July 31, 2013

Days 162-168

Day 162
 Beach silhouettes.

Day 163
 Ali's roses are blooming abundantly.

Day 164
 The moon appeared so large and the sky was so clear.

Day 165
 From the outside looking in after dark.

Day 166
 Exquisite perfection!

Day 167
 Almost a month with no rain here . . . the water drops are from my evening watering.

Day 168
After completing some cushions and a tablecloth for my sister's outdoor furniture there was enough fabric scraps for a matching banner.

July 22, 2013

Days 155-161

Day 155
 Lovely lemony yellow lilies.

Day 156
 Tomatoes getting bigger ever day.

Day 157
 Selfie featuring my pretty green ring and my faithful friend, my camera.

Day 158
 First time to capture a tiger swallowtail . . . so exciting to find it in the yard.

Day 159
 The distinctive fruit of the maple tree called samaras,
"maple keys", "whirly-birds" or "polynoses".
~ Wikipedia

Day 160
 Another web this week.  This time I used a mister with water to highlight the construction of the web.  I wonder if one of these inspired the creation of the doily.

Day 161
Sunday afternoon water baptism at Crescent Beach.

July 15, 2013

Days 148-154

Day 148
 The early morning sun highlighted the strands of silk in this intricate web.

Day 149
 Hello flutterby!

Day 150
 The blossoms of the giant alliums are long gone but they are still very interesting to photograph.

Day 151
 Tall trees in the Surrey Urban Forest. 
 I stopped in for a visit before my appointment with cardiac rehab.

Day 152
 Urban farms along the freeway on the way to Vancouver.

Day 153
 This little fella found a yummy treat.

Day 154
Fun with dill.

July 8, 2013

Days 141-147

Day 141
 Love the spicy fragrance of carnations . . . first time I have grown them in too many years.

Day 142
 Canada Day . . . BBQ with Shan and Ali's boccia kids.  Natasha is a "little person" and the sweetest young lady.  These are her cutesy little toes painted so pretty.

Day 143
 Peace . . . such a gift!

Day 144
 Morning glories . . . such a lovely name for what is more often considered an aggressive and invasive weed.  Pretty though.

Day 145
♫ "There can be miracles, when you believe . . ."♫

Day 146
 Harvested some lavender this day and had to take some pictures before hanging to dry.

Day 147
Such beauty in Alison's rose garden.  
These might be my favourites.