Friday, April 21, 2017

Intrigue

I think taking pretty pictures is nice, but it's also fun taking interesting pictures, ones that are intriguing and unusual.  My friend, Jeanie, at The Marmelade Gypsy reminded me of this just by taking her unique and wonderful photos.   So, here are a mix of both lovely and intriguing things I've seen around here in April.

At the public library



 
Take time just for yourself
once in awhile.

 
At the trail



 
Friendly lady at Starbucks

 
Have we seen the last
of the rain in
northern California?

 
Inside my church -
the stained glass flames
represent the seven virtues.

 
At the rose garden

 
Nel knows I love Starbucks,
and sent me a gift card,
just because.
My gnome makes me happy
just looking at him.

 
Speaking of unusual pictures,
Nel's husband, Renecke,
played around
and made this picture of
their dog, Ozzie.
They really do treat him like a king.


Have a wonderful weekend,


 
~Sheri

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Coastal Spring

April showers are lingering.


I am ready for May flowers. 



Spring by the sea...




~Jess  

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Laughing Jesus

When I was in my friend, Joy's, office one day, I noticed a sketching on the wall, and I gazed at it for a long time.  It was a drawing of Jesus laughing.  Now, we don't see a lot of paintings or drawings of Jesus laughing, so I really liked this one.  We can imagine in his lifetime He laughed, perhaps at the wedding at Cana, or when children surrounded him to hear him teach, or maybe when He went fishing with his friends and they caught a bounty of fish.   I wish there were more pictures out there showing the fun side of Jesus as well.  I liked this so much, that my friend, Joy, gave it to me.  I wanted to share it with you, and wish you a Happy Easter, friends.


I found this saying many years ago that I attached to the sketching to remind me always to laugh.



love to you on Easter,
 
 
~Sheri, Jess, Nel

Monday, April 10, 2017

I See Them Bloom For Me And You

I see trees of green,
 
 
red roses too
 
 
I see them bloom
for me and you
 
 
And I think to myself
what a wonderful world

 
I see skies of blue
 
 
and clouds of white



Nel took this photo
 
The bright blessed day
 
 
the dark sacred night
 
 
And I think to myself
what a wonderful world.

 
The colors of the rainbow
so pretty in the sky
 
 
Are also on the faces
of people going by


 
I see friends shaking hands
saying how do you do

 
They're really saying
I love you


Jess took this photo
 
I hear babies cry,
I watch them grow
 
 
They'll learn much more
than I'll ever know
 
 
And I think to myself
what a wonderful world

 
Yes, I think to myself
what a wonderful world.


~Sheri 
 

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Easter At Home

Just some Easter stuff around my home.
 
I put this picture frame
out every year.
It's from Kim at Daisy Cottage.
 
 
I want to start collecting
decorative eggs.
 
 
This is my favorite frame with
a very special saying.
 
 
This bunny snow globe
also plays music.
 
 
I call her 'skinny bunny.'
 
 
 
A bird for my bird table.
 
 
Love these peppermint patties.
 
 
I'm sipping coffee in my
bunny cup
writing to the ones I love.
 
 
 my grandma crocheted the doily my cup is on

~Sheri

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Chocolate Bunny

This last weekend was a busy one.  Jess came into town and we did some shopping.  She loves to shop here cause there's not many places to shop where she lives.  She bought a pair of shoes at DSW, and this cute purse at Charming Charlie.


She brought me this French looking bottle that I've always admired in her house.  I love perfume and decorative bottles, and I liked this bottle just for its pretty design.



Gave me a chocolate bunny also.  I put this bridge out every Easter because it reminds me of a bridge that my kids used to play on at the park when they were little.  They would use their imagination with leprechauns and hidden treasures along the bridge.  : ) 


Went to a fundraiser Saturday, one that is dear to me.


Have you ever had hot cross buns?  My father loved them, so I buy them at the store every year at Easter time.  They're kind of expensive, but so worth it.


Yes, a busy busy weekend.
 
~Sheri