Friday, March 4, 2016

Of Ketchup Bottle and Weeds


For the last 3 days, Bob has been in the backyard waving a chain saw in the air, with a few whacks of hedge clippers... and a lot of huffing and puffing as he pulled 10 foot long 4 inches around logs from the trees.

 I hid in the kitchen, watching out the sliding glass doors, near by the phone to call 911 when he either cut his leg off or a tree fell on him or he had a stroke/heart attack...

He came to the door and presented me with tiny white flowers and reminded me these are the only flowers he ever brought me..

I grabbed my tiny ketchup bottle for a vase, sat it on the counter, sat it on the grill, held it over the pool... you get the gist of the story. I was searching for the perfect photo just for YOU.. Besides, it gets boring hovering by the back door watching Bob work.



He watched as I snapped the white weeds for a minute and left, returning with with the purple flowers.... for prior post on the cute ketchup bottle vase CLICK HERE


I love my volunteer weeds from the neighbors yard across the street which is blanketed in these sweet little flowers. Bob may not love them though, since they require more work on his part. but NOT with the chain saw... Heh Heh Heh..


NEED I SAY MORE????????????? 

21 comments:

From the Kitchen said...

I love your "flowers" no matter how you came by them. I also have visions of the Texas Chainsaw movies which I never saw (no pun intended).

Best,
Bonnie

Gail said...

How thoughtful. These are the kinds of flowers I like...given from the heart.

Mildred said...

A sweet gift of flowers for your bottle vase. I love the pictures. When John does anything, I hover in the background, holding my breath, with the phone in my hand!!!

Madi and Mom said...

What pretty little wild flowers/weeds. Love the colors and tell Mad Bob
he makes us laugh as does Mad Sandra
Hugs madi and mom

eileeninmd said...

Good morning, I would be worried and staying near the phone too. The flowers are so pretty, I like your vase and arrangement. Happy Friday, enjoy your weekend!

SweetMarie said...

these are gorgeous photos! those beautiful weed flowers make it easy. :) I love weeds like this, they're wild flowers to me. :) so sweet of Bob to think of bringing them to you. that little jar is adorable!! I would be freaking out watching him with that chain saw!

Jo said...

Oh Sandra, this is a heartwarming post indeed. Imagine that Bob came back with more flowers when he saw you appreciated them so you even photographed them. Lately I've become like a clucking hen whenever Grant does something, hovering and asking if I can help! Thanks for this delightful story of love. Have a great day. Jo xx

Debby@Just Breathe said...

Oh my on the branch in the pool! I took some pictures last year of the trimming Mark did on our bougainvillea's out front so we can maybe hire someone next time. It's too risky!! Love your little ketchup bottle, that worked out very well. Cute flowers.....

crafty cat corner said...

the clarity of the photo's is remarkable, so lovely.
Briony
x

Ruth Hiebert said...

Those flowers are very cute.

TexWisGirl said...

how beautiful.

Mersad said...

Lovely flower shots, and I'm sure Bob had some work with that chain saw.

Mersad
Mersad Donko Photography

Ann said...

awwww, he brought you flowers :) They look great in your little ketchup bottle. I love the little pink flowers

Terri @ Coloring Outside the Lines said...

Oh they are so pretty, and I love the little bottle, too! I am with you on chain saws....they scare me to death! I can't watch though...I try to find something else to do in the house so I won't freak out. Mark fell out of a tree once while sawing a limb off...I was at school and didn't know til I got home. So I know bad things can happen in the blink of an eye!

What Karen Sees said...

A memorable moment for you to document. You never know how long it will be until you are presented with flowers again! Love the cute ketchup bottle!!

Linda P said...

You have some weeds with pretty flowers in Florida. I'm wondering how Bob fished that branch out of the pool?

photowannabe said...

Love your thoughtful Bob...cute little flowers that are perfect for your "vase".
My boys always brought me bouquets like that when they were young.
My window sill was so pretty decorated with Love.
The grand kids on my post are now 20 years old and Samantha is almost 13.
Time really flies.

Eva Marie O'Brien said...

That looks really beautiful and simple, that little bottle is so cute! Opps on the tree in the pool, I am sure that is not suppose to be there hehe.
I did create a new FB page and sent you a new request, just wanted to let you know that that IS me lol know there's a lot of hackers going on. I was just annoyed by that I couldn't update my name so created a new. Have a great weekend!
Eva

Kathy said...

He presented you a lovely bouquet. By the way, the purple/pink ones are oxalis. It's so very soft and tender and has leaves that look almost like shamrocks.

jandi said...

Lovely little bouquet! At least he didn't use the chainsaw on them... Thank you so much for your incredibly kind + generous comments on my blog. I really appreciate it.

pattisjarrett said...

I love those sweet little flowers and the ketchup jar vase - and the thoughtful Bob. Is that a tree in the pool? Was that the desired effect? Is Bob under the tree, using it for shade? Curious minds want to know!