June 30, 2013

Days 134-140

Day 134
 Lavender treats.

Day 135
 The peonies kind of took a beating with so much rain.
I rescued these and brought them inside.

Day 136
 Clematis seed head with rain drop sprinkles.

Day 137
 This cheeky fella was after the bird seed but I sent him packing . . . after I took his picture.

Day 138
 Daisies will soon be blooming.

Day 139
 This little critter came in the bathroom window and spent the night so of course I needed to do a little research to identify.  Lacewing is the perfect name for this beauty.

Day 140
Spotted this sign on the way home from an outing with the girls. 
Made me smile and I am passing it on.

June 26, 2013

Days 127-133

Day 127
This sweet little birdhouse is only an inch and 1/2 tall.  Sure is cute, though.

Day 128 
 A swatch from a potholder . . . a nod to the grandgirlies and their folks new endeavor with laying hens and meat birds.

Day 129
 Garage sale find . . . large enough to serve as a fruit dish, but probably will wind up with a plant in it at some point.

Day 130
 After the rain.

Day 131
 Sparkling water with mint sprig and strawberry, served at my church's ladies night, "Beloved".

Day 132
 Gifted bird feeder set up and open for business.
Thank you Ken and Kari.

Day 133
My girl, Gracie, snoozing beside me on the computer desk.  
Sure likes to be close to her human.

June 17, 2013

Days 120-126

Day 120
 Pink dogwood at house-sitting home . . . nearly missed it.

Day 121
 A sweet spot for some quiet time.

Day 122
 Shannon's cute new planter with a lovely fern.

Day 123
 Discovered the Surrey Nature Centre this week while waiting for appointment for Cardiac Rehab.  Over the moon to spy this wood pecker friend.

Day 124
 "He loves me, He love's me, He loves me . . ."

Day 125
 Soon the splendid blossoms will burst forth . . . oh joy!

Day 126
Finishing the week with another dogwood shot . . . this time creamy white blossoms.

June 11, 2013

Days 113-119

Day 113
 Miniature iris in ceramic pot.

Day 114
 So happy that some of my blue-eyed grass survived the winter.

Day 115
 UFO?  Nope . . . I was taking a photo of the cloudy evening sky and the recessed light fixture reflected onto the window.  Pretty cool!

Day 116
A fragrant stalk of English lavender.

Day 117
 The unfurling of a fern frond.

Day 118
 "Do these stripes make my butt look big?"

Day 119
Blossoms and butterflies and delicate tendrils . . .
 a delightful addition to my plate collection.

June 3, 2013

Days 106-112

Day 106
 Lovely dogwood blossoms.

Day 107
 About to turn 100,000 kilometers.

Day 108
 Mini succulent garden in a cup . . .  on a pole.  
Seeing quite a few of these lately.

Day 109
 Finding beauty even in a fly.

Day 110
 Hey little fellow . . . thanks for stopping by.

Day 111
 I adore all the details on this box . . . 
the postmark, the French typography, butterfly, swirls, paisley . . . oh my.

Day 112
A little sweater and hat I crocheted for my grand-niece Jaeden.