2016 Project 365

This is my second year of Project 365.  Last year I found it a bit of a challenge but the reward is a daily journal of photos. This year I’m not following along with an organized group.  I’m just making up my own rules as the year goes by!  I will try to post a photo a day.  But only if it’s a good photo that reflects a moment.  Or maybe I’ll post two photos for the day…or three…or none.

Hope you enjoy following along!

Kathy

December 2016

fairies
Day 344, December 22,2016, Captured one of those pesky fairies!
ornament
Day 243, December 21, 2016, Our newest decoration. Jes and Andrew sent us this year’s DC Historical ornament to add to our collection.
Christmas Tree
Day 342, December 19, 2016, Christmas Tree
Christmas Cactus
341, December 18, 2016, Christmas Cactus
santa
Day 340, December 17, 2016, Children’s Outreach Program at the Civic Club.
golf cart
Day 339, December 16, 2016, Our new golf cart ready for the Christmas Golf Cart Parade
flowers
Day 338, December 15, 2016, Impatiens and coleus, pretty in pink!
OHHC
Day 337, December 15, 2016, Old Homosassa Heritage Council Group Photo for 2016!
happy banjo
Day 336, December 13, 2016, Happy Banjo!
Splendid Sampler
Day 335, December 12, 2016, Just in case you aren’t looking at my other website, here’s all the blocks from the Splendid Sampler that I’ve completed!
Backyard
Day 334, December 11, 2016, Had a brief cold spell but the warm weather is back along with the water in the canal.
Christmas
Day 333, Looking like Christmas at the Green House!
Maggie
Day 332, December 9, 2016, Dinner at the Old Mill where everyday is Christmas!
Maggie
Day 331, December 8, 2016, Maggie’s Annual Christmas Card Photo Shoot, This one didn’t make the cut!
Frog
Day 330, December 7, 2016, Big Sleeping Frog
HCC
Day 329, December 5, 2016, The Annual December Birthday Photo at the Homosassa Civic Club
HOmosassa Besties
Day 328, December 4, 2016, Homosassa friends in Mount Dora
Mt. Dora
Day 337, December 3, 2016, Santa at the Mt. Dora Christmas Parade

November 2016

Kristin Wigg
Day 331, Another snap for November 27, 2016, Jes doing her best Kristen Wigg impersonation!
Sunday morning breakfast
Day 331, November 27, 2016, Sunday Morning Breakfast
Cookie Day 2016
Day 330, November 26, 2016, Cookie Day, The Most Happiest Day of the Year!
Cornhole Tournament
Day 329, November 25, 2016, Family Cornhole Tournament, Darin and Justin were the winners for 2016!
Thanksgiving
Day 328, November 24, 2016,Thanksgiving Family Photo
Andrew
Day 327, November 23, 2016, Andrew
Everly
Day 312, November 8, 2016, Everly
Vote
Day 312 , November 8, 2016, Vote!
Homosassa Elementary Chorus.
Day 309, November 5, 2016, Homosassa Elementary School Chorus
Shirley
Day 306, November 2, 2016, Terry’s mom moved into Sunflower Springs, just 7 minutes away from us– on her 92nd birthday. I took her some coasters, cookies and a mug rug.
Kings Bay Project
Day 305, Terry and I touring the Kings Bay Project, November 1, 2016

October 2016

bad betty
Day 302, October 29, 2016, Bad Betty
bad betty
Day 284, October 18, 2016, Bad Betty
boat
Day 283, October 16, 2016, I think this might be a really sad story!
Clean Up Crew
Day 282, October 15, 2016, The Clean Up Crew at the Old Homosassa Water Tower.
Suitcase Party
Day 281, October 14, 2015, Suitcase Party
evil pixies
Day 280, October 14, 2016, Evil pixies taking over my quilt designs.
river otters
Day 279, October 12, 2016, Five River Otters–the most I have ever seen together in the canal!
azeleas
Day 278, October 11, 2016, The azaleas are blooming. Little early. Like 5 months early!
succulents
Day 277, October 10, 2016, Succulents, parsley, and a Flamingo
Project 365
Day 276, October 9, 2016, Whaaaaat!
Project 365
Day 275, October 8, 2016, Queen Butterfly
After the Storm
Day 274, October 7, 2016, After the Storm
rose
Day 273, October 6, 2016, Don Juan Rose
Cylde and Connie
Day 272, October 5, 2016, Clyde and Connie. Life is good in Homosassa.
My Calendar Quilt
Day 271, October 3, 2016, My Calendar Quilt is officially done and photographed!
quilt
Day 270, October 2, 2016, Photo shoot for my latest quilt gone awry.
typewriter
Day 270, October 1, 2016, Jack and Kendall. Learning about typewriters.

