Monday, April 20, 2015

The Weekend


A drive in the country.



Beautiful spring flowering trees.


A freshly mowed lawn.  Thanks to BG.


A few chores got crossed off the list.




A Bald Eagle sighting.

And last, but not least, lots of good food to eat.   

We went to my favorite place Friday evening to eat fish and the best mashed potatoes around.  I was so hungry and tucked right in without thinking about the camera ever present in my purse so I didn't get a photo.



We now have a new front porch/patio to walk onto out our front door.  It was a long wait, but it's done now as of Friday.  I loved checking that one off the long to-do list.


Such a nice weekend and most of the storms missed us.  How was your weekend? 




Lastly, I was excited to have found a barn or two on our drive to snap, so I'm linking today to Amy's The Barn Collective.

Happy Monday to you!
xo Cheryl

42 comments:

  1. That is what I need a nice drive in the country. what wonderful things you saw and did. That bald eagle is phenomenal. Like the barns too. Glad the storms missed you. We had some hit here. No damage done. Take care.

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  2. A perfect weekend! Wow, aren't Bald Eagles still rare? The trees are beautiful, especially the redbud. And lovely barns that look almost new!

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  3. Hello Cheryl, lovely blossoms. The Redbuds are gorgeous.. Awesome sighing of the eagle and nest.. The barns are awesome. Great captures from your country drive. Have a happy day and new week ahead!

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  4. I always love red barns and your redbuds sure brighten the day. Tom The Backroads Traveller

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  5. Hi Cheryl, How thrilling to see the Bald Eagle. We have been watching the live feed from Berry College of their eaglets. Red buds are among my favorite spring blooming trees. Very nice barn photos. Your dinner out sounds very delicious; glad you enjoyed it. Happy Monday.

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  6. i can't get over how quickly this month is flying by. love your springy blooms & the eagle shot. wow, so glad you got the chance to get that picture. too cool!! have a nice week. ( :

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  7. Aren't the Redbuds and Dogwoods beautiful? Great eagle capture. I have lived 75 years and have yet to see one. Lucky you.

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  8. Your photographs of those beautiful blooming tress are awesome! Love Redbuds and of course, Dogwoods! That must have been fun to see that bald eagle, great shot!! I'm crazy about barns, your photographs are wonderful!
    Have a great week!
    Nancy

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  9. Hi Cheryl - wow, what beautiful blossoms. Aren't we so starved for such a sight. Love your photos. Deb

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  10. Those first photos are just beautiful. I can sure understand being glad to have the one job crossed off the list...

    And wonderful barns here...love the name Coyote Hill!

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  11. Great barn shots. I'm so envious of y'all who can grow redbud. I just love it, but we're too cold up here.

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  12. Thank you for the flowering trees pics! Redbud???
    Would love to see the porch too!

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  13. great looking barns! love all the blooming trees! hooray for the new porch!

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  14. I went on several home visits last Thursday (I think). And of course that nearly always takes us out in the rural. Productive day. Lots of sweet pit bulls. :) And beautiful color dotting the Ozarks landscape.

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  15. glad you are safe from those storms.. love those flowering trees and wow on the eagle. also happy your list is shrinking

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  16. Hi Cheryl~

    Sounds like you had a wonderful week-end! Your pictures are beautiful! I love the purple blossoms, and the picture of the Bald Eagle was so pretty. I love to go for rides in the country, even though I live in the country, I love to get even more rural!

    My week-end was quiet, just like I like it! We celebrated out 41st wedding anniversary with a road trip, very fun and relaxing, I will post about it later . . . ;-)

    I'm glad you are safe and that the storms missed you . . . so scary! I'm also glad you got your porch finished, it wonderful to check those projects off of your list!

    Hugs,
    Barb

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  17. Oh my...you had a very productive --and beautiful!!-- weekend! (Our weekend was productive and beautiful too, but it wore me plumb out!)

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  18. Great photos! Those flowering trees are amazing, and so is that eagle photo!

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  19. Glad the storms missed you! So glad you had a lovely weekend and it always feels good to check things off our lists doesn't it!

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  20. love the eagle! I love good fish, yum! you've got some pretty blooms in your area! I love to cross off items on a to do list! hope you have a fantastic week!!

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  21. Sounds like a splendid weekend, Cheryl.
    Beautiful flowering trees!

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  22. Our redbuds have already come and gone so I am enjoying this opportunity to extend the viewing of their beauty here on your blog today.
    How cool to spot that eagle and you got a great shot of him or her.
    Glad the storms missed you. I think they found us as it's been a non-stop soaking for days now.

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  23. Beautiful, beautiful pictures, Cheryl. Looks like you had a wonderful weekend- It is pouring here all day and a high of mid 40s. xo Diana

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  24. Cheryl, I love all your photos. That eagle picture is wonderful. I think you had a great time. Blessings, xoxo,Susie

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  25. I love those beautiful blossoms Cheryl. It is such a pretty season right now....south of the border. :) Ours will come soon though. Very nice barns too. We took a day trip on Saturday which was nice. Have a very nice week. Pam

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  26. Beautiful pictures to remember your days by.

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  27. Very good to have the new porch/patio! That was fast! Good to know that the wicked storms missed you.

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  28. Love the barn photos....and the beautiful purples that are blooming near you. Thanks!

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  29. Beautiful blossoms! It will be a while before we see blooms. Wow a new patio!! You must be pleased! :)

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  30. Oh the pictures are so lovely. The colors are beautiful. I am happy you got your new porch/patio. I loved the barn pictures and happy for the link. I may start looking for barns myself; since I love them.
    Blessings and hugs!

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  31. Seeing an eagle is always exciting! What great photos! And it sure looks pretty with all of the flowering trees. Enjoy your week! Hugs, Diane

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  32. an eagle sighting....? Wow...I would love to see one. Such gorgeous buds on the red bud trees and the beautiful blooms on the dogwoods. A great drive indeed. Happy you have that porch finished...Enjoy the week

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  33. Oh Cheryl, lovely scenery on your country drive.stunning trees and barns.Blessings Francine.

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  34. The trees are just lovely and oh my to have seen the bald eagle! What a wonderful treat!

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  35. Super to get to see the eagle! I love the redbuds and dogwoods blooming so pretty...it doesn't last long enough for me. Gorgeous red barns too- you had a super photo snapping day!

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  36. Your spring photos are so beautiful...I love when everything is in bloom.

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  37. I think this was one of our prettiest springs with the redbud and dogwood! You have found and eagle's nest! We have one, maybe two that fly over and do the eagle scream. Going to be cold tonight!

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  38. Those redbuds are gorgeous. Our are long gone. I've already turned on the AC in the house but this morning seemed awfully cool almost until noon. Summer will be here shortly!

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  39. Hello Cheryl, I just discovered your lovely blog, so I thought I would take a minute to leave you a note...
    Your weekend looks like it was just wonderful and very special! I love the photograohs you shared and the barn is gorgeous - did I mention I love barns..?
    I spent the weekend with my grandmother who lives in a log cabin in the mountains and we had such a special time together! I don't see her very often as we live quite far away, so I treasured every moment in her company!

    I will be visiting again soon!
    Much love,
    Kelly-Anne

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  40. Beautiful, beautiful images, Cheryl! And, the sunset in your last post... be still my heart! Just makes me happy to see. =) Hope you have a wonderful week. blessings ~ tanna

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  41. beautiful country scenes.

    wonderful to find the bald eagle. the redbuds are gorgeous.

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