"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Once again it's Six Word Saturday and Shadow Shot Sunday! May 31-June 1, 2014

What we saw while driving home....

Shasta Lake with only 48% of total capacity.

 Shasta Lake is getting a new bridge

Lucy listens to our blooming Orchid Cactus

May 30, 2014

This plant is amazing! It's never
bloomed in all the years we have had it.
Now look at it! WOW!
It looked like this before we left:

May 13, 2014
Mother Nature is truly the boss!
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Have a great day whatever you do!


  1. The cactus is awesome, Kathe!! Mine is growing like crazy and I've had to re-pot it!! Love your shadows for the day!!

  2. It's been a long time since I've seen an abundance of water in Lake Shasta. California is really going through a drought.

  3. Your cactus looks determined to surprise you this year. Lovely photos.

  4. I love your happy Saturday/Sunday scenes, Kathe :) The Shasta Lake area looks beautiful.

  5. Your cactus looks like a real drama queen! :)

  6. "It's a Snap !" has been included in the A Sunday Drive for this week. Be assured that I hope this helps to point even more new visitors in your direction.


  7. The cactus is a real surprise. It takes quite a while to see blooms. Must be a lucky day! Nice view of the Lake. Great pics Kathe!


  8. Beautiful!
    Mother nature is sure the boss and a force to be reckoned with!

  9. Mother Nature indeed rules. That orchid is amazing.

    Have a fabulous day honey. Hugs to you and scritches to Lucy. :)

  10. The drought in the West is very worrisome...

    Looking forward to your visit at: Shadowy Bench & Six Words

  11. She is, isn't she (Mother Nature)? Love that shot of kitty and cactus. So sweet!

  12. Lovely blooms on that orchid cactus.


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