Thursday, June 11, 2020

Hello June

A morning outdoor visit to Nammie and Papa's.
What a gift!!!!

We miss them so much...

This year's Relief Sale was cancelled,
but we were craving the special donuts - so we made some!!
The farmer did the glazing.
They were delicious and I must make them again soon?
Dilemma - we ate too many!

From the 1973 Relief Sale Cookbook binder!

Fresh Asparagus from the garden,
wrapped in Prosciutto and roasted to perfection!

Asparagus Quiche.
You can't see the asparagus because it's smothered
in all that eggy goodness.
Love cast iron "pies"!

A sweet gift arrived in the mail from my dear friend Nonie,
a childhood forever friend!

It even contained some fun things for Sully and Noa ... so thoughtful!

Nonie - we are all praying for you as you navigate this horrid disease!

June flowers have arrived and more are still to come.
This old farm is at it's best this time of year for sure!

June Flowers

The evening "moon flowers" are once again magically opening before our eyes.
It seems they start blooming right around dusk and that's also when the mosquitoes 
are the hungriest!

The garden is mostly up, the corn is filling in and everything is standing at attention today after the much needed but heavy rain last evening!

Thankfully no tornados, despite the warnings!

The peonies and chives weren't quite as happy about the heavy rain.

June's solstice is just around the corner and we are slowly
beginning to find our new normals in these pandemic days!
It's been 3 months now since isolation began.

The wind has changed today - could this be a sign of new beginnings?

Our hearts are heavy for this world tho we have faith in our Lord to keep us safe!

How are you all doing out there dear readers?

Till next time ... stop and smell the June flowers and pray for health and safety.


  1. Your little grandson on his bike cracks me up! The patch of poppies before the fence looks so beautiful and peaceful. How long will you wait before contact with your grands?

  2. Oh how wonderful to have a visit at Nammie and Papas! Both on bikes! That will be happening here sooner than we know. Your grands are so cute! Love that smile on that little guy. can't just have one. Oh boy we do hope and pray that life will get back to a easier normal soon. Those moon flowers are so amazing. Thank you for capturing them.

  3. What a beautiful farm you live on.....loved every photo and every word.

  4. Oh my goodness. How is the "baby" big enough to ride a bike?! There were lots of lovely things in your world in June, despite the troubled times and heartaches. He is faithful!!

  5. Oh, what a special reunion with your grandchildren! They sure are growing and I bet a lot of fun!! The donuts look spectacular and so do your flowers. Glad you can find beauty in your day despite our new normal! Thanks for saying hello, and hope you stay safe and well, too! xo

  6. Such yummy and beautiful things coming out of your kitchen and garden! I love those poppies! Did I already say that somewhere?

  7. I love they came for a visit on bikes! I also was wondering how the baby could possibly be riding bike already. June is looking lovely over there. I love the pic of the poppies on the rail fence! Your yummy looking food pic's have me heading to the kitchen.


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