Dragonfly Treasure: 2011-05-08
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Perfectly Imperfect Life..........

Saturday, May 14, 2011

A short Dissertation on the Oil Crisis by a Renowned Philosopher

GARFIELD ON THE OIL CRISIS



A lot of folks can't understand how we came to have an oil shortage here in our country.

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Well, there's a very simple answer.

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Nobody bothered to check the oil.

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We just didn't know we were getting low.

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The reason for that is purely geographical.

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Our OIL is located in:

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ALASKA

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California

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Coastal Florida

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Coastal Louisiana

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Coastal Alabama

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Coastal Mississippi

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Coastal Texas

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North Dakota

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Wyoming

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Colorado

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Kansas

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Oklahoma

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Pennsylvania

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And

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Texas

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Our dipsticks are located in DC

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Any Questions? NO? Didn't think So.

Friday, May 13, 2011

I'm in the Gawgun!

When I was little I spent a lot of time outside...we lived on a farm after all.
Between the animals and my Mother's gorgeous gardens why would I want to be in the house?!

Mom would check on me, it went something like this....

 Mom would call out:
"Debbie, where are you?"

My response:
"I'm in the gawgun!"
(hey I was little, I didn't pronounce things quite right yet ;) )

Even from a young age I was destined to be in the garden

I'm joining:


Fishtail Cottage

Tootsie Time

There is so much going on in the garden at this time of year.

My sweet Peas are in full bloom and
scenting the air with their sweet aroma!


Nectarines are growing


Ivy Geranium with it's pretty pink blooms


Speaking of scents, Honeysuckle is one of my faves!

I got the Strawberry Pot planted with succulents I purchased at plant sale.


Strawberry Pots are known for their difficulty to get water to all 
"areas/cups" of the pot.
I remember Dad inserting a PVC pipe he had drilled holes into
 down the center. We then would fill the PVC pipe with water.
What I did with this one was to fill the bottom with packing peanuts
and mix some into the soil too.
Hoping this will get the water absorbed easier and to keep the soil from compacting and resisting the water.
We'll see how it works.


The Petunias are happy about the Sunshine


The Gazebo


My Petunia Chair


My Hydrangea is blooming!


This vintage cherub was from "the boxes"
It's broken beyond repair but I thought the plants
would help hide all the boo boos.


The Honeysuckle's are getting to the windows...
slow but sure.


This white Lilac has the tiniest white flowers


You can barely see the cupid/angel I hung inside the gazebo,
the plants are gobbling it up!
It's peeking through the top right of the Hydrangea.


What a view! LOL


We have baby Apples


and baby Thompson Seedless Grapes


I love pink Geraniums.
My youngest gave me this one years ago when it was in a 4 inch pot.


Wishing you a great weekend!
Happy gardening!
♥♥♥

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Sharing Images ~ Frames

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Sunday, May 8, 2011

More Treasure..........

This week I'm joining:

A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words

 Coastal Charm
Coloradolady

Blue Creek Home

The Thrifty Groove.

More from the depths of the boxes.........

Ceramics, lots of ceramics!
Ducks, chickens, cats, dog, and
2 little lambs that are grazing in my garden ;)
The sweet face on this Dalmatian makes me want to keep him too.


A couple more dolls and a handmade wooden doll high chair.
The one with beads is made with safety pins!


Vintage Shawnee, Swan and green vase.
Marigold glass Cups, a set of 10!
A sweet girl Wall pocket, blue glass shakers,
a huge embossed Pyrex bowl,
and some very striking cups by Majesticware
in the Black Diamond Pattern.


AND the Pis De Resistance.......

 A rare vintage candle holder produced by the Imperial Glass Co.
In the candlewick pattern it is known as #3400 stem of the 400 line.


Replacements.com has it for $209.95!
*squeal*

Cha ching for us!

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