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May’s Photo-a-day Update

I’m still participating in two “photo-a-day” challenges and still enjoying myself immensely.

The first sponsored by Fat Mum Slim.  If you haven’t heard of this, click on the link and check it out.  Then, go have some fun!  Here are my May photos:

1. I bought this…
May 1 - I bought this {CD by local artist} groovin' while cutting & sewing! #fmsphotoaday #music #stevewhyte #madoc #local
2. morning ritual
May 2 - morning ritual #fmsphotoaday #toothbrush #toothpaste
3. this is really good
May 3 - this is really good {spring has finally arrived} #fmsphotoaday #spring #princeedwardcounty
4. in my cup
May - 4 in my cup {COFFEE!} Enjoying my morning cup on the porch in the spring sun ☕
5. paper
May 5 - paper {this week's papers ready for the recycle bin} #fmsphotoaday #paper #blackandwhite
6. broken
May 6 - broken {a sad, BROKEN house} #fmsphotoaday #decay #oldhouse #abandoned #princeedwardcounty
7. something beginning with ‘f’
May 7 - something beginning with 'f' {farm} #fmsphotoaday #farm #princeedwardcounty #bluesky
8. shape
May 8 - shape {circle - the shape of my car wheel & tire} #fmsphotoaday #shape #circle #wheel #tire
9. a snack
May 9 - a snack {cheese, crackers & a great glass of wine}. So fine!  #fmsphotoaday #snack #cheese #crackers #wine
10. stars
May 10 - stars {where I had a belated birthday lunch with a friend today} #fmsphotoaday #star #lonestartexasgrill
11. a smile
May 11 - a smile {the happy, smiling, solar flower that greets all visitors to our home. It waves when the sun shines} #fmsphotoaday #smile
12. mother
May 12 - mother {with my mom in the late 1950's} HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!  #fmsphotoaday #mom #mother #blackandwhite
13. sunrise/sunset
May 13 - sunrise/sunset {it's overcast here today so here is one of the sunsets from lasts year's Florida vacation} #fmsphotoaday #sunset #florida #madeirabeach #gulfofmexico
14. need
May 14 - need {I really NEED my coffee this morning} #fmsphotoaday #coffee #starbucks
15. 7 o’clock
May 15 - 7 o'clock {and I'm on my way to work} #fmsphotoaday #morning #overcast #princeedwardcounty #commute
16. mailbox
May 16 - mailbox {this is mine} #fmsphotoaday #mailbox
17. season
May 17 - season {lilacs blooming is a sure sign of spring} #fmsphotoaday #spring #lilacs #blooming
18. want
May 18 - want {I want to thank this guy for all he does for me; my hubby} #fmsphotoaday #famly #hubby
19. my favourite view
May 19 - my favorite view {from my porch while having my morning coffee}
20. light
May 20 - light {morning sunlight through the trees} What a wonderful place to enjoy my morning coffee! #fmsphotoaday #light #sunlight #princeedwardcounty
21. I care about this…
May 21 - I care about this ... {my daughters / family} #fmsphotoaday #family
22. change
May 22 - change {the view from my back porch demonstrating the "change" in seasons; top - spring; bottom - winter} #fmsphotoaday #change #seasons #princeedwardcounty
23. pj’s
May 23 - pj's {watching the lightening during a thunderstorm in my pj's last night} #PhotoToaster #fmsphotoaday
24. go
May 24 - go {my chariot that I "go" to work & other places in}
25. us
May 25 - us {me & my girls!} #fmsphotoaday #family #daughters #torontohuntclub
26. fave thing to do on Sunday
May 26 - fav thing to do on a Sunday {enjoy my corner of the world; currently the lilacs are in full bloom} #fmsphotoaday #princeedwardcounty #lilacs
27. can’t live without
May 27 - can't live without {my morning coffee} ☕ #fmsphotoaday #coffee #starbucks
28. what i’m doing right now
May 28 - what I'm doing right now {I'm @ work} #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #work #office #computer
29. kiss
May 29 - kiss {one of my favorite movies} #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #kiss #megryan #kevinkline #movie #chickflick #romance
30. tool
May 30 - tool {one of the most important tools for our farmers} Farmers Feed Cities! #TitleFx #fmsphotoaday #farm #tractor #princeedwardcounty #colorwash
31. four things
May 31 - four things {four of my quilts; as you see, I like stars} #fmsphotoaday #quilt #star

I also play this game with a great bunch of friends on FaceBook.

