Sunday, June 26, 2016

Painting - Picking - Puttering

This past week found me painting...

















picking...
















puttering in the kitchen

















and the garden.














It was a lovely week filled with all the things I love to do.



Hope yours was too!

God Bless 
Debbie

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Keeping those Promises

Poppies & Larkspur
Thirty-nine years ago hubby and I promised to love, honor and cherish each other.


We are still keeping those promises.



"Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.  It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.  Love never fails..." 1 Cor. 13: 7 - 8a (NIV)

Have a blessed week.

Hugs Debbie
























Sunday, June 12, 2016

A Hidden Blessing

 Seventeen  Year Cicada

It is because of him...















I am enjoying these sweet cherries.   Every year the birds manage to reap the harvest before me.

Fortunately my aviary friends are finding that the Cicadas are a much more satisfying diet.  

Hooray -  a whole bowl of cherries.  Better savor each one.



   

It might be seventeen years before I gather another good crop.  

See even these pesky visitors have brought a blessing.

Hope you discover a hidden blessing too.

Have a lovely week.

Hugs Debbie














Saturday, June 4, 2016

Cicadas - This and That

Just out of the Ground with brown shell
The seventeen year Cicadas have arrived.   They are everywhere clinging to grass and leaves.  Their visit is accompanied by a constant hum from sun up to late afternoon.
They metamorphose from this shell into a black-winged insect with red eyes.  Not the prettiest bug!





 On a lovelier note - yesterday  brought a gorgeous sunrise.

Fog shrouded the hills as dawn left us behind.  It was a beautiful June morning.











  The peonies and bachelor buttons are in full swing in the garden.
















Male Hummingbird 
 Mr. Hummingbird is constantly reminding me he needs lots of nectar.   Certainly keeping me buzzing around filling the feeders.














Shelby
Speaking of buzzing - got to go for now.  Someone is waiting for their walk.

Thanks for letting me share a bit of this and that.   Will be around to see what is happening in your part of the world.

Have a wonderful week.

Hugs Debbie



"This is the day the Lord has made let us rejoice and be glad in it."
Psalm 118:24 (NIV)

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