Friday, June 20, 2014

June Photo Challenge, Days 15 through 20

These 6 pictures are for Kati's Photo-a-day Challenge.   Make sure you visit her and see all of her fun photos and excellent photography skills!  Also, go HERE to view other participants' submissions.  I've learned a lot about how people view their own surroundings.


You can view Days 1-7 of my pictures HERE.
You can view Days 8-14 of my pictures HERE.


Day 15... backyard
I bought a croquet set for my husband for Father's Day.  He was delighted with it!


 
 
Day 16... bright
This is my 14 year old Chihuahua, Penny.  She isn't normally the one who likes to soak in the sun's rays, but Maggie, her older sister, just didn't feel like having her picture taken.  She's moody like that.  I suppose that's allowed for little old ladies.



 
Day 17... stripe
I bought some curtains for my kitchen but they have to be altered to fit the windows.  I've had them for, oh, 7 months and still haven't even taken them out of the package.  I'll get around to it.  I promise!
 


 
Day 18... something old
This is one of my Mom's old granny forks. 



 
Day 19... refreshing
Whew!  We've needed quite a bit of cool refreshment for the last couple of scorching hot days.  This is blackberry iced tea with lots of ice.  I was so hot that I didn't even have the decency to sip it.



 
Day 20... book
These books belonged to my grandparents.  One is a German Bible and the other is a book of the Psalms in German.  I have no ability to read them, but I know what they say, and I love that their faith grew each time they looked into the words written in them.  Also, there is a Bible reading record from 1932 that was my grandmother's tucked in the book of Psalms.



16 comments:

  1. Another great group of photos! I love the one of your "little old lady" Maggie. Awww...
    Your blackberry iced tea does indeed look refreshing.
    But my favorite is the one of the Bible and the book of Psalms. What a treasure that your grandmother's Bible reading records are tucked inside! A beautiful legacy!

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  2. Oops...I mean Penny!! (Sorry, Penny!)

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  3. LOL! Enjoying the commentary above...

    Well I thought I was being so original by posting my cat's photo for bright and here you have Penny looking bright as a button. I, too, think you have a wonderful heritage and a sweet treasure to have your grandparents' Bible/s and that you have a record of what your grandmother had been reading. Just so cool!

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  4. More great shots. The old Psalter and German Bible are such a great treasure.

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    1. Thank you! I have several treasures passed down to me, but these are among my *most* treasured.

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  5. I saw your link on the Photo challenge. Great captures. I enjoyed reading your 'make it new' posts.
    I am following you now. I enjoyed visiting.

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    1. Welcome, welcome! Thanks for much for following. Things are a little slow on here lately, but will pick up when the time is right :-)

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  6. Your tea looks so refreshing! Yum! Penny looks so pretty sitting in the sun. How neat that you have your grandparents Bible and Psalter and your grandmother's Bible reading record! That's a treasure.

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    1. The tea was very thirst-quenching. Penny is normally camera shy unless someone else is with her. The camera scares her. But she stood very prettily for this one. I do treasure the things that I have of my grandparents. Very much!

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  7. What a treasure your g'parents German Bibles are!
    Your croquet photo sure brings back many happy hours as a kid playing
    the game with my cousins in the hot sun.

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    1. We played croquet fairly often when I was a child, too. I remember playing it mostly in the evenings during the hottest part of summer. Fun!

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  8. Your croquet set brings back wonderful memories of spending time at my grandparents' home as a child. We may need to think about getting a set for our kiddos.

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    1. I bet they would enjoy that very much!

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