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July 20th, 2017


Another garden snapshot - this time a metallic green beetle of some kind.

♥︎Joanne

July 17th, 2017


A hot day - that Grackle sat in the bird bath for quite a long time.

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July 11th, 2017


A bee was enjoying the Linden flowers.

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June 30th, 2017


This baby robin was so still hoping we wouldn't notice her/him, which we didn't when we first sat down right next to her/him - gave us a bit of a surprise.

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June 12th, 2017


The roses have started blooming. This one is a Morden Blush Rose, and just a couple of inches across.

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May 28th, 2017


It has been lovely to plant the garden this past week.

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May 27th, 2017


This tree was just buzzing this morning.

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May 18th, 2017


Hard to see, but there was a hawk eating a bird at the back of the yard on the log.

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May 14th, 2017


We went for a drive today and saw quite a few deer.

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May 8th, 2017


A much anticipated, and exciting new toy arrived today.
Our oldest son imported this little truck from Japan to fix up and sell.

♥︎Joanne

April 30th, 2017


Tiny frying pan for a tiny wood stove.
Our eldest son made this little wood stove out of an old propane tank last year, today he made a few adjustments to it and it works well now.

♥︎Joanne

April 27th, 2017


The last few stitching for the binding.

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April 25th, 2017


Hopefully the last snowfall until next winter.

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April 24th, 2017


I have a big sewing week planned for this week.

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April 22nd, 2017

Snow this morning, all melted by the end of the day.





Huge snowflakes




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April 20th, 2017


This avocado plant was such a pretty coloured green with the sun shining in this morning.

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April 17th, 2017


With all the welding and grinding there is a welder cart!

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April 14th, 2017


Our oldest son loves welding. The sparks are always impressive.

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April 10th, 2017


Trying different camera settings for this sunset.

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April 9th, 2017


I made a vest with the fabric I wove from my hand spun yarn - the technique is Saori Weaving.

♥︎Joanne