Friday, July 29, 2016

211/365 Crokinole

If ya live in Saskatchewan you have to know how to play it! Grandpa also taught her checkers this night and she cleaned up!

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

208/365 Bounty

Fresh, Local and Chemical Free from Our Farm 

Every Tuesday I come home from work and two large bags of fresh produce are on my front steps. They will keep coming until October. So glad I signed up for this treat.

Monday, July 25, 2016

207/365 Outback Lily

Well, finally Norah's lily has bloomed. She was ecstatic when she saw it. It is called Outback. There will be three blooms soon if those nasty lily leaf beetles don't eat them up. This is the first year I have had them in the garden and they completely destroyed my tiger lilies.  it is a daily job to keep them off her outback.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

206/365 Innocence

The goose had been listening to this conversation and chuckling to herself. "There are a lot of things Wilbur doesn't know about life," she thought. "He's really a very innocent little pig. He doesn't even know what's going to happen to him around Christmastime..."

Grandma: "What do you think is going to happen to Wilbur around Christmas time?"
Eva: "He will get snow on him?"
Grandma: Nope, they are planning on eating him!
Buckling Eva into the van later....
Grandma: "Tell your Mom what is going to happen to Wilbur at Christmas, Eva"
Eva: "He's going to be a TURKEY!!"

This Grandma gig is the best!

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Friday, July 22, 2016

204/365 Our Climber

Right to the top every time.
Felt like a little sepia tonight - I shot this straight into the sun.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

203/365 Summer Afternoon

Just hanging on the deck at Grandma's eating ice cream. This is what summer is all about.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

202/365 Thanks!

A co-worker gave me this gorgeous rose today after we worked thru a difficult case. So blessed to work with such wonderful people. And reminded that showing appreciation is so important especially in the work place. It makes everyone's day special!

Sunday, July 17, 2016

199/365 Back Yard

Fourteen for lunch today. It is why we have a back yard and we are so thankful to be able to share His abundance to us with others.
I was thinking of getting a photo of the whole gang but I got kinda busy. :)

Saturday, July 16, 2016

198/365 Cousins

Look at these two sweet little boys! I had a family photo shoot today and they were the centre of attention with all this cuteness!

Friday, July 15, 2016

197/365 The Other Side

I went on a long bike ride today and stopped to photograph this tunnel when a young man came flying by on his bike to complete the shot.
Then I played with some textures in photoshop.
It is much better if you click on it and see it in black.
Then go ahead and tell me what you think.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

196/365 Psalm 54

Have mercy on me, oh God
according to your unfailing love...

Great evening with friends around the Word tonight.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

195/365 Hosta

We had such an early, warm spring that the Hostas came extra early and they are glorious this year. I have 14 of them in the back yard and almost all of them are blooming. I am enjoying my evening walkabouts after a long day of work.

Monday, July 11, 2016

193/365 Gutter

Well didn't the skies open up today and fill the earth with water. I could hear the water pouring over the eaves troughs as I was working in my office, so I donned my raincoat and some rubber gloves, climbed up the step ladder and starting removing the twigs from the down spout. The water came gushing out and the problem was solved in no time!

Then I grabbed my camera because this was a really cool shot. My camera and I returned to my desk a little wet - but worth it. A hot cup o tea followed.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

192/365 Feed Me!

Mama Tree Swallow making a delivery..... but aware that some human has a camera pointed on her.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

191/365 Happy Girls

We stopped in for a visit today. These little girls are enjoying their bright new home immensely.
I also think they are probably the most photographed girls in the world.
Do you think so?

Friday, July 8, 2016

190/365 First Garden

The girls and I planted their first garden at the new house. They are quite the gardeners.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

188/365 I'm the King of the Castle

Pulling from last weeks archives cause work saps the energy out of this old gal.
The girls love the climbing structure that is only three houses down the street from them!!

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

187/365 Calendula

The Calendula is finally booming! And it is coming in a variety of beautiful colours.

Monday, July 4, 2016

186/365 Roslily Fabiola

This spring I purchased two beautiful lily bulbs from Dutch Growers - one for each of the girls. We planted them in pots and then eventually transplanted them outside. They have been watching them grow since early May.
This weekend Eva's Roslily Fabiola bloomed.

Norah's is a bright yellow and should be blooming in a few weeks.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

185/365 Good Morning

We had breakfast (cinnamon buns and scrambled eggs) on the deck - wasn't that wonderful - and then picked a bouquet of fresh flowers for mom.

Saturday, July 2, 2016

184/365 Summer

The girls are here for a sleepover and we are filling the day with lots of fun stuff!

Friday, July 1, 2016

183/365 Tree Swallow

Spent Canada Day visiting with a friend just outside the city. Kind of fun to listen to the multitude of birds in the country, smell that fresh air,  roast some hotdogs over the fire and chat about our favourite theologians. This Tree Swallow was just one of the many beautiful birds to be seen in the country.
This back ground is straight out of camera - no photoshop. That is the trees behind the bird. F4.0