Do you find inspiration from other bloggers whose blogs you visit regularly? I know that I do. Of course, I don't always follow through on my inspiration. I suppose if I did, I wouldn't have time for the other things I love.
I came across this photo in my archives from a year or two ago. It's a beautiful Julia Child rose that I have been hoping will start to flourish a little more in my front yard. Connie at Hartwood Roses is nothing short of amazing with her love and nurturing of roses, and I could learn so much from her if I would take the time and perhaps plant a few more beauties like this.
Bev at Bee Haven Acres is busy all the time. I admire her vegetable gardens that she takes such great care with. She harvests all the food and feeds her family year round with the fruits of her labor. I have two tomato plants. *sigh* Each year I want to grow more "crops" here but never seem to put in the time.
Karen at This Old House2 seems to be a great cook and is always trying new recipes for her family. You might think the photos would inspire me to cook more, but I don't. Maybe when I have a new kitchen? Well, it could happen.
Others inspire me with their beautiful and creative photography. I always want to continue to learn and develop my skills in that area. I sat in on a Q&A/tutorial with Trey Ratcliffe and associates this week. I didn't send in any questions, but I always learn something from him and he is a very generous teacher with people of all levels.
I thank you, those of you who left comments about my kitchen remodel. I am not a Pinterest fan at all, but maybe I will find some inspiration there. And I will certainly post photos when our remodel gets going. The ball's in my court to provide measurements and photos to the designer.
For now, the dogs are awake, the donkeys are braying, and I am inspired to get another cup of coffee and get on with my day. Enjoy your Friday, everyone!
I am also sharing this little video with you that I made yesterday. The mockingbird sat in our trees for hours yesterday afternoon, singing his songs for me. It was just delightful. It's only a minute so if you can, listen to his songs. They are just a joy to have on the property.