Thursday, December 14, 2017

NATIVITY SCENE FROM KENYA


We went to Kenya in 2009.

I couldn't resist this Nativity scene.

It really is my favorite souvenir from that trip.





Monday, December 11, 2017

AT LAST...CHRISTMAS IS COMING


Good for us!!

At last the tree is up and the lights are up outside.

The older we get

And fighting some bugs

Things just don't get done like they used to.




NOW Christmas can come....



Friday, December 08, 2017

MY BLOOMING CAMILLAS


My camilla bushes are blooming.

So many blossoms.

They look like Christmas tree decorations.




This blossom looks like it has a light bulb in it.




Have a great weekend.



Thursday, December 07, 2017

IN REMEMBRANCE


In memory of those who gave their all

That we can live in peace.






Saturday, December 02, 2017

CHRISTMAS WOMEN'S BRUNCH


Just a couple of photos from a really lovely morning.

I was invited to a wonderful Christmas brunch with some awesome "Sisters".

We were also blessed by the Christian recording artist

Christy Nockels.

Beautiful setting, great food and the best music.








Tuesday, November 28, 2017

FALL IS FALLING ALL OVER THE FRONT YARD


We have a beautiful carpet of leaves in our front yard.

Raking isn't as beautiful though....







I love the bright and shiny days of Fall.



Saturday, November 25, 2017

VERY SPECIAL FRIENDS


Yesterday we finally got together with some very special friends.

We go back 55+ years!

It's quite unbelievable really.

You know...

Real "Heart" Friends can pick up right where one leaves off

Even when the miles and difficulties get in the way.

They aren't just friends

They are Family.





Friday, November 24, 2017

SO THANKFUL FOR OUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS


Yesterday was a wonderful day.

We missed part of our family but still had a thankful day.





Trying to get us all in the photo wasn't easy but we all have our

smiling faces for the record.

Dave and I have so much to be thankful for.



Friday, November 17, 2017

THANKFUL


At this time of year we are reminded to be thankful.

I am so thankful for many things.

I am thankful for my husband of 54 years this coming January 31st.




I am also thankful for amazing colors the Lord has painted in His creation.

First the earth was washed and the trees gladly soaked in the rain.






Then the sun came out and showed off His handiwork.











BE THANKFUL



Monday, November 13, 2017

A FEW MORE PHOTOS FROM MY BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION


Here are a few more shots from Lake Tahoe.

My Hubby and I enjoyed a few days away

celebrating my birthday.




Sand Harbor State Park, Nevada is an amazing place.

The water was so clear and the air was crisp and invigorating.

6500 Feet with the temps this day at 40F.





Please enlarge the photo to get the 3D effect.





We came home to an amazing sunset at Apple Hill.




I'm all for dragging out my birthday just as long as I can.

Free breakfast to celebrate.

Sometimes it's worth getting older!!

Yummy....but those pancakes were the size of my head...groan but so good.



Thursday, November 09, 2017

BACK TO REALITY


I had a wonderful time away for my birthday.

Even with the 24 hour flu it was great.

We went to my Soul Easing....Heart Refreshing...favorite location...

Lake Tahoe.













This place is perfect Eye-Candy

Even if we don't know how to take good "Selfies".

Thanks for looking.



Thursday, November 02, 2017

THERE'S NOTHING LIKE GOOD FRIENDS





It's been a great couple of days with these very special friends.

Wish they lived closer.

Until next time...Don and Wanda.


Sunday, October 29, 2017

BEAUTIFUL WEEKEND


Hubby and I just couldn't stay in the house on such a warm and pretty Saturday.

After a few errands we stopped at our local park called Quarry Park.

The geese were sunning themselves and posed so nicely for us.




I know it's strange but in search of some colorful trees,

we headed to the Roseville Cemetery.

No changing trees but I did find a few good headstones and angels.

I just had to post this one.




Butt I just don't know what to say....about it......



Friday, October 27, 2017

FALL IS DEFINITELY FALLING


Last week the trees were mostly full of leaves and not much color.

This week most of the color is on the ground...

Leaving a lot of bare limbs.







A splash of color here and there.



Monday, October 23, 2017

7 DAYS...B&W...NO PEOPLE....NO EXPLANATION

These are my choices for a 7 day Meme on Facebook.

7 days of Black and White...No People...No Explanation...























I may change my mind on a few of these.

They didn't reproduce too well.

Enlarging them does help sharpen them up a bit.

To be continued.....


Friday, October 20, 2017

RANDOM PHOTOS


Just playing around with some photos from my archives.

Very random...







Enlarging the photos will give more detail.

Have a great weekend.



Tuesday, October 17, 2017

LAST NIGHT'S SUNSET


Hubby and I went up to our favorite grassy knoll last night.

We thought the sunset would be pretty good, with all the smoke in the air.

That was a right idea.
















Each of these pictures was taken 1 minute apart.

Such beautiful drama in 5 minutes time.

Of course, as always, enlarging each shot will show more detail.






Monday, October 16, 2017

TODAY IS A NEW DAY


My heart is heavy because of all the horrific tragedy going on

in my corner of the world.

But

Today is a new day.

Forward looking....









Thursday, October 12, 2017

YESTERDAY'S MURKY SKIES


California is up in flames.

We are safe but just within an hours drive from us

people have lost their homes.

Devastation for so many.

The skies yesterday were filled with smoke and ash.

Everything was turned a strange reddish tinge with no blue sky in sight.




Our fence is a dark gray.

The shadows on it and the tree show how eerie the sunlight was.

We are praying for all and especially our friends that are in harms way.





Tuesday, October 10, 2017

MARK AND KELLIE'S WEDDING


We have a new Daughter in Law, and we are so very happy.

Here are a few photos from this weekend's wedding.








Nothing like having your names up in lights for all to see.





The happy couple.




Our hearts are full.