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After Four Days

Yet again the same old story, after four days of rain and dreariness, the sun came out this afternoon.  One of these days I need to pack up and move to an area where the sun shines more than every fourth day.  LOL!  Anyway, it was so nice to see the sun, so I grabbed my camera.  I have more outdoor photos to show you.

First, I have some indoor progress to show you.  Gracie’s sweater is coming along nicely.  I will probably add one or two more motifs–smaller though. I feel that these two motifs are off balance right now.  I will sleep on it, and in the morning be able to figure out what it needs, I hope.  That’s usually the way it works when I am stuck.

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I found this robin’s egg under some bushes.  I looked and looked for a nest, but couldn’t find one.  😦

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The pink crabapple trees already have the majority of their petals on the ground.

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Our lilacs with the teeny tiny blossoms still have a ways to go before they bloom.

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I believe this is a spring blooming variety of hydrangea with small, flat, flowerheads.

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These prickly barberry bushes have blossoms–who knew!  I’m not a fan of barberry, but they are kind of pretty right now.

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I hope you all have a lovely spring weekend!  Bye for now!

Another Rainy Day and Week

Good morning, afternoon, or evening, to you all!  Yes, the rain has started up again.  And, it’s forecast through the weekend, maybe even longer.  It’s all good; I am ready!  Boy, this has been such a wet and cool spring!  Yesterday was dreary, but no rain, so I was able to get some outdoor photos of our yard.  I am so glad I took the time outside with my camera yesterday; it was probably my only chance!

This weekend the many crabapple trees on our property came into bloom.  We have white and pink trees.  The pink are a challenge to photograph on a darker day, but you can get an idea anyway.  While taking these photos of our crabapple trees I was immersed in their scent which reminded me of my childhood as we always seemed to have crabapples trees growing in our yard.

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I took the photo below of our apple tree.  It has very few blossoms on it, so I guess that means not too many apples this fall.

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Miss Feral Kitty is waiting patiently for me to finish with my photography, so I can go around front and feed her her breakfast.  Notice the flick of her tail, so cute.

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This is last year’s nest that a mommy and daddy robin used to raise three babies.

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Okay, another mystery . . . anyone know what this shrub is called?  These flowers are incredibly tiny, maybe 1/4″ or so.  I cannot smell any scent from the flowers.

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Another shot to give you an idea at how forget-me-nots spread every year.  Origninally, I had planted one packet.  This is only one tiny area of them.  Luckily, they are easy to pull.

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The latest news from my sewing room is that I did get Patience’s dress remade yesterday, and it is now perfect.  Yay!  I’ve been dyeing pieces of Lycra knit that will be used for tights, socks, and panties while writing this blog post, so now I’ll have four pieces of different pinky shades to choose from.  It seems I use shades of pink or white more than any other color.

Bye for now!  Wishing you all a great day!