirds

Friday, March 27, 2009      1 comments

I have been noticing that the bluebirds have returned for spring. We had a pair to nest in a small apricot tree in our back yard. So Sonny has gotten busy and made some bluebird ... Read more

Gnome garden PART 2

Thursday, March 26, 2009      14 comments

Well we got the gnome house door installed on the tree. The top picture shows the overall view with the gardenia "tree" to the far left with the little Gnome with the shove under... Read more

My house in the country

Wednesday, March 25, 2009      4 comments

Thought I'd post a picture of our house. It isn't much but it is home to us and I wouldn't live anywhere else. It is really a mobile home we bought in 1986. We were rushed to fin... Read more

Gnome garden

Tuesday, March 24, 2009      4 comments

This is my new gnome garden. I don't have the door installed on the tree yet but you can get an idea of what it will look like. We also go the small gardenia tree (looks like bon... Read more

Egg count

Monday, March 23, 2009      3 comments

We are getting around an average of 9 eggs a day now from our hens. And for 13 hens, I would say that is pretty good. We like eggs for breakfast. I eat one and Sonny eats 2, so y... Read more

Gardening is great exercise!!

Sunday, March 22, 2009      1 comments

Well I thought I would share a picture of our garden since we have it cleaned up and tilled nicely. Notice the landscape timbers. There are a double row of them so that it makes ... Read more

Busy day today!

Saturday, March 21, 2009      0 comments

We got our landscape timbers set around the top of the garden mainly to stop rain from eroding and washing down through the middle of the garden. We planted 4 bunches of asparagu... Read more

Heart health

Friday, March 20, 2009      0 comments

On most Fridays people are reminded to wear red for heart health. I've been thinking what I need to do for a healthier heart. I wonder if strawberries are good for hearts? They h... Read more

low on calories

Thursday, March 19, 2009      3 comments

My husband and I are both retired and on a fixed income. We receive our check once a month and usually plan a big day in the big town to do our major shopping. Today was that day... Read more

Peach blossoms in the wildflowers

Wednesday, March 18, 2009      4 comments

I had promised to show our elberta peach in full bloom and as you can see all the wildflowers covering the ground. I took this picture 2 days ago and since then the fruit has set... Read more

Bloom Tuesday: Wild flowers

Tuesday, March 17, 2009      0 comments

I love this time of year. I love taking photos of wildflowers. Most pictures I take are in my own yard. We live in a really wild place and it has taken years to clear off what we... Read more

Busy bee

Monday, March 16, 2009      1 comments

This is a close up of our elberta peach blossom with a very busy bee to the far right. Notice how much pollen she has gattered on her legs. She wasn't bothered at all by my prese... Read more


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