Randoms ~ April 21

 Weekend Reflections 

If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere
Vincent Van Gogh

Thankful for this day. Thankful that my mom still laughs with me and makes fun of my bangs because she can't stand hair covering my eyes.  Thankful for hospice.  Thankful for my husband who is my rock.  Thankful for my daughter.  Thankful for grandkids who hug with the mightiest hugs, even when they really would prefer to just go on and play. 


The amaryllis are blooming, another sure sign that spring is here.



Wow time flies- seems like just yesterday she was graduating high school.
  Now she is about to graduate college.
My {pretty}  granddaughter.


good fences
Cattle egrets hanging out  around Jack's {feet} behind the fence.

 Eileen's Saturday's Critters 



and with Dakota, too, at the {pond}

 Friday's Hunt {letter p, feet/foot & week's fav}, & randomly with Tanya 

37 comments:

  1. ...yep, you have a lot to be thankful for!

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  2. Until now I did not know "cattle egrets" -
    Beauty All Over Yur Post
    thank you

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  3. Beautiful pictures. I'm also grateful for Hospice and all they did for my late mother to ease her passing.

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  4. I love your first photo - it should be a painting! The others are beautiful, too, including your granddaughter. :)

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  5. Hospice -- a god send....blessings. Love the amaryllis and the critters with the egrets (busy little birds). Congratulations to your lovely granddaughter. The first image with the reflections -- wow! Happy Friday!

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  6. Are the cattle egrets different, and love the flower, they are always so magnificent, and regal. congrats to your grand-daughter, graduation is a great achievement.

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  7. I was just on another blog today where she was talking about thankfulness. It is true-sometimes in the angst of life we forget to be thankful for all the "goods". Lovely photos. Hope you have a great weekend-xo Diana

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  8. Love your photos and very pretty granddaughter!
    Have a lovely weekend!

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  9. So much to be thankful for. Beautiful pictures.

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  10. That first photo looks like a painting

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  11. A lovely post Terri, the words you started with are just perfect ...
    Such wonderful scenes and flowers ... and congrats to your lovely grand-daughter who is soon to graduate from college.

    Enjoy the remainder of Friday and good wishes for the weekend.

    All the best Jan

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  12. Love Jack, love Dakota, and your granddaughter is beautiful and smart to. I like that first reflection scene, idyllic is what it is

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  13. Wonderful reminders that there is ALWAYS something to be thankful for. The amaryllis is gorgeous but not as pretty as your granddaughter!
    Blessings,
    Betsy

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  14. I am always grateful for the beauty you share. Thank you. Lots.

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  15. Congratulations to your granddaughter on obtaining her degree.

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  16. Oh, Terri, this is such a nice post. LOVe the pics, your granddaughter is a beauty...

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  17. This is a beautiful post. I like the things you are thankful for. Your granddaughter is very pretty! If only our pond was as pretty as yours. We can't get rid of that ugly muddy look.

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  18. Wonderful things to be thankful for! Congratulations to your very pretty granddaughter! Love all the pretty scenes :) Hope you have a lovely weekend. x Karen

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  19. Looks so peaceful and congratulations on your granddaughter.

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  20. Congrats to your granddaughter!!! I was so relieved when I graduated from college~lol! I wish her the best of luck with her future endeavors. Thanks for linking up today and have a great weekend!

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  21. YOu take such lovely photos, very easy on the eyes.

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  22. All wonderful things to be thankful for. Your granddaughter is so pretty. Wishing her all the best with her new tools for success. What wonderful shots--you really have a great eye. I miss seeing cattle egrets riding the backs of bulls in Florida.

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  23. Congrats to your beautiful granddaughter! Your world looks delightfully springy. Hoping the warmth returns here. Sounds as if you are counting your blessings. We all have so many to count.

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  24. What a joyous post, my friend. Happy, happy, happy! Hugs.
    Simple Man
    Annie at ~McGuffy's Reader~

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  25. Hello Terri, I love your Jack and Dakota with the Cattle Egrets. Great shots. Thank you so much for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Sunday, enjoy your day and the week ahead!

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  26. Beautiful photos! I enjoyed seeing them. I like your gratitude list too. Hope you have a nice week ahead.

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  27. I could get lost in that first photo. What a lovely place. We do have much for which to be thankful. You have a beautiful granddaughter. Pretty Amaryllis. Always nice to see the animals.

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  28. Happy Monday. Lovely photos today. Your granddaughter is certainly beautiful; I wish her much success after graduation. God bless you and yours.

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  29. geweldig mooi en op z,on kleindochter mag je heel trots zijn.

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  30. Terry, love all your beautiful pics and your wonderful post, and your attitude of gratitude. Thank you!
    Your granddaughter is beautiful, and sending congrats to her too.
    Guess what?? Finally, after years and years, I get to join the grandparents club too.
    I'm so stinkin' excited!!

    Posted today about my looonnnggg absence. Contrary to popular belief, I have not fallen off the planet.***giggle**.
    I'm still kickin'.

    Looking forward to seeing your posts and pics and catching up.
    ~Smiles
    ~K.

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  31. Beautiful reflection! Congratulations to your granddaughter on her graduation!

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  32. Lovely photos Terri. I like your list.

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  33. Beautiful series of images. Congratulations to your granddaughter. Thanks for joining Friday's Hunt this week (although I apologize for being so late to visit).

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  34. Such calming photos! Love them.

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  35. Your photos are wonderful. Hospice is a blessing even though the times are still difficult when a parent has to have that kind of care. Do take care.

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  36. Your Grand is just beautiful! I am sorry to hear that your Mom is in Hospice, it is not an easy time. Know that I am thinking good thoughts for you! :)

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