Friday, May 27, 2011

Spring Has Sprung - Finally!

I think Spring is finally here.  There's been an awful lot of rain, but everything is now green and I've managed to finally get a few flowers on the deck and porch.

I'm getting so many pretty birds coming to my feeders.
Couple of days before flowers went in

I was finally able to get outside some more to work in the yard and gardens.  I think if I can get a couple of more good outside work days I'll have it done, as far as clean up.  

Tomorrow is the annual decoration day at the cemetery for Mom and me.  We'll get out early to buy flowers and go out to the cemetery to decorate my grandparents and aunts grave sites.  Then we go out to lunch.  This has become an annual event for us that we try to look at as a nice day.

This last week has also been filled with end of the school year activities for our pre-school and kindergarten grandsons.  We made it down for Landen's end of year dance recital on Sunday evening.  We weren't able to take pictures in the auditorium because they want you to buy DVD's of the show.  Landen was so cute being the only boy in his dance group.  

Here we are with the kids after the show.

Last night we headed back down the 1-1/2 hour drive to see Logan's gymnastics show.  This is Logan's 2nd year in gymnastics and he did a great job.  With Logan's slight autism, gymnastics seems to be so good for him.  He likes the focused activity with lots of action.  We could see his improvement.

The teacher instructing him before he starts.

Proudly accepting his gold medal at the end. 

Sorry for the poor picture quality.  I was trying to zoom in and the lighting wasn't very good.  Not to mention the photographer (me) not always doing a good job.

Oh, and look at this.  This ugly fish washed up in our back yard from the lake.  We've never seen anything like this or this big in the lake before.  We were told it's a Northern Pike.

It was as big as the neighbors' 4 year old grandson!

Yuk!  And boy did it stink.  It sort of worries me a little because my kids swim in the lake all summer.  Oooh, Gross!!

I hope the weather is nice this weekend as I'm hoping for a nice, quiet, Memorial Weekend.

Linking to:  Cindy's Show and Tell Friday
       and Alison's Fridays Unfolded


DJan said...

I thought at first you were his instructor, you look something alike, although your hair is shorter now. The pictures are all good, the last one is the only blurry one! And let's hope for a really wonderful Memorial Day weekend!

Aunt Amelia's Attic said...

Can't really pay much attention to the "green," or the fish, or even to the "Grands." Not with this posted pic of you. My Dear, you are simply gorgeous!

Face, hair, figure! Wow, what a "Grandma"! Wowwwwwwwwwwww!!!


Lynn Richards said...

What a full, blessed life!! I enjoyed each picture.

Kim's Collectables said...

Your flowers look lovely and make me wish for spring to hurry up here and we have only just started winter! Lovely photos of yourself, and grandchildren ,aren't they fun ,I love my wee grandaughters' visits! .Have a lovely weekend.

Valerie said...

You certainly have a figure to die for, Nina. Loved the pics and I'm glad spring has sprung for you. Over here it feels like winter has returned, the wind is so cutting it makes my eyes water.

Theresa said...

Love the flowers dear Nina! That is on my TO DO list for the next few days:) Wanna help me?

Love the pictures of your little sweetties! That fish is YUCK! After my Sister's house was flooded, we found some big dead fish too!

Have a blessed SPRINGY Day! HUGS!

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Your setting at the lake is gorgeous and your grandbabies are darilng~ have a great weekend!


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