Monday, June 23, 2008

Horse Fun

I am an early riser. There are many reasons for getting up early and I drink in each one; along with my morning's barley green followed by a cup of coffee... no decaf please.... twenty minutes later. This morning, however, I also had to get my girls up and out of the house bright and early. We participated in a 4-H Fun Day sponsored by our Horse Club for county 4-Her's. After last night's storm it was so refreshing to be outside and just as the sun was heating up the late morning, it was time to head for home and a peanut butter sandwich. Rose takes hers with my homemade strawberry jam....it is so good!........ but oh my, Charlotte who states, "I am a picky eater you know", will turn her nose up to real food and will only take hers with store bought jelly.....yucky.My friend gave me some of her cleome plants. I am thrilled to get them because it has been way too long since I have had them in my garden. I love these old-fashioned plants and I look forward to seeing their raggedy beauty in my garden once again.

november as it looks now

"After the leaves come down, the countryside has an open look. New vistas appear, hills unseen when summer's wealth of green is spr...