My husband received a pre-birthday gift this week. It’s a Canon EF 100-400mm zoom lens for his camera.

Today this post is by him:

I’ve spent part of the day walking around the yard familiarizing myself with the new lens. Here are a few images from today. First pic is a Cloudless Sulfur butterfly on red Dianthus. A Green Anole on the back deck. Our JRT, Jack relaxing in the grass. Last is a Ruby-crowned Kinglet, a tiny species on spring migrating.

Wasn’t that fun!? It’s raining cats and dogs right now. I love the rain. It’s almost always welcome.  But I am glad I rode my bicycle earlier.

Hope y’all have a blessed Saturday.

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About Yesterday

Every since it warmed up, it seems like all we’ve done is work, work, work. Therefore, I designated Saturday as an official Day Off From Chores. Steve heartedly agreed.

Yesterday at the Big Yard Sale in Nahunta, Georgia, was enjoyable. We only stayed for an hour or so but before leaving we indulged in one of our caprices at the Frosty Freeze. I had my Double Fudge Chocolate and Steve had his favorite of Butterscotch, both double scoops on a waffle cone. Hey, if you’re gonna cheat on the diet, go big or go home! lol

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Steve bought a Gerber 3-inch folding knife to add to his collection of ten thousand knives. (Like, he doesn’t have enough? eye roll) I bought a nice pair of blue earrings and an infinity scarf handmade by a local lady for myself. Then Steve suggested the big sparkly pair of earrings for his mother. She likes ’em flashy and gaudy, bless her heart. 😉 Oh, and I also found an Easter Basket that I’m going to deck out in her favorite candy. Thought she’d like that as a treat. You know, since she’s been in the Baptist Home, and off the sauce cough and letting us handle all her finances, she’s been really easy to deal with. I’m actually enjoying her company now. God answers prayer. It only took 40 years, but that’s OK, everything in it’s time, I guess.

After all the yard sale frivolity and sweets debauchery we drove all the way back home, had a quick lunch, then put The Boys (Jack and Sam III) in the back seat and drove around even more. They get super excited when they get to go for a r-i-d-e. Ol’ Jack there on the left looks like he’s giving me a ‘raspberry’, doesn’t he?! Silly boy.

Then we finished the evening with a scrumptious meal of fresh smoked chicken breasts marinated in apple vinegar on the grill, roasted red potatoes baked in the oven and a salad. And, on Saturday evenings, we watch another exciting episode of Midsomer Murders on PBS. The day was so nice I didn’t want it to end! I feel so blessed.

Thank you LORD for these blessings. And thank you friends for stopping by and saying Howdy. Y’all are a blessing too. I hope your Sunday is happy, relaxing and joyous.


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Sábado Gigante

One of my favorite subjects is ancient history, especially anything concerning the medieval time period. I thought I’d share this article on Fox News concerning a schoolboy who makes an interesting discovery in Scotland. Isn’t that amazing!? What a wonderful find and that’s something he’ll remember all his life. I wish I could be in on events like that. It’s so exciting. The only thing of interest we’ve ever found on our property are ancient shark’s teeth from when this part of Georgia was underwater. Oh, and some old apothecary bottles and such. That’s about it.

Today we travel to the big town of Nahunta to attend the Big Yard Sale and ice cream event sponsored by  the local Frosty Freeze. There will be photos! We’re taking the truck, you know, just in case something has to come home with us. 🙂

And, where did I get today’s title of “Sábado Gigante? When we first moved to this area in 1993, all we had in the way of TV access was the antenna (ugh, I dislike network tv a lot!) and our giant satellite dish out in the yard. One of the many weird channels we could access was the Spanish channel. They offered the Sabado TV show every Saturday. Even with the language barrier it was fun to watch. Steve and I still joke about it being a Giant Saturday. Ok, it’s funny to us. You had to be there. giggle

Y’all have a great day! CYA in the funny papers.

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He Said, She Said, Internet Style

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And that’s the little graphic that started it all. Yesterday, I said something “against” FecesBook’s precious “peaceful” Muslims (I didn’t swear or do anything inappropriate, but to their demons, it was “against their community standards” … standards!? OH PLEASE!! Pffftt!). They deleted my comment. I re-posted it on my timeline with the above graphic. They did it again … and, now I’m here, possibly for good. Haven’t been banned. This is a self-imposed absence. I am so done with that bunch of godless self-appointed despots and Nazi’s that think they have the right to tell us grown ups how to speak or live.

So there. lol

Thanks for hanging with me. It’s nice not to hang alone. 😉

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The weather has been lovely here in Southeast Georgia anyway. Been getting a lot of yard work done and riding my new bicycle as much as possible. I posted the above photo at the FaceBook Honda CB1100 page. Told them it was nice to have multiple choices in the vehicle conveyance department. I got some laughs from that.

I managed to get a lot of housewifey stuff done today: laundry, mowing, grocery shopping. Because tomorrow, we want to attend the Big Yard Sale being held down in Nahunta (Georgia) tomorrow. There will be ice cream, so, I won’t miss that! The ice cream and sweet treats will be supplied by Frosty Freeze. They sell the best ice cream in this area! Wish y’all could join us.

Have a blessed evening y’all.

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