Sunday, February 27, 2011

Today's Flowers- What's in Bloom at My House

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Today's Flowers

Just sharing a few things in bloom, my Christmas Cactus is still throwing out a flower or two.   The second is an African Gardenia, the third is a winter jasmine, and the last is a Moth Orchid.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Camera Critter Saturday-Birds of Last Summer

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Thought I would post a few pictures from last summer of a Robin and a female Baltimore Oriole at my grape jelly.  Still waiting for 1st Robin sighting in my yard.  We saw some a couple of weeks ago about 50 miles south of here but I guess they stayed there or went back south :).

Thursday, February 24, 2011

We're Famous!

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Teacher's Pets  has featured us on her blog for Thankful Fur 3 Friends Thursday! 


You can see that Callie Cat and Jon Pickles have much to say about this news.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Walkin the Dogs

I took these photos over the past few days while walking the dogs.    The bird nest in the top photo is very tiny, left over from last year.  The geese are back waiting for the lake to open up.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Camera Critter Saturday -Shades of Last Summer

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I have been sorting through all my photos from last summer.   I wanted to get some printed before spring gets here and I have lots of flowers to photograph, I came across these and  decided to use this bee for camera critter saturday.  The weather here in Iowa has been beautiful and spring-like.  They say that is going to change on Sunday.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Valentine's Day!

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Happy Valentine's Day Everyone!  Spring is soon to follow,


Sunday, February 13, 2011

Todays Flowers

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Paperwhites and a amaryllis in bloom. 

Friday, February 11, 2011

Camera Critter Saturday-Tribute to a Wonderful Dog

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On January 17th we had to help our dear sweet Boxer Boy, Quasi, over the rainbow bridge.  He almost made it to 12, he would have been 12 later this month.  He was a very sweet boy, we adopted him at the age of 5 from Midwest Boxer Rescue.  He had a scar around his neck from someone letting a collar grow into it.  He was perfect, patient and wonderful.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011


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Everyone needs a good buddy, right???  :)

Monday, February 7, 2011

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Shadow Shot Sunday

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This is my 1st post of this meme.............  this is a shot of a boxer figurine shadow.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Camera Critter Saturday Butterfly Wings

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I made this using cropped photos that I took at Reiman Gardens last December.

Bottle Trees and St Francis

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I love the southern custom of bottle trees!    Poor St Francis was buried by the last snow storm.   Hopefully he will be thawed by spring.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Snow and more Snow

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These pictures were taken before the lastest 3 days of snow.   This last round brought us about 13 inches where I live, others received more more, the pictures on the news tonight of Chicago were something.