Friday, August 31, 2012


I could not think of a better name for this rug!  Remember Happy Gilmore?

Take a pile of colorful, thrifted t-shirts and cut 'em all up, then crochet 'em all up, and what do you get?  A 'Happy' rug!

I've been eying a pile of tees in my closet-they better watch it, or they'll get it next!!!
        HAPPY Friday!         

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Misty morning

(Jasper finally stood still long enough for me to take a picture.)

It was a very misty this morning.  So pretty!  Rocco's brother-Jasper (my in-laws' doggie) came to visit for a little bit this morning.  He does this two or three times a week.  He is smaller than our Roc and his markings are a dark brown color and Rocco's are more rusty-colored.  They look a lot alike, though.  I think they especially do in the last pic.
Have a nice day-I'm going to try to!

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Miscellaneous photos off my camera

The green one is called 'envy'!

Have you ever heard the phrase-that's so meta?  Well, I 'think' this is so meta.  (Google it!)  And-that's not java.  It's a skinny double black Irish breakfast tea latte.

This is a Praying Mantis.  I went in the house to get my camera and it took me a long time to find him again.  He blends right in.  It's a defense mechanism-I googled it!

Wildflowers on the line-I though it would be neat if I could photograph a hummer beside these flowers.  None showed up for a long time!

Then I heard their chirping.  This is all I got.  Kinda cute though.

In the evening, I photographed this hummer's silhouette.  He has a feather out of place and I call his hairdo a humhawk.

I bought this time table for my girl years ago at Kmart.

She says everybody likes it, so I guess you could say it's a conversation piece.

I always stare at the totem pole face in my ceiling, when I'm lying in bed.  Can you see it?  (About half way down, 1/3 from the left.)  I always see things in my wood-ha!

Moo cows!

A week later and these black-eyed Susans were still going strong.  Now it's been two weeks and the water is green and a few of the flowers are dead.  I can't believe how long they lasted!

I saw this 'vintage' beetle when I was out with my peeps-like two weeks ago.  PUNCHBUG!

That's it for now.  Have a great week!

Monday, August 27, 2012


I finally made another rug!  This is August.  (Mariska Hargitay has a son named August.)  I thought it was a good name since it was made in August.  August is made with a thrifted grey and lavender sheet, and also thrifted t-shirts.   

                I thought my grey and lavender sheet was my color inspiration, but perhaps it was subliminally this cup!
Happy August!

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Flowers from my garden

There aren't many, but I'm enjoying the flowers that have come from my garden!

Happy Thursday!

Monday, August 20, 2012

Enjoying my hummers before they fly south

Sometimes I get lazy and I don't fill their feeder when it gets empty.  I'll keep it filled now though, because they'll be leaving me next month!  I have to enjoy them while I can.  (I think the white-throated hummingbird is a female, and the red-throated one is a male. Why do the males get all the color???)

Have a great day!

Friday, August 17, 2012

This and that

It's Friday already???  Where did the week go?
I'm having fun taking mug shots!

I love this mug.  I have four.  They are from Goodwill.

Stragglers-the blueberries are almost done.

These are Jodie's lovely zinnias.  I wish mine were this nice.  I may be stealing some of these for my windowsill.

There's a Flickr group called Cloud Junkie.

I joined the Cloud Junkie group, because I think I am one.

This is the steeple on the cemetery shed near our house.

Another mugshot!

You look moovelous!

I love moo!  (I sent these pics to my niece and my daughter with these silly captions.  I think my niece enjoyed it.  My daughter-well, I probably just annoyed her.  Oh well, it's my job!)

The sun was shining on my sunflowers!

I asked my neighbor if I could have some of his black-eyed Susans and he said YES!
Yet another mugshot!
This is it, that is all.  Have a wonderful day!

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Randomness, as usual

There was an 'X' in the sky the other day-and yes, I checked to make sure there wasn't an 'O'.

This way to heaven.

I made red velvet crinkle cookies last week.  The recipe was on the Duncan Hines Signature red velvet cake mix.  The red dye is probably terrible for you, but I really loved these cookies.

I made some sour refrigerator pickles with some cukes that Larry brought home.

This is my nephew's and niece's trike~getting old, getting rusty.  I think Jodie uses it as a photography prop now.


Another mugshot!  This is fun!

An ugly, weed infested garden can provide beautiful things.  This is proof!

A clean table!

Must document clean table!
You have to admit, that's a pretty good heart cloud!

H is for Holly AND honey.  Dawnie brought me some local honey when she visited and it is sooooo good!  Thank you, Dawnie!
That's all the randomness for now, but there will be more soon~I'm sure.