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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

A Bit of This and That . . .

 



 

little fur ball
has been keeping
close watch
over this guy
who has been suffering
with an abscessed tooth
poor guy has not been his usual self
my garden house guy is looking forward to getting the
root canal taken care of next week 

 
while my guy has been laying low
tweaking the flowers has been my thing
 

 the cutting garden is such a treat
the zinnias and cosmos are blooming
along with the lavender, snapdragons, iris and more
 
 
cedar adds a nice mix with the white cosmos
 
  
guess where my best light is for pictures
 


 the print is from one of my favorite places in tuscany
 
 
the polished stones are some treasures
from Tyler and Jordon
and their younger rock polishing days
 

 
the garden house window box
needed to be redone
slim pickings for choices
 
 
a neighbor told me about windex pads
if you want an easy way to clean your 
large high to reach outdoor windows
this will do the trick
 
 
this is a telescoping pole
the pads attach by velcro to the pad on the pole
 
 
hose down the window
also wet the pad which you have attached to the pole
wash up down all around
rinse off with the hose
 
that is it
let it air dry
 
they work wonders for me
and ease the work for washing my
hard to reach outdoor windows
 
I found this product at my local department/grocery store
  

 a rainy day today and my friend Barbie stopped over
for a porch visit and a Cosmo
it was much to chilly for the porch
even with that large fire flame burning
so inside we came
and I tried out the camera on my new iPad
 
you might want to stop in and visit Barbie
you can find her right here 
she enjoys her family
estate shopping
glamper camping
baking
new recipes
and her brand new keens
 
that is it
told you it would be
a bit of this and that
 
Happy Fourth of July
 


11 comments:

eileeninmd said...

Lynne, I just love your cute Snickers and I hope your hubby gets relief soon. Love your pretty flowers and the polished stones. Cute shot of you and your friends. Have a happy day! Also, Happy 4th of July to you and yours.

Nancy @ A Rural Journal said...

Oh, hurting teeth is no fun at all! Hope that gets taken care of at the soonest.

Happy 4th Lynne! I appreciate our friendship. xo

Jill said...

Your poor husband! I can't believe they are making him wait until next week for his root canal!

Loved seeing all of your flowers. Looks like you and your friend had fun together. :)

Musings from Kim K. said...

Hugs to your hubby. That's a long time to wait for a root canal. Your flowers are gorgeous. I'm anxious to get home and see how much mowing I'll have to do. Darling picture of you and Barbie.

TexWisGirl said...

poor garden guy!!! hi snickers! lovely blooms and i like stones!

Diane Cayton-Hakey said...

I'm going to go visit Barbie... and I LOVE that little fire thingie... is there a brand name on it that I could search the internet and find one, or what exactly is it called? Just love it!

Pondside said...

Okay - window washing is on my list for the weekend, but I am going to find one of those poles and the pads. I hope they are available up here. I absolutely hate window washing, but like sparkling windows!
I hope your husband is soon feeling back to normal and free of that pain!

missy said...

Everybody has a telescoping thing with a pad on the end of it !! I just got one for my HW floors..I used to use Windex's attach to the hose and spray stuff..Worked great..Love your flowers..Sorry about your hubbies tooth..Happy 4th..

Pamela Gordon said...

Oh, I hope your Mr. is feeling better soon. I've had several root canals and they are okay. I usually get crowns afterward and they aren't as fun to me. Your bouquet is very pretty. I must look for those windex pad. What an easy way to do those hard to reach windows. Happy July 4th to you both!

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Love those flower shots...and the print.

Hope your guy feels better soon.

Jen

Terri said...

I hope your dh gets that root canal done soon- I know that pain and it is relentless! Hope you had a wonderful 4th!