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Friday, August 28, 2015

Willy Nilly Friday 5, Feline Art/Friday.

 Happy Friday!

Tanya (Around Roanoke) is back with WILLY-NILLY FRIDAY FIVE again!

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1.  That 1st Day of School must have been tiring.  I found Coleen asleep in my chair about an hour after she got home from school. - I think getting up earlier took it's toll. 
2.  We spotted this Bumble Bee drying out it's wings on the bird feeder and Coleen wanted me to take it's picture.  I love how "fuzzy" it is.

3.  One of the last fun things we did before school started was the Mentos and Coke experiment.  Coleen and her friend, Emily had a lot of fun watching the coke explosion after they dropped the Mentos in the bottle.

4.  I've spotted these deer several times in recent weeks.  I sent copies of these photos into our local paper.  They published the first two.  I wanted to share the doe as I think she's just as pretty.  I thought it was neat to have my photos published but they spelt my last name wrong which sort of bummed me out.

5.  Our new little kitten Pepper is getting along great now with all the other cats.  I caught this sweet photo of her sleeping next to our oldest male cat, Harley the other night.

I tell you with 8 cats in the house now we sure go through a lot of cat food!

Also Joining FELINE ART - With this same photo but edited at iPiccy and Pic Monkey

Have a fabulous weekend - I'm off to bake a cake now.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Good Fences #75 Pasture Perfection

Well the 1st day of school is now offically over & Coleen deemed the day a big success.  She has a brand new teacher (new to the school this year) and she likes him so that's a plus.  - Thanks to all who commented on her 1st Day of School Photos.

Now let's join Theresa (The Run-a-round Ranch Report) for GOOD FENCES.

As you know if you've visited my blog I tend to drive around town looking for fences to share so I've built up a bit of a selection to share.  Today I'm sharing some photo's taken exactly one year apart. 

These two horses were grazing in their pasture which is located across Mill Creek by the local Community College.  -  I've always liked the nice white fence they have bordering a walking trail.  During the Ducky Derby in May is when this was shot.

So this year we are out at the Ducky Derby again and I happened to spot the same two horses grazing and here is this years shot.

I think they have a pretty nice fence and pasture to enjoy. 
Don't forget to stop by Theresa's blog and check out all the other great fences. - Have a wonderful day & thanks for stopping by.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

First Day of School

As is tradition here is Coleen's First Day back to School photo and a side-by-side comparison to last years photo.

First day of 5th grade - Wow her last year in Grade School.  Where has time gone.

This year on the left - Last year on the right.

Have a great school year!

Just for fun here is a collage from Kindergarten through 5th Grade

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Roses of Inspiration #34 - Photo and Scripture Inspiration

Joining Stephanie (The Enchanting Rose) today for her Roses of Inspiration link up.

I haven't participated much because I never seem to think that I have anything inspiring enough to share since I don't craft much any more.  However I realized that my photography can be inspiring.  It is to me and one of my favorite things to do is add quotes or scriptures to my photos.  Today I'm sharing the same scripture with two different photos.  I'd love to have them made in Canvas Wall hangings someday.  I can't decide which would make the better wall hanging.  Let me know which is your favorite.
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VESRION #1 - Taken on one of the paths at Bennington Lake

VERSION #2 - Taken on a path at Rooks Park

I hope you find inspiration in God's word and in my photo interpretations.

Have a blessed day.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Friday Randoms and Six Word Friday

Joining Adrienne (My Memory Art) today for Six Word Fridays.  This weeks work was, Rock.

I decided to use a line from one of my favorite Hymns for the prompt.

Now for some Random Stuff
1.  Spotted this little squirrel resting on top of the shed next door.  It was a very warm day and I think it was feeling a little tuckered out from all the heat.  -  I know I was.

2.  Another of the deer we seen recently.  I like how this one is just sort of peeking out of the brush.

3. My hubby called me up last night and said to go look out towards the mountains so I could see this amazing cloud.  Turns out this is actually smoke clouds from one of the many fires buring in our state.  This particular fire is about 40-50 miles away.

 4.  I happened upon some moss roses blooming in someone's garden one day and snapped a picture of this bee that was very busy.  I just love the motion blur of it's wings and all the pollen it has on it's body.

5.  Someone around our town has a weird sense of humor.  I've seen several different stop signs with something painted or pasted underneath the word, Stop.  This is the one I spotted yesterday and I just happened to have my camera handy.

And we can't leave without sharing a kitty photo so here goes.....

We finally introduced Pepper (the new kitten) to all the other cats yesterday.  Here she is with Spooky-boo checking her out.  Doesn't he have the funniest expression on his face.  She seems totally unphased by him.

Have a great weekend & thanks for stopping by.