Saturday, August 16, 2014


Black-eyed-Susan's from my flower garden...

Queen Ann's Lace...(aka a chigger bush to my hubby!)

There are at least four hummers enjoying this feeder.  They like to perch on the butterfly (towards the left) that my hubby made me and stand watch so when another hummer comes in they can scare it off.  They are so much fun to watch.

Below is a closer view of the butterfly Hubby made me for Mother's Day. It's a project from Birds & Bloom and you can find it here: DIY-Garden-Projects. Above on the right is a dragonfly that Daughter Alicia made me, too, for Mother's Day. They are just so precious!!!!

There are three photo's in this collage but I believe it's the same hummer just at different angles. It amazes me how the colors change around their necks when they move. 

Summer always seems to go by a little too fast, doesn't it?!

Hope you have a blessed day!



  1. Rosemary B here
    Hi Penny. So nice to see these photos. How pretty
    I have been so busy, I feel like I have aged 15 years and I am pooped
    we moved my parents in and I am there every day. That is fine, but I forgot what my old life was.
    I am gad it has been a cool summer for us. I hate sweating haha
    Your pictures are sooo pretty.
    I threw a bunch happy seeds in the yard in the spring. I have a couple of sun flowers and tithonia, and the zinnias. I love them. I also have several colors of nasturtium -- so for completely ignoring the yard this year, I am surprised.
    God has been so good to me.
    Love always.

  2. Rosemary I've missed you! I know you have been busy taking care of your parents! Our summer has been great hasn't it? I'm not a fan of the 90 degree weather skin bubbles. We learned this year if we leave our plants alone they do much better than if we pamper them. Everything we ignored is growing beautifully, everything we took special care of has either died or has produced yucky fruit...our tomatoes. Ironic, huh?