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Got a good reason For taking the easy way out


I really haven't been too ambitious this last week. I'm still having a bit of a problem with my new medications for SVT. And I've had several more tests done this past week, and today I go in for a 'fitting' of a 24 hour holter monitor. What with the terrible side effects lately and having a conference with my cardiologist, I've opted to see a specialist at the beginning of next month. Time will tell.


[illustration...the wires are actually UNDER clothing - for those who don't know what it does ---it's fitted with a small disklike fixture that is set for a certain amount of time for recording...and what it records is your heart beat/heart rhythms. Like an EKG]

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But in the meantime, while hubby was watching some gory movie on Sci Fi station yesterday, I took a walk around the backyard. It's been too hot and humid to do much outdoors, and more storms predicted this week, so I settled for checking the flower 'crops'.

With the computers' screen resolutions at 1024 and higher the photos are 3 in a row....





[click on any image to enlarge]


[the bottom row - left to right: My largest frog -I call him Thadious, and two gardening frogs
[the middle row - left to right: yellow trumpet bush, bird of paradise, and purple bush
[top row - left to right: red hibiscus, marigold plant, and orange bush







7 comments :

  1. Ill be praying for some good results for you. Those pics are beautiful and the frogs are oh so cute

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  2. I like your frogs and Grandma Ryss they are so funny ! and of course the cat who has to sit in the carton ! I hope you will get good results, Mr. Gattino had once to wear this "check!-up" box too for his heart as he has strong snoring problems so I know what it is. It's a great invention anyway.
    I have seen the Venus de Milo in the Louvre but it's strictly forbidden to take pictures in there, you have to leave your camera outside, I just took a picture from Internet.

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  3. I knew all your plants because we have them here. We also have the bird of paradise tree, it's a lot larger with blue and cream flowers. A magnificent sight. In the tropics, there's a smaller strelitzia with pink and yellow flowers...I love that one but I think it's not warm enough here for it.

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  4. Hootin,
    Have you kissed any frogs lately?
    I'm sorry to hear you have to carry all that baggage on you? I will pray that you get good results next week.
    It must be nice to walk around your garden with those beautiful plants.
    Drives me nuts when hubby watches his sci-fi...good thing I have my computer.
    It must be fun to have Maryss around...please protect her from those cats.

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  5. I have a sci-fi addict too.

    He's agitating for the complete set of Babylon V episodes even though he's taped them all of VHS.

    We'll see.

    Thanks for the comment and glad you enjoyed the silly little meme.

    Ann

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  6. Hootin Anni, Good luck with your check up after this test.I got good words from my Doc. yesterday with my new knees.I love your frogs in the garden. Baba

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  7. We have a similar love for garden frogs! I love your ribbits! I'll have to take some photos of mine so you can see what I mean. I think they're adorable!
    ~~~I had a scare with this, too. I'll be praying that you have good results!!!
    ~~~Blessings~~~

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