And How Was Your Weekend?

Monday, December 6, 2010

My beautiful people, it is Monday. How did that happen? Time seems to transpire whether we wish to use it or not and so went my weekend, it transpired. When I left you Friday I was heading to the bath room to rid myself of some lemonade and I did. What I found though was Jell-O.

Saturday I awoke to our first snow fall and it continued throughout the weekend. Thus the Jell-O, a stay in and shake sort of weekend.

I love waking before dawn and having the first rays of light cast color reflections on newly fallen snow. It seems to make the world seem so pure and peaceful.

I took the weekend off to enjoy the new white blanket. No I do not ski or anything like that I just love playing in it. I don my multi-colored moon boots, my ski cap, my gloves and my ever so warm Carhartt cover-all's and out I will go.

Here are a few of the photos I took. I had a little trouble as being cold it was hard not to shiver and center things. That and it was still snowing hard, was afraid the camera would get too wet.

Summer Grass capped with Winter

Our Pine Tree Bowing to the Beauty
A Summer Bloom with a White Garnish
Tulip Poplar Blooms. Reminds me of Sno-Cones
The Deck Rail and accumulation
My Eldest
The Baby of the Family
Catching Snow on our Tongues

Before I go I need to acknowledge a few awards. The lovely Ms. Yvonne over at Welcome To My World of Poetry bestowed these two on me.

I love Yvonne and her poetry. From across the pond we have come to know each other as well as we can through these small screens and I value her following more each day. She was part of the first to follow my blog and for that I am deeply grateful. A warm smile to you Yvonne and thank you SO much.

The Golden Eagle at The Eagles Aerial Perspective then bestowed this one on me.

The Eagle is another follower of mine who has become loyal and endearing to me. What a diverse presentation on her blog she has and I love anything diverse.  Of course the diversity relates to writing, book reviews, how-to, etc... I thank you Golden for thinking me worthy of following and then handing me an award. Continue to soar my friend.

Who am I passing these on to? I hate to say this and I’m sorry but I am reserving that right at this time. However, if you are having a Monday like my last Friday, please feel free to except one as a smile.

There are reasons why I take the cheaters way out on these but that is a later post. I will try to find the words to compile that post for later this week, for now…

Enjoy your Monday, pace yourself we have 4 more days to go.

BTW, my heat is still only partially repaired. Warm but not efficient. A death in the repairman's family has delayed the permanent repair.



welcome to my world of poetry said, 

Thank you for the kind words, I enjoyed your post very much though I saw enough snow last week. Today we have a heavy frost and it's freezing, I was going to Spain to see my son but the Spainish airlines went on strike and there is a backlog of passengers so will wait a bit longer before I go.

Have a good day.

December 6, 2010 at 9:04 AM  
Jennifer Shirk said, 

Oh, I'm jealous. We haven't gotten any snow yet. I guess I have to live vicariously thru your pictures. :)

December 6, 2010 at 10:04 AM  
Bossy Betty said, 

Thanks for the heat update. It's been on my mind. I really like heat and want everyone to have it.

Gorgeous pictures!!! Yeah!!

December 6, 2010 at 10:12 AM  
Arlee Bird said, 

Love seeing the snow and even being out in it some. As long as it's a novelty for me I like it, but snow and cold as a lifestyle would certainly not be for me.
I guess I can adapt to just about anything though.

Tossing It Out

December 6, 2010 at 10:43 AM  
Shannon O'Donnell said, 

We've had plenty of snow here in Montana! It's so beautiful, though. :-)

December 6, 2010 at 10:51 AM  
N. R. Williams said, 

I like the first crisp snowfall too. But I'd just as soon stay inside.

Congratulations of the awards. You deserve them.
N. R. Williams, fantasy author

December 6, 2010 at 11:48 AM  
Paula said, 

What glorious pictures! So lovely. I am glad that the house is at least warm....
Congrats to the awards. You truly deserve them. Hugs across the pond

December 6, 2010 at 11:51 AM  

those are great pictures! your fur babies are so cute.

I hope the heat situation is resolved very soon!!! use the fur babies as pillows ;-)

December 6, 2010 at 11:52 AM  
Alex J. Cavanaugh said, 

Nice photos! Nothing like dogs in the snow. Sorry it's been so cold - hope your heat is working properly soon.

December 6, 2010 at 12:53 PM  
The Words Crafter said, 

Wow, you're really having a time of it. I hope his family is doing alright...

Hopefully, your heat will be normal and you won't be cold.

Love the snow pics!!!!

December 6, 2010 at 12:54 PM  
Cruella Collett said, 

Such beautiful pictures! I am a sucker for snow (fortunately, or I'd have to relocate permanently), and there are very few things that fill me with such peace as snowfall. Enjoy :)

December 6, 2010 at 1:32 PM  
RosieC said, 

Great pictures, Jules. We got a ton of snow this weekend as well. I hope you can stay warm. This cold front has been pretty horrid. Good luck to you and your repairman's family. At least you have some puppies to help keep you warm in the meantime.

December 6, 2010 at 1:42 PM  
Summer Ross said, 

That is very sad about your heat and the repairman's loss. I do hope things get better soon sending you fairy dust to help warm your day. *~*

December 6, 2010 at 1:46 PM  
The Golden Eagle said, 

I love the winter pictures! I does look snowy there--we just got some, too.

Thank you so much for the mention, Jules. :) Enjoy the award, and congratulations on the others that you received! They're definitely deserved.

December 6, 2010 at 2:14 PM  
KarenG said, 

Your snowy pictures are beautiful!

December 6, 2010 at 4:18 PM  
Tracy said, 

The snow pictures are stunning! Congratulations on your awards; very deserving Dear...

December 6, 2010 at 7:36 PM  
Melissa said, 

These pictures are absolutely gorgeous! Seriously beautiful! Your dogs are so cute too, your baby's coloring is the same as my dog.

December 7, 2010 at 12:06 AM  
Tabitha Bird said, 

So wish we had snow here.

December 7, 2010 at 1:02 AM  
OJ Gonzalez-Cazares said, 

my weekend was non-existant; I worked extended hours and had no time to even read my fav blogs! I just love the pics of your dogs enjoying the snow!

December 7, 2010 at 7:58 AM  
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