Daily Archives: May 23, 2014

Random Five Friday

As we head into the Memorial Day weekend, here are a few random thoughts:

1.) I never knew until I was told by a friend recently, that if you plant amaryllis bulbs outside in the spring, they’ll bloom again!

amaryllis 5-16-2014 12-53-00 PM

2.) Thank you for all the kind, encouraging comments on yesterday’s post; THAT’S why I blog!

3.) Growing up, I remember hearing my Mom, her siblings and my Grandma say that a storm was “following the river”.  We lived about 8 or 10 miles from the river, and whether or not storms actually follow the river, I don’t know. But that sure looked to be the case at our house last night.

storm clouds 5-22-2014 8-02-42 PM

4.) Found this “rain chime” at Tractor Supply this week.  I’m doubtful that it will actually do any chiming, and I certainly won’t be outside in the rain to hear it if it does, but I do think it’s cute hanging from the tree.

rain chime 5-22-2014 7-28-10 PM

5.) My plans for the holiday weekend include a Farmers’ Market, lunch with friends, and possibly a little ride to the Outer Banks: just Motor Man, me and about a hundred thousand of our closest friends….

Have a safe weekend!

~These Days Of Mine~

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