Thousand Word Thursday #175

I had my camera near me while I played in the garden yesterday, in hopes of catching a photo of a cardinal in the blossoming apple tree. By evening, plenty of blossoms had fallen to the ground and still no cardinal. I thought I wouldn’t catch a photo after all this year. Then, as I… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursday #175

Thousand Word Thursdays #158

Just sharing a few of my favourite pics! With the encouragement from two of my sisters, I entered them into a photo contest in December just for kicks. What I learned was that a 4 x 6 pic doesn’t look the same when it’s enlarged to an 8 x 10 size. Cropping had to happen!… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #158

Thousand Word Thursdays #139

Well, today, I finally discovered what kind of wild critter was eating my sunflower plants. My bichapoo, Sophie! She puts a paw up on a branch to draw it closer to her, and chews  the leaves. Non-toxic and a source of Omega 3’s–well, the omega’s are in the seeds but apparently, dogs like to eat… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #139

Thousand Word Thursday #134

Well, it’s May and it’s been snowing in my backyard…snowing blossoms from the apple tree, that is! My little dog, Sophie, is puzzled by all the white stuff covering the lawn. I wonder what is going through her mind as she sniffs them all.   © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.

Thousand Word Thursdays #132

Just a quick phone pic on my way into the Chatham courthouse. I was struck by how the bold weeds were free to grow among the beautiful tulips. Like the weeds of society mingling with the good people in the courthouse, until tended by a master gardener.  “Flowers grow out of love and kindness.  … Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #132