A Bumper Crop

If only I could harvest and sell my dandelions, I’d have a bumper crop!

Dandelion 60ew

Dandelion 61aw

Dandelion 61ew

Or dandelion seeds would be even better!  I think my yard is actually going to get mowed soon, and then they’ll be gone.

Sharing with Black and White Wednesday.

What I Didn’t Need

I really didn’t need to wake up this morning feeling like I’d been run over by a semi.  I suppose that’s what I get though for staying up late and enjoying too much of our homemade wines.  I rarely have more than a glass, but my nephew was back from Indianapolis, and I really did need the family time, playing cards, and laughing so hard it made my ribs hurt.

empty wine bottles and glasses

Right now, though, I’m thinking that if all these wonderful blossoms turn into luscious fruit, I should just bake a pie.

cherry blossom

apple blossom

plum blossom

cherry blossoms

I’m sure I’ll change my mind by the time the fruit ripens though.

This week’s song for Song-ography is You Can’t Always Get What You Want by the Rolling Stones.  I’m also sharing with Macro Monday II and Monday Mellow Yellows.

The Peeps are Here

Thirty-eight little things arrived in the mail this morning.

day-old chick


chicks drinking


I wasn’t expecting them until the week of May 5th, so I really wasn’t planning on them being here until about Tuesday.  I was going to spend this weekend doing a thorough cleaning of their pen and getting everything ready.  You can see the dust on the hexagon shapes of the chicken wire.

chicks behind chicken wire

It’s a good thing I had already picked up the starter feed. (Yes, it’s in a banana boat)

chick perched in banana boat

This is the only one who can say, “Look!  I have feathers on my feet!”

feather-footed chick

Of course, none of this answers the age-old question, “Which came first?  The chicken or the egg?  She didn’t even mind modeling for me.

chick & egg in wine glass

It’s hard to believe that twenty-four hours before this picture, that cute little chick was tucked inside an egg that size.  I wasn’t happy with how the picture turned out, so I tried again with a different model.

chick in wine glass

I was having a hard time with the glare on the glass.

chick in wine glass

This chick really didn’t like modeling, so we only got a couple before I returned her to her friends.  I might have to try again.  I wonder if I have a fancy teacup buried somewhere.

Sharing with Scavenger Hunt Sunday (items in bold), I Heart Macro, Macro Monday, Weekly Top Shot, Farmgirl Friday, and Shadow Shot Sunday

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