Saturday, July 28, 2012

Lists of 2012 - #30

Listography 2012 - #30 - 25 Things I Love About (This) Summer

1.  picking beautiful, colorful, fresh flowers from gardens

2.  grandchildren at our house

3.  fresh raspberries, strawberries and saskatoons

4.  road trips - actually any kind of trip!

5.  birthday and anniversary celebrations

6.  checking plants and finding treasures like tomatoes, cucumbers and zucchini

7.  corn on the cob, dripping with melted butter

8.  going on a garden tour (more details coming)

9.  fresh herbs like basil, oregano and thyme

10.  pulling an onion and using it right away

11.  birds singing and eating berries right outside my kitchen window

12.  rosebuds and blooms

13.  breezing by the vegetables in the produce aisle when grocery shopping

14.  cooking meals that use all homegrown ingredients

15.  chickens clucking contentedly in their pen

16.  watching our grandchildren care for the chickens

17.  fresh fruit crisps and pies

18.  green alfalfa fields + blooming fields of yellow canola + water in every stream + green trees = beautiful landscapes right outside our door

19.  relaxed schedules

20.  watching the Olympic games on TV

21.  lots of visits with friends and family

22.  waking up to sunshine and enjoying long, long days

23.  a pedicure and painted toenails

24.  wearing sandals

25.  eating fresh potatoes with cream and dill

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