Wednesday, April 30, 2014

120/365 Grrrrrr

Maybe I am loosing it but I swear this USB was trying to communicate with me tonight.
And he wasn't very happy.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Sunday, April 27, 2014

117/365 Spring Cactus

My spring cactus is in full bloom!

That must mean spring is close to coming despite the forecast for snow on Tuesday.
Best seen large on black so please click on the photo.

Friday, April 25, 2014

115/365 Forks

Would have captured the layer of snow on the ground this morning but really! we have had enough of snow!
So I am offering you a filler fork. :)

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

113/365 Northern Flicker

I am impressing myself with my bird identification - figured this one out in less then 3 minutes on the Cornell Lab of Ornithology
He/she was way up in the tamarack tree.... and he had better not start pecking holes in it!!

Monday, April 21, 2014

111/365 Miss Norah

Had some time in the backyard with the girls yesterday.
Just can't wait for spring to finally arrive and play outside with them. We thoroughly muddied their new spring boots!

Miss Norah is so beautiful!

Sunday, April 20, 2014

110/365 Follow the Footprints

We had an absolutely wonderful day celebrating the Risen Lord!!
God is so good to us!

The girls head off on their Easter egg hunt as soon as they arrived today.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

107/365 Log Cabin

Knowing my excitement over Lincoln Logs, Mark and Pam picked me up this mini long cabin in Banff. There were about 20 pieces and glue and it went together in a flash.
.....Now, where to put it hmmmmmm

I knew I could find a use for those carrot tops! :)

Sunday, April 13, 2014

103/365 Masters

Rooting for the 20 yr old today. :)

With thanks to my husband for digging out the props.
This photo is best seen on black - just click on it and see. :) 

Saturday, April 12, 2014

102/365 The New Kitchen

I am having a fun time outfitting a new kitchen in the basement over the past three days. I cleaned out the storage room, pulled all the old toys, rearranged and bought THE cutest kitchen set from a facebook friend! Then off to Walmart for accessories.

I can't wait to see the look on their faces when they come over. I will have all four girls here in May and I simply can't wait. Grandpa is pretty excited too!

The dressup clothes are all organized - dresses, hats, shoes, purses and accessories too.
The craft center is ready too - but it will require lots of supervision.

And my back is KILLING me!

Friday, April 11, 2014

101/365 OLIV

 I am in love.....

Had to venture down Broadway to pick up shoes today and happened to come upon the oliv tasting room..... I tasted and I bought.
Olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Who knew they could be used in so many wonderful ways. I just downed a huge glass of water with a touch of raspberry balsamic vinigar and it was wonderfully refreshing. I may be eating way too much bread though. :)
They look nice on my counter too.

From Oliv I went on to Walmart and went hog wild having the time of my life outfitting a new kitchen.
A play kitchen that is - stay tuned. :)

It was an expensive day. :(

Thursday, April 10, 2014

100/365 Sunset

It is so nice to resume our apres supper walks after a winter of fattening up!
One hundred photos so far- has it been that many? .....14 comments. Averaging 28 hits /day. You're not a talkative bunch. :)
Ps - click on the photo to see it in black - much more impressive - the sun on the cars really pops.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Monday, April 7, 2014

97/365 Spring Cactus

Store bought
Another attempt to feel spring coming on.
I plan to photograph this flower over the next few weeks to watch it open up.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

96/365 Burger Season

Yup! Warm enough to BBQ. (for my southern viewers that IS snow in the background) 
Not warm enough to eat out there but warm enough to send my sweetheart out there to cook these home made beauties loaded with onions and topped with mushrooms. :)

Saturday, April 5, 2014

95/365 Hyacinth

Wish I could say it is growing in my garden...... but it is beside my desk filling my office with a wonderful aroma.

Friday, April 4, 2014

94/365 Dishwasher Fodder

I am spring cleaning. That means the bedroom closet of the 30 year old that has not lived at home for 10 years and has not heeded numerous warnings to go through his "stuff", is officially fair game for me.
He is a "collector" ... and not yet old enough to call a hoarder. :)
There was a lot of "stuff" to go through today and I barely made a dent.
I am not finished!

But some of his "collections" bring back memories, amusement and reminders of this son's creative side.

He collected the plastic spoons his cheap mother tried to put thru the dishwasher. I found them, to my amazement, all neatly collected in a paper bag. There are some very creative and artistic pieces here.

So I photographed them

And to think at some point each of them were headed for the garbage except that they were rescued by my son.

But aren't they so very cool?

Thursday, April 3, 2014

93/365 Shiny!

There are 8 sunbursts on this photo and they are all SOC (Straight out of camera) no photoshop.
Can you find them all?
BTW, this is NOT my car. Just happened to be n the show room today. :)

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

92/365 Elephant

A friend brought this elephant back from Africa.
He is on our fireplace mantle.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

91/365 Job

Took us just over 2 hours but we read the whole book of Job tonight. It is just one of those books you have to finish in one sitting.