September 2016

Sphinx Month
Day 269, September 30, 2016, Sphinx Month on Plumeria
Andrew and Jes
Day 266, September 27, 2016, Jes and Andrew. Both working. Andrew came to Tampa. We had dinner with him. Of Course! And there’s Jes, back in the cold white north. Getting ready for an American Cancer Society walk. Jes! All that. And a box of chips!
Hydrangea
Day 265, September 26, 2016, “Still Life, Hydrangea with Dinosaurs”
Plumeria
Day 264, September 25, 2016, The plumeria continue to bloom. This one was completely submerged during the storm surge–not a leaf in sight. It’s pot probably would have floated away but the plant had grown roots into the ground and it was anchored.
Busy Bee
Day 263, September 24, 2016, Just Bee
Storm debris pickup
Day 262, September 25, 2016, One of many storm debris pickup parades.
tomatoses
Day 261, September 22, 2016, Tomatoes. Fresh Delivered from NY!
Maggie
Day 260, September 21, 2016, So yesterday I showed this photo of Maggie sending me vibes about me being a lame-ass mom for not giving her more hotdog bun. Today it was a hamburger bun for the fish. This is what she really looks like when I’m throwing bits into the water! It’s a “what the hell!” look. Right?  Oh, don’t think I’m abusing the pooch.  She gets about a quarter of what I’m throwing into the water!  And, by the way, I LOVE this snap of Maggie!
Feeding the fish
Day 259, September 20, 2016, Two photos today. Maggie and I like to feed the fish stale bread in the evening. Typically Maggie would not touch bread. But if I give it to the fish, it’s the best treat ever!
Maggie
What, you fed that entire hotdog bun to the fish!!!!!
clouds
Day 258, September 19, 2016, Love the Clouds. They are especially great at dusk.
Great Blue Heron
Day 257, September 18, 2016, Great Blue Heron looking for dinner and pretending I’m not there.
Manatee Calf
Day 257, September 17, 2016, Manatee Calf
storm
Day 256, September 16, 2016, Storm clouds over the canal.
Mosquito Control Board
Day 255, September 15, 2016, Mosquito Control Board Presentation
Butterfly
Day 254, September 14, 2016, Butterfly
Butterfly
Day 253, September 13, 2016, Butterfly
Lily
Day 252, September 12, 2016, Lily, the Happiest Dog in the Neighborhood
Sarasota Slim
Day 251, September 11, 2016, Sarasota Slim at the Shed.
butterfly
Day 250, September 10, Butterfly on Plumbago
alamanda
Day 248, September 8, 2016, Alamanda
Pots pretty in pink
Day 247, September 7, 2016, Pots are Pretty in Pink
Maggie
Day 246, September 6, 2016, Maggie agreed to be my model today. For many biscuits.
The view
Day 245, September 4, 2016, Almost back to normal! Friends and neighbors have not been quite this fortunate.
The view
Day 243, September 2, 2016, Oh MY!  This is the storm surge we are always warned about!
the view
Day 242, September 1, 2016, This evening’s view. Not much different from yesterday. Lots of rain and wind! But Hermine is now a hurricane.

