Slow Sunny Days

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Sunny days mean lots of outdoor time; long walks, gardening, taking my knitting or latest project out to the patio so I can enjoy the lovely weather.  It is nice having lots of green open spaces just a few minutes walk away.  It is such a joy to watch at spring unfurls in all her splendor.  For beauty, you can’t beat the PNW!

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I love this bush, it reminds me of the Bible story of Moses and the Burning Bush.

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In my little garden spaces I have sprouts shooting up daily it seems.  I find such silly delight in seeing the new growth.  I finally got in myriad flower seeds and hope to see a nice riot of color as time progresses.  I would love to add more perennials, but well that can wait until next year.  Also got my raspberries bushes staked and cleaned up.  Every year I extend the bed a bit further.  And got in a few more strawberry plants.  I was wanting a few basil plants and it seemed every online source was sold out.  But I found a set of three on amazon for only 19.99.  They arrived in great shape and the seller had even thrown in a free cilantro plant.

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Look at all the little shoots just sprouting up!

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These are the stackable planters I purchased.  They will hold beans and the bottoms have cucumbers and zucchini as it can trail all over this area freely.

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Since I cannot get to the nursery I scattered a myriad of flower seeds in this bed and will hope for the best.

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Well I fell down a new crafty rabbit hole…as if I needed to do that!  I found these blocks a few years ago in a charity shop and they floated around my sewing room in a bag, at one point I almost donated them back.  The with the desire to crochet an Attic 24 style throw, I decided to start by joining these and finishing up this throw.  I just love how it turned out!  I have not done much crochet so this is a new craft for me.  I prefer the look of knitting for anything but throws.  I have a zillion threads to run in and this will head off to my granddaughter for her college apartment.  Being made of acrylic the likes of Red Heart, it will be indestructible!

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After completing this I was ready to tackle the throw that I had acquired the yarn stash that I shared last blog.  Aren’t these just the yummiest colors?

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I am making the same pattern as the throw in the background.  I treasure that throw, Becca made it for me and it is huge and so absolutely gorgeous!

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Today we decided to revisit a path we had not walked for several years.  It was always one of my favorites and I loved taking the grands along this path.  I love an overgrown path deep in the forest, where it seems any minute a wee fairy or one of the little people may peep out at any moment.

 

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Such a lovely path and one that I won’t again wait years to visit!

Our sunny days are filled with a lot of back yard time with bonfires and BBQ. Jackson enjoys shooting his sling shot but it finally bit the dust from overwear.  I surprised him with a new one along with darts for his dart board.  I like to see him spending days outdoors instead of in front of any electronic devices!  He also built the fire pit.  I like to burn all the paper items instead of tossing in the garbage and that is his job.

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On these sunny days it is hard to believe the world had descended into sorrow.  But I never want to forget my blessings and make a point to offer up my prayers and healing energy for all those afflicted and effected.

Blessings,

Patricia

 

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