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Monday, June 2, 2014

Hello June


Well hello June! How in the world did you get here this fast? I am so happy you are here. This morning, I noticed as the sun came up over the mountains that it smells like summer again. I have missed the warm mornings, and the blue skies and the sound of the mockingbirds singing in the trees. The meadowlarks were sleepyheads this morning.

Dear June, I am so happy that you show up at just the right time. My garden really does enjoy you.


The gourds are really starting to grow. One thing I love about gourds are that the bumblebees love them, and I can sit and watch them as they become regular visitors.

I think only though, because June makes them happy too. Our nights will become warm again and already each night, I should have remembered, that when you show up, the crickets sing such wonderful summer songs every night.


I think because you showed up, already the plants are bigger today than there were yesterday when I took these pictures. Today, I must wash windows, so I can see more clearly all the beauty that you brought with you. I hope dear June, that you try and stay a bit longer than May did. It seemed May was in a hurry for you to get here. In fact, some mornings I thought May was you, June. Now, I can enjoy the warm weather.


I am thankful for days like today, when at every turn there is so much to be thankful for. I am thankful that God blesses us with so many things to enjoy. I hope your day is just perfect, on this first Monday of June.

~Kim~


" Morning has broken
Like the first morning,
Blackbird has spoken
   Like the first bird.
Praise for the singing!
Praise for the morning!
Praise for them, springing
   From the first Word."
---" A Morning Song," The Children's Bells,
Eleanor Farjeon, 1960

( Not Cat Stevens) :)

13 comments:

  1. It doesn't seem possible that it's June already ... feels like it should only be late April. :-o

    Love your new blog header!

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  2. i'm glad you like the heat of summer so much. i'm not looking forward to june-august. :)

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  3. June is a beautiful month with so much to give and so much to grateful for. Blessings, Catherine

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  4. Spending these last two weeks in Tenn really did make May short for me! Hard to believe June is here...but she has come beautifully here, too!

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  5. I don't like the heat, your images are gorgeous!! And the garden is looking awesome!!

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  6. Yes, I am hoping June lingers a bit, as August is unfornately just a HOT month to get through. July has been known to go either way, lol. But June...usually LOVE it! Your garden is looking wonderful!

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  7. I love your pumpkin patch, you have so much planted in there. I hope that they do well this year.

    Your right about May. She was sure in a hurry to leave. She came in and went like a whirlwind.

    I sang that song Morning has Broken in our church. It a happy song.

    I had to laugh about how you make conservation with June.

    Enjoy your day. Hugs,
    JB

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  8. That is one of my favorite hymns! It is in our hymnbook, and when I was responsible for planning some morning worship services, I often included that hymn.

    Yes, June has arrived! I fear it will pass as quickly as May did.

    xo Nellie

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  9. I like June, too! May seemed long this year.
    Your garden DOES like June as well! It looks GREAT!
    Oh, I do love the birds. They are noisy, but they sing the prettiest songs.

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  10. Love your pumpkin sign ! It seems, this year, after a hard winter, everyone is enjoying the beautiful warm weather so much more.
    Glad June has arrived ;)
    Rose

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  11. Oh I love to watch those Bumble Bees too. June is certainly beautiful. Enjoy my friend. Hug B

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  12. Always love visiting and reading your posts...hello June, indeed! xo

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  13. Cat Stevens was always are favorite of mind. I'm so glad to read that verse from one of his most popular sings. June for means school over most . WOO HOO!

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