Rejoice in the Lord always. Philippians 4:4a
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"The Lord be with you! The Lord bless you! ..." ~ Ruth 2:4 NIV
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"You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." ~ A. A. Milne
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"Never place a period where God has placed a comma." Gracie Allen
“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” –e.e. cummings

Don't let the noise of the world keep you from hearing the voice of the Lord.

Thursday, June 27, 2013

P and W

P is for peonies
 from a Denver Farmer's Market. Two bunches - a pink one and a white one that Sarah brought for us to enjoy last weekend.  There was a pink one just as large as this white one on the other side. Stretch your hand WAY out. Stretch, even more. This beauty was SUPER SIZED! I'm saving the petals for my summer potpourri jar because I want to discover whether or not the heavenly scent will remain as they dry.

W is for water and "we". 
While I had help from Alex's muscles "we" measured and dug the hole for the water pan.
"We" also lifted my Christmas fountain into place. Then Alex attached the hose to the pump and I filled the pan with water and plugged it in.

I'll need to get matching rocks from my brother the next time I see him so I can fill in around the black tray. These came from his old house's foundation on the farm. He saved the rocks when he tore down the house and used them when he put this piece together for my gift. Best recycling I've ever seen!
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7 comments:

Al said...

Very nice! And I agree with your comment on my blog, I hope we're smoke-free for the rest of the summer, although I don't have much hope for it.

sarah said...

The Peonies got HUGE! You forgot to do C for camera!

Deanna said...

Those are gorgeous peonies. So pretty!!!










Sarah Wilson said...

Yea for Uncle Keith! What a good present and I love listening to the water flow over the rocks.

jennspeacornpopnuts.com said...

Huge and beautiful flower. Wow.
And what a neat fountain!

Haven't seen ya in a while.
Hugs, Jenn

The Polka Dot Closet said...

I love peonies and so glad you got your fountain going!! It looks great!

Carol

Annesphamily said...

I'm so jealous! I love a waterfall and yours is sweet!