Wednesday, March 18, 2009

It's My Bloggiversary!!

It's been a year. I sure didn't think I'd last this long. I remember the very first time I posted. I was so excited that I actually did something on the computer other than buy or browse. It's been such a great ride meeting new people, making new friends, and learning all sorts of things. You guys are the best.

I had promised a give-a-way. I still promise. Unfortunately I didn't get my act together. So pay attention and put your creativity hat on. Hopefully by Saturday evening I will post a "Thank You Give-A-Way" for allowing me to be creative, having fun and venting at times. Appreciation isn't even a good enough word to describe how I feel for my new friends!!



I read a post from Blue Ridge Gal. She opened her 5th folder to find the 5th picture (something like that anyway) and posted for us to see. Hers was darling. Baby feet. Can it get any better than that?
Here's mine:

A few years ago I scanned some pictures of an ice storm I had taken with my old 35mm. I believe this took place in January, 2001. (MY, how times have changed since that year!!) There was a sweet little old lady who lived next door. Fortunately she didn't have to see this sight. She suffered from Alzheimers and was placed in a special home. The two trees you see above were her favorite things about her place. They were twin Bradford Pear Trees. In the spring they were absolutely beautiful. She enjoyed sitting on her porch and walking around her yard admiring these two beauties.

The best way I can describe it is: it looked like God just dropped a bomb on each tree simultaneously. I would have loved to have seen the view from above.
As an afterthought I decided to show you this picture of a bunny I made out of wood. He tuffed it through the ice. I wish I had put him on first so you could click on him and see how thick the ice embraced him. That's a very sad redbud in the background.
Brace yourself. The next picture is one I took yesterday. St. Paddy's Day as you recall. It's my very own leprachaun named hubby. He looks a little surpised here. I hate that about digital cameras. They don't shoot exactly when you want them to. That's Reynaldo checking out those green Nikes. He took a little ribbing about not being in the traditional "Cardinal" Red. As he said, and I quote, "As long as it has St. Louis Cardinals on it, I don't give a damn what color it is". Remember, I told you he's a die hard. I wish I had a dime for every time I heard, "Lisa, did you not help hubby dress this morning?" He left early yesterday to go golfing. It was a little more put together with his golf shorts. Not really, but I told him so. heeheehee.

One more blurb. Hubby has taught Reynaldo to fetch. It's the sweetest thing to watch this cat run wild to find that little mouse and return slowly and drop it so the hubby will throw it again. he did this about 25 times last night before Reynaldo decided to pursue something else. Tonight he fetched for me. It's a good thing I don't have children or I'd drive everyone nuts. I'm just sayin...


Becca Watson said...

Happy Bloggiversary!! I've enjoed reading your blog and getting to know you through it as well. I hope to enjoy it for many more years!!♥

Gayla said...

Happy Anniversary!!!! I LOVE your blog.... and thee!

Anonymous said...

Happy anniversary. I will always stand by you if you have a give away or not. Just coming to you page and seeing that beautiful smile makes me happy.

Becky K. said...

Happy Bloggiversary to you, Lisa!

Wow! Teaching a cat tricks is very impressive. I am just happy that ours stay off the counters and table...

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

Congrats on you bloggiversary!
Only WE know how much work is involved.
I love seeing what going on at Cranberry Flats!

Domestic Designer said...

Happy Anniversary and Congratulations! I love all your pictures. That ice storm was incredible. Thanks for sharing. Have a great evening!

simple~needs said...

happy annivesrary!! you got a great blog, your was one of the first ones i added to my blog roll. :)
we have a cat bertha ( bea for short) that fetches little folded up pieces of paper. if she wants you to play she will get the paper and starts talking to it, almost like cooing. its so cute to watch.
p.s. you got a cute leprechaun. :)

tam said...

Happy Bloggiversary Lisa!!!I have enjoyed getting to know you my dear bogging buddy! Lookin forward to many more years to come!Oh and I didn't know that about green eyes-first time I ever heard that one! Gosh that means for all these years I have been lucky to get away with it-LoL!If you should decide to give facebook a try remember to add me! Have a rockin week whats left of it!~Smiles~Tam!

Nanci said...

Oh my, I am coming up to my first blogaverasery too! I can't believe I am going to hit one hundred next week. Amazingly, you were one of the first bloggers I put on my favorites when I started blogging and have continued to visit for the past year.
I think it's wonderful that you tamed that beast to fetch! Our neighbour has a cat who acts like he's been kept captive! Very funny and he is totally independent...except if one has food!

Pat@Back Porch Musings said...

Happy Blogiversary, Lisa!!!

carolyn at cranberry crossings: said...

Happy Bloggerversary! Enjoy your special day! And know that we enjoy your posts very much. You make me laugh so hard sometimes!

Lisa said...

Happy Anniversary!

We need to live closer. You could teach BG aka Bunny Girl, how to make wooden bunnies.

I am glad you liked the bridge photos. I was cranky having to stop there. I just wanted to get to Florida!

Anonymous said...

I like the new look of your blog. Has it been a year? I have so enjoyed coming here to visit. Happy anniversary!

Terry said...

Happy Bloggiversary! I love reading your blog! You can make me giggle faster than anyone.
That pic of the twin Bradford pears is something else! Those things are notorious for being weak in storms.
Cute little bunny too.
I'll have to check out what's in my albums.

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