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Broken AND Beautiful… Fritillaria ~ FOTD


Inspired by Cee’s FOTD yesterday I dug up this photo from a couple months ago.

It’s as if this normally shy flower is sharing its beautiful secret.IMG_20200503_1513075

  • Botanical name: Fritillaria meleagris
  • Common name: Snake’s head fritillary
  • Family: Liliaceae
  • Plant Type: Bulb


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FOTD Challenge ~ Still Asleep Daisy

sleepin daisy

During our wanders…you can’t really call them walks when I stop to take photos so often!… the daisies were pop’n up everywhere. This cluster of not-yet-awake daisies caught my eye.

This is in response to Cee’s FOTD Photo Challenge

Create a FOTD Photo Challenge Post

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  2. To make it easy for others to check out your photos and post, title your blog post “Flower of the Day Challenge” or “FOTD” tag.
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Ordinary Life goes on. A tale you won’t see in the news about October 22 2014 in Ottawa, Canada

A repost to honour my dear friend. ❤ I wish us enough.

Patchwork Ponderings

My friend is ‘that nice lady’ who drives the kids safely to and from school near Ottawa each day. After the chaos of yesterday, traffic was naturally busy. This is how she not only keeps ‘her’ kids safe but feeling secure and happy. We’re lucky to have Canadian’s like her. On her Facebook page she wrote:

“…so according to Google Maps it is a 2 minute drive along the 2.6 km stretch of Old Montreal Rd between Frank Kenny & Quigley Hill. Except today. Today is was 1 hr and 15 minutes.

BUT…. it was a warm & sunny Fall day. Not a cold, slippery blizzard. So we did the only thing we could do. We turned up the radio and had a dance party

Whenever we had to opportunity to move ahead a few feet I would yell FREEZE! and the kids would sit like statues until we stopped…

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Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Chairs

This week’s photo was one I took on a whim. I was waiting for my son and the stools at the soda counter caught my eye. We love this restaurant. It’s as if time stood still here.

soda shop by Patchwork Ponderings.jpg

Thank you to Cee’s Photography for hosting this weekly challenge. For more about the week’s topic, kindly visit Cee’s Table and Chairs post here