Friday, August 29, 2014

Summer's End - Hiatus

Summer is almost over!
As I've said before, "time flies when you are having fun".
And fun is exactly what my granddaughter and I have had this summer.
It's been a joy for me, to spend every day with my sweet Beep.
A couple "end of summer celebration" photos.
 "Lets' all go to the Dairy Queen".
A lot of people take "selfies", Beep and I take "each others".
We are usually hitting the road this time of year, making our way up to cottage country for a vacation. Plans had to be changed this summer, due to my health issues. We will be "vacationing" at home.
A blast from the past (vacation), not so long ago.
photo by Hubbers...
who rarely picks up a camera, but when he does, it's more often than not, to take a pic of me taking pics. He grabs the point and shoot camera from my bag, and randomly snaps a few. I am always surprised when I load the photos from that camera to the computer, and more often than not, he has captured more beauty than he intended, and I am not referring to me!

I am taking a blogging break,
well actually, I am taking a break from most things...
other than resting, recuperating and rejuvenating.
Until next time...
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Beauty and the Baldies

My one and only hummingbird sighting this year in my yard.

 Molting Blue Jays
Blue Jays go through one complete head molt a year in late summer, (as do Northern Cardinals). There is nothing wrong with them, and the feathers will grow back.

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Sunday, August 24, 2014

Flowers and Flutters

In the garden...I see a faerie!

It's Beep's last week of summer holidays before going back to school.
Time flies when you are having fun!
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I am having modem issues, and I am getting a new one Monday. I may not be around to comment on your blog until later Monday evening or Tuesday :(

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Calm Before The Storm

Lots of weird weather happening lately.
(photo, SOOC "Straight Out of Camera")
Lake Huron sunset, beautiful, but a bit ominous.
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Monday, August 18, 2014

Thursday, August 14, 2014


Crossing the Nith River near Paris....Ontario
Taken from the car (passenger seat).
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Monday, August 11, 2014

What's Happening

As many of you know, Beep, (my granddaughter) is spending her summer school holiday days with me.  We've had some nice (cooler) weather, so much of our day is spent outside 
I am also in the midst of an MS (Multiple Sclerosis) relapse.
Winning a few battles, but the war is far from over.
Serious reading!
Butterflies visiting
Bubble fun
Faerie gardens completed. A haven for faeries, handmade by Beep and gramma.
Garden harvests, yes...she loves beets!
Yard birds stopping by, Blue Jay

Blossoms blooming

Stoney Braveheart, squirrel in residence.

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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Guts And Glory

Guts, as in glutton.
Yep, it's Stoney Braveheart,
He visits the yard at least 5 times a day, 
and always takes two peanuts at a time.
Glory, as in astounding beauty.
Centaurea cyanus, or cornflower, bachelor's button.
Beep, my granddaughter, grew these from seed in my garden.
In herbalism, a decoction of cornflower is effective in treating eye ailments.
Many thanks go out to all my blog buddies that have stopped by, left kind comments, and encouraging words, during my recent health dilemma. Your support means a lot to me!
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