Monday, 22 September 2008

busy busy............

no time to sew.............the cattle kept me so busy I hardly got any pics......(no dust storm thank goodness)......still to look at the ones i did take.............the calves are bellowing in the catlle yards.....all weaned from there mothers and so far so good none have escaped............

............art show was great..........may have a sale for my photo I put in the show............markets went well..........bit to tired setting up but survived a very warm day..............33 deg............very busy here so no sewing or anything for the next week or maybe til after the long weekend.....(with 12 visitors)..........but spring is surely here and everything is coming to life so here are some pics and you can find more over here

a bottlebrush getting ready to flower.............

pumpkin beetle on the iris..........

a nice surprise in the garden.............

Take care til next time................Chookyblue

PS unloaded a trailer full of cattle manure for the garden on the weekend...........would make you envious Annie............

21 comments:

  1. Take care you busiest of women!!
    Never heard of a pumpkin beetle!

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  2. Too true, Annie does love some poop.
    She'll crack up over that one when she gets back.

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  3. Great photos!
    you know some how I am just not envious of a trailer full of manure. LOL

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  4. Great photos, and boy are you one busy person Elf Donna!!!

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  5. It was a great weekend in town Chooky. Hope the stall went well.

    The photos are great...particularly like the bottlebrush

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  6. I've not heard of a pumpkin bettle before either...Love the irises...and the bottlebrush plant! Glad the weekend went so well. You can keep the manure though ;o) LOL! Happy Days!

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  7. Love the photos - especially the lower one of the irises!
    Hugs - Lurline.

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  8. You sure are busy. Hope you get a chance to sit down and have a rest soon. Love the pics, your Iris's are beautiful. The bottlebrush is fantastic when it flowers. What colour is yours ?

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  9. Beautiful photos, Donna!
    Please, take good care of yourself!
    Hope you find some time to rest a bit!

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  10. Great photos and have a great weekend

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  11. Love your photos...i have been trying but don't seem tohave the flare for it!

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  12. I bet Annie was wishing she could come and play at your place.LOL. Waiting for the cattle pics....good luck with the sale of your photo how exciting.

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  13. There is never a dull moment for you Chooky-lovely photos as usual. 33 degrees already!!!Yikes!

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  14. Lovely pictures of lovely flowers! Take care of yourself!

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  15. gorgeous photos.
    i've never heard of a pumpkin beetle. it looks pretty cute - looks like something you could stitch!
    l
    x

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  16. 33 and a dust storm!!! Hoping there was some rain in there for you, don't want that this soon, should get in the 20's next few days here, but we have had half an inch so no trouble with warmth, great pics, tracey

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  17. HI Donna,
    What gorgeous pictures of your flowers- Iris is one of my favorite flowers and one that I associate with my beloved gran.

    Thought you might be interested to see my first attempts at a blog post.
    Here is the address:
    http://quiltmomsjourney.blogspot.com/

    Hope things get a little less hectic for you...
    Regards,
    Anna

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  18. Oh Donna... you sure have busy days...You take care and you will find time for sewing later on...Love the pictures ...really beautiful!!

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  19. Wonderful pictures! I like the new blog header too.

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