Friday, June 21, 2019

Flowers on Friday

Hello everyone. This is The Daily Bone and I'm your diligent doggie reporter
Chester L. W. Spaniel. 

My ghostwriter has been working her fingers to the bone in the garden lately. (I'm not quite sure what that means. I mean, her fingers don't look like chewy bones to me.) But anyway, she says things are starting to shape up finally. So let's get right to it! (We took these pictures on Tuesday.)

OK, so that last picture isn't of flowers. These are our doggie statues in the front yard. 

We had a nice sunset Tuesday evening.

Then the moon came up in a hazy sky.

It seemed like a great summer was finally getting started here. But not for long!

Wednesday night and most of Thursday, the rain came down in buckets!

And I do mean buckets!

This ruined many of the pretty flowers shown above. My backyard is like a swamp, and every time I go out, I get soaking wet! But at least I haven't seen any more of those mischievous chipmunks! I'm thinking they found out a drain pipe is not a good hiding place after all, especially during a torrential rain fall!


  1. Beautiful flowers. Into life some rain must fall--but not necessarily buckets of it.

  2. Your flowers are just beautiful and we love your doggie statues too! Our chippers hang out in the drain pipes. They think I don't know. HA!

  3. Thanks for the report. We hope the flowers are all ok after all that rainfall. They are just beautiful. It's a lot of hard work when working in the garden. We love the doggie statues. Have a great upcoming weekend.
    World of Animals

  4. Wow...What beautimous flowers Chester! Mama especially loves the peonies!
    Sorry to hear about the rain...but at least maybe it ummm "took care" of your chippie problem!
    Rosy, Jakey & Arty

  5. Oh, dear, yes, we had that line of storms too, with their torrential rainfalls. Our gauges had almost 5 inches of rain in them. We can go swimming in the lake in the field across the least we are a bit higher tan over there, so only our potted plants need to be tipped to help them drain a bit faster. We did have a lot of flattened garden things too:(

    Our clematis has not bloomed at all, yet. Love your huge peonies!

  6. Your flowers are so pretty Chester. We sure got soaked yesterday but it so nice that today is dry and sunny (at least so far).

  7. Your mom deserves an extra lick for doing such a great job on her yard. Everything is soaking wet here too. I hope summer gets here too.

  8. love all the shades of pink and purples!
    Mabel & Hilda

  9. Pretty flowers! We've had a lotta rain this summer too!

  10. Chester...thank goodness you and GW captured the lovely flowers in their glory before the rain came down in buckets...(that actually made me LOL). What is up with this crazy weather.
    We above 90 (one day 95) with triple digit heat index for next week.
    Hugs Cecilia

  11. Hi hi hi! Ojo here! Oh no, rain!??! At least it did get rid of the bad chipmunks. We hope your swamp... er, yard... dries out soon!

  12. Definitely a good spin on too much rain. It knocks down the flowers, but also knocks out the chipmunks.

    Love and licks,

  13. OMD, I was in such awe of your BEAUTIFUL blooms!!! What is that fourth pic? Is it a salvia? I've never seen a bulb like that befores? very cool! Sorry they're all soggy nows. sigh. I hopes they dry out so you can sniff them again! Butts, not sorry the chippy has no where to hide anymores...BOL!!!!
    Ruby ♥

  14. Hello your flowers are just gorgeous. We alternate between getting too much rain, so much that Daddy had to dig a drainage ditch in our yard to not enough and high humidity and everything wilts.

  15. What beautiful blooms! And a beautiful Chester too.

  16. Obviously, our mom needs to do more work in her gardens! Yours are gorgeous. Sorry about all of the rain. Hope you dry out soon.

  17. Hello Chester ... we gave you a little "paws up" on our Sunday post, hope you don't mind ... and hope we're still friends!
    Hugs, Dougie Dog and Zoey

  18. I'm sorry all your mommy's pretty flowers got drownded. :( Not so sorry about the chippymunks, though, BOL!