Friday, April 27, 2012



I taught them to like squirrels
to watch them as they flew up the tree when their dog, Dutch, appeared
watch them as they grab a seed and run off and bury it in one of Grandma's pots (!!!)

We looked for birds everyday
even in the cold, and on rainy, windy, days.
It made my heart joyful to see their joy at spotting a new one...
sometimes from the kitchen window

 
 
 
 
 
 


They really got a kick out of the birds bathing
sometimes fighting to get in
I wonder if they have ever seen birds bathing before?



and then there was Dutch....above...his parting portrait
Oh he loved the yard
even when Little Miss took the Easter grass
and scattered it all over the garden.....
she remembered me saying how I often left string out for the birds
for nest building....Oh she was SO proud of herself

I showed them one of my favorite flowers this time of year
the wild Hyacinth
They did a good job of keeping Dutch away from it
Isn't that Easter grass stunning..............


Ohhh
how I miss them
 
 
 
 
 
 
I hope a little bit of me was taken back home
to Laguna Beach.....in their hearts

16 comments:

  1. Your garden creatures have a wonderful place to live. I know you enjoy watching them.
    Take care, DD

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  2. The children are precious!

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    1. they do, don't they...I guess that's why I love to garden...for wildlife.....and for joy
      My little helpers are precious....thanks

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  3. Ohhh they are so adorable. Love your yard!! Greeeennnn!!! This is what happens while I'm home......it takes me a week to get used to the energy, but once I'm in the routine, it's actually a lot of work and fun:) And then when my nephews or nieces aren't around and there is nothing but the quiet, I miss them dearly. And it takes me a week to get out of my funk:) And then long stretches of time happen, we head home to visit family and it starts all over again. Evil cycle:) So relax and keep your mind busy this week:) Take care. Chris

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    1. oh how right you are...the little ones make life so fascinating and new.....yea, I'm in a funk.....cried while shoppin at the Jewel..passing by their favorite cookies.....I will take care Chris..thanks

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  4. Nice little moments you captured here. That's what it's about. It's interesting how nature not only brings people together, but reminds us why we love them.

    Beautiful post.

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    1. hello Ashley, I am thrilled that they have a joy for nature....and little miss...a thrill for flowers...and birds that are red....
      and yes we love them

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  5. Your grandchildren are beautiful. What a wonderful gift you are giving them by teaching them to appreciate nature.

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  6. You know they took you, and all of this, back with them.
    They took your love of beauty for this world and will keep it in their hearts forever.
    Lovely post...

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  7. Oh Sue, what a beautiful story and beautiful pictures. They're beautiful, Sue - my, how they've grown. They will always remember these times with their grandma. hugs.

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  8. Lovley Photos :)
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  9. oh they are beauties, those little ones!
    and Dutch:)
    Easter grass sprinkled outside...what an awesome idea!
    never have seen that done before
    and it's colorful brilliant!
    beautiful share, Suz,
    Jennifer

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  10. What sweet memories you have and they do too, I know! These are the things that will bind you together in the years to come!

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  11. They will treasure their memories of you as much as you treasure your memories of them!
    Pure sweetness.
    Sherry

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  12. I think many happy memories were made from all sides here. : )

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  13. Of course it was, how could they not carry with them the things that you showed them? They are beautiful, and fortunate kiddles. I love your garden, Easter grass and all. And the birdie photos? Just wonderful.

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