Sunday, June 16, 2013

Happy Fathers Day!

Happy Fathers Day to those of you who are fathers. 
 
My father has been absent from the earth for many years, but I still miss him.  He was not a perfect father, but I love him dearly for the good qualities he did have.  I can appreciate those, since I am not perfect either (or even close)!
 
I am amazed at the wealth of beauty in our small yard.  We live in a suburb with neighbors all around.  This is not a large estate, and yet over the years we have created a rich tapestry from the blank canvas we had when we moved here almost thirty years ago.  God is good!
 

Miss Ru had a procedure on Friday that took several hours, which I spent in the waiting room.  I took a couple of projects with me, including this little "busy box" of four patches.  All the seams got spun, then I pressed them later that night. It's good to have something to do with your hands when you have to wait.
 
 
 
Confession:  I am not a morning person.  Just give me a little time to actually wake up though and I'll be much nicer. I am laughing out loud here, or maybe just snickering a little, at this little dog who showed up in my email this week.  I can SO relate.
 
Hope you're having a good, good day!  We are having a family dinner here after church today to honor the wonderful husband who is such a good father to our children.  I am so thankful for him!
 
Hugs and kisses,

8 comments:

  1. We had our Father's Day celebration yesterday so that DD and the Ts could make today a special one for DSIL.

    I'm not much of a morning person either ... I love the early morning, but I need at least a couple of hours before I'm ready to start my day. ;-)

    I love your garden ... gorgeous!

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  2. Beautiful pictures of your backyard. I hope Miss RU will be okay.

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  3. I need that pup on my coffee mug! LOL

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  4. I hope Miss Ru is doing well today Elaine. Your flowers are beautiful -- I hope you had a great weekend!

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  5. Dad is the best! Love the picture mom :-D

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  6. Oddly enough, we celebrate Father's Day here in September. But we share the same day for Mother's Day. No idea why!
    Best wishes to your daughter.

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  7. Hope you had a nice Father's Day and Miss Ru is doing better.. It's best to take something along when we visit a hospital or doctor's office.. Those squares look so pretty. Hugs, xo

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  8. My father has also passed, but our children recognize for my husband, the father of our family. Hope miss Ru is doing well!

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