Thursday, August 3, 2017

my view from the front steps...

I love sitting on the steps...
its my favorite place to sit outside...

it always has been...
and not just my steps...

any place I ever went with my parents when I was a kid...
seemed like I always ended up sitting on the front or back steps...

and if the adults were on the porch...
they took up the seating...
the gliders, porch swings and rockers...
which left the steps for us kids...
cleome...
love this plant...

this morning, there was a slight breeze out there...
and the cleome were swaying this way and that...

just sitting...
watching the breeze play with our yard...

seeing shadows in funny places...

heart shadows...

a perfect time to meditate, talk to God and just cleanse all the nasty stuff away...

and dreaming of what we might do next season...
in 2 or 3, even...

and looking at the weekend ahead...
dead heading is high on the list...
if I don't get to it this evening...
that depends on the weather...

I sure hope we can find these next year...
I will buy more than a 6 pack for sure...
the humming birds come to them...
and the moth hummingbirds come at night...
after supper...
I sit on the steps and watch them come in...

and the yard and beds have meaning for us...
little things from different people who have been in our lives...
and some who are no longer on earth...

do you like morning glories?
I know most see them as a weed...
but I don't...
I am going to do what I did last fall, too...
I am going to the field and pulled them and wrap them in other areas of the yard...
in other beds...
so more will come next year...
hoping I come up with some blue ones...
got the pink and purple going here!

so, how are you spending the last of your summer days?
I have a list...
LOL
a full list of just outside stuff...
:)


2 comments:

Susie said...

Tete, I love seeing your yard and all the pretty flowers. I also like to see your garden art. I am glad you got to sit outside and talk with God. It helps us, doesn't it. Blessings to you, xoxo, Susie

Diana Kosmoski said...

I love porch sitting, too, Tete. My first choice will always be a 'glider' if I can find it--but steps are a close second.
Your flowers are gorgeous-as is your whole yard. You work hard on it and it shows. I love morning glories...especially the blue ones which I cannot seem to grow...everything else flourishes but those morning glories elude my green thumb! xo Diana