1. thumbprint
May 1 - thumbprint {bookmark made with thumbprint art 'happy' doodlebugs} #photoaday #thumbprint #art #doodlebugs #handmade @missyfowler47
2. briefcase
May 2 - briefcase {this is mine; ready to go} #photoaday #briefcase @missyfowler47
3. stalker
May 3 - stalker {the 'late' Miss Lily's portrait in Miss Lily's cafe}. She used to Salk the customers in the book store. #photoaday #picton @amandafowler1026 @missyfowler47
4. worn out
May 4 - worn out {my snow shovel is definitely WORN OUT from the long winter} #photoaday @missyfowler47
5. coke
May 5 - coke {this is near Sandbanks Provincial Park} It has seen better days. #photoaday #sandbanks #princeedwardcounty @missyfowler47
6. by the case
May 6 - by the case {my favorite cases!} #photoaday #wine @missyfowler47
7. holes
May 7 - holes {one of the many chipmunk holes in my garden} #photoaday #garden #chipmunks #pests
8. the moon
May 8 - the moon {as displayed on my old National Geographic Atlas} #photoaday #PhotoToaster #moon #atlas #nationalgeographic
9. that’s a winner
May 9 - that's a winner {my prize winning quilt} #photoaday #quilt #prize
10. stripper (be nice!)
May 10 - stripper {my bin if strips from all of the quilts I've ever made} #photoaday #quilt
11. native animal
May 11 - native animal {it's a cold & damp day do the only native animals I could find were cattle}. This is a cow nursery just down the road. #photoaday #cows #calves #princeedwardcounty
12. toes
May 12 - toes {my toes in my 'peeky toe' shoes on the lawn} Looks can be deceiving; it's COLD! Only 8C! #photoaday #toes
13. autograph
May 13 - autograph {my autographed copy of Nigella Lawson's book, Feast} #photoaday #autograph #nigellalawson #book #cookbook #feast
14. graduation day
May 14 - graduation {my quilt, CRAYON BOX, has graduated from hanging in my sewing room to hanging in the John M Parrott Gallery in Belleville} #photoaday #quilt #gallery
15. false teeth
May 15 - false teeth {you must use these daily to avoid false teeth} #photoaday
16. origami animal
May 15 - origami animal {gotta love Google!}  It's supposed to be a cat; not too bad for a first try ;) #photoaday #origami
17. knees
May 15 - knees {standard childhood song} #photoaday #childhood #sheetmusic
18. noodles
May 18 - noodles {spaezle, a Swiss/German version of noodles; here served with schnitzel} #photoaday #schnitzelhaus #dinner
19. rock
May 19 - rock {rocky shoreline, part of Sandbanks Provincial Park} #photoaday #sandbanks #beach #rocks #princeedwardcounty
20. favourite chair
May 20 - favorite chair {my fav changes with the seasons; this is my current fav, front porch to enjoy the view with my coffee} #photoaday #chair #princeedwardcounty
21. coins
May 21 - coins {the contents of my hubby's pocket} #photoaday
22. it’s a mystery
May 22 - it's a mystery {one of my favs, The Thin Man series by Dashiell Hammett} #photoaday #mystery #movie #nostalgia #dashiellhammett
23. cracks
May 23 - cracks {I crack one of these each morning for my breakfast} #photoaday #egg #breakfast
24. mayflowers
May 24 - mayflowers {just starting to bloom on the side of the road} #photoaday #flowers #barbedwire #princeedwardcounty
25. half past three
May 25 - half past three {just finished a batch of cranberry & white chocolate oatmeal cookies} #photoaday #cookies #baking #kitchen
26. crows
May 26 - crows {this one has a nest just behind my fence line. she/he didn't like my presence much but after a couple of hours I managed this shot} #photoaday #crow #princeedwardcounty
27. native flower
May 27 - native flower {violets & the cheerful dandelion} #photoaday #flowers #weeds
28. mom
May 28 - mom {me & my mom} #TitleFx #photoaday #mom #sepia
29. just cute
May 29 - just cute {this guy was born earlier in the morning} #TitleFx #photoaday #cows #calves #princeedwardcounty
30. waves
May 30 -waves {no waves today; this is March 2012 @ Sandbanks Prov Park; it was cold & very windy} #TitleFx #photoaday #waves #princeedwardcounty #sandbanks
31. on the roof
May 31 - on the roof {sculpture on a roof; a spider, fly & scorpion} Cool & a bit creepy too! #TitleFx #photoaday #princeedwardcounty #art #sculpture #fly #spider #scorpion #roof #redroof

That’s another month done!  Still having fun and still taking pictures…

Until next time, Connie 🙂

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I am living my dream life in the country! I love photography, travelling, cooking, baking and I even try my hand at quilting.

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