Sunday, July 8, 2012

Spent the Day... Down the Rabbit Hole...

Ahhhh...The Queen Ann's Lace... Always...always...makes me Smile... I Nurture it...{tho...it grows like Crazy...in the ditches...} I am so... Thankful...it has Chosen The Rabbit Hole...to Visit... I always...make it feel at Home...and Welcome It! Some...say it's a 'weed'... but...I guess... I am kind of an Old Weed...myself...so...will always...
Welcome it...with Open Arms!!!
The Old Fountain...and I had a Go 'round...this afternoon... I tore it all apart... and replaced the hose... ran to town...to get another...got the wrong...size...so had to splice it....got....Completely Drenched!!!  Got the water in my eyes.... {I am only wearing one contact...as it is...the Poison Ivy....got into my left eye....and...I can't put a lens in...} So...had to go flush my eyes....out...and now...am walking around...BLIND!!! Had some girls...shopping...while I was working on the Fountain.... They must have thought...I was Crazy! {I get very...determined...with this kind of 'project'....} I gotter Done! oh my...
I looked like the Oldest... wet 't' shirt contestant.... in the world.... YUK!!!! But...I'm the Winner!!!! That Fountain...is Running...Perfect!!!
Carolyn A. Picked these...during the Memorial Day Weekend Sale.... and...the Lily of the Valley...below... I have such a Hard time...pitching Flowers...that are gathered...during a Happy Time....
There is Vintage Lace...Strewn...all over...the Shop... LOVE IT!!!!
Ahhhh...The 'Hat' Ladies... they make me...Smile...
This is a 50's Grant Wood Print... This...Is...So... Iowa!!! Love Grant Wood!
Dried...Egg Gourds.... oh dear... Like 'em!
I have a 'Thing'....about Old Horse Harness...Embellishments...yes....I do....
This little Iowa Hanging Cupboard.... may...find it's way to the House... if no one...takes him...to their Home....soon....
Love this...Little Cow...Jumping Over the Moon...Lamp.... don't care...if She...ever leaves...
Simply....Elegant... This is one of my very Favorite...Tea Pots... or...Chocolate...pots...It's all Tarnished...and...Wonderful....

2 comments:

sue in mexico mo said...

Egg gourds! That reminded me, I meant to plant some this year. One year I bought hundreds from "The Gourd Man" in Nashville. I love them!

simplyiowa said...

Love Them.. Sue!
Peg made Christmas Ornaments...out of them... She Embellished them...so Beautifully...
I Love them...just as they are...too...
So Earthy...and Realistic!
: )