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July 20, 2012


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karen thomas surprising to see your post. I just got back from vacation which included driving across Missouri and Nebraska as we took in both Lewis & Clark tidbits as well as some Pioneer history following parts of the Oregon and Mormon trails. Amazed at the different landscapes we encountered (so many corn fields!) along the drive.


Beautiful pictures. Just lovely.

Kristen from MA

Stay cool Paulette! :)


Your flowers are lovely!

connie adrian

Thank you Paulette for the beautiful pictures. I, too, have often thought how the settlers ever stayed and managed here. The sod house is so crude but prov
ed to be a good shelter. I have pictures of my family's sod home with them all lined up outside for a photo...very much like the one you posted. Thank you to all the settlers for their hard work, faith and unwillingness to give in...may we be more like them.


Thanks Paulette for the beautiful sentiments about the pioneers.
As I set here in my almost 100 year old un-airconditioned house today is not to bad. There is a beautiful breeze swagging in the bunting draped porch and in the open windows. I love the picture of the family outside their sod buster house. I wonder if they were hot that day or if there was a nice breeze too.
Have a great day and stay cool.

♥ marylin ♥

I love your pictures !!!

amitiés de FRANCE

Southpaw Stitcher

Cool photos!


Loved your pictures of the beautiful flowers. Just gorgeous.

Think of the pioneer women who wore bonnets, long dressed with long sleeves, corsets and scrubbed floors, shook out rugs, etc. in the heat. Maybe that's why they died young?!?


Weather report from Northern Germany:
Rain, rain and rain. 14°C at 10a.m., 18°C at 4p.m.

Today (in our state) we have our first day of SUMMER-holidays. Which summer? The last is two years ago.
But the tree frog on TV is talking about a little bit sun in a few days. We hope the best.

I will send some rain and best wishes for all of you.
Yours, Anja

Fabienne LION

Very nice flowers for the birthday of your blog! (19/07 if I remember correctly?).
Please continue to enjoy our daily life with your wonderful designs!
All the best for your and your family!

from Fabienne from Berlin (Germany)!

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