August 2016

The view
Day 241, August 31, 2016, It’s been raining, raining, raining. And TS Hermine isn’t even here yet!
Crystal River
Day 240, August 30, 2016, Ominous Sky over Crystal River
Rose
Day 239, August 29, 2016, Rose
sewing room
Day 237, August 28, 2016, Back in my “Creative Cave”!
sunrise
Day 236, August 27, 2016, Another spectacular sunrise welcomed me home!
Adley, Riley and Piper
Day 234, August 25, 2016, 1st day of school 2016. Adley, Riley in 10th grade and Piper starting kindergarten
Peppa Pig
Day 233, August 24, 2016, Dressed in Peppa Pig, watching Peppa Pig, playing with Peppa Pig, so young to multitask so well!
Riley
Day 232, August 23, 2016, Riley is #29 on the Mandan JV team. Played almost the whole game.
PIper at the Park
Day 231, August 22, 2016, Piper at the Park
Adley
Day 230, August 21, 2016, Adley again!
Adley
Day 229, August 20, 2016, Adley
Maggie
Day 228, August 19, 2016, Maggie was watching me pack and wondering how soon I’d leave so she could get a kong ball.
Festival Committee
Day 227, August 18, 2016, The Festival Committee
Egret
Day 226, August 17, 2016, Hangin’ at the Shed.
blue bottles
Day 225, August 17, 2016, My blue bottle garden. Planted it a couple years ago with hopes that the ferns would catch up. Thumbs up!
rose
Day 225, August 15, 2016, Slightly wilted rose.
Sunrise
Day 224, August 14, 2016, Sunrise
Impatiens
Day 223, August 13, 2016, Pretty posies in a pot.
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Day 221, August 11, 2016, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
mermaid
Day 220, August 10, 2016, Gil Watson’s new Mermaid carving.
PipevineSwallowtail
Day 219, August 9, 2016, Pipevine Swallowtail
Project 365
Day 218, August 8, 2016, Maggie. 16 3/4 years old!
The View
Day 217, August 7, 2016, The rain finally stops. The view.
Resurrection Fern
Day 216, August 6, 2016, Resurrection Fern. Between the rain.
Plumeria
Day 214, August 4, 2016, A new variety of Plumeria bloomed today!
Hot Dog
Day 213, August 3, 2016, Hot Dog. Don’t know whether to feel sorry for this pooch for being out in the heat at the Shed or be happy for him that he’s spending some quality time with his Person in the shade. Good breeze off of the river and a big bowl of water right beside him.  Yeah, he was a happy dog!
Resurrection Fern
Day 212, August 2, 2016, Resurrection Fern after the rain.
Blue Heron
Day 211, August 1, 2016, Blue Heron in the yard.

July 2016

cardinal
Day 210, July 31, 2016, Cardinal
Indigo Bunting
Day 209, July 30, 2016, Indigo Bunting
Butterfly
Day 208, July 29, 2016, Swallowtail Butterfly
Monarch Caterpillar
Day 207, July 27,2016, Monarch Caterpillar
resurrecution Fern
Day 206, July 27, 2015, Resurrection Fern. Right before the next rainfall.
shrimp
Day 205, July 26, 2016, Shrimp. In a pan. With blackened seasoning. Soon to go into that pot of pasta. The important thing is that Publix actually had WILD CAUGHT FLORIDA SHRIMP in the seafood case. I’ve won’t buy the farm raised stuff from Indonesia. Love the real stuff!
caladiums
Day 204, July 25, 2016, Caladiums.
Maggie
Day 204, July 24, 2016, Took a lot of photos today but thought Maggie was the best!
Zebra Longwing
Day 203, July 23, 2016, Zebra Longwing
Day 202, July 22, 2016, A moment before the storm arrives.
Day 202, July 22, 2016, A moment before the storm arrives.
Quilt Block
Day 201, July 21, 2016, Photo time for the last QAYG quilt block
surprise lilies
Day 200, July 20, 2016, Surprise! The sutprise lilies have bloomed again. They were blooming exactly one month ago and they’re back.
Big Moon
Day 199, July 19, 2016, Big moon
Jack
Day 198, July 19, 2016, Is this kid cute or what? You can take a kid to the Spring, but you can’t make him jump in! Even though he was SO excited about going and couldn’t even sleep the night before!
Homosassa Springs State Park
Day 197, July 17, 2016, Cracks me up. Jack is now taking the obligatory photo op with Addison’s ipad and then they text it to all their friends. How times have changed!
Addison
Day 196, July 16, 2016, So tall and beautiful, my sweet Addison is changing everytime I see her.
Storm
Day 195, July 15, 2016, More storm and a bit of rain. But not enough.
storm
Day 194, July 14, 2016, Someone’s getting a storm but it’s not us!
bananas
Day 192, July 12, 2016, Another bunch of bananas.
"Meet and Greet" honoring Senator Charlie Dean
Day 191, July 11, 2016, Meet and Greet.  Four out of five men wear khaki.
Plumeria
Day 190, July 10, 2016, Plumeria
Mullet Toss
Day 189, July 9, 2016, Heros at the Mullet Toss
Design wall
Day 188, July 8, 2016, Addison helping with the Splendid Sampler.
kendall
Day 188, July 7, 2016, Kendall’s first trip to the Spring. 72 degrees. Terry and I did not get in.
banana tree
Day 186, July 5, 2016, Ba-nan-na, can the minions be far behind?
Fireworks in Crystal River
Day 185, July 4, 2016, Fireworks over Crystal River
vincas
Day 184, July 3, 2016, Vincas on the deck still trying to survive in the heat.
horse swing
Day 183, July 2, 2016, The horse swing is feeling very lonely.
allamanda
Day 182, July 1, 2016, The allamanda are growing like crazy. They seem to like the heat and humidity, unlike many of my other plants.

