Wednesday, August 24, 2016

8/24/2016 - Outdoor Wednesday - #398 - Burning Pit, Hydrangea, Sunflowers and Sunset on Lac Court Orrielles - Quote - B. Carter - Good Old Days




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My husband and I built this burning pit yesterday with Holland Pipestone Pavers purchased at L&M, Hayward, Wisconsin.   We had our first fire yesterday.



We lost a hydrangea last winter.  We purchased this one at Rollingwood Nursery, Stone Lake, Wisconsin. John dug a hole about 14 to maybe 18 inches deep for the plant and the fish guts (which he uses as fertilizer). After a night of gentle rain on the bush, I noticed a bee on the hydrangea already.  I think the bush likes the "new" surroundings.





Sunday, I went on a mission to see the sunflowers in bloom on County Road "B" near a distillery, Sarona, Wisconsin.  Aren't these plants just smiling away at just being alive.




This week we had a storm with lightening, thunder and awesome sunsets.   I hope you will come and visit this blog again.  Meanwhile, take care.

Quote:

"We all have our Good Old Days tucked away inside our hearts, and we return to them in dreams like cats to favorite armchairs."
~ B. Carter

6 comments:

  1. Just stunning. The sky one really knocks my socks off! You asked where the Conservatory is, subject of posts all this week at my blog http://www.lovethatimage.com/blog/2016/08/the-conservatory-at-dusk/. It's in Seattle, in the upper left corner of the map of the US, in the other Washington. Take a look at the main blog url http://www.lovethatimage.com/blog/ for several nice photos of that extraordinary place. Thanks for visiting!

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    1. Seattle...well, if I ever get to visit the state of Washington, I will definitely put this Conservatory on my list to see. Thanks for answering my question so quickly.

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  2. Wonderful impressions of the Summertime.
    Best, Synnöve

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  3. These are some fantastic photos! The burning pit looks so inviting and your new hydrangea seems to be right at home.

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  4. Awesome series of Outdoor photos♪ I'm really impressed by the "burning pit", my husband loved it☆☆☆
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend, xoxo Miyako*

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