Day 5 . . . Lent

Today is the  Fifth  day of Lent and I think I’m on a roll.  I’m playing this beautiful Lenten game with a few friends:  one off line and one friend from Faith Hope and Cherrytea  – Some of us are keeping a list of  the things  we are grateful for, posting a photograph or posting a full post. . .  for 40 days. It seems to be an easy task.  As I do with many of my thoughts and treasures I think I’ll keep my list here. And, since I haven’t picked up my camera in weeks I want to post a new photo each day with that list.  Please play along – it’s great fun and strangely freeing.

These are the rule. Don’t worry,  they are simple and we would love for you to join us: Like I am doing write down one or ten things you are grateful for,  add a photograph or not if would like.   My friend off line sends me 5 things she is grateful for. Faith Hope and Cherrytea is linking up with a  beautiful photograph each day. Some of us like poems, quotes whatever you want to do to show gratitude.   Feel free to jump in for one day or all the whole 40 days and  don’t forget to encourage others. We all love comments.

Let’s inspire each other and share our love. Happy Lent Journey to you.

xoxo, Lisa

Valentien photo Back of card

1.) I’m grateful for the weekends.  When time just slows down just a little.

2.) I’m grateful for unexpected hugs and hearing “I love you mom.”

3.) I’m grateful my kids friends feel welcomed enough in our home to just come in, sit down and talk to us – even when our kids are not home. I am grateful this is the gathering place.

4.) I’m grateful my seven year old includes me in her imaginary play.

5.) I am so very grateful my kids are good friends with each other. They help each other and celebrate each others good qualities – Now that they are getting older it’s such a beautiful thing to watch.

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6.) I’m grateful  this day was so beautiful – it was 70 degrees here today. I’m so grateful for the warm sun.

7.) I’m grateful Kathryn is home tonight. Even though her weekend of fun was cute short. I’m happy to have her home and out spending time with her brother.

8.) I’m grateful my kids are so willing to help their Nana.  She calls and they go. . . It’s a beautiful thing.

9.) I’m grateful for Saturday night Mass and the thought of sleeping in tomorrow.

10.) I’m mostly grateful my cousins daughter is home resting after brain surgery and seems to be doing well.

Well! It’s day five and t’s time you knew that I’m a cheater.  These photos are from Valentines Day and since I have never posted these photos and I’m talking a lot about love here I thought I would use them.

Shuuu don’t tell anyone, maybe no one will notice.

Have a great Sunday Y’all!


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Many colored days. . .

“Green Days.
Deep deep in the sea.
Cool and quiet fish. That’s me.

On Purple Days
I’m sad. I groan.

I drag my tail.
I walk alone.

But when my days
are Happy Pink
it’s great to jump
and not just think.”

Dr. Seuss in My Many Colored Days



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such babies. . .

Remember I told you on Mother’s Day Daisy had six puppies?  They are almost three weeks old now.  


Yesterday,  I thought it might be a good idea to take them outside and let them play in a grassy, shady area. I put them inside a large wooden garden box to keep them safe while they were out there.

puppies 2

I thought they would love it outside and this was definitely the way to go because, after all they are puppies and puppies love being outside.  



puppies 3

They were quite traumatized to find out they were puppies and didn’t like the feeling of the grass at all. 

They hated it!

puppies 4

In fact they cried

and cried

and cried.  

You never saw such babies in your whole life.  


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Memorial Day

The Balloons  have filled the skies for the Memorial weekend in Simpsonville again this year.

It’s such an amazing site. 

red white and blue

On this day it really does not matter how you feel about politics; we are all proud of the men and woman who serve and have served our Country so freely. 

Happy Memorial Day Y’all  & God Bless America!


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a patch of daisies

Yesterday Liz and I pulled over to the side of the road to take shots of a field covered in daises.  

Daisy 2

I couldn’t get deep into the patch because the grass was much to high. I didn’t want to drag my little girl through all those weeds when they were up to her shoulders.  AND  I was afraid of snakes.  

Picking flowers

But, there was a little patch of daisies close to the road and I was able to get a couple of shots of that.

Liz in B&W with her eyesclosed

The shot I thought I would use today. But, then I captured her and thought no  batch of daisies today.

makes me smile

What more do I need when I have this girl.