Thursday, July 24, 2014

"Bound and Bordered in Leaf Green..."

"...Edged with trellised buds and flowers
And glad Summer-gold, with clean
White and purple morning-glories
Such as suit the songs and stories
...unrevised in text or scene..."
--James Whitcomb Riley

Dear Friends,

Our summer has been unusually cool and nice; which means we have been able to be outside more and jump on our trampoline. (And draw with chalk!)

Evangeline doing a flip~

Our Black Swallow-tail caterpillars have all turned into beautiful butterflies and flown away.

The garden is in full bloom and looking lovely.

These little hobbits found giant cabbages and eggplants in "Farmer Maggot's" (aka the Farmer's Market) crop.

Have you ever seen the likes of those cabbages and eggplants before? They are huge!

The heat has been turned up lately, with temperatures around 100, so now it is starting to feel more like a real Missouri summer! We do love the singing insects at night, as well as the fireflies on a sultry evening, and will miss them when they rest this fall.

Many blessings to you all.

Love ~ Marqueta


  1. Beautiful summer.. I envy you the fireflies .....

  2. Hi Marqueta,
    Wonderful images of summer! Love the butterfly and flowers, and the children are spending the summer days perfectly!
    Are you going to make sauerkraut?
    Blessings and love, Linnie

  3. wow those are some big cabbages!! enjoy your summer!

  4. Hi Marqueta,
    Your images of the children are so beautiful!

  5. Marqueta, those cabbages are HUGE! Love all the pictures. The children look so happy and free!

  6. Thank you so much Marqueta for your most welcome visit and kind words.
    blessings to you and your beautiful family.
    I just cannot get over the size of these cabbages....Wonderful !


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