Monday, December 28, 2015

Happy Holidays!

Hope everyone is enjoying their holidays!  We have family visiting and have enjoyed a warm Christmas.
I kinda wanted a white Christmas, but I'm sure that white stuff is on it's way. lol

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Happy November

It's November already!  Our October went by way too quickly!  How about for you?  
How was everyone's Halloween?  Our son went to a costume party in downtown Raleigh where a good friend of his owns an establishment.  Hubby and I stayed in because I'm still trying to rid myself of a nasty cold.
The trees around here are full of color, they're beautiful!  Spring and Fall are my favorite times of year.  Hope you're having beautiful days!

Our Rocket-Boy enjoying the some sunshine.


Our son as Dracula!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Pretty Garden

Hope everyone is enjoying some beautiful weather!  We've had perfect crisp days since the rain finally stopped.

This little produce stand has become a favorite destination for us.  It's only about five or six miles from our home.  Doesn't it just take you back to simpler times?  
On the basket it reads something like "I have a tomato loving squirrel, so please don't leave lid open."  lol
I love the old truck.  It reminds me of the one my granddad drove.  Everyone morning he would drive to the country store to have coffee with his friends.  

Happy October to everyone!  Any big plans for anyone this month?  We will be carving pumpkins for Halloween and handing out candy. :)

Monday, September 14, 2015

So Beautiful to Me

Hubby and I were out looking at homes and neighborhoods this past weekend.  We were about ten minutes from home in Apex, when these Does and Fawns crossed our path we just parked the vehicle and enjoyed the gift of such beautiful creatures.  
It's easy to complain about wildlife sometimes, but I'm sure they have some legit complaints about us humans. :)  
Hope you enjoy these photos and video.  The windshield was dirty and I was trying to take pics and videos with the same camera. lol

P.S. Sandra, wish you had been with me. :)

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Sunflower Buffet

These Goldfinches had sunflower buffets in our backyard for weeks!  There wasn't much competition, just an occasional bee.  They looked directly at me a few times, I think they were saying thank you. :)  

This is what we started with..

Let the buffet

Monday, August 10, 2015

Beautiful Clouds

It's finally cooled off here and we've only been in the 80's during the day and it's felt like fall in the nice for August.
Son has been dealing with a bad sore throat for a few days. He started off with a fever and we knocked it out and he hasn't had one since.  We took him to the doctor and he doesn't have strep or an infection thank goodness!  He's never had a sore throat to last so long without an infection.  He seems to catch so much yucky stuff working in a restaurant.  Classes start back next week so he has to be in tip top shape!

I'm still looking at new laptops.  It's all so confusing!  I can't stand being stuck at this desktop, I'm use to multi-tasking. :)
Hope you're having good weather and a happy summer!  

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Life is Busy!

Hope everyone is enjoying their summer!  We've been keeping extra busy, but I'm not complaining. :)  Mom and dad came for a visit.  They had to be here for their grandson's 19th birthday!  Yes, my baby boy is 19 yrs young, hard to believe!  Besides this big celebration we celebrated Father's Day, Mother's Day and my Mother's birthday!!!  It was a vacation for us all!
After all the celebrations and vacation hubby had returned to work.  On his second day back to work I got a call that he was being taken to the ER by ambulance, I was freaking out!!  Kyle and I met the ambulance there!  It turned out to be kidney stones.  We're grateful it wasn't something worse.  He's back to his good health and now has an idea of what labor is like for a woman. ha ha!:)
Talking about health issues and hospital visits make me think of Ginny and Phil at Let Your Light Shine.  Most of you that visit me probably visit sweet Ginny.  Phil, Ginny's husband, has been diagnosed with Melanoma.  I lost my granddaddy to this cancer and I'm at high risk for melanoma because I have dysplastic nevus syndrome.  Even if you don't know Ginny and Phil please say a prayer for them.  

I'll be making my way around blog land playing catch up.  I've missed everyone's stories and photos!  :)

Our baby boy, Kyle!
Love you, son!

Roxanne-Love with her boy, Kyle!

My Mom & Dad.
Love you both so much!

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Downtown Raleigh

More photos from our visit to downtown Raleigh.  There are lots of beautiful Oaks,that's why Raleigh is referred to as the City of Oaks...remember the large acorn!  
Next time I would like to photograph the Governor's mansion, which is located downtown.  All my pics are always editing free, so bare with me, there is some glare, etc..

Today's highs are 101 degrees in Raleigh and 100 here in Cary!  What temps are you experiencing??

The Cree Shimmer Wall (pictured above): A reflective LED tree mural displayed on the side of the Raleigh Convention Center. The wall depicts an image of an oak tree and has become a symbol for Raleigh, the City of Oaks. The piece is made up of 79,464 light and dark aluminum squares that change shape and disappear as the squares flap in the wind. When the Barenaked Ladies played the Red Hat Amphitheater, they did a rap about the nearby Shimmer Wall.

beautiful tree lined streets

whilendriving past a kids museum and this window caught my attention.
can you see the stairs insice?  pretty cool!
this would be a fun place to visit when my cousin brings his twin four yr old boys to see us. :)

I can't resist a puppy dog!
UPS seems to be everywhere!  I've had them in other pics. lol

same pup, different window.. 

apartments over businesses which seems to be quite popular.
this was very popular in Orlando.
I don't think I would like living downtown.

Cecilia aka Madi & Mom remembers shopping here when she was a young girl. :)

I had seem the owner of the business on the news and so when I saw her store
I had to take a picture.  I like the name,

pretty plants, I would like to have some of them.