I’m feeling it…

I took 3 walks today…not long ones…just long enough..I wanted to be out there moving, feeling the sun, feeling the breeze, feeling alive…just feeling!

Neighbor, Robbien came home with handfuls of lilacs today and she remembered me…Robbien…if you are reading this, I hope you know how much happiness you deliver!

Exactly catty-corner across the pond is a cluster of trees…not sure what the are…maybe some type of cherry.  The scent is overwhelming.

  

  

I hung out with the trees to take in the beauty and the scent because I know it won’t be long before the flowers drop.

I’ve been noticing beautiful ornamental trees….some just seem to go with their houses…like this one..

Did they seriously know how pretty those pink buds were going to look against that gray siding when they planted it?

Last week we bought a globe lilac tree for beside our house.  He pulled out a bunch of old bushes by their leggy branches,

It’s planted right outside the window of the purple bedroom.  Looks like it will be in full bloom in the next couple of days…I’m seriously thinking about sleeping in the purple room with the window open so I don’t waste any of the lilac scent…..and I’m thinking the purple paint can only enhance the experience!

Until next time….

Happy May Day….

My neighbor, Robbien, rang my doorbell this morning, handed me a jar of lilacs, yelled Happy May Day and ran….only half of that story is true.

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The first whiff made me so happy and reminded me of the lilac bushes I used to have and immediately reminded me of a picture of my girls helping me cut them…both standing by the bushes with hands totally full of the sweet smelling beauties!!!

My project today was to just do it…attempt to complete the  shabbying up of an old chair for my entrance.  I started on it a couple months ago…but the paint was too pink, then the paint was too dark brown so I wanted to use the dry paint technique and then have him paint a big flower in the middle of the seat.

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I had to quit and pick up Jax…but,  I THINK, right at this moment…it is just the way I want it???? It was a stopping point.

Last night I repotted plants after a trip to TJ MAX for pots.  This is a plant that the Baxter Fire Department sent me for retirement.  I may have worn it out with the repotting process, but they bounce back fine!

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I went to a huge nursery yesterday to get a couple of large banana plants for the shop and saw this split leaf philodendran.  We used to have one when I was growing up and I really liked it.

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But the best part of my day

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after sharing a bowl of grandpa’ chili with him 🙂

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and nanners for dessert!

Until next time….