Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
i love this sweet boy...
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Monday, August 20, 2007
i have been trying to let ruby and nelly stay out of their cages during the day, well
isnt this a fine mess those three did??? today, i left to go to starbucks and hobby lobby, i was gone maybe 2hrs max, well they found the paper towels rolls from costco and decided to shred them, so the dining room was littered with paper towels, needless to say, ruby and nelly spent the rest of their day in their cages..and biggie hid ..i am still pretty livid about the whole thing and we are thinking about taking in a 1 1/2 yr old great dane...i am really nuts!!!
Sunday, August 19, 2007
here is our group at the steak fry from the left: julies mom, julie, my cousin jason, his sister sissy, me and finally my sweet mom.....
we are big board game people~mostly scrabble who jasons usually ins, but recently we are so heavy into dominoes....it was a perfect ending to a wonderful weekend..i so love hanging out with my cousins at their home, it remeinds me so much of my grandmas home(my moms mom), my cousins mom is my moms sister and my cousins dad is my dads brother(got all that)..anyway, all in all i had a groovy weekend...................hope you all did too!!!
Thursday, August 16, 2007
Tuesday, August 14, 2007
Monday, August 13, 2007
to be taking up residence for the summer, well, they have been here it looks like as they are big so they must have been hiding amongst the rocks....
so hopefully tomorrow i will be more energetic..take care sweet people, see you tomorrow....
Sunday, August 12, 2007
look at this hawk just sitting on the head stone..how lucky was i to get this shot!!!
ps...my daughter is hopefully on the mend, it looks like she has a severe infection in the female area, so her gyn double dosed her on antibiotics on friday..keep your fingers crossed that this is the root of her pain!!! and thank~you all for all the kind words, it really means alot to me!!
Friday, August 10, 2007
Wednesday, August 08, 2007
since she is sleeping then next few days, she brought one of her pups~her name is honey and she is 8months old and is of course a rescue!..we know she is part pit bull which quite frankly scares me a little but doesnt bother my daughter at all, but she is so tiny compared to all our dogs and she is so so sweet and will not leave me alone....she is almost ghost like in her appearance but has a honey cast to her....
i do love honeys face.....
Tuesday, August 07, 2007
i drove down thursday night and had a great dinner at a place called TRIO, my wonderful friend~shara was also there as i cannot go to cincinnati withoutgiving her a call..she is a elementary school art teacher and a brilliant mixed media artist....anyway, we had a great time eating and drinking martinis and of course talking about everything!!!!! kelly had
a bee in her bonnet to see the well known cemetery~spring grove, right in cincinnati, so we drove over and it was closed..well, i wasnt about to disappoint her, since who knows when she would ever get back to ohio, even though she is from kentucky and has this great accent and she is so matter of fact, i love her! anyhoo, i told them i would drive back down and we could go, so that is what i did and it was FRICKIN' awesome!! to say the least.....spring grove built in 1845 is the 2nd largest cemetery in the United States and is spread out on 733 acres, people 733 acres it was amazing and we didnt even see a fourth of it..it is also an arboretum and there are beautiful old trees of amazing variety..now lets talk about the cemetery markers~WOW!!! ...below is a sampling of a few of the pictures were snapped...
these 2pictures were obviously from a life long eagle scout, the eagle is perched atop
a tall obelisk and the owl is at the bottom..very cool....
this statue of the headless woman was vandalized..so sad and such a stupid act!celtic design on a cross monumentthis is a huge statue that had a beautiful patina on it, i am assuming it is bronze underneath the patina but if you look closely between the folds of her toga, there are a couple of wasp nests and between her feet under the toga rests another wasp nest.....not too many wasps were home but enough for us not to bother them to much!!when it was time to go and we were driving out of the cemetery, we came up this beautiful church-like mausoleum, it looked like a small, small version of notre dame in paris, anyway it is magnificent. it looked like the bottom of the structure held the crypts and if you look at the last picture behind julie & ruth, the crypts are behind the metal gate. i am thinking that when family came they could reflect in the church above..i do not know but of course will just find out next visit, which will probably be next month..i cannot believe that i have live in ohio all my life and never knew this beautiful cemetery was ever here..it really is a magnificent place and if you get the chance , go visit!!
from left to right: julie, ruth, shara, kelly and me sitting on the step............
Monday, August 06, 2007
the picture in the pendant is actually of the officers housing at ft. worden
the speckled beads are ocean jasper purchased in chicago
and as always, thank~you so much for stopping by....