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Wednesday, June 17, 2009




rhododendron- a big splash of hot pink in our front jungle of green

Try not.
Do, or do not ...
there is no try

Yoda


When I read this quote it hit me ... I'm camped out much of the time in try
I'm going to try to eliminate that word from my vocabulary... oops ! wink

A Blue Skies bath awaits • A walk along a crescent beach with my girl Winn - she's Watson to my Sherlock, we love to investigate and discovery things on our walks Hey Missy D come see this ? • I love her • 7 hours today spent in the little decor & gift shop owned by good friend Harry, I'll take my pile of current work with me • Lots and lots more drawings to do and mock-ups too, things are happily busy here at the teak topped desk • A raccoon is living in our back yard and appears each evening when the light is still golden and the greens have all turned bright and citrus coloured • I am so tempted to leave food for he/she, little raccoon delicacies but I know that would be a mistake, especially living with Miss Terrier Mix girl • the days are sunny and long, the air is warming and summer has begun to creep into this little village.

12 comments:

  1. I wish I had a raccoon visitor.We see tracks all through the big garden by the pond but no real sighting.They love sardines!
    A hug to all the les gang!

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  2. Edward and Apple once treed a raccoon at six in the morning. It made for a rather long day that only ended when Raccoon Rescue...yes there is such a place...came to help. The fellow turned quite vicious when put on a leash, so I was grateful that Edward hadn't caught him on the ground. All ended well, however, as he was carted off to a more hospitable environment. No, don't feed him.

    Love to all!!

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  3. Pamela, wise words from another terrier mix Mama- Miss D although generally sweet in disposition becomes another creature when her terrier genes are triggered. Mama only has to recall our golf course culvert/muskrat sessions when her true Scottish Muskrat Hound breeding (or any small-medium mammal for that matter) shows it's unfortunate self. Missy D + raccoon = not good.

    No sardines for Mr. Raccoon but thanks Carol for the tip and you & hubby - Garden On !!

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  4. You know I wondered what to send Winnie in a certain package soon to be winging it's way north and now I have the perfect idea. Her very own imported Midwestern Grey Squirrel. No,no, don't thank me and really, I can spare many more.
    You're welcome.

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  5. Love the Hot Pink...We have always told ppl to try thing, try new stuff, give it a try, you wont know if you try...and other famous quotes...So good luck...and DO have a good week..

    Sonia ;)

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  6. Hey B. Shamu !! what no muskrats in Missouri ?

    Missy D says "oh boy my very own squirrel"
    we heart rodents!

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  7. (...quickily looks for a MUCH bigger box...)

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  8. Yoda is so wise. I love that.

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  9. You have the most EXQUISITE PINK and other colors and flowers in your yard....no wonder you struggle so with leaving your little slice of heaven on earth.

    Much love!

    Vickie

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  10. Good morning, sweet Susan! Those pictures are STUNNING! Just when I think you've done your best photography, you top it off once again. Seriously! Whoah!

    Wishing you THE most beautiful day. Much love to you and the furry gang. xo

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  11. no raccoon visitors here although we do have bunnies, mallards, geese and a large variety of birds. i'm trying to envision how miss winnie d would react to finding a raccoon in HER back yard. she might just think a new cat had come to live.

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  12. lovely. hope the time in the shop went well and you did indeed get to do your art work whilst there. How good you can do that --atleast now and then.

    I can only imagine how welcomed that warm air must be up there in NS after a long winter. Enjoy!

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