6.10.2010

Peonies


We made a little trip to our favorite farm last weekend. Ryan rode his bike out, while I followed with the car.

After the long ride, Ryan was hungry and indulged in a Zenner's sausage and a beer by Captured By Porches. Then, we grabbed a pair of shears and headed out to cut peonies. Ryan took over photographer duties so that I could choose my flowers.

The Debutante.

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A lonely stand of poppies.





The Farm Store, beyond the flowers.


If we'd been married in June, instead of September, I would've had a bouquet of peonies...

A day or two after bringing these lovelies home, most had opened their petals. Don't they look a bit like a row of can-can dancers? And, they smell divine. Ah, peonies...

2 comments:

  1. I am silent reader, I never leave comments, but I love the stuff you make. But I had a question, that you may be able to help on. I am contemplating teacher gifts for my kids teachers, but I am not sure what to make. The top of my list is decoupaged clip boards with cute notepads and pens, or fabric Coffee cozy/sleeves and a starbucks gift card? Which would you prefer to get from students, and if you've gotten gifts from students, what have you liked the best?

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  2. Nettie,
    Glad you've been enjoying my projects! I consulted with a teacher friend and she thinks the coffee cozy/gift card is the way to go. It would be a project with lots of possibilities. Good luck, have fun, and it was nice to hear from you!

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