June 2016

lily
Day 181, June 30, 2016, I do not know the name of this lily. My neighbor gave it to me and it pops up once a year. Pretty. Pretty. Pretty. Glad I was here to see it!
t-shirts
Day 180, June 29, 2016, I was scheduled for a photo shoot of the OHHC t-shirts. On the way, I drowned my camera. So these photos are now from the iphone. For awhile.
Purple Coneflower
Day 179, June 28, 2016, Purple Coneflower
travel tote
Day 178, June 27, 2016, Maggie and me and my new bag.
SharkWeek, New Tote
Day 177, June 26, 2016, New Tote and a Shark. Cause it’s SharkWeek!
Homosassa Fireworks Festival
Day 176, June 25, 2016, Fireworks over the River
Green House Bistro & Market
Day 175, June 24, 2016, New restaurant in Homosassa. Greenhouse Bistro & Market
View
Day 174. June 23, 2016, Evening
Maggie
Day 173, June 22, 2016, Maggie
Surprise Lily
Day 172, June 21, 2016, I’m not sure what this flower is called but I call it a surprise lily because I never remember when it is supposed to bloom. Yesterday morning, Surprise!
Plumeria
Day 171, June 20, 2016, Plumeria
damn squirrel
Day 170, June 19, 2016, That can’t be a damn squirrel in my squirrel-proof bird feeder, can it?
Succulents are growing
Day 169, June 18, 2016, Succulents are growing!
The Mighty Ones
Day 168, June 17, 2016, At the Shed on Friday evening. The Mighty Ones.
Black Eyed Susans
Day 167, June 16, 2016, Black Eyed Susans,
Meeting
Day 165, June 14, 2016, Off the plane and on to a meeting. So tired!
Alan and Adley
Day 164, June 13, 2016, Daddy and daughter, making dinner. Adley wasn’t feeling well and wanted nothing to do with Grandma.
Piper and Adley
Day 163, June 12, 2016, Just chillin’ on the hammock.
Piper
Day 162, June 11, 2016, Waiting to get on the plane.
Piper
Day 161, June 11, 2016, Piper and Mermaid Samantha
Piper
Day 160, June 9, 2016, We went to Alpaca Magic USA today. The alpacas were not as interested in Piper as she was in them! But it was a great visit!
screech owl
Day 159, June 8, 2016, Piper doesn’t seem too thrilled about having a screech owl on her shoulder.
sharks
Day 158, June 7, 2016, Piper models with two maneating stuffed sharks.
Tropical Storm Colin
Day 157, June 6, 2016, Tropical Storm Colin in our back yard at 5 pm. Not too bad. First storm to hit us this year.
grandkids
Day 156, June 5, 2016, They eat every hour. At least on this snack break I convinced them to eat yogurt, fruit, and cheese.
mermaids and shark
Day 155, June 4, 2016, Four grandkids. Three mermaids and a shark.  And, of course, Kendall had to be Kendall.
fairy house
Day 154, June 3, 2016, That might look like a bird house, but it’s actually a fairy house!
Mermaid Amanda and Piper
Day 153, June 2, 2016, Mermaid Amanda and Piper
Homosassa Wildlife Park
Day 152, June 1, 2016, Piper at the Park. The mandatory photo.

