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Sunday, August 9, 2020

The Nudist Colony.............


Aren't they pretty.... and Poof! look the underline disappeared without me doing anything...lol  Technology will be the death of me... 
 We have started the backsplash in the kitchen then promptly took the weekend off... to regain our sense of humor i think.. lol But i think its looking good.. just a long way around the kitchen!! Take care!! Hugs! deb

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Busy....


.........never not busy.... Not always busy doing the things i WANT to do but busy nonetheless...  Progress on my canvas above...


....Here is the original drawing if you've forgotten what its supposed to look like...lol 


STARS! so many stars... I had forgotten how many i had collected...whew that was a job... 


I painted and crackled them all... Gold first then antique white on top... They will go on my bedroom ceiling... lol  


A birdbath we found at an Estate Sale a while ago before the virus started and we went to such things.... Its getting  a new paint job and we HOPE we fixed the crack in it... 


Still putting things back together after having the carpet put in... Took me forever to put the curio cabinet back together...and yes.. thats a dragon... :)


.... and the book cases  are full of books again... that was a job too... 

We are taking a little break before the next house project ... which may be the rails on the stairs or the kitchen backsplash... Now me i have all my crafty stuff to keep my occupied but hubby... he doesn't do well with 'down time'... So when i notice that he's climbing the walls i'll throw him in the kitchen and say 'Cook me supper!' So here he's working on 'Son of a Gun' for tonight... Yum... Its his mom's recipe that he's modified over the years... and is so so good... If you interested i'll give you a recipe but i'll warn you next week it could change as its always morphing... Take care! Hugs! deb

Thursday, July 23, 2020

I Have Always .....

...........LOVED  morning glories...... Give them an out of the way corner and just let them go....  oh and petunias...all colors and varieties ... some of the older ones smell soooo good... My favorite petunia is a purple one called 'Sugar Daddy' . Have you seen it?  In TX i had whiskey barrels overflowing with petunias... 

During the magic hour just before sunset after i had my shower and my hair was still wet..In my bare feet  i would meander around the plants on my porch and walkway... pick the dead blooms off... water....It was MY time... to unwind from the day...  I miss that... We have spent five years working on this house and we have not come up for air . Oh i have a few houseplants that i have managed to keep alive during construction... But i'm actually a secret plant collector....lol ( I say secret because i have not indulged lately...  I like to collect all the colors of Christmas cactus and succulents...all the varieties of hoyas and different colors of African Violets...  I gave away all my plants when we left TX for CA and have not collected them again.. I have one Christmas Cactus and 4 Amarillos . Now that construction is winding down i'm feeling the need to 'collect' again...lol  

Keep me away from the Lowe's clearance plants racks ... I'm just a fool for clearance plants.. i think i can save anything! 

What are some of your favorite plants indoor and out... Do you collect plants? I like some of the old fashioned ones that are hard to find... Pregnant Onion... Piggy Back plant... Sensitive plant... Any of those ring a bell??   Thanks so much for stopping by!  Hugs! deb 

Friday, July 17, 2020

For Josephine.........

For Josephine..........

'Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows'

                                                              -Helen Keller

Hugs! deb

Monday, July 13, 2020

Its Just Hot.........


I think this squirrel says it better than i could... It's HOT...melty hot...can't move.. don't want to do anything hot.... Got my walk in yesterday and there was not a breath of air..... a storm was hanging out to our NorthWest but just would not come over and give us a good drenching.. 

 ........here are just a couple pictures i've taken recently... Above is a Red-breasted Grosbeak.. so pretty.. this is the male.. the female is a drab brown... 

.........and two Red-headed Woodpeckers.... They love the suet i put out... Now don't laugh.. thats my bird feeder and thats how we keep the squirrels and crows off.... mostly... Once in awhile a rather acrobatic ,persistent squirrel will make it up there...  the crows have been making a nuisance of themselves lately... i think they've taken up residence in our yard the last two years..  They like the bread i put out and the watermelon rinds.. they leave me feathers now and then...I'm getting quite the collection...  i hope your finding some peace in this crazy , crazy world... Hugs! deb