Wednesday, September 14, 2016

You can follow further stories at my new website: Eva Shorey - where I post about my watercolor illustrations, inspirations, and life.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Good Bye!

It's time to say "farewell" from this space - my journal for the last 6 years!  I've enjoyed every post, comment, and friend made here...but life moves on and my posts here have been less frequent.  I hope you all will follow me on my other social media spots:

Monday, August 1, 2016

Holiday Over - Summer Ramping Up!

3 weeks of fun and family with my sister and niece out visiting from Oklahoma!  We enjoyed every minute!  Now she's gone home, but August is going to be busy, busy, busy!  Wedding, VBS, week-long building project (stay tunned for updates!), Shor'nich Camping....summer is going out in a rush this year!

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Family Time!

It's been quiet around my internet spaces these past couple weeks because my sister is out visiting from Oklahoma with her daughter!  We're spending every possible moment together while they're here!!!

Friday, June 24, 2016


I LOVE the smell of milkweed!  It's a mellow sweet smell that fills the warm air in the summer.  I planted in in my front perennial border so that I could enjoy the scent wafting in my windows.  I also love to watch the monarch caterpillars and find the delicate green crysalises hanging from the leaves!

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

The Side Yard

The water garden/bath tub and bird feeders are here for me to sit and enjoy.  I have goldfinches, the indigo bunting, humming birds, chickadees, nuthatches, and swamp sparrows - all frequenters of the feeders if I sit still and watch long enough ; ) 
 The foxglove are blooming!
My yellow flag iris is blooming next to the old tub - I'm glad to see it so happy in it's new spot! 

Monday, June 13, 2016

New Picnic Table

My Babe built me this new picnic table.  He designed it himself.  It's 8ft long, so it will easily fit 10 people - 12 if you squeeze in a bit.  We put it where the neighbor used to have his sugar shack - he bought a house last year and moved the shed to that property, so we had this bare spot that already has a layer of wood chips down.  We won't have to worry about mowing under it or moving it to mow ; )  I requested the design that allows you to step in from the side instead of hiking your legs over the seat -which isn't very lady-like with a skirt on - it works great!
Yay, Babe!  You're my hero!


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