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Flower Power

  • Posted on May 16, 2010 at 10:25 pm

There are some gorgeous flowers blooming this month and I want to share them with you!

Dutch Iris

Dutch Iris

I love the dutch iris.  So pretty.

Rose

Rose

A lovely rose, this one is yellow, but faces to an ivory white.

Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle

I’ve always loved honeysuckle, breaking one off and pulling the stamen out thru the flower to gather that ‘tiny drop’ of nectar that is so yummy!

Pink Rose

Pink Rose

A lovely soft pink rose.  So Pretty!

DogWood

DogWood

I’m not sure what this lovely flowering shrub is. It’s about 8′ tall and covered with these lovely blossoms.  A dogwood?  or something else?

Have a great week, and I’ll show you some more lovely pics soon!  Hugs.. Ellen

My “Angel” GrandMother

  • Posted on May 7, 2010 at 6:00 am

For Inez.

IF ROSES GROW IN HEAVEN, LORD PLEASE PICK A BUNCH FOR ME, place them in my GrandMothers arms and tell her they’re from me and tell her i love her and miss her and when she turns to smile, place a kiss upon her cheek and hold her for awhile because remembering her is easy, I do it everyday but theres an ache in my heart …
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I got this post from my cousin Charlotte’s facebook status when she posted it this morning for her ‘Angel’ Mother RuthAnn (gone way too soon).

Thinking back, I am so very blessed that my Grandmother shouldered the task of raising me when she didn’t have to. She did the absolute best she could for me and I still shudder when I think of the possible alternative paths my life could have followed. Thank you Grandmother! I miss you!

Love to all the Mothers and “Angel” Mothers out there.

HUGS.. Ellen

My Favorite Songs.. What is yours?

  • Posted on May 6, 2010 at 11:00 am

For those of you that know me, you will understand that I don’t have “A Favorite Song”. I have lots of songs that I love and enjoy. And often when I hear certain songs, I will remember and say “I just love that song.

A friend recently asked me what my favorite songs is. Hmm that’s tough… so to try to answer, here is a small list of some of my favorite songs. Some are a bit obscure and some may just be unfamiliar to you.. and that’s okay, because these are songs I really enjoy!.

All for Love – Bryan Adams
Angel Came Down – Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Black Velvet – Alanna Myles
Cause I’m a Blonde – Julie Brown
Dancing on the Edge of Razor – Katie Trickett
Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves – Cher
How Do I – Trish Yearwood
I Want a Hippopamus for Christmas
I Will Always Love You – Dolly Parton
Johnny & June – Heidi Newfield
Lil’ Red Riding Hood – Sam the Sham & the Pharohs
Love Man – Otis Redding
Magic Man – Heart
Paradise by the Dashboard Light – Meatloaf
Pink Cadillac – Natalie Cole
Queen of the Night – Whitney Houston
Santa Baby – Madonna Version
She’s a Lady – Tom Jones
Slow Hand – Pointer Sisters
Soundtracks – Best Little Whorehouse, Grease, Little Shop of Horrors, Moulin Rouge, Rocky Horror Picture Show
Texas (When I Die) – Tanya Tucker
Toes – Zak Brown Band
Walking in Memphis – Marc Cohn
Wizards in Winter – Trans-Siberian Orchestra

What is your FAVORITE song.. or songs? Share them with me!

HUGS – Ellen