Thursday, May 29, 2008

Papa goes crazy shopping - and Thanks for all words and Thoughts

Dear Blogger Friends
my mind is about to come back to reality after Ruben's sudden death.
To day I went to the Green House.
Everybody that do know me closely, they do know: Tor at a Green House= Tor is broke - LOL.

Yes, I do admit it: I love flowers and plants.
Then, what's more natural then that give you, me dear reader, a short sight of our new Summmer Flowers here in our Summer Paradise, as a "Thank You" for all kind words, blessings and Prayers regarding Ruben.
Believe me when I write:
Every single letter, comment, e-cards and phonecalls did cheer us up. It was very important for us.

Hello I say to my self,
don't forget the Flowers. Here they are.

Flowers in our outside fireplace


Tulips


Some Flowers I did bought today. The Blue ones (looks white here) are named Felica - like my Cat;))

Violas etc


Looking down from the Platform

Felicia - the blue and yellow - the others are of course Dahlia's

Lilacs - seen from our Platform - what a wonderful smell
All photos in this post is taken by myself. My feet will prove that fact.

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21 Comments:

Anonymous claudie said...

How beautiful are your flowers, Tor!
And like your wood summerhouse too!
i smell the essences from here!
Norway is in my heart with you and Anna! Un calin pour les gentils chats!

May 29, 2008 11:28 pm  
Anonymous RennyBA said...

What a beautiful way to get broke Tor and you really have empty your wallet for a good course :-)

May 29, 2008 11:41 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am so sorry for your loss! I've been reading you for awhile. God Bless and peace for you and yours! Gretchen

May 30, 2008 12:09 am  
Blogger Maribeth said...

Ah how lovely, dear Tor! Your garden is beautiful! I think surrounding yourself with the beauty of flowers is a good way for your soul to heal.
Hugs to you and Anna!

May 30, 2008 12:48 am  
Blogger Sandee (Comedy +) said...

The flowers are all so lovely Tor. My best to you and yours. Big hug. :)

May 30, 2008 1:59 am  
Blogger OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

How fitting to fill those "beds" with beautiful colorful flowers...In Rememberence of your dear dear Son.....A sweet and fitting touch, TorAa, along with everything else you have done and will continue to do to get through this very very difficult time....!

May 30, 2008 3:18 am  
Blogger lime said...

the flowers are gorgeous. i especially love the brilliant colors of the dahlias. i wish i had a green thumb but unfortunately my property is very shady and i am not very skilled with gardening, but i so very much appreciate seeing the gardens of those who know what they are doing.

i hope the flowers and the gardening brings you joy.

May 30, 2008 4:27 am  
Blogger Joy Des Jardins said...

The flowers are so beautiful Tor....surround yourself with the things that you love right now. God Bless You and your family.

May 30, 2008 6:14 am  
Blogger Gattina said...

How nice to see all these flowers ! That really cheers up ! I hope we will have a nice summer this year, really enjoying your summer house will be very good for you !

May 30, 2008 8:31 am  
Blogger Desert Diva said...

What a wonderful way to spend money - something comforting to the eyes and nose! The flowers are incredibly gorgeous!

May 30, 2008 3:53 pm  
Blogger Susanne49 said...

If I would have a place for a little garden there would be a lot of flowers, or only flowers!

What a nice garden you have Tor!

May 30, 2008 7:31 pm  
Blogger Ginnie said...

I'm guessing this therapy is restoring your soul, dear Tor!

May 30, 2008 10:18 pm  
Anonymous mama meji said...

These flowers are fantastic. I'm glad you are finding refuge in your favorite hobby. :-)

I did click the link to RennyBA's post about your son and it put tears in my eyes.

May 31, 2008 3:29 am  
Blogger Tinsie said...

Beautiful flower photos!

May 31, 2008 5:12 pm  
Blogger Mar said...

Lovely post and beautiful pictures, my friend.

May 31, 2008 8:44 pm  
Anonymous Lifecruiser said...

Glad to see you blogging again. And that it seem to be lovely at your summerhouse now and not that winter weather like before...

Well, I sure know how that is. To get broke on flowers. I did that a lot when I had a garden. Of course it helped that the nearest neighbor were a plant school.... *giggles*

Lovely, lovely flowers. Haven't seen that Felicia before, but i must admit that I love all Dahlias. The comes in so many shapes and colors!!!!

May 31, 2008 9:28 pm  
Blogger Mother of Invention said...

The plants and flowers are such a lively splash of vivid colour after such a sad time you've had. I hope they help you in your sorrow. They are healing!

June 01, 2008 4:51 am  
Blogger Agnes C said...

I like the tulips we couldn't find any here. sorry to hear about the loss of yr loved one.

June 01, 2008 7:44 am  
Blogger Elle*Bee said...

Tor, you were kind enough to stop by my blog back in March and say 'hello.' I wanted to let you know that learned the news about Ruben in a comment on someone else's blog.

I'm so very sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers.

June 02, 2008 2:18 am  
Blogger Lisa said...

Flowers are the best way to cheer you up. You have a green thumb, my friend.

Best to you and Anna.

June 02, 2008 5:42 pm  
Blogger Veronita said...

Hermosas flores, hermosas, las flores alegran el alma. La verdad todas me han fascinado.
Veronita

June 09, 2008 12:26 am  

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