Tuesday, April 21, 2009
These white blooms are on a Bradford Pear tree (it's not an edible pear tree). You see them all over this region. They bloom in March, and by the beginning of April all the little white flowers fall off and are replaced with rich green leaves. They're typically planted in a row and are used to line long driveways, etc. They can be very regal looking.
This is in the "puppy room." And this is why the puppies have a puppy room to retreat to when we are not home. The little buggers chose to play tug-of-war with one of their dog beds... you see it laying limply in the middle of the rug. Shame on us for not supplying them with ample toys to keep them entertained!
Thinking of my dad today. It's another anniversary day... the anniversary of his memorial service. What a day that was; a really great one, actually. Difficult, of course, but also heartwarming. It was nice to see the remarkable turnout (an estimated 400, plus!) and hear the testimonies of those who loved him so dearly.
That's all for today. It's a beautiful day here... I took advantage of it and went up on the mountain this morning to take a few pics, hopefully I can share those in a couple of days.
Have a Happy Tuesday!
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- Pam O'Brien
- I'm a wife, mom, and grandma living in rural Vermont. I spend 40 hours of my week working outside my home and away from my garden, but am nevertheless passionate about healthy eating and sustainable living. By sourcing nutrient-dense food from local farms and avoiding processed foods, we are realizing how our over health is being impacted for the better. I’m excited to have you join me as I share what we’re learning and invite you to offer your insights in the comments. “…giving thanks in all circumstances…” 1 Thess 5:16-18