Monday, September 27, 2010


The rains finally came and if dreary has ever been a glorious word then it would apply to a day such as we had today.

Normal Monday school day, by this afternoon teatime was a treat proposed by Charlotte with hopes in surprising  Rose who was still laboring over Algebra and English poetry forms.

Rose recited a poem by John Bunyan, in keeping with her poetry studies.

I washed the tea things by hand while watching the drizzle come down outside my kitchen window. Listening to  Kirr te Kanawa sing "Laudate Dominum Omnes Gentes", it seemed as if the once-wilted zinnias were singing too.


wayside wanderer said...

Oh, love these sweet pictures. Sounds like a lovely afternoon.

The dB family said...

Sounds like a wonderful afternoon! The rain was very badly needed here. I enjoyed it too.


crochet lady said...

An afternoon tea...perfect. Love that cute kitten tea pot!

GretchenJoanna said...

I like your perspective on dreary - yes, rain is good. :-) Thank God.

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