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Sights of Spring

I’ve missed all you guys and my little steam release of a blog here. For a over a week now I’ve been sick with the crud, which literally made it’s debut one full day after bragging about how well I’ve been for over a year. If you’d like for the crud to come pay you a visit, all you have to do is brag about your long tenure of being without. This little rule also applies to speeding tickets. You’re welcome.

In lieu of jotting down anything and everything boring in my life at the moment, thought I’d share a few sights of Spring as seen through my own eyes. Hope you all are having a beautiful start to the Spring season and staying healthy and happy!

I've never seen tulips like these before, with the tattered-looking petals. I thought they were gorgeous.

Meet our favorite young hibachi chef... Tai. He's a good kid and very talented, I know he's going to do well in life. We were with him on the first night he cooked over a year ago. Tai, Keith and I have our alma mater in common - K and I are class of '86, and Tai is class of '07. Rams rule! 🙂

One of our many gladiolus sprouts peeking up to say hi. The gladiolus are quickly on their way to becoming my favorite flower.

Our garden, all tilled and ready to plant! I'm really excited about this, it's definitely going to be a summer hobby. 🙂

The oh-so-green daylilies in the front flower bed. I put some fresh mulch in there yesterday, too.

Our St. Patty's day cocktails. I just HAD to have a green one.

This is my favorite Saturday find - a cactus garden. I just couldn't leave this one sitting at the store! My Mammaw was the cactus geru - she was so good at growing them and arranging terrarium gardens. I spent half my childhood picking their pricks out of my skin.

A bunny rabbit my Mom gave me. Love-love! Can you see all the red canna sprouts popping up around it?

The smaller birdbath was a gift from my Mom - combined with our big one it looks like it was meant to be!

I forwent begonias this year and opted for these African Daisies I planted yesterday. I can't wait to see their progress in a couple of weeks.

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13 responses

  1. Keep the water sparse on the cactus. Beautiful new growth in the garden.

    March 18, 2012 at 1:19 pm

    • Sure will, that’s one good thing I love about cactus as I sometimes forget anyway. 🙂
      Thanks a bunch and hope your week is beautiful!

      March 19, 2012 at 7:46 am

  2. Look like tulips from Mars or Venus. I’ll have to bring some back when my space ship is repaired.

    March 18, 2012 at 5:30 pm

    • They really do, don’t they? I literally did a 180 in Lowes when I first walked past them.

      March 19, 2012 at 7:47 am

  3. Mom~

    Loved all the pictures .. and the little bird bath does look good in the big one. 🙂

    March 18, 2012 at 5:54 pm

    • Thanks Mom! The birds seem to approve, too! 🙂

      March 19, 2012 at 7:48 am

  4. welcome back. The first one is very beautiful and cute. Certainly spring has arrived.

    March 19, 2012 at 9:28 am

    • Thanks, Cocomino! I’m glad it came early this year. 🙂

      March 19, 2012 at 6:32 pm

  5. Hope you’re okay!

    March 19, 2012 at 11:16 am

    • Thanks Victoria – I was one sick pup for about a week, finally starting to get my strength back bit by bit.

      March 19, 2012 at 6:33 pm

  6. Looks like this season is going to be as colorful as your photos. Wish you the best of it, Bonnie!

    Oh, that cactus and those tattered petals of tulips… they’re disarming.

    March 19, 2012 at 9:37 pm

  7. I’m stoked for the summer season, Sony! I wish for you the best as well! 🙂

    March 20, 2012 at 8:28 am

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