Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Artsy Cats

What makes one a cat lover?
I don't know!
Just know I love 'em!!!

Artsy cats...

Artsy people...

Old fartsy man...

Artsy, fartsy critic...

Happy day to you all!
Love to you!

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Light and Happiness

I remember the day I said
"Starting today,
I choose to be happy".

It was many years ago.
A day does not go by that I don't
thank my Father in Heaven
for all the good things in my life.
Even when life seems to not be so cheery,
I thank Him for...

my testimony
my husband
my children
my grand-children
my parents
my family
my Miss Cally Mew Mew
hot water
the furnace
a washing machine and dryer
a dependable car
peace where I live
good people
good food
good water
and the list goes on and on.

And that is the path
to happiness for me.
And chocolate.
; )

And I am grateful for you,
my sweet, sweet friends.

Sending love and gratitude your way.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016


Meanwhile in my neck of the woods.....


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If ever there were a spring day so perfect, 
so uplifted by a warm intermittent breeze 

that it made you want to throw 
open all the windows in the house 

and unlatch the door to the canary's cage, 
indeed, rip the little door from its jamb, 

a day when the cool brick paths 
and the garden bursting with peonies 

seemed so etched in sunlight 
that you felt like taking 

a hammer to the glass paperweight 
on the living room end table, 

releasing the inhabitants 
from their snow-covered cottage 

so they could walk out, 
holding hands and squinting 

into this larger dome of blue and white, 
well, today is just that kind of day.

Drove to Idaho Falls yesterday.
It was a glorious day.
Fields of baby green blades,
willows just getting their new springly greens,
bluest skies EVER going for miles and miles
with the snow topped mountains ready to bring down their 
rivers of fresh, clean water.
Awe inspiring.

We get a spring that is later than those in the low lands.
It is a special kind of spring.
You slowly celebrate each little event with joy.
Right now my daffodils are bursting forth,
tiny bubbles of leaf on my lilacs, and
tulips are up with a green sheath around the blooms.
I water them every day now.
I can see and feel them stretching,
anxious to open their little faces towards the sun.
An easy excitement is in the air.

I am so very ready for this spring.
When I saw the leaves coming on the willow trees,
I felt joyous, and actually had a few tears.

I hope your day today is as wonderful as mine was yesterday.
Feel the joy,
my little 

Love to you all!

Monday, April 18, 2016

Just Things I Luv

Yes, random things I have come across
that I just love.


Talented lady...

Gooooorgeous quilt.

Dresses made from vintage sheets.
Imagine how SOFT they are!!!

Such a kewl chair.

Denmark, land of my heritage.



Antique buttons.
; )

Such lovely swim suits.

This cute little tyke with a chicken.

Vintage refrigerator dishes.

Just plain awesome-ness.

I'm feeling pretty happy right now.

Oh, and I forgot.
This kid-let bathing her toys.

Makes me grin real big.

Hope it made YOU grin too.

Sweet love song.
You belong to me,
I belong to you.
; )

Sending love, joy, happiness
positive thoughts your way!


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