What Do You See Outside YOUR Open Window Today?

What Do You See Outside YOUR Open Window Today?
Remember: "When God closes a door, He always opens a window!" You never know what might be out there waiting for you!

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday Foto Friends: Just a Quick Bear Update

Image result for a picture of a leprechaunGood Morning!!! Happy St. Patrick's Day!  I hope you are wearing the green today, or I'll have to come pinch you!  :)  I made sure I had on green as soon as I got up, because the people in my house love to have excuses to pinch...  LOL.  

Here are a few pictures of shamrocks that I just found in my yard as I walked around this morning:
 This one was peeking up at me from inside a pot where my green pepper plant is growing!  How lucky is that???  :)

 And these two pictures were actually taken in The Secret Garden!  They just popped up to surprise me and be an extra little blessing to us today!

Yesterday I mentioned that my wisteria vine /blossoms got hit by the freeze we had the other evening. So I went to check on them today to see if there is any sign of new buds forming...and guess what?  Here they are:

 The buds that are sticking out or up are the new buds that apparently were not hurt, so, yes!! It appears there will be new blossoms coming soon!!! That brought a big smile to my face!

Also yesterday I showed pictures of bear footprints in my yard, and pictures of a bear from a week ago walking through our yard at night.  This morning we saw some new footprints, so I checked the nite camera again, and this time we did get pictures of the bear as he came for a drink at the "pool"...

Since today is Friday Foto Friends Day, I thought this would be a great opportunity to share those new pictures with you...We will name this bear St. Paddy, in honor of St. Patrick's Day today:

Bye Bye St. Paddy!  Thanks for visiting!!!

Here's an Irish Prayer to bless your day:

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And then here is the traditional "Irish Blessing"

So, until we meet again, "May God hold you 
in the palm of His hand."  


  1. Happy St. Patrick's Day Pamela!! Love your shamrocks!!!

  2. Happy St. Patrick's Day, Pam! Loved your photos and the Irish blessings, my friend.

  3. May the road always rise to meet you and may the wind be always at your back!! Happy St. Paddy's Day!!

  4. Those are awesome shots of the bear, Pam! Wow! And I'm so glad you put on your green as soon as you got up this morning. :)

  5. Love the shamrocks and the bear...Wow!

  6. I shared your bear footprint pics with our grands and they were fascinated that you have bears at your house. Hope your wisteria survived. I noticed yesterday that ours is just beginning to bud. Thanks for sharing today. Hope you have a great weekend!

  7. Great photos of the bear at night. Hope your St. Paddy's Day was blessed!

  8. Pam, Happy St. Patrick's Day, a day late! Your photos are amazing--a beautiful glimpse of God's amazing creation. The photos of the visiting bear, St. Paddy, are pretty cool.


  9. I love to see the flowers and plants of you garden. Brrr, are you never afraid to be outside with such animals around your home?


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