Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Traveling Again

This will be my last post until next week.  I am off on another adventure in the early AM.  This time to Dayton, OH to visit two of my lovely sister-in-laws.  I was scheduled to visit last summer, but you know how life sometimes gets in the way of plans....well, we finally put a date on the calendar and I am coming, ready or not.

I am traveling with Toby since I thought my daughter would probably go into shock if I asked her to dog-sit again so soon after returning from my Arizona trip.  She is probably still recovering.  Now, Toby has never traveled longer than 45 miles in the car.  How do you suppose he will handle 300+.  Little worried, but we will go for it.  I have not told Toby yet, it will be a surprise.

And guess what???  It's raining again.  That's enough, thank you very much.  I so wanted to go back to the Arboretum again today, but that was not in the cards so I took pictures of my soon to be gone, but not forgotten Trader Joe's ranunculus instead.




And then I snuck outside for a brief pause in the rain....you can see the tree in the parkway from the raindrop on the rose bush.



Very verdant green....this is the boxwood bush alongside the garage.  It is probably 10 feet tall, not exaggerating, really.


Tomorrow is my grandson's birthday.  Happy Birthday, Brandon.  I am patiently waiting for he and his lovely wife, Hilary to make me a great-grandmother...I want a baby in our lives...too long without one.  They have been married almost 3 years and I know his Mother would like to be a grandmother too, so don't you think it's time??  Ofcourse, it really is none of my business when or if they have children...just my wishin'...!!!


And yesterday was my brother's birthday.  Caught he and his dog reading on the porch while visiting last year, living the life of retirement.  And no, I am not wishin' babies from them.  Happy Birthday, Danny.



And my sister-in-law (the one I am visiting this weekend) whose birthday was April 15th...Happy Birthday, Mary Jo and no babies from her either.


"Until further notice....celebrate everything."  ~  Unknown

Until next time.....

32 comments:

  1. Have fun Deanna, you will do fine with Toby I think. I have traveled with my Sasha and she loves it. She has her own car seat bed and seat belt. We would just stop every 3 hours at a rest stop for potty brakes or in getting gas for the car. It was good for me to stop also as I could get out of the stiff position of driving. I took along a CD book and the time would pass by fast. Your images are always nice loved the ones of your family.

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  2. I love your flower photos! Ranunculus is one of my favorites. I just took some pictures of those too. Happy birthday to all your people! April must be birthday month, mine was on Sunday. Have a great trip :)

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  3. Safe travels! Perhaps Toby would like to listen to a book on CD? How about Racing in the Rain? It's about a dog... Teasing, of course. Looking forward to your lovely pictures from OH.

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  4. I hope you have a wonderful time...traveling is just about one of the best things in life...besides family! The raindrop just hanging there on the plant...I love the reflection it gives of the tree in your yard...very cool!

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  5. Have a wonderful and safe trip. I hope Toby will love his travels. Have a great time and Happy Birthday to all your family members.

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  6. Have fun!! These pictures you took after the rain are beautiful!!

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  7. Have a wonderful trip and I look forward to when you get back.

    Hugs to you!

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  8. Oh another set of just fabulous photos, love the tea with the flower and that water drop! Have fun, be safe...love ya!

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  9. safe travels. i hope Toby will enjoy the ride. fingers crossed. i love the raindrop shots. lovely post. ( :

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  10. Enjoy your trip! Safe travels!

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  11. Safe journeys. By the way, I think your rain has hit my neighborhood, raining like, well, you know, cats and dogs. I also think Toby will be fine. Dogs love to travel.

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  12. I could see you reflected in the raindrop. Safe trip for you and Toby!

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  13. Have a wonderful trip. I try to take that advice & celebrate everything. You do the same.

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  14. Have a wonderful trip...love this post Deanna.

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  15. Have a safe and fun filled trip! Happy Birthday wishes to all!

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  16. enjoy your visit with family Deanna; another delightful post...

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  17. Have a fabulous time, Deanna! Thanks for the eye candy today :)

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  18. Beautiful flowers and handsome grandson!
    Happy Birthday to all your loved ones!
    Have a wonderful trip with safe travels!

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  19. Beautiful post Deanna! Breathtaking in fact!!!

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  20. Have a safe and enjoyable trip.

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  21. Beautiful images as always! Have fun on your trip with Toby. Safe travels...

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  22. Beautiful #1.. and #3 what an awesome capture.. be safe traveling.. and your sister inlaw has a beautiful smile and sparklingly eyes!!
    Hugs

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  23. Have a wonderful trip, Deanna. Toby will be fine. My little Molly loves to travel. She sits in the passenger seat and sleeps. She can go almost 500 miles with out needing to stop. My Sister had a birthday tomorrow too!

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  24. Hi from North Carolina Deanna,
    Beverly Dyer here from www.artprescription.com I received your lovely postcard!!
    Cheers,
    Beverly Dyer

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  25. Your name is so close to my husbands. Dean Wagner!

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  26. Sounds like there is alot of fun waiting for you. Enjoy.

    3Beeze Homesetead

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  27. Ahhh traveling again, and hope that Toby enjoyed the ride! Lovely shots as usual.

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  28. You sound like me, lol! Traveling and traveling. It's fun, though, isn't it? Godspeed my friend...I'm celebrating, I'm celebrating!

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  29. I hope you are having a wonderful time, Deanna!

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