Wednesday, May 30, 2007

A quick post and I’m off to work. Man—I want to stay home today, but I got a 19-year-old kid looking at me in the face wanting the same thing, so I’ll set the mark and get to work. Here’s a photo of the flower baskets on my light post.
Usually there are geraniums or regular petunias hanging there, but this year I was charmed by the baby petunias the gardener called, “Million Dollar Belles”. So they came home with me.

Left early from work because I had a meeting with an auditor. But wouldn’t you know it—I left my purse and had to go back. It just wasn’t in the cards. Eric is coaching Chelsey through finals.

Chelsey: “Eric, I don’t wanna learn this.”
Eric: “ You don’t a have choice”
Chelsey: “ But I don’t wanna”
Eric: “ You can do this…”

He has the patience of a saint, she may not appreciate now, but I hope one day she appreciates him.

When I got home, I had treasures in the mailbox. Chelsey always find cool sayings that fit the right moment. “ A friend is someone who sings the words to your song even when you forget them…” That’s what kind of friend I have.

The needles have big eyes to go easy on my own and the picture of roses from her garden—sharing a view because I don’t have them.

Gratitudes:
The Guys at work
My two guys at home
Alfredo for supper

12 comments:

Joanne said...

The petunias are great. I have a basket of wave petunias this year - because they looked cool! Nice gift from your friend.

Judy said...

Those are the prettiest flowers I've seen in a long time! Just wonderful!

Carol said...

Those petunias could not be any prettier. Just spectacular!

Kim said...

I love your hanging baskets. I have one of those plants too in yellow--I've heard them called Millions of Bells. Close enough! LOL! Unfortunately, here in Sacramento, hanging baskets don't do well because it gets too hot and the soil dries too quickly, but I have mine on the patio table with a saucer--as long as I keep it watered and the saucer filled, it will do fine. I'm envious, though!

Beemoosie said...

Your bibs are darling!!!! And your petunias are just devine!!!! I don't know if you consider "devil's food", but I make the chocolate cake and frosting right off the hershey's baking cocoa canister!!! I saved it and frosted it Monday b/c mom brought the chocolate pie!!! And I complain that my clothes aren't fitting well!!! Hmmmm...

Libby said...

I planted my petunias over the weekend - they are such pretty flowers and who can resist saying 'petunia' *s*

Susan said...

Your flowers are gorgeous! One of the nice things about having children grow up, then your retiring and leaving home is that you don't have to be a great example every minute of the day any more!

Connie said...

Some days just go better than others. Here's wishes for a great day tomorrow! The flowers are so cheery!

Journeying said...

The flowers are spectacular!! I'm a huge petunia fan (even have a dog named Petunia) but I've never seen any of these. And I love the friendship quote - it's been one of my favorites since I first heard it a couple of years ago. I even put it on a quilt postcard I made recently for a good friend from way back who was having very serious health issues.
Your kids are great and will be good friends forever.

Juliann in WA said...

Love those flowers. I have a basket of impatients on the deck and am hoping to see some hummingbirds there soon.

Patti said...

What beautiful petunia baskets! I love petunias. They are already so full and healthy looking - by the end of summer I bet they are growing all the way to the ground.

ForestJane said...

wow, what BEAUTIFUL baskets... :)