Yesterday afternoon, after planting my seeds (zinnias, morning glories, sunflowers, and nasturtiums) I took Sunshine down to the grocery. It was a quick and easy ride. It was a breeze to park, lock, and run in for a few provisions. Yay!
Birdie is beginning her summer with a little baseball. So cute! I love her socks! I stayed with the other two morning girls. I was too distracted to take photos of their morning doings. There are so many pretty things to take pictures of at Kelli's house, but I tend to lose my camera preoccupation when the girls, dogs, and cats are filling the house with joy.
Today, I'm keeping my feet up. Guess what? It is our 35th wedding anniversary! Wow! We're going out to dinner later.
While Bill was mowing the lawn, he stopped and said, "You must do something about the white peony. It is so loaded with buds that it is falling over. Thin!" So I had to. See how few stems there are in comparison to all the lovely green balls of peony?
While I was clipping and putting them in water, this robin swooped in looking for worms. Isn't he lovely? Our robins are the very sweetest birds.
First, he played hard to get.
Then he posed. I love his red breast and beady eye.
And a yellow chipmunk came to visit, too!
She brought her mommy, daddy, and baby sister. Don't you love Lizzy's "stink eye" look?
Finally she gave her "fresh as a plum" juicy look. Can you see the stars and fairy dreams in her blue eyes?
My friend MK sent me a goodie! What a goodie it is! I love her gull painting! It shall be framed! I love my artistic blog friends who share!
Roses are promising to come soon!
We'll have many days of peonies. This hot pink peony is going to pop soon.
Melanie from Australia is a flower fairy. She has opened up a vintage florist shop! She said there are no peonies around her. SAD! I wish I could ship her a box of these scrumptious blooms.
I tiptoed over to Reve's to shoot this gorgeous poppy!
I adore the picnic table (old and warped) when she wears a dress like this.
Guess what the fairies did? Yes! They planted a shirley poppy for Pom Pom!
It is supposed to get really hot this week. We'll have a granny sleepover. I hope all my seeds will feel the sunshine and sprout up in the back garden.
Summer is SO good. I'll be back to show you the peonies in full bloom and especially the "ballet slipper pink" one. She comes a bit later!
I am going to make some raspberry sun tea right now. I just saw a goldfinch fly by. Oh, we DO love summer, don't we?