Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Clarifications from yesterday's post...

Seems I might have led some of you to believe things that were, in actuality, as they appeared in the post.

Mr. B said so.

He was very concerned that you would all think in the very first photo where Lulu was "smelling the dandelions", that she was, in fact, smelling our dandelions.

They are not. We do not, as Mr. B so eloquently pointed out, have dandilions...
So that takes care of photo #1.

Now on to photo #6 - that's really not the name of that tree-plant-thingy. I do not now, nor have I ever known the name of that tree-plant-thingy. I made it up.

Complete fabrication. I am currently enrolled in a "don't-make-things-up-that-you-don't-know" program.

I am not doing well in the class....

Photo #16 - his name is Oliver. He lives next door and his Mom raised 2 chickens I have previously talked about in the context of "chicken-sitting". Chicker & Ophelia. As to what he was doing to the chicken, all I can say is that he and his brother Brahm have taught the chickens to "jump for grapes" and to do the "steady dance". (More on that in another post...) What Oliver was attempting to teach Ophelia on this date is yet to be disclosed to me.

Now, on to tonight's post.

(please note the complete change of persona here...)

WOW! I got mail! :-) Yeppers I did...from Ireland...Pam & Angie (White O'Morn Cottage & The Old Schoolhouse) sent be a lovely book that tells about the very area they live in and where they have so graciously taken me on a virtual tour of. What sweethearts!



Aren't those postage stamps pretty? They are a gift in themselves. Thank you from my heart...

And just when I thought it couldn't get any better, my son and his wife brought me this little night lite. Remember the post about my new monkey bath-mat? Well, here his accompianment...

Am I lucky or what?? Don't answer - it was hypothetical...

So I decided to make some banana-nut bread since I had some very ripe bananas sitting there.

When I was working, I would have just thrown them away...but, oh no. Would June Cleaver toss them? Would Donna Reed not make use of them? And wouldn't Martha not only make banana bread, but would have dried the peels and used them to make dog collars or place mats or tarps or a sundresses or something.

I just made banana-nut bread...


And, yes, those are walnuts and chocolate chips. Hmmm...Turned out pretty yum-O if I do say so...

Well, that's all the news from Main Street tonight.

Say your prayers, say "thank you" and do something nice for someone - we'll ALL benefit from it..

-me

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Boy, am I RELIEVED to know those are not YOUR dandelions..thanks, Mr. B for having Colleen clarify that. I'm also still wondering about the chicken....let us know. Your banana nut bread looks really yummy. Take care. Betty

white o'morn cottage said...

Hi, Colleen, so glad you like it. I have just finished it for the second time myself.

I never noticed before but the stamps are of wild flowers and he talks about them in the book.

The pinky mauve ones are foxgloves and they grow wild in my wild garden. (read untended field)and the yellow ones....yep..yep... Dandilions!

Laurie & Chris said...

Wow! You don't want to upset Mr B!! :) You had a very nice day full of surprises!!!

Mary said...

I never assumed those were your dandelions (quickly hiding any pictures of my yard). They had to belong to the neighbors. Oh and they do jump the fence and come into your yard when you least expect them.

the old schoolhouse said...

Hi Colleen i just know your going to love that book,the part about my schoolhouse starts on page 64 so go on sit yourself down with some of your lovely cake and enjoy.Angie xxx

Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

Colleen, I am coming over for Banana Bread...I will be there early AM - please have coffee. :-)

Do you know how much fun I have when I come here??? LOADS!!!!
Hugs,
Penny

Brenda said...

I will just take the bread and not worry about the other =)

Charmingdesigns said...

I'm laughing and enjoying your blog, I got to thinking (I do that once in a while) that my 26 year old daughter doesnt have a clue who June Cleaver and Donna Reed are...and why we make a reference to them...have you ever tried!!? Laurie