Thursday, June 7, 2018

Thankful Thursday

Happy Thursday, wishing everyone a great day!

What's prettier than birds and blooms, we have plenty around the yard now. I still have many trip photos to share but I wanted to share my backyard blooms, moon photo and some birds. I hope you enjoy.


The moon on May 26th

"Three things can not be long hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth." Buddha


Our crazy House Wren controls our yard, he chases away any bird that comes near.


The clematis is blooming nicely.

"The earth laughs in flowers."  by Emerson




Our rhododendrons are looking beautiful too.


"Where flowers bloom so does hope". Lady Bird Johnson


We picked out some annuals that the hummingbird and maybe the butterflies will like: top left is a Dahlia that reminds me of the red and white peppermints, the red Salvia, bottom left is a new plant for us is called upright Fuchsia and lower right my favorite Lantana.


I enjoy watching the sky and pretty clouds shapes. This photo was taken while walking on our local fire road. 



I am thankful for our local nursery, they have a great selection of perennials and annuals. 
I am thankful for the pretty flowers.
I am thankful for all your visits and comments. 


Thank you Michelle for hostingHappy Monday, enjoy your day and new week! Thankful Thursday
Thank you to the hosts of   Skywatch Friday


Thanks so much for visiting and for your nice comments on my previous post. Have a happy day!

52 comments:

Mildred said...

Good Morning, Eileen. Your yard/flowers are so pretty. The hummingbirds will love your choice of annuals. We had pretty clouds yesterday. Thanks for sharing the beauty from your day.

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari OM
Oh my word... that is some beauty plus eighty-seven right there!!! YAM xx

David Gascoigne said...

House Wrens are such pugnacious little critters. It always amazes me that they will take on a bird of any size.

Tom said...

...yep, lots to be thankful for!

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Excelentes e belas fotografias, bom trabalho, gostei.
Um abraço e continuação de boa semana.

Andarilhar
Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
O prazer dos livros

eileeninmd said...

Hello,

Thank you all for the comments!

Gayle said...

Gorgeous blooms. And the finches seem to like the sack. Wrens do have a mind of their own. We were rejected this year. They checked out the house and moved on.

DIMI said...

Hello Eileen!
Your clematis and the rhododendrons are so beautifully bloomed!
The House Wrens is such a beautiful bird!
Hope yo see soon,in your yard your beloved hummingbirds!
Thank you for sharing this beauty from your yard!
Have a happy Thursday!
Dimi...

Ella said...

Hello Eileen,

We live in the same world, only with a few thousand miles apart, so I can also say that I am grateful for these beautiful pictures. Thank you so much!
Enjoy your day!

Lynne said...

Loved this post Eileen . . .
Beautiful!
Saving the quotes, I will be using this one pronto!
“Three things can not be long hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth." Buddha

italiafinlandia said...

Hello,
beautiful images of moon and clouds and flowers...but I am captured by your Wren!
They are so funny birds...so tiny and so brisk!
Have a good day!

Karen said...

Beautiful flowers. I remember how Lady Bird urged everyone to plant a bush or a shrub!

Jeanie said...

I think I may have a crazy house wren in my bird house, which means with babies probably. I've seen it only a couple of times but hear her a lot! Lovely as always!

Lea said...

Beautiful! Love the Clematis
Have a wonderful day!

Dee said...

Clematis are AMAZING. Our neighbor has one and at first I thought it was an artificial flower. LOL

Judy Biggerstaff said...

Our wrens are pretty bossy too but I do enjoy watching them. Beautiful flowers, Eileen. I haven't seen the Fuchsia either. I have some Lantana planted in a pot too with some Zinnias. Summer colors are just beautiful and so eye-catching.

rupam sarma said...

Awesome pics.

Latane Barton said...

You have a beautiful yard, thanks for sharing it with us.

Cloudia said...

Thank you for being such a bright spot!!!

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

Thanks for all of the color today.

:)

Sandra said...

the earth does laugh in flowers and all these photos make me smile with joy

A Colorful World said...

Stunning shots! What beautiful flowers and birds...you have a lovely yard!

Out on the prairie said...

Such lovely shots, I so enjoyed your blooms

Marit Sønstebø said...

Hello Eileen,

Wonderful birds and flowers! I love your clematis and rhododendron. They are all so nice.
Have a nice evening.

Cathy Keller said...

Absolutely breathtaking! Thank you for sharing! I've enjoyed the return of the cardinal to your yard! Have a wonderful weekend1

RedPat said...

Your flowers are beautiful, Eileen!

Sandi said...

"Three things can not be long hidden: the sun, the moon and the truth."

GASP!! SO true.

William Kendall said...

Beautiful blooms!

Betty Crow said...

Beautiful flowers. Dahlias are a favorite. I don't see many rhododendrons around here. Loved seeing them when I lived in North Carolina. Along with azaleas. That city turns into a flower in the spring. I like cloud shapes, too.

Bob Bushell said...

Fantastic collection Eileen.

Michelle said...

Cute that you have the wren in charge of security! lol Thanks for linking up today. You have some beautiful flower shots, here.

Missy George said...

Beautiful flowers..love the quotes..Little Jenny Wren is adorable!!

happyone said...

Beautiful blooms. LOVE the picture of the wren.

ellen b. said...

That house wren looks intense. :)
Beautiful blooms!

Lady Fi said...

What a lovely series of shots. That moon though - wow!

handmade by amalia said...

What a fantastic photo of the House Wren. A beautiful bird. And the garden looks lovely, Eileen, I hope you are enjoying the summer.
Amalia
xo

eileeninmd said...

Thanks everyone for the comments.

Carol @Comfort Spring Station said...

Beautiful photography, your garden is amazing

magiceye said...

Flowers, birds, moon and a cloudy sky in ones backyard. How romantic!

Jan K. alias Afanja said...

Your flowers are beautiful and you've made an awesome shot of the moon again.
I hope you'll have a wonderful weekend.

carol l mckenna said...

Lovely, blooms, birds and sky shot!

Happy Weekend to you,
ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor

Penelope Postcards said...

The Buddha saying got my attention. We need truth in the age of alternative facts.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Wow, spectacular moon shot, I love the detail. I love the quote about the Earth laughing in flowers. And your flowers are spectacular.

I doubt I quit blogging. I get too much satisfaction out of it.

Pietro Brosio said...

Wonderful post, Eileen, pretty flowers, very nice moon and amazing sky.
Happy weekend!

Carol Blackburn said...

Such beauty all around us. Have a wonderful weekend.

NatureFootstep said...

loved to see the wren. But not nice of him to chase all other birds away :)

Lowcarb team member said...

So much to be thankful for, and we should all take time to reflect on this.
Great to see the birds and the blooms.

Enjoy the up-coming weekend.

All the best Jan

Joyful said...

Beautiful :-)

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Love that moon, LOL about the bossy wren, and beautiful sky shot! Have a great weekend.

Angie said...

Eileen - sometimes the daily world around us just trumps our reports on our vacations … we are compelled to share the beauty that is just outside the sliding glass door. For one, I am so glad you shared these images. All wonderful! Especially the clematis.

Deb @ Frugal Little Bungalow said...

You always get the most amazing moon shots and I enjoyed everything else as well ! ( as usual :)

Wandering Wren said...

Yep EIleen, all us little Wrens are a little bit crazy! Never mess with a house wren on a mission haha. I love your wonderful photo of your wren, you back yard looks a wonderful picture at the moment too.
Wren x

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