Saturday, June 19, 2010

Have A Lovely Weekend, Or, Saturday Morning at 8:47am

We have gray sky this morning. High and light rather than low and dark, but still, gray. This makes the peach roses out my kitchen window more vivid, and the pink hydrangeas in my back yard surprising, and bright.

Here in the US, it's Father's Day tomorrow. Some of us kids will go up to my dad's house and get fed and enjoy the day and kiss him on the cheek as we leave. I could elaborate, but I might get sappy. And we certainly can't have that.

I wish you all a wonderful weekend. I thank you all so much for reading. I'd dive into concepts of affection and gratitude, on my part, but again, I might get sappy. So let's talk roses and hydrangeas and shades of pink and communicate our feelings through shared aesthetics. And say thank you. Say it so many times.

For some reason I imagine the conversations, if for one day those were the only two words in our entire language.


Blogger Belle de Ville said...

Have a wonderful weekend...and Thank You. I love your blog.

June 19, 2010 at 10:05 AM  
Blogger hostess of the humble bungalow said...

I have heard that photographers prefer the overcast skies as it makes the colours "pop".

I'd love to see a photo of your peach roses and pink hydrangeas.

Please feel free to be sappy...
"affection and gratitude"
and thank you....
...imagining from here.

June 19, 2010 at 10:14 AM  
Anonymous Jan said...

Overcast skies are, indeed, better for photographing flowers.

Have a lovely day with your father, Lisa. Sappy is always good - at least with Dads.

June 19, 2010 at 11:40 AM  
Anonymous Mary Anne said...

Thank you for such a lovely blog!

June 19, 2010 at 12:26 PM  
Blogger Duchesse said...

Lucky. Enjoy each moment with a beloved parent.

June 19, 2010 at 1:22 PM  
Blogger Lori said...

It has been cloudy and cool here until just a short time ago. I am thankful that you have a Dad to go spend time with...and I like sappy and hearing about your beautiful flowers...I have been trying to catch up after being gone for so long...I have enjoyed your recent posts...hope you have a lovely day with your dad and family tomorrow. XX Lori

June 19, 2010 at 1:26 PM  
Blogger Sydney Shop Girl said...

Thank you and I hope you have a lovely day with your Dad.

SSG xxx

June 19, 2010 at 3:35 PM  
Blogger Southern Living: Preppy Style said...

Have a lovely weekend!

June 19, 2010 at 3:40 PM  
Blogger Her Preppiness said...


June 19, 2010 at 3:47 PM  
Blogger Nellie said...

Enjoy your day with your father. Mine passed away three weeks before my 33rd birthday. Our Father's Day will have the two of our daughters who are "local" coming in the afternoon to celebrate with their dad. He has been an outstanding father, and they often are heard saying, "Thank you." Our son-in-law, grandson, and granddaughter will be here as well, but our oldest daughter will not be able to come from where she lives three hours to the west of us.

June 19, 2010 at 5:37 PM  
Blogger Leah said...

Thank you... and have a fabulous time with your dad. xoxo

June 19, 2010 at 7:09 PM  
Blogger Sandra said...

Hmmmmm . . . very interesting to think about . . . wouldn't it be great? Have a wonderful Father's Day. xoxo

June 19, 2010 at 8:58 PM  
Blogger Buckeroomama said...

Enjoy a wonderful visit with your father. :)

What a lovely conversation that would be if the only two words you could say are "thank you." I can already see a children's book out of this... one that might be good for grown-ups, too. Have a go, LPC. I will buy a copy; maybe more. :)

June 20, 2010 at 1:28 AM  
Blogger elle said...

You've said so much without saying very much at all in this post. I love it.

And, thank you.

June 20, 2010 at 1:57 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's Father's day here too in the UK, my dad passed away so I visit his grave today and yearn for his company.

June 20, 2010 at 1:59 AM  
Blogger Jessica Ryan said...

Happy Father's Day! Now where on earth are the pictures of these wonderful flowers?!

June 20, 2010 at 3:09 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you.

June 20, 2010 at 10:26 AM  
Anonymous The Preppy Princess said...

And we hope yours has been lovely too Miss Privilege. (Anything to avoid sappy, non?)

Smiles to you,

June 20, 2010 at 1:51 PM  
Blogger Captain Dumbass said...

My rose bush is stunning this year, but my hydrangea is a little behind for some reason. This is an unsappy comment.

June 20, 2010 at 9:02 PM  
Blogger Patsy said...

Thank you :-)

June 21, 2010 at 8:17 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh, honey, sappiness is completely excusable when writing about your daddy. I hope y'all had a wonderful time together!

June 21, 2010 at 9:07 PM  

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