While Bill brings in the bags I will try to write this quickly. I am always amazed at how much we spend on groceries. almost feel guilty sometimes. But I had many many years where I had to count every penny to to get necessities and still couldn't sometimes. So I do appreciate the fact that I now can buy what I want.
Bill has the butterfly garden addition about ready to move plants around. We found the gazebo we want but it is out of stock It is suppose to be available in 8 to 10 days. So we will have to wait.We are getting a octogan shaped aluminum one.
Her is Bill's ginger plant with more blooms and my blackberry vine. Bill says the blackberry will never have berries but I say never say never.
This dove was confused by my tinted windows. And here is a skipper moth/butterfly
And this was what Roxie did yesterday while I was outside taking pics. her favorite places to sit. She loves that sand. But she is so dumb tho.She is licking inside the flower pots. Makes her sick some days.
And some odds and ends
Ok I need to get groceries put up. They had skinless boneless chicken thighs on sale and I love that. I usuallt have to sit and debone and skin them.
Hope you are having a good weekend
Boy I am glad i copied and pasted this blog to word before I did spell check. Lost the whole thing.
Well the soup is made and bagged and in freezer.It turned out better han usual.Bill even ate some.
The back yard is slowly looking better. Bill has most of wall done and will try to complete butterfly garden.He picked up the small stones.He was going to get a plant hanger to put the butterfly house on.
It is so hot out there I am going to have to watch him and make sure he doesn't stay out in heat too long. While we were sitting out here talking I saw the temp and wow.The thermometer is on patio wall in shade. I had him take it out in the sun for a few minutes and it went way up.Then we had a short afternoon rain and it dropped.
On patio it was
In sun it was
After rain it was
The pupa hasn't changed much today.maybe a few more little bumps on it
earlier today Bill told me to come see the wild looking mushrooms that popped up pot with the cactus. They look like little Tiki huts and were bright yellow.By this afternoon they were all shriveled up.
And my big momma orchid is getting ready to bloom again.So far I see 5 stems coming out and there will be more.The plant is close to 4 feet across
Just a pretty flower
We will try to find a gazebo this weekend if we can find one. If not I will order one from the internet.
So Hope you are having a good day
It has been a nice day. Bill met Angel early this morning and got Brianna.He took her to breakfast.She was looking forward to that.She doesn't get much one on one with him.Then they came home and got me so I could go get my ICD checked.She went in with me so she could see how it is done.It was a new person and she wasn't very friendly. From there we headed to library so they could go in and buy me some large print used books. But library wasn't opened yet so we went over to Books a Million which is right around the corner to kill time.. They had a bunch of books outside and I got 5 new books at $1 each.Can't get them that cheap at library. I did pay $14 for a hummingbird book.
Then we went back to library and Brianna and Bill went in and got 8 used large print books for $1.50 each. So I am well stocked on books. I let Brianna pick the first one for me to read and it starts off really gruesome.
I did finish reading a book published by another Sparker Patricia FloridaGhost called The Double KK Ranch. It was interesting.She did a good job.
Then we took Brianna out to lunch. And then came home. Brianna did some work around the house like change our bed covers and empty dish washer..
Here are a couple of pics she took outside and one I took thru window. Mine is much brighter
I took this of bumble bee thru window
Here is new butterfly house for garden
The pupa hasn't change today
And here you can see that Roxie loves Brianna and vice versas
And Bill stopped yesterday and got a cover for my phone that has butterflies on it
Ok Hope you are having a good day. It is 96 here and it takes your breath away when you step outside. I hear thunder in the distance.maybe we will get a shower later.
I was very excited to look out my window and see a hummingbird. i grabbed camera and got a quick pic. At first it just looked like a blur on camera but when I downloaded it to my computer I was in for a great surprise. Needless to say I was thrilled by what I saw. It does give me hope that I will be able to attract the hummingbirds. It was also nice to see more than one butterfly in garden at same time again today.
Here is the hummingbird. It isn't a great pic but much better than I thought I had
All I have to do is be patient which I am not good at being.
Here is my grand daughter Felicia feeding her daughter my great grand Abigail. Seems like just yesterday I was feeding Felicia.
I am not doing well on my weight loss. But it will happen.
Brianna is coming to spend the day tomorrow. Grandpa is taking her to breakfast for some one on one with her. Then later we go to docs for my ICD check.
I need to make a pot of soup so maybe I will have her help me do that.
Ok nothing new for now. Hope you all had a good day