Come take a walk with me, Leontien!

Look! The wild plum trees are blooming!
So thats where that sweet sweet smell of Smarties candies is coming from...

Lets follow Dexterdog, he'll take us down to where they are... 
But we can take our time, because he certainly is!

Dont you wish we could be this butterfly ?
 I bet the flowers taste sooo good to them...


Look at all those tiny buds ready to bloom...

be careful not to get too close tho'!

 Ohhhhh, we scared Mr & Mrs. Mallard; 
look at them go... 

Leontien, LOOK! YUM! the first asparagus tip is popping up!
 Lets remember to pick these for stir-fry tonight!

Ohh, and look! The green grass is coming in, even in the spots where we burned this winter!

Whats up with Dexterdog? Crazy dog!
He must have spring fever lol!

Looks like the new fence held up well over the winter...

Hey there, Mr. Spider!

Boy, is Mr. Redwing Blackbird singing his song ...loudly...Maybe they have a nest nearby?

Dexterdog is saying that the sun is starting to set; time to think about walking home...

I guess he's right...

  Goodnight, Plum trees!

 Goodnight Mr. Bluebird!

goodnight Sun....


Thank you Leontien, for taking a walk with me.

and everyone else too!

Did you know the best is yet to be?

"Hope is the thing with feathers 

That perches in the soul, 

And sings the tune--without the words, 

And never stops at all,

And sweetest in the gale is heard; 

And sore must be the storm 

That could abash the little bird 

That kept so many warm.

I've heard it in the chillest land, 

And on the strangest sea; 

Yet, never, in extremity, 

It asked a crumb of me."

~ Emily Dickinson,  from her poem titled "Life"

Flowers for Leontien


  1. oh, honey, this is wonderful. THANK YOU for sharing your love and support of leontien!

  2. Oh my gosh, what a brilliant post! Gorgeous photos and genius idea. Love it.

  3. I felt like I was with you, Leontien, and Dexter Dog on that lovely walk through nature in spring. This will mean so much to her.

  4. This was so wonderful -- you outdid yourself which is saying a lot because your posts are always great. Thanks -- for Leontien-- and for the rest of us. And for you.

  5. I'm so glad we all got to come along on this very special walk. In that first shot of Dexterdog, I thought at first he was a white buffalo calf.

  6. Oh darn you being such a sweet person you made me cry. LOVE LOVE LOVE this post. I am sure Leontien will love the walk as much as I did. HUGS xxoo B

  7. A perfect walk for Leontien from the thoughtful Feral Woman. That picture of the butterfly is incredible!!!!

  8. Leontien will love this! Beautiful post!

  9. Feral Plum Jam for tea this winter? Me too!

  10. From reading your blog, I understand that you know what it's like to be in Leontien's shoes firsthand. This makes your post that much more meaningful to me.

    Bless your heart -- you are truly a giving person.

    Thank you so much for joining us at Flowers For Leontien. xoxo

  11. that is a wonderful post for her, Im sure she will greatly enjoy it, I know I sure did.

  12. That was the next best thing to being in the country on a real walk. I love the photo of the spider web. have a great week, Connie :)

  13. Fantastic photograph. I am greeting


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