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Show n Tell today is a bit fairytale...
Among our hibiscus garden; partially hidden are
fairies of all kinds---











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POSTED: July 31st, 2009
5:15 A.M.

Tho, the Flash 55 is NoT FiCtioN today...it's true, she was a GeM! My MoM!!! Her birthday was this past week, and I can't let the memory of her pass before the month is over, so today is the day.








43 comments :

  1. Love The Fairies!! very sweet collection~Blessings Heather ;-)

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  2. What a cute collection of fairies!

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  3. Awesome fairies, love them.

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  4. I love your fairies...I've always wanted to do a fairy garden...I know someday I will, the question is when:).

    Sweet picture and I love the meme in rembrance of your mom...hugs, Linda

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  5. Beautiful fairies, Anni. Regarding growing orchids outside. When I lived in New Zealand, which is a lot colder then Queensland, I grew orchids outside. They were in a sheltered spot away from wind and frost, but they did well and used to flower for me. Just be sure to have them in the right growing medium and to use special orchid feed for them. Give it a try...I'm sure you'll be pleasantly surprised. Good luck and take some photos when they flower...

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  6. what beautiful memories you have of your mother. what a poem... and you have a fairy garden? somehow i'm not surprised. have a good weekend anni!

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  7. Anni,

    I didn't know you had fairies in your garden. They are all lovely. Of course you know that both Pea and I absolutely love them.

    The photo of your mother (and you?) is a treasure. I love all the photos in your sidebar as well.

    Have a wonderful, positive day, my friend.

    Blessings,
    Mary

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  8. Mary No....I'm not THAT old. Yet!! Look at the car, it's about a 1935 model...so the baby she's holding is my oldest brother...her first born. I came along in the late 40's so the car model with me as a baby would've been a very different kinda car. And if you look through my 'category' drop down list, I have posted quite a few photos of my fairies. You just forgot about them.

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  9. You are a good egg to remember your mother like that.

    Ours is posted
    HERE.

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  10. Oh, those are the sweetest garden fairies, Anni! Have a wonderful weekend!
    ~Kelli

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  11. what a beautiful post for your beautiful mom. i love your fairies in the garden as well. have a wonderful weekend, i love the look of you blog too, you are such an artistic person and it shows in your work here.

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  12. What a great tribute to your Mom. Loved your 55!

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  13. I had a great aunt like that. It's been decades since she died, but I still miss her.

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  14. Your 55 was a great tribute.

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  15. Good morning, Anni,
    I enjoyed your post, a lovely poem in honor of your Mother's Birthday. The fairies are beautiful. I like them hidden, too. I only have a couple.
    I hope all is well with you and that you have a blessed weekend.
    Mama Bear

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  16. Your fairies look so lovely among the flowers! I gave all my granddaughters fairies. I was surprised by one I have hanging among the grapevine arbor one day. I had forgotten all about her, her chimes all tangled, I her her ting and fixed her all up. Now, my granddaughter go straight to her when they come.
    Your Mother is so beautiful, you look so much like her.

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  17. Moms will ALWAYS be Moms!

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  18. Oh Annie, Sweet Angel. You look like your Moma. Are you the one she is holding in the picture? Just precious. You know they are passed from this world, but the one thing they can't take from us is our heart. We carry those memories every where we go, and you look just like her so I know you carry those memories every time you look into the mirror. How precious is that. I have attached this blog string below. I would like for you to go there and see these fairies. It is the most beautiful blog ever, and it belongs to my beautiful daughter Heidi. Please go check it out. You'll love it, she has so much to share, and she speaks her mind too. I love you honey, Sherry
    http://myarizonaangels.blogspot.com/

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  19. Hi Anni...

    Just read the sweet note that you left on my Rose Faerie tablescape...thank you so much for coming by and leaving me such a nice comment!

    My friend, I really enjoyed reading your writ about your Mother...it was beautiful!

    Love your fairy collection...I think my favorite is the little fairy with the pretty red tipped wings! She really is lovely! It's so funny that we both have posts about fairies today! I have a feeling that we have much in common. I was reading your profile info. My dad and his family was from a little podunk town in Ne. so I spent alot of time there while I was growing up...the town of Fairbury, have you ever heard of it? And then....I too, lived on the gulf coast of Texas for about 30 yrs...in Corpus Christi! Now I am in Colorado! We have spent our lives in many of the same places! Hehe!

    Warmest wishes,
    Chari

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  20. You have made me stop and appreciate my own mother this morning. Thank you.

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  21. What a beautiful post and wonderful tribute! I love the verse filled with jewels. My mother passed away a few years ago and is more precious to me every year anyhow--happy birthday to her and my best wishes to you!

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  22. I just love the fairies.
    I truly thought that your 55 was so precious. What a great tribute to your mom.
    Hope that you have a great week end.
    God bless

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  23. Anni,

    I love this 55 your words create such a vivid image absolutely beautiful. I hope you have a terrific weekend. My 55 is up.

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  24. Beautiful post - thanks for sharing and for visiting me!

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  25. That was a sweet tribute to Your Mom!! You have some very neat fairies!!! Hugs, Grams

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  26. Hi Anni...

    Just read your note. Yes, it really is funny! Small world as they say! So you lived in Corpus as well...wow! I was born in Greeley but my folks moved to Texas when I was 15. We still go over to Greeley a couple of times a month to go and pick up my step children. I am in the northeast corner...near Sterling. We live wayyyy out in the country, my friend! Sure did enjoy your note...we do have so many things in common!

    Chari

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  27. I loved your 55, Anni. I love when te readings make sense, are fluid, and leaving wanting a little bit more.
    L
    Here's mine!

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  28. well I posted on your 55 but don't see it here...I'll stop back later and repost if it doesn't show up...L

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  29. Pretty. You always have nice things to show. Have a good weekend. Cindy

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  30. Love the fairies and also the old photo and memories.

    Thanks for sharing, and for faithfully visiting my blog too :)

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  31. Excellent pictures my friend and the 55 was awesome. What a tribute to your mom. So picturesque and just wonderful. Happy Positive Day 2009

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  32. The fairies are lovely, so is the picture of your mom.

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  33. Those fairies are wonderful. I love the old pictures, it's so precious, a great tribute to your mom.
    Have a great weekend.

    ♥Ita

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  34. Hi there fellow fairy friend. I love your site, thank you for stoping by my site, its always nice to have new followers, I have clicked the link to follow yours also. Yup my moms definately a keeper. Have a blessed weekend.

    Cheers,
    Heidi

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  35. That is such a good tribute to your mom!

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  36. What a sweet collection of fairies. I love that you have them tucked away in different spots in your garden.

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  37. That is an impressive collection... I have not decided what I want to sit around my garden.. We have been here 5 years and just now getting things like we want them........ But your little fairies are too cute!

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  38. Sparkling 55 Anni...

    Thank You as well for helping me out today by supporting other 55ers...You Rock!!!

    Galen

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  39. Lovely tribute to your mom! Have a great weekend,
    Anni. :)

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  40. Anni I loved the flowers but mostly I really loved the poem about your mother... It touched my heart... Have a great day!

    (((HUGS)))
    Donna

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  41. Love your fairies in your garden. Sweet poem and lovely picture of your mom.

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  42. Beautifully chosen 55 words.

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  43. Lovely memories of your mother.

    My Flash 55 is HERE.

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