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Wednesday, April 27, 2011


Am taking a few weeks break from posting.   So much going on and not having too much time for it.
Hopefully back soon.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

A few spring pictures

I am working more in the yard since the weather has been nicer.   A few pictures I have taken in the last 14 days.

tulips around the tree in front yard
the orange ones are blooming now
will have to post those soon

these beauties scent the yard

A walk around the neighborhood in the evening

nice old barn at the other end of neighborhood

Monday, April 18, 2011

family get together for Derek and Miranda

Some pictures taken at my house of Derek and Miranda.   Family get together for them after their marriage last friday.

Rachel and mom
My mom,  she looks so good and is 89 years young

no not right

this way

Let lynn the expert show ya

Rachel knows better

we got it!

sort of

Yummm cake in the face

Hugs for everyone

steve playing ping pong with Wyatt

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Derek and Miranda Wed

In a quiet service on April 8 2011-  My son married his longtime sweetheart "Miranda.  
 I am VERY happy and love my new daughter in law.
Here are a few pics

Mr. and Mrs. DeRusha

my favorite pic

Their smiles say it all.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Spring wreath and wildflowers

 As I was tidying up mums in the pots from the fall,  I thought  the dried cuttings could be used to make a spring wreath for my front door.  A silk flower ring was used to place the dried pieces and flowers, a bow to hang.    The first picture is of some wildflowers I picked while dead heading this afternoon,   they are as pretty as any other I believe.

anyway- back to the wreath
mums needed clipping

Yep I can use these clippings.

I pushed the clippings into the floral foam ring.  this view from backside.
I purchased white flowers pushed them into the foam on front and added a bow.

I think it looks like spring with the white flowers budding in the center

side view
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