I miss you Sam!!

I miss you Sam!!
I miss you Sam!!

Monday, July 18, 2011

That's My World!

That's My World is hosted each week by Klaus and the My World team, Klaus, Sandy, Wren, Fishing Guy and me. Join us and share your world with others from all over Our World! Just click on the post title, read the rules, sign up and play with us! So! How is your world this week? Have you taken time to see the beauty there? What is it about your world that makes you smile or laugh or feel grateful for?

I didn't get out a lot this past week except for a trip to good old Trader Joe for the weekly groceries! Most of the trips were to the casinos and I don't gamble. But I did want to share a couple more pics from the wonderful nursery we went to last week, a big part of my world -- son, David, here for a brief visit and Sam!! And, of course, our beautiful skies/sunsets.  Hope you all have a great week with lots of love and laughter and beauty!!

 We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back.
Charlie Brown

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
Epictetus

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass... It's about learning to dance in the rain.
Author Unknown

Life is like an onion; you peel off one layer at a time and sometimes you weep.
Carl Sandburg

45 comments:

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Sylvia,

You have rounded us up some lovely photos this week. I enjoyed them all. I love your new header with friends from around the world; too cute.

Thanks so much for the visit! I'll see you soon.

Kathy M.

ewok1993 said...

A trip to the nursery is enough for me to pick me up from some summer blahs. Those are lovely flowers.

Al said...

Wonderful photos as always, Sylvia - that nursery is an explosion of color!

Carver said...

Great shots Sylvia. The flowers at the nursery gave me a boost.

Spiderdama said...

Wonderful photos from your world. I love that last one. Happy and blessed week to you!

aka Penelope said...

There is so much wisdom in the quotes you provide. They are as prolific and multi-layered as the flowers in the nursery and much-needed reminders. And what a nice picture of your son, David, with Sam. Looks like the family pet gets the best seat in the house. :)

Luna Miranda said...

ahh, the sight of these flowers make me happy. i love the quote by Epictetus--those are the words i live by.:p

thanks for sharing your world.

Rajesh said...

Beautiful nursery with such colorful flowers.

Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

I would have bought some blue Hortensias (swinglish) :)
Give Sam a hug fom me - he is adoeable!
Have a great week Sylvia!

Gary said...

Beautiful green house!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River,Canada.

EG Wow said...

Wonderful quotes about life, Sylvia! I'm glad you are still enjoying your visit with your son.

Reader Wil said...

Dear Sylvia! Your quotes are excellent and to the point as ever! And the photos are brilliant and colourful. The quote of Martin Luther King is very good. We must remember that always.
Have a great week, Sylvia.

Martha Z said...

What a wonderful place for an outing. I love to visit nurseries even if I don't need anything.

Stewart M said...

Hi there - the flowers are a real blast of colour.

Have a good week!

Stewart M

texwisgirl said...

the nursery was a riot of color. so beautiful. :)

The Write Girl said...

Beautiful pictures and quotes. I enjoyed the view from your world.

Jack said...

I'm a flower guy and would have enjoyed visiting the garden center with you.

Wanda said...

Great pictures Sylvia...What a fun banner... I do recognize several of your friends.

BTW is Round 9 ABC Wed. going to start Wednesday, or is there a break?

Arti said...

Amazing nursery shots Sylvia... Also the first quote is so much relevant in todays world...
Have a fabulous week ahead:)

Dianne said...

Beautiful photos at the nursery Sylvia and I love that quote about learning to dance in the rain - how true that is!

SandyCarlson said...

Trader Joe's! I love that place. The smell of coffee, even though there is none there to drink, just makes the place feel like home, and it makes the prospect of making good food feel good. Said the lousy cook.

Thanks for treating us to these awesome photos. You have a wonderful eye!

George said...

The more I see of that nursery, the more I like it. It looks as if Sam enjoyed your son's visit as much as you did.

Indrani said...

Whoa! These are fantastic.

magiceye said...

that is a beautiful world you live in!

stardust said...

What a beautiful life, Sylvia! This post is spiced up all the more especially for the appearance of your son David with Sam, and colorful flowers and soothing sunset as usual. Each and every quote is so true. Thank you for sharing. Have happy days ahead.

snowwhite said...

Sylvia, beautiful series of lovely flowers please the eye. Your photos are like oasis as I’m in such a summer heat of Japan.
Nice to meet David with Sam.
I love your new header, what a delightful and cute!!
Have a great day!

Cezar and Léia said...

wow so cute little dog!and I'm delighted by these flowers, wonderful set of pictures!
Léia

Life Ramblings said...

your photos are gorgeous especially the nursery. thanks for sharing the fun.

lotusleaf said...

It is an incredibly beautiful nursery!Nice to see your handsome son. Hope you have a nice week.

Annabella said...

Fabulous images and inspirational quotes - what could be better (especially love the Charlie Brown one). I came to this meme because of you and I`m so happy to be participating!

Francisca said...

Epictetus was a pretty wise man, and I expect you heed him, Sylvia. I know I do. How nice your son gave you a handsome smile... even the pooch posed for your camera! That's a fair sized nursery, wonderful, and your skies are always fabulous.

LivingSoAbundantly said...

The words of wisdom that go with your beautiful pictures are a perfect combo! :)

http://livingsoabundantly.blogspot.com/p/give-back-thursday.html

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Wonderful lush nursery photos and I love the pic of your dog and your son.

Wonderful quotes. Learning to live with what you got is my takeaway on them.

I hope that things are going well. I hope they have outings to some place besides casinos. I don't know about yours but ours you need a gas mask to enter they are so smokey.

ladyfi said...

Lovely flowers - and what a wonderful sunset! Marvellous.

JM said...

The top shot is such a feast for the eye! Gorgeous black and gold sky at the bottom. Fantastic!

Gwendolyn L said...

I always feel at peace after reading your post and looking at your photos. You have such a wonderful attitude about life and living. Thanks for passing this on.

Marites said...

such lovely photos! the flowers are just vividly colorful. great shots! My world entry is here.

Pietro said...

Wonderful post, Sylvia!
Martin Luther King's words are so right.

Larry D said...

As always, super joining of words and images!

James said...

Sounds like a nice week! Your pictures are great as usual. What a beautiful nursery, I bet it smells great even with all the fertilizer. I've always liked Trader Joe's at least as far back as my teens. I missed shopping there while I was away from California but now there's one a little over a mile away. :)

Have a wonderful week!

Barb said...

I see Life is Good in your world, Sylvia! I'm so glad. That last photo of the sunset is a gift.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Wonderful photos; nice to catch up on your visit with your son -- and the skies are amazing. Love the new header.

(I'd have skipped the casiono trips too. For sure.!)

Vinni said...

Wow, such beautiful and colorful flowers, a visit to nursery is always a good use of time.

Kay said...

Great post with such lovely photos. The photo of Sam and your son is terrific too. They both look so sweet together.

NatureFootstep said...

that´s a colorful world. :)

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