I spent my #Free48 (for those of you new here, that is my new word for weekend) doing a few projects and having some great creative time. I got some chapters finished in the book, added some touches to a painting, started a new watercolor project and even made a piece of jewelry!
I communed with bees, butterflies and even got out for a bit of a hike in the park today. I cooked a lot, got fresh sheets on the bed and managed to put the memory of that long week behind me. Just in time to start all over again.
Here are just a few highlights. I hope your days off were all you hoped they would be-and more!
“F” is for Friday, Fun and Forgetting…just what we did. 😀
Saturday showers mean Sunday dewdrops
An afternoon hike was in order
That tree went to a whole lot of trouble then lost its will to live
A few Passion Flowers still remain
And a river runs through it.
The best Gluten Free Cheesy Biscuits. Easy peasy too.
A few finishing touches
I’m thinking of starting a rock collection. 🤔
Here’s hoping your next 120 hours be brilliant and painless. In the words of my dear friend, that Willy Nilly, Silly Ole bear….
Happy Trails! Oh! And watch out for aliens disguised as Threadwaisted Wasps! I don’t know if they sting humans or not, but better safe than sorry. Very elusive creatures…
When spoken with a deep West Texas drawl, that would be “my-nez” of course, which I just realized is the way I manage to express the intent to move forward with a plan of action.
Example: “We my-nez well hit the road early to avoid the traffic.”
Mind you, it’s a subtle sound, almost unrecognizable; and I have done it my entire Southern life without knowing it until this morning.
Of course I am saying, “might as well”, and do enunciate in most all actual conversations. It just seems to be an over-the-shoulder familiar slang language that I use when feeling comfortable with family or friends for my entire life. It sits right up there alongside:
”I’ll holler at you later.”
”We’re fixin’ to go get burgers.”
😱 Where and when did it begin? Why have I never noticed it before? Nobody knows…
Meanwhile, let me intoduce you to the inspiration for the slang, if only subliminally. (Warning: all mayonaise haters should leave the room now)
This jar of magical fluffy white yumminess is the secret ingredient to my ‘famous’ potato salad, great tuna salad, chicken salad, burgers, dressings……..you get it?
Okay then, I have confessed to my faux pas. Now I my-nez well go make a sandwich. 😀💕
So, after a week of feeling the tension of the world increasing to mind numbing levels, I got the sweetest video yesterday morning from my grandson’s Mom. It is dark due to their being under a blanket. (It isn’t your eyesight failing!)
The Fourth Little Bird says, “Every little thing is gonna’ be alright.” He was born on Earth Day, so I trust his intuition. I think Bob would have enjoyed his rendition.
As I was sitting outdoors yesterday three crows flew overhead and landed in a nearby tree, one of them squawking away. They stayed the entire time I was outdoors too. In many ancient legends crows have specific duties and connotations. I read up on the various prospects and my favorite about three crows is that big, exciting change and transformation is coming. It didn’t hit me until later in the morning that they arrived a short while after I got the Three Little Birds video. It played in my head all day.
Oh, we went to a really cool music venue last evening, had good food, drinks and listened to an awesome Blues band. I’d say that was a good start to new adventures…
Go out and make some magic. This is my message to you…
My favorite macro shot from yesterday. Have a safe, peaceful and happy #free48 and do visit Linda Hill’s blog for other great posts and the prompt for today’s #SoCS post! Oh! ‘T’ is also for Train and you can find all you want to know about them here on Dan’s blog. He should have a separate category for it. 😉