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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2016 Project 365 — 4 Comments

    • Thanks DeeDee. Sometimes I have nothing to put up. And then we get another picture of Maggie. Kind of like a pictorial journal!

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