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Monday, July 7, 2008

Show and Tell Monday, 7/7/2008



It has be a quiet 4th of July weekend here. I had to work, so there wasn't any gallavanting about. I have today off, so out to the garden to harvest some of the Bergamot (Bee Balm). They make such a show for the 4th, the bright red flowers look like fireworks, don't they?





I'm getting really excited, we go to the beach this coming Saturday for a week. I have a craving for the ocean. I really need to see the ocean periodically for my mental health. Have a wonderful week, don't forget to visit Make Mine Pink for Pink Friday.

16 comments:

gail said...

Hi Pat,, I really like the flower, they do look just like fireworks!!! Very pretty. I hope you are enjoying your garden. Have a great vacation at the beach. Its such a beautiful place to go. I hope you come back rested and inspired...(()) gail

Lisa said...

Pat ~

I love those flowers, they are gorgeous.

I love the ocean/bay too, there is something very soothing and peaceful about water.

Have a fantastic time.

Lisa
www.palepinkandroses.com

Susan said...

If you some south, stop in! Open every day except Tuesday...that is flea market day!
Susan *dutchrose*

Inka Thomas said...

Pat,
I love bee balm. I have some but I just planted it and it has not bloomed yet. Let us know what you are going to do with it. Something wonderful I bet.
Inka

Sweet Necessi-Teas said...

Pat, your Bee Balm is beautiful--like a tiny fireworks show in your flower garden! Enjoy the beach! I wish I could go... (( ))

Noelle Garrett Designs said...

Hi Pat, Very pretty flowers. I too love the ocean. It really helps to clear you mind and come back feeling refreshed. Have a lovely time!
Carrie

Michelle M. May said...

They do look like fireworks! Too cool! I had fun shopping with you this past pink Friday. I can't wait to get my roses.

Hugs,
Michelle

Craft Diva said...

that is so pretty, pat. thank you for sharing. i loooooove the ocean. enjoy!

Cottage Flair said...

Beautiful flowers. They do look like fireworks. Have a ball at the beach.
Jennifer

Janet Bernasconi said...

Hi Pat!

So that's what they are called! You learn something every day. I have seen Bergamots here in Florida,but never knew what they were called. So pretty! And they do look like fireworks!. One of these days I will go to the beach. I do love to walk along the shore. But I can sure do without sharks so I doubt I will go swimming in the ocean. There are a gazillion sharks here in Florida! lol
XO
Janet
Janet's Creative Pillows

K&E@forgetmenotdreams said...

Wow, what a beautiful flower. I've never heard of it before. I know what you mean about seeing the ocean. It just takes all the stress away and reminds me of my place in Gods universe! Have a great time!
Eileen
Forget Me Not Dreams

Silena said...

Hi Pat,
Have a wonderful time at the beach. Yes, it is very invigerating and renewing. Our daughter lives on the coast and we love visiting her and walking the dog on the beach. Do you do something with the Bee Balm? It sounds vaguely familiar to me!

Miniature Patisserie Chef said...

The flowers are beautiful! And I hope you have a wonderful trip to the beach!

Pei Li

Susan - My Vintage Charm said...

Pat thanks for sharing your Bergamot photo. Lovely! I agree, a vacation at the beach will be very relaxing. I hope you have a wonderful time. Enjoy! I look forward to you sharing your beach photos!

Flowerchild Clay Queen said...

Hi! Pat...love those hearts!!Love the ocean too! I need it too! :)
Have a wonderful week...thanks for coming by..we all did have fun..
Cindy:)

SoCal Helene said...

Hi Pat,
You are absolutely right, the flowers looks just like fireworks!!!
Have a wonderful week at the ocean and get recharged…..
Have a great day!
Helene