"A merry heart doeth good like a medicine"
|The black music stand|
|Disassembled and ready to clean|
|Cleaned and lightly sanded|
|The first of MANY coats of Berry Pink paint|
|A touch of oil painted musical whimsey!|
|The finished stand ready for Miss R|
to make melodies!
|Cultus Bay Farm House|
From the Website's FAQ page
"How Old Is the House?
The Victorian – style farmhouse was built by my husband Tom. He started it in 1984and it’s been a gradual process towards finishing. Since he followed old building styles, many people think it’s really an old home. He built it all – even the windows!"
|Strolling among the beautiful garden finery|
dispite the pouring rain.
|As you walk thru the delightful maze of plants,|
you think you are walking thru a garden
but in fact, all of these plants are in pots that
sit on benches throughout the nursery.
|The Knot Garden|
|Just as the clouds covered the early summer sky,|
so does this cloud of honeysuckle vine
cover it's trellis.
|The Grand Girls' first ferry ride|
|Welcome to Chocolate Flower Farm (click for link)|
|Big umbrella for big rain!|
|Taking shelter while petting the|
piggy garden greeter.
|Most of the plants at Chocolate Flower Farm are|
chocolate colored, chocolate scented, have a chocolate name..
well, you get the idea...
|Anyone know the name of this plant?|
Looks like a foxglove with wee chocolate
|How about this tree with blooms |
that look like white roses hanging
from the branches?
|Pepper, the cat!|
Pt. Robinson Park
|Barn swallows sail above us |
as we stroll the walk between cottages.
|This odd contrivance, once used to pull boats|
on and off the beach, now plays the part of
It still rides the rails that travel down to the shore.
|This charming little swing|
(which the Gentleman Farmer said he thought he could make me one of)
sat at the bottom of a cliff that was an avalanche
of blackberry blossoms.
A lovely way to ponder the day.
"I am the light of the world; he who follows Me shall not walk in the darkness, but shall have the light of life."