Friday, October 31, 2008

Skywatch Friday

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(Thanks and sad goodbyes to Tom and Imac who are taking a break and have passed the torch to the crew: Klaus Sandy Ivar Wren & Fishing Guy.)

It's Skywatch Friday!Hosted by Klaus and the skywatch team......
See other skywatchers here.

I pass this intersection every day and this day....I was very early and it looked like a good sky watch!

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Fall trees

Another view of the trees out my back door...I just like the way this looks......
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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

ABC Wednesday O is for Olympics

These are from the Russian Olympics. My little Russian vistors sent this to enjoy more ABC, hosted by Denise, check here!
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Monday, October 27, 2008

Fall Decorations

This is in a little community where all the houses have been turned into shops. This is an old Victorian house that has a variety of decorations you can buy as well as dishes and collectibles and knick knacks...I love this store.....not the least being is that I would not want to dust this place AND I am not a collectible kind of gal!! Just looks nice somewhere else!
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Sunday, October 26, 2008

Sparty and Emma

Sparty is staying with us for a while. Emma, my neighbor, came over to visit him......I am amazed that her hair is the same color as Sparty's spots!
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Saturday, October 25, 2008

An outside fireplace

This is a backyard near where we live....It is in a "senior living community"(no one under 50 can buy a home/townhome there). I have to say, I would LOVE to have this kind of fireplace in my back yard......but I am not sure how much I would use it in reality!
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Friday, October 24, 2008

Skywatch Friday

It's Skywatch Friday!Hosted by Tom and the skywatch team......
See other skywatchers here
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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

ABC Wednesday N is for Nephews!!

I know I have shown my nephews before, but I could not resist this photo of my nephew and his son, my great nephew(remember Teddy, it's my most FAVORITE great aunt Neva).
Thanks to Denise for hosting ABC Wednesday. Stop by and see everyone's choices!

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

The Dog Park

We went to the dog park with the dogs Sunday, and this was the middle of the dog park. It is a lovely place to be with the dogs on a beautiful sunny day.
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Monday, October 20, 2008

Fall Colors

This is now bare after the rain and wind of the other day but it sure was pretty. This is the view out of my back door.
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Friday, October 17, 2008

SkyWatch Friday

On the street where I live.......
Hosted by Tom and the skywatch team.....Skywatch Friday.
See other skywatchers here
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Thursday, October 16, 2008

A fall Photo


Before the rain came yesterday, this is what the trees in our yard and neighbor's yard looked like when the sun was of the nicest fall colors I have seen is here.(scroll past the will be glad you did! Thanks Michelle!)
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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

ABC Wednesday M is for Martini

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Martini anyone?
To enjoy all the ABC participants hosted by Denise go here.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Fall Decorations

I will be the first to admit, I have no idea why the picture wasn'there the first time....I love looking at seasonal decorations....I just don't have the patience to do them for myself!!!
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This is outside of a store front....

Monday, October 13, 2008

A putting green

I am not sure I want to change my carpets to this but it sure was an interesting room to see! (in one of the model homes we saw last weekend.)
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Sunday, October 12, 2008

University of Illinois

I went down to Champagne, Illinois for their Homecoming game against Minnesota...Most of you know I am not a football fan.....I usually go down to see my daughter who was in school there. However, she has graduated and not there now (she is still in Costa Rica) but I went anyway with a friend who had an extra ticket....
When I can tell it is a bad game....then it must be horrible. The Illini lost 20 to 27 and played pretty dismally.....As we were leaving, the beautiful trees as they are changing colors just looked wonderful against all the orange of the fans shirts. They have just finished remodeling the stadium with something like skyboxes...I don't really remember what they are called...which is why the construction fences are still up. And, yes, I also had orange is one of the colors I like, fortunately!
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Saturday, October 11, 2008

The little fisherman

This is what the little fisherman from yesterday really looks like.....this is in a small town that is mostly stores now and they were preparing for "Apple Fest!". Notice all the tents/booths in the background.
Have a great weekend.
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Friday, October 10, 2008

SkyWatch Friday

This little fountain just looked like a great skywatch almost seems to me as if the ocean is behind him!Be sure to stop and see the lovely skys around the world...hosted by Tom and the Skywatch team!
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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

ABC Wednesday L is for Lounge chairs

When I was a kid, we had a chair like these that we all loved to sit in...It was a great chair for reading. A fabulous lounge chair......while we were out looking at model homes, I saw this and just loved enjoy all the ABC participants hosted by Denise go here.
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Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Chess anyone?

My husband and I were out looking at model homes trying to get ideas for redecorating. We found some of the funniest things that people have done. This was pretty funny to us. A chess board in your driveway......I wonder how you put the car in the garage when the chess set is up? And they were not that light to move...guess they didn't want the wind to blow them over!
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Sunday, October 5, 2008

Farm Eqiupment

I am not sure what they are... but they sure are impressive.
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Thursday, October 2, 2008



This is what the sky looked like tonight while I was out walking with my Russian visitor. This is a little community near me that has a small shop area that are Victorian homes turned into shops...It is a lovely place to come on a weekend.....
Check out other Skywatchers here hosted by ....The Sky Watch Team
Tom, Sandy, IMAC , Klaus & Ivar
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