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Thursday, September 30, 2010

Sky Watch Friday



Trust you enjoy my sky scene for Sky Watch Friday. This was taken looking down on a lovely city in New Mexico last year.


"To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world."

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Vintage Cookbooks







On Colordolady http://coloradolday.blogspot.com, I am featuring some vintage cookbooks that have not been used in years. I let others do the cooking now. I enjoy all home cooked meals prepared by someone else.


This vintage cookbook was bought from the First Methodist Church in Texarkana, Ark. in 1955.



This was a very special cookbook to my mother. My son gave this to her as a Christmas gift in 1958.



This is a 1949 Crisco cookbook. I have kept it because it has personal notes from my mother to me in it.






The following book is not vintage. Included it as I thought some of you Paula Deen fans might be enjoy it.

This is a Paula Deen cookbook before she became the "PAULA DEEN" you know today. It belongs to my daughter-in-law that is an excellent cook. She had the privilege of meeting her when she was just starting her restaurants. She autographed one of first books for her.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

REDnesday

This is the REDnesday that Sue http://suelovescherries.blogspot.com. created. Wonderful reds can be found here every Wednesday.

This is one of my needle points I did several years ago. Just the right touch of red in the flowers.
Notice the cute little red cherries on the note pads. This was part of a gift I received from a very special friend.

Things may not always happen for the best, but I do believe that it's possible to make the best of things that happen.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Blue Monday

Blue Monday is Sally's http://smilingsally.blogspot.com favorite day. It will be yours as well if you like blue.


I wish I could take credit for this awesome shot of this Mountain Bluebird. I saw it on the internet and could not resist sharing it with you.

This blue pot of flowers is one of my original captures.

It is not doing the things we like to do but liking the things we have to do that makes life blessed.


NOTE:
I will be late visiting your post today and returning comments. When you read this, I will be out of town until Tuesday night. See you then.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Pink Saturday


It is a perfect day for Pink Saturday. Beverly at http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/my_weblog would like nothing better than have you drop by.

One of my little pink beauties.
A darling little pink house somewhere in New York area. My neighbor visited there and captured this great shot for me.

I am featuring today Janet at http://janetsmart.blogspot.com. She is enjoys "Writing in the Blackberry Patch". There are so many talented people in this blog world. She is one of those great talents. You will truly enjoying visiting with her.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Sky Watch Friday



There are probably thousands of blogs out there, but none compares to Sky Watch Friday. It features some of the most stunning photos of the skies all over the world.
















Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Vintage Dust Catchers No. 2


Vintage Thingies Thursday with Coloradolady http://coloradolady.blogspot.com has returned in all its glory. After a little reprieve from the blog world, Coloradolady is back in full force. She was with us last week for a special post honoring our great friend. However. today is back to the basic vintage finds.

This is my last post on my vintage bird figurines. All of these were bought in the 1960-70 time frame. The ones featured today are in nesting in this built in book case. This book case is vintage as well. My house was built new in 1964 and it has not been changed.



As you an see, this is a Limited Edition Blue Jay. These are the markings on the bottom.
Lefton hand painted china Mockingbird. No.KW 954 made in Japan.
Black-capped Chickadee by Andrea. No. 8627
Mountain Blue Bird by Andrea. No.8627
White Pelican by Andrea. No.6058
Lefton hand painted china Hummingbird. No.KW 5825. Made in Japan.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Outdoor Wednesday


Some of the best outdoor sights can be found at http://asoutherndaydreamer.blogspot.com. Susan, our hostess for this special Outdoor Wednesday,loves having you drop by for a visit.

Just a bunch of weeds along the way.
This little rabbit was playing hide and seek with me. I won out this time.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Blue Monday


No bluebird for Blue Monday with Sally at http://smilingsally.blogspot.com. Just the remains of the bird's blue egg.


This little egg stayed all together when it fell out of the nest.

I placed it on this little branch for a different shot.

These two photos are of another one. It actually fell onto this little leaf and stayed there. It was cracked, which made it stick and stay better.

I do not know why they fell out. Perhaps another bird attacked the nest. I never saw a bird - mother or baby.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Pink Saturday




In your spare time, be sure to drop by Pink Saturday with Beverly at http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/my_weblog. Each week seems to get better. I never realized there was so much pink around until I started participating in Pink Saturday.





Lucy and her side-kick Vivian just left the beauty shop. The shock was just too much. To avoid embarrassment, they covered their heads and headed for the restaurant.

Sometimes the old fashion dryers do not work very well.

There is nothing old fashion about my friend for this week. She is none other than ten(10) year old Naomi and her Sweet Life. She is a delightful young lady and will put a smile on your face. It is refreshing to see and learn what the younger generation has to share. Not too many her age that I know has a blog. Thank you Naomi for being my friend. Drop by and visit with her at http://naomi-sweetlife.blogspot.com.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Sky Watch Friday


Beautiful skies can be seen all around the world. Join us today for Sky Watch Friday and enjoy the sights at http://skyley.blogspot.com.