May 2016

Pool Day with Piper
Day 151, May 31, 2016, Pool Day! Piper and I go swimming at Michelle’s house. Fun!
Piper
Day 150, May 30, 2016, Piper discovers my quilt block design wall and quickly starts creating!
Piper
Day 149, May 29, 2016, My traveling companion back to Florida.
Stuffed animals
Day 148, May 28, 2016, The girls (and Lauri) go for a wild ride on giant stuffed animals.
Piper and Adley
Day 147, May 27, 2016, I fly to Minneapolis and these two happy faces greet me!
flowers
Day 146, May 26, 2016, Pretty, pretty, pretty
the view
Day 145, May 25, 2016, The view from my sofa.
bee in hydrangea
Day 144, May 24, 2016, Pollinator
Maggie
Day 143, May 23, 2016, Another shot of Maggie!
Trout
Day 142, May 22, 2016, I caught a trout. Oh yeah, I caught a fish. Too small. But, hey, I caught a fish!
calidiums
Day 141, May 21, 2016, Just a hanging basket of pretty.
maggie
Day 140, May 20, 2016, Maggie is 16 1/2 years old. Had her semi-annual exam today. Vet says, “just keep doing what you’re doing” So I came home and gave her some chicken tenders. Happy dog.
ladybug
Day 139, May 19, 2016, Does anyone else have bugs eating up their “Rose of Sharon” Every year, it’s the same thing. I was checking to spray Neem Oil and came upon so many Lady Bugs. I’m letting them take care of the problem.
manatee
Day 138, May 18, 2016, Manatee in the Canal.
godzilla
Day 137, May 17, 2016, Help me, it’s hot in here!
Day 136, May 16, 2016, The view between storms.
Day 136, May 16, 2016, The view between storms.
Sphinx moth
Day 136, May 15, 2016, First Sphinx Moth I’ve seen this year. They love the plumbagos.
House
Day 134, May 13, 2016, Terry finished the deck and the yard is looking great!
lizard
Day 133, May 12, 2016, Visitor
corps of engineers boat
Day 132, May 11, 2016, New boat on the river.
furniture
Day 131, May 10, 2016, The outdoor furniture is FINALLY done. And I’ve posted about it on designsbyktgreen.com
Day Lily
Day 130, May 9, 2016, Sunshine on a stem
Maggie
Day 129, May 8, 2016, The House. Almost finished with the new deck rails. We were on the boat. Maggie didn’t want to go out with us but was waiting to welcome us home.
Zebra Longwing
Day 127, May 6, 2016, Zebra Longwing
Monarch butterfly
Day 126, May 5, 2016, Monarch on a Peace Lily
rain and high water
Day 125, May 4, 2016, A day of rain brings high water to the canal.
succulent garden
Day 124, May 3, 2016, Just a status shot of my succulent garden. Happy to say that the damn squirrels are ignoring it. For now.
Watsons
Day 122, May 1, 2016, The Watsons renew their wedding vows!

