Monday, September 7, 2015
Happy Monday morning and happy Labor Day in the USA! This is the end-of-the-summer picnic day. We're going out to Kelli's to BBQ. Yay! FUN! Bill is home and snuggled in! Yay again!
My sweetie pie friend Sandra sent me this tiny tea set. She meant it for the grands but they are too reckless with glass things so I'll let them play with it when they are older. They ARE getting more housey in the Wendy house. Lately, they've been washing dishes and organizing. In the early Wendy house days, they liked to chuck my little glass tea things out the windows.
ARGH! This cat mint/bee balm whatever it is IS INVADING the flowerbeds. My neighbor said that one year the Denver Botanic Gardens raved about it so she planted it, but now she's not convinced it was a good thing and I agree!
I'm not so mad at the morning glories because they DID organize themselves and climbed the antique push mower.
And the sunny marigolds that have SHOWN this year are my favorites.
Hello, Miss Flamingo. Birdie used to call them mingos.
And now that Reve pulled out the extra plants, the zucchini are gorgeous.
Don't you LOVE nasturtiums? They don't do as well here in dry Colorado as they do in moist Washington, but I'm glad they make an appearance just the same.
More pushy glory!
Aw! The hollyhocks are so gentle and sweet.
And the zinnias . . . so colorful!
Last year the few sweet peas I had bloomed until October. I have a HUGE bunch this year so I hope it doesn't do something Colorado-crazy like snow in September. I would LOVE to enjoy this riot of sweet peas in October!
WHEN are you coming over? I'm ready for you! We can circle up on the patio, I'll serve drinks and cookies, and we can solve the world's problems. Okay?
This is the bird's FAVORITE feeder. They always empty it first. I filled two feeders up today. I am so thankful for the birds. They are so independent but SO appreciative, too.
Thank goodness for iPhoto sharing. I LOVE this pixie face, our first grand. Look at those freckles! SO precious!
Last night I got up after Bill went to sleep and did a little more knitting with the soft-as-a-bunny alpaca.
I'm so glad Bill's home! I felt a little aimless when he was away because he usually isn't gone so long.
Thank you for popping in to say hello today.