Monday, July 6, 2009

Posies

This is the "work in progress" rear patio that SWMBO has been developing, with only minor help from yours truly. The supervisor (Smoke) loves it on a coolish evening.



I would like to point out that in the next photo, there are 8 (EIGHT) hibiscus blossoms on our two plants in ONE DAY! I think that may be a record!



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Best line of the day, by comedian and syndicated columnist Argus Hamilton:

Sarah Palin resigned as governor of Alaska Friday apparently to run for president. As she spoke her long, dark hair fell over a bright red double-breasted jacket. The GOP waited years to have a candidate who sounds like Richard Nixon and looks like Michael Jackson.

12 comments:

  1. I really like your fence colors. They really blend in with everything nicely.

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  2. Thanks Warren. SWMBO, who did all the work, will be pleased to hear that.

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  3. We have three Hibiscus in the bedroom window and they have been blooming like crazy. The ones in the photos look great.

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  4. Ours are never quite sure whether they like our climate or not but recent rains apparently have made them happy. They come inside during the winter months to stay warm.

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  5. I was also going to say how much I love the fence colours! Great idea, to show off the pretty flowers.

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  6. Y'know, when SWMBO painted that fence, I thought . . . what the hell. But now that the flowers are there I can see her reasoning.


    This is why I am not a designer.

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  7. Nice looking patio there Catalyst and I really like the coloring on the fence.

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  8. As should be evident by now, I owe it all to SWMBO.

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  9. Your fence is really cool looking with the blues and greens.

    My mother-in-outlaw's hibiscus plants are going nuts too. Been a good rain season for them...and they seem to like it.

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  10. Hay-soos Maria! If I'd known that fence would be so popular, I'd have told SWMBO to paint the house!

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  11. It's certainly blossom time for you! BTW, the hibiscus is Malaysia's national flower. We call it Bunga Raya.

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  12. Hey, Keats, I didn't know that. I'll bet they grow like crazy over there.

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