April 2016

honeysuckle
Day 121, April 30, 2016, This is the first year that the honeysuckle has bloomed more than just one or two blossoms. And now it’s taken over. had to cut the vines so it didn’t swallow up the plumeria!
Lizard
Day 120, April 29, 2016, This crazy lizard lives in the bird feeder. Don’t birds eat lizards? How can that be a safe place?
view
Day 119, April 28, 2016, The new view from the deck side. Not done–but soon!
spiderwort and yellow flower
Day 118, April 27, 2016, Lovely color combo
Daylily
Day 117, April 26, 2016, The First Daylily of 2016
House
Day 116, April 25, 2016, Terry has been changing out the spindles on the deck. See any difference? See Maggie?
Caladiums
Day 115, April 24, 2016, Green and White
Night Heron
Day 114, April 23, 2016, Night Heron with Breakfast
Succulents
Day 113. April 22, 2016, Succulent garden is going well!
Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
Day 112, April 21, 2016, Shades of Purple
Monarch Butterfly
Day 111, April 20, 2016, Another view of a Monarch Butterfly
Dog on plane
Day 110, April 19, 2016, Dog waiting to get on the plane to Tampa, dogs collar says he is an explosives expert. Zowie!
Drinks in Georgetown
Day 109, April 18, 2016, Drinks in Georgetown
Dinner on the patio
Day 108, April 17, 2016, Dinner on the patio in Cleveland Park
Walking in Rock Creek Park
Day 107, April 16, 2016, Walking in Rock Creek Park.
Landing in DC
Day 106, April 15, 2016, Landing in DC
Day 104, April 14, 2016, Are you guys going somewhere? I see the suitcases!
Day 105, April 14, 2016, Are you guys going somewhere? I see the suitcases!
opussum
Day 104, April 13, 2015, Sweet little ‘possum
Billbergia Nutans Queen's Tears
Day 103, April 12, 2016, Finally took the time to look up this bromeliad. “Billbergia Nutans Queen’s Tears” This bromeliad was here when we moved in back in 2003. I moved it because it was kind of boring but look at it this year! Beautiful!
Reflections
Day 102, April 10, 2016, Reflections
Butterfly
Day 101, April 10, 2016, Butterfly
Mermaids
Day100, April 9, 2016, A Mermaid Family Photo Shoot. Sarah, Vera, and Catherine
Michelle and Me
Day 99, April 8, 2016, Michelle and I on the road to Mermaid Weekend!
passion flower
Day 98, April 7, 2016, This was a tough pick. I took so many great photos today. Roses, butterflies, monarch caterpillars! But this is the first passion flower of the season. Last year they didn’t do well and neither did the zebra longwing butterfly that need the passion flower for their host plant. I’ve already seen one zebra longwing. Looking forward to a great year of butterflies!
butterfly block
Day 97, April 6, 2016, All the butterflies that have been visiting inspired me to create a butterfly block.
Gulf Fritillary
Day 96, April 5, 2016, My first Gulf Fritillary for 2016!
bird house
Day 95, April 4, 2016, Carolina Wrens liked the welcome sign and the location so built a nest in this bird house box. But didn’t move in. Still have hopes to get it rented out!
Alpaca Magic
Day 94, April 3, 2016, Is this the best photo ever? Have to admit I was stalking that adorable toddler alpaca. Shy. Elusive. Until this adorable toddler human came on the scene. Perfect!
butterfly quilt
Day 93, April 2, 2016, Does this look like a butterfly? No.
butterfly
Day 92, April 1, 2016, Underside of a butterfly

March 2016

Peace Lily
Day 91, March 31, 2016, Peace Lily
Angel Wing Begonia
Day 90, March 30, 2016, Angel Wing Begonia
tailpiece
Day 89, March 29, 2016, Tailpiece on the banjo. Anyone out there know if this is strung right? No?
Seahorse
Day 88, March 28, 2016, Seahorse 3d painting class at Watson’s Gallery
Monarch Butterfly
Day 87, March 27, 2016, Monarch Butterfly
Resurrection Fern
Day 86, March 26, 2016, Resurrection Fern. Appropriate for Easter Weekend.
toad
Day 85, March 25, 2016, Anyone know what kind of frog/toad this is?
Making Pom Poms
Day 84, March 24, 2016, The Future Of Pinterest, Pom Poms and homemade birthday cards.
Me
Day 83. March 23, 2016, Kendall took this photo of me. Don’t know if I like it or not but I think that’s me!
minnows
Day 82, March 22, 2016, Addison and Kendall discover the bait bucket and catch a mess of minnows.

