Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Off line ...missing you

Wow, what a busy week we have had...our computer came down with over 400 viruses...needless to say it has been in the shop so I have been unable to post or visit any of my blog friends. Now the it has been fixed I wanted to show you some of the happenings at our home. We have continued to work on our fence, trying to get it done so we can move on to a new project.
I also received a wonderful package from Amanda on Saturday and I will post pics of it tomorrow. Thank you so much Amanda.
My dh as been working on one of our rental properties so he has spent most of his time after work there...so we have been on our own to work on projects that we can finish. I have a few to share with you...again maybe tomorrow. I did get our frog pond cleaned out and a few hostas planted....I hope you had a good week last week and I will be visiting soon. I did want to show a picture now that the buds have turned to blossoms...I love flowering trees.

This week we have been working on the fence that I took down. We needed 8 fence sections so we drug them from the shed and began giving them a nice coat of cottage cream paint. This is the same color as our house so it kinda blends in even though it is closer to the driveway than the house. They were difficult to paint...it was treated wood and it soaked up the paint. It took two gallons to give these 8 sections two coats of paint. But I did have the help of our three girls so we listened to music and make it more of a painting party than work. I am hoping my dh has time to hang them in the next few days.

On my last post I pictured a small pinkish bloom. This is the tree in it's full glory. I am not sure what kind of tree it is but we have four of them and they are so beautiful. When the blooms begin to fade it seems like it is snowing.

I will see you soon.


Cottage Contessa said...

What beautiful trees! Painting must be in the air because we have had a serious case of it here too! lol So happy that your parcel arrived and that you like it sweetie! Have a wonderful week Dianntha!
Amanda (aka Cottage Contessa)

Cathy said...

Thanks for re-visiting me. You seem to be as busy as I have been. Hasn't this weather been marvelous? I've been outdoors working most of the week, too!

We'll have to try to get together and meet sometime soon. Its been great seeing and sharing!

Meggie said...

Beautiful trees, Dianntha! I know what you mean about it looking as if it's snowing when the blooms are ready to shed. Are you finished with the fencing yet?