Saturday, April 25, 2009

several things

it's 90ยบ+ today. that's hot. rather than participate i watched brian mess around with his new garden, and documented for posterity.
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he's no edward cullen, but i'm going to keep him

this is the begonia who's living in front of the house and happy thus far.
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this is my driveway. it's lovely and brick, but of no use to me because it is filled with things that aren't mine, and generally don't move.
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other successes around the house include rowdy co-existing somewhat peacefully with his sister prowler, and with his sister paris in the backyard, as they work together to dig for a common cause - a vol maybe?



this, my friends, is another off the street find, which i lugged home whilst walking rowdy and now have a bruise the size of wichita kansas on my side. i'm painting it yellow, clearly.
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likewise with this wine crate - on the street with the table! i lined it with plastic and planted zinnias in it.
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you can now release your bated breath - this is what i decided to do with the basement of dreams and guacamole and two columns in the middle of the room.
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this is the wisteria growing on the trellis out back, which has decided to come back to life just this week, and is making me immensely happy.
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and this - this is a page i ripped out of martha because it's lovely. we've already tried at least 5 of the colors in different rooms in our house, since i've failed to develop any cohesive color scheme.

7 comments:

Michelle said...

If no-one's using that yellow Series III Landy in your drive, I'll be happy to add it to my collection here in South Africa! :-)

JJ said...

This is like the best post ever. There's Rowdy, there's that yellow-painted thing, there are things that "generally don't move," there's the BODAG, and there are happy flowers. Best post ever.

Erica said...

Your basement is beautiful! Those stairs. I want to live on those stairs.

g. said...

I am "off the street" shopping in the wrong places! Sweet find!

i suwannee said...

JJ, you're funny. thanks =)

Julie said...

i am really impressed with your off the street finds and what you do with them!

our last experience with trying to grab something off the street was a papasan chair - my husband went in for the kill and ended up with puke all over his hand. we were grossed out and left it there. :)

ashley morgan said...

Love the wine planter box and the kitty with the crossed arms! Great post.

 

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