 

Two banjos
Day 80, March 20, 2016, Two Banjos!
Cervany Center
Day 79, March 19, 2016, Cervany Center
banjo camp
Day 78, March 18, 2016, How many banjos can I squeeze into my car?
lizard
Day 77, March 17, 2017, Happy St. Pattys day. Here’s a lizard.
Dragonboat
Day 76, March 16, 2016, Dragonboat training.
Senator Dean
Day 75, March 15, 2016, I had another photo for today but since I’m also trying to make this a journal of the year, I had to post that Florida Senator Dean crashed our meeting. He’s the guy with the pink shirt.  We are at the Gator Den discussing that he didn’t get us ANY AMENDMENT ONE MONEY for our little park on the Homosassa River!  LOSER!
Maggie sleeps
Day 73, March 13, 2016, Maggie sleeps.
Water Tower
Day 72, March 12, 2016, Two photos today.  Water Tower Cleanup day!
Jack
Day 72, March 12, 2016, Jack., 5, Basketball Star!
bees
Day 71, March 11, 2016, What’s with all the bees? They have invaded both of the bird baths. Hey guys, these aren’t bee baths!
Dead Tree
Day 70, March 10, 2016, The view has changed a bit. We finally had the dead tree cut down. Now we have a new spot to sit for fishing!
art gallery
Day 69, March 9, 2016, I pick this house in Old Homosassa (right by the Civic Club) as our next art gallery!
Terry and festival crew
Day 68, March 8, 2016, Terry hanging with the fun Festival crew. Are we a fun group, or what?
Woodstork
Day 67, March 7, 2016, Woodstork
Spiderwort
Day 66, March 6, 2016, Spiderwort
Hamster ball.
Day 65, March 5, 2016, I think this looks like fun. Giant hamster ball. Except for all those germs from all those coughing, sneezing, hacking kids that already were in there. Nevermind.
Gil Watson art gallery
Day 64, March 4, 2016, Gil finished the log!
succulents
Day 63, March 3, 2016, Me and the flamingos are trying to start a succulent garden. I think I have a green thumb but succulents, the easiest plant ever, have not been happy here in Perfect.
Pelican
Day 62, March 2, 2016, Pelican
Bush Daisy
Day 61, March 1, 2016, Bush Daisy

February 2016

impatien
Day 60, February 29, 2016, Leap Year! Found this little impatien volunteer hiding under a liriope.
Ladybug
Day 59, February 28, 2016, Ladybug
trellis
Day 58, February 27, 2016, Had to rebuild the trellis. And paint it. It still looks a bit crooked. But once the vines grow back, who will notice? Kind of putting it here on my daily photo journal so the next time it starts falling apart I’ll have an answer to “And when did we rebuild this?”
Maggie
Day 57, February 26, 2016, Maggie knows we are going out. Hey it’s Friday! “Excuse me, did someone forget my Kong ball?”
squirrel
Day 56, February 25, 2016, Damn Squirrel Pose
Maggie
Day 55, February 24, 2016, Maggie is not happy with me. She wants me to stop taking pictures and just brush her! That’s what she expects before she gets her dinner.
Otter
Day 54, February 23, 2016, One of my favorite waterside visitors.
Caterpillar
Day 53, February 22, 2016, Today I have two photos. Does that make up for missing days? Here’s a monarch caterpillar on a milkweed stem that is completely devoid of leaves.
2016_02_22catepillar2
So I moved a stem that had leaves close enough so the caterpillar could move over and have dinner. Then I started feeling like “did I mess with nature?” Oh no!
Two Eagles
Day 52, February 22, 2016, Two Eagles
fake gator
Day 51, February 20, 2016, Just like yesterday’s flamingos, this gator isn’t real. And I think it would look really cool in my backyard.
Flamingos
Day 50, February 19, 2016, More birds in the back. Flamingos.
Wood Storks
Day 49, February 18, 2016, As the years have gone by, the palms in our backyard vista have slowly died.  Some remain standing, frond-less. Today they were crowned with wood storks.
Resurrection Fern
Day 48, February 17, 2016, Resurrection Fern.
Great White Egret
Day 47, February 16, 2016, Watcher on the Wall
candy
Day 46, February 15, 2015, OMG! President’s Day candy looks just like Valentine’s Day and Christmas Candy!
dog
Day 45, February 14, 2016, Valentine candy looks just like Christmas candy!
Fern
Day 44, February 13, 2015, Green
Little Blue Heron
Day 43, February 12, 2016, Little Blue
Heart Pillows
Day 42, February 11, 2016, Looks like there’s another holiday coming up!
Maggie
Day 41, February 10, 2016, Hey, Maggie, Wanna go outside and take pics? Are you crazy? It’s cold out there!
Chilly Dawn
Day 39, February 8, 2016, Chilly Dawn
Inverness
Day 38, February 7, 2016, The Old County Courthouse in Inverness. It actually chimes at noon! Very cool.
Valerie Theatre
Day 37, February 6, 2016, Homosassa Takes Over Inverness!
Monarch Caterpillar
Day 35, February 4, 2016, Monarch Caterpillar
Leaves
Day 33, February 2, 2015, Keep finding these beautiful leaves this year. Just gotta share!
Maggie
Day 32, February 1, 2016, Maggie soaking up the Vitamin D!

