Monday, May 12, 2008

A Lovely Afternoon

A friend and I enjoyed lunch one afternoon last week at the Olive Garden. Then we went to a favorite flower shop, and the boss agreed to let me make pictures with my new camera. I had a wonderful time admiring all the lovely flowers and playing with my new toy.

At the checkout counter, there was a sweet black cat, Harvey, who used to be a stray. The lady who worked there said he rules the place.




Here are a few of the pictures I made ~

Begonias



Hydrangeas



Orchids



Zinnias




An unusual color verbena




Then we went to my friend's house where I took more pictures from her neighbor's yard.

Iris










Fuschia



We had a wonderful time of fellowship and enjoyed all the beautiful flowers.

10 comments:

Deborah said...

Beautiful pictures, Cathy...I love the bleeding heart!

Cathy said...

Thanks Deb, you know that's what they thought they were, but I'm not sure that's the right name of the plant.

Mimi said...

cathy,
You are getting very good with your camera...
Beautiful pictures...

Cathy said...

Thanks Mimi, I really am enjoying it for sure. :)

Jodi said...

Oh, what a fun day out! I love poking around flower shops. Please pass on to your friend that her irises are very beautiful; I love the colorful grouping!

Nancy said...

The pictures are great but I think the bleeding heart is an fuschia.. The humming birds love them,

Cathy said...

Jodi, I just love garden shops too. My friend has some pretty flowers, but these were her next door neighbors. Her yard is loaded with flowers. Oh, and thanks for the sweet Mother's Day wish. I hope you had a Happy Mother's Day.

Nancy, of course, a fuschia ~ I'm not too familiar with those, but thanks for letting me know what they are. I will change that now. :)

lady jane said...

Beauty and wonder. Hmmm. :o)

Bless you this day, Cathy.

Kelli said...

Beautiful photos, Cathy! What a lovely afternoon you had with your friend!
Hugs,
Kelli

Cathy said...

Thank you, Jane, blessings back to you ~ Glad you are back ~

Thank you, Kelli, and for visiting ~
Hugs back ~