Saturday, May 11, 2013
What a dramatic, chilly sky this morning.
The clouds are scooting across the sky in the wind and we're back to hoping for 50 the next couple days, I guess. Seesaw weather. I think a lot of places are getting seesaw weather.
Yesterday was sunny with very few clouds and we got up to 70 degrees. Didn't feel that warm because of the wind, but it was a perfect day. I was surprised with an early Mother's Day delivery!
A dozen gorgeous red roses.
But that's not all!
Two dozen roses this year!?
At first I thought they must have made a mistake...
...but when I saw the single white rose I knew Leah had picked them out. ;)
She knows how I love variety! (There have been years she has gone and picked out every color they had for a multicolored bouquet.) Aren't they lovely! Leah is more than a daughter-in-law to me. We are truly dear friends. :)
I have to put the flowers up so Karma can't get to them during the night because she wants to try to eat them. (Sometimes it's a distinct advantage to have a cat that's too fat to jump very high--LOL!) She cries and begs for them--and goes especially crazy over baby's breath! So ridiculously much so (like a drug addict for an overdue fix) that Leah had to stop adding that altogether a few years ago because I couldn't even go to the bathroom and Karma'd be up on the table chomping and pulling away. I'm lucky she didn't tip the whole vase over--stinker!
This time I noticed Leah had added a whole variety of different filler plants! From that long grassy stuff to eucalyptus. I don't even know what half of it is--LOL! Love that! Thank you, Dagan and Leah. You are the true treasures in my life. :):)
I kept the green tissue paper as future crafting supplies, of course, but I set the big outside paper on the porch...
...knowing you-know-who couldn't last two seconds before investigating.
She took a quick rest...
...as long as she already knew she couldn't reach the flower vases...
...and I was all done dropping leaves and twigs on the floor for her to smell as I trimmed and arranged (she doesn't eat those, they keep her busy, and I don't have to listen to her cry and beg the whole time) and I had swept all her treasures away. Time for 20 winks.
Early Happy Mother's Day! :):)
(To those who celebrate it tomorrow.)
"A friend is one to whom one may pour out all the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away."
George Eliot (May Ann Evans)