January 2016

Jack at Gasparilla
Day 30, January 30, 2016, Jack. Looking very perplexed. I think he doesn’t understand why he should be begging for BEADS! Rest assured. He finally figures it out and is weighed down with beads by the end of the morning!
Ibis
Day 27, January 27, 2016, Ibis having dinner in the back yard.
Access to the River
Day 26, January 26, 2015, It was our day in front of the Board of Commissioners. Co-chairs of the “Access to the River” Committee, Rodney MacRae and Roger Cullen. We are moving forward!
twilight
Day 24, January 24, 2016, Twilight. Pantone colors of the year. Serenity Blue and Rose Quartz. Right in my backyard.
egrets
Day 23, January 23, 2016, C-c-c-c-cold.
Project 365
Day 21, January 21, 2016, My man, Terry, took a lot of pics but this was the best. Off to a meeting, as usual!
winter color
Day 22, January 22, 2016, Hey, who says we don’t have Fall color. Oh wait, it’s winter. Winter color. Very pretty no matter what the season!
Peace Lilies
Day 20, January 20, 2016, 34 degrees when I got up this morning but these peace lilies are still beautiful! I find these “indoor” plants amazing. Many many years ago I received a few pots when my dad passed away.  I planted them in the yard out of desparation because I wasn’t always there to take care of them. They get knocked back every winter but come back strong in the summer.
Maggie
Day 19, January 19, 2015, It’s c-c-c-cold. Our favorite weather guy, Steve Jerve, said bring the pets and plants in. Shed and garage is full of plants. Maggie is safe! (Like Maggie has EVER spent a night outdoors!)
Jack!
Day 18, January 18, 2016, Jack!
lizard
Day 17, January 17, 2016, DeDo and a lizard catching some rays.
Three Sisters Springs
Day 16, January 16, 2016, Three Sisters Springs
The view
Day 15, January 15, 2016, Never get tired of this view.
African Iris
Day 14, January 14, 2016, African Iris
Scottie
Day 13, January 13, 2016, “Dude, what happened to your eyes?”
Maggie
Day 12, January 12, 2016, Maggie was actually a little pleased to see me come home. “Time to feed me?”
sunset at Indian Rocks beach
Day 11, January 11, 2016, Went on a mini-vaca to Indian Rocks Beach. Sunset from Angela’s patio.
Caladiums
Day 10, January 10, 2016, Not a great photograph, just wanted to remember that it was so warm this year that some of the caladiums never died back and new ones started popping out of the ground in January.
twinkle lights
Day 9, January 9, 2016, I LOVE all the twinkle lights. No, these aren’t up for Christmas, these are up year round. And I want more!
Robins
Day 7, January 7, 2016, The Robins have Returned
milkweed
Day 6, January 6,  Still have milkweed but too cold for the monarchs!
beer glasses
Day 5, January 5, Just got this birthday gift in the mail. Lauri and Alan know me so well! Damn squirrels and happy banjos
Beautiful evening
Day 4, January 4, Beautiful evening.
Winter
Day 3, January 3, Cold and Rainy. Winter is here!
azaleas
Day 2, January 2, The azaleas are blooming early due to the unseasonably warm weather.
Foggy morning
Day 1, January 1, The first morning of 2016.

 

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