Do not copy any of my artwork, poetry or photography without my permission.

Do not copy any of my artwork, poetry or photography without my permission.
....carpe diem. The Daylily. "Be like the flower, turn your face to the sun." Khalil Gibran. She gives her all for just one day then bows her head to God and fades away to nourish the next generation. God I pray I may give my all each day to honor you and bow my head at the end to nourish the next generation. Peggy Jones. NOTE............ Please folks do not copy any of my art or photos on my blog without my permission. Thank you for your good manners.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

.Share the JOY Thursday




Set these tulips out about 6 years ago.
They have bloomed every year since.
This year one lonely tulip.



I still take such JOY from that beautiful tulip.


Happy Spring.

Easter Flowers from our daughter and family who will not be with us this Easter.
The other family's turn.

More flower JOY.

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Happy Easter everyone.


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Vee's April Card Party




 Featuring a spring grouping.


















This shot just taken today.


My box top




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Monday, April 14, 2014

Grand Social


Can't get used to the idea of my baby grands having babies of their own.
It just seems like yesterday they were babies.

Baby Grand Cindy


Baby great grand Graham and his first Easter Bunny visit.

 Grown up grand Cindy with her baby Graham.

 A day of visiting with Easter Bunny wears
a fella out.






Baby grand Nikki playing mommy


Grown up grand Nikkie loving on her own sweet Max.

It is so good to have newhttp://grandmasbriefs.com babies around after 14 years. 
We are loving it.

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Sunday, April 13, 2014

Personal Photo Challenge April



Theme
Macro
taken with my Olympus



I now know how to set my camera. Took me a long time but I think I have it now.

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Hope I made it in time.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

FSO- Weather Changes




I live in Central Kentucky and we are blessed with 4 definite seasons of the year.

We are in zone 6 for growing and planting guidelines.
Of course those seasons don't always manifest themselves the same every year.

Due to all the rain and finally the warmer weather 
my maple trees look like this today.




Jonquils are everywhere.





Not a pretty sight but a definite sign of spring.
Spring cleaning and bulky pick-up in March.

All the creeks and rivers are flowing and filling up lakes for summer fishing.






Our summers are usually 80 to 90 degrees, very seldom reaching 100 degrees. Some days are humid if rain is due.
Flowers love it.

Thunder storms can blow up pretty fast in the summer
And are over just as quick.

I have geraniums everywhere in the summer.



Knockout Roses are everywhere in our town.

 Outdoor activities during the summer months under the shade trees.




As a general rule fall is my favorite season of the year.

Mums will last a long time as the weather begins to cool down.
Nothing beats the cool nights for Friday Night football at any of our 4 high schools.





 As late summer and fall moves in wind and sleet and thoughts of winter creep in.

 Flowers die and thoughts of staying inside are on our minds.

 Light snows and or sleet 



 The weather calls for a hot cuppa
 Then it really hits.


and again

and again.


The wind plays with the trash cans.



Then the sun shine again.

This was the worst winter in the 15 years we have lived here.





Could not even get our front door open.
Thank goodness we had a garage.
Can't find the date for this.
Probably about 2010






 Last night April 10th 2014




This morning.
It is beautiful, even if a little wind blown.


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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Happy Birthday beautiful daughter Jennifer

Happy Birthday to our beautiful daughter
Jennifer.

Jennifer with brother John at her 50th birthday last year.

Love you both.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Grand Social




Well the entire state of Kentucky is wilder than any Wildcat you have ever seen.

Every store, every person has UofK merchandise.


We start em early around here.

Early visits to the Library are very important too.

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