Sunday, July 6, 2014

Got Me A Goat, Reunion & Fairy Garden

Hubby and I went to the Trader's Flea market on the 4th...first thing in the morning. I've wanted one of these darling metal goats and I now have one. His name is "Billy" of course! Most of the time he is in the porch so no one steals him. Once in awhile he goes outside to "graze"! LOL!!!

 Here I am with my last living Uncle, Denny! He has Parkinson's disease. His head bobs around, his hands don't work as they should and he needs help to walk. His mind is fine :)  He should be wearing his glasses! He doesn't have many teeth left. He is pretty happy and enjoyed seeing us. We also had birthday cake for him. He is 9 years older than me! He is the last born of 11 children that my Grandparents had. It was bitter sweet....It appears that this disease runs in the family and seems to affect the men.

On a happier note, made myself a little fairy garden. Grand girl isn't into making them anymore :(  but I am!!

While up in the Brainerd area we stopped a a few antique shops and didn't buy anything! WEIRD!!! It's always fun to look. It was a little disappointing too! A couple of shops didn't have much to sell and weren't very "fresh"...Plus it was rather HUMID yesterday and temps in the 80's. Most of the shops didn't have central air!

Tomorrow is my duty day at Auntie M's! You know it would be fun to visit me there!!!


vivian said...

The last of 11 kids? what a pretty sad place to be... I would think. I'm glad you said he is happy. He looks very young... so do YOU! cute picture of you. Its nice that you get together with him. I LOVE to see my aunts and spend time with them especially when they are all together. they are crazy!
a friend of mine posted garden flower plates today on facebook.. now Im going to be searching places like your auntie Ms and yard sales for neat old plates!
have a great week my friend!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Lover your goat!! What a fun thing! Love your fairy garden, they look so cute to make!

Susie said...

Your little goat is cute as can be. Sad about your uncle... that disease is a hard one. The fairy garden is sweet. Blessings to you, xoxo,Susie

Annette said...

I can't believe this, I have that goat but mine has red ears and tail. He is the Junk yard Goat. Lives in the back yard grazing. Love the fairy garden. One of my dearest friends has Parkinson''s a b&*%$!! Glad he is happy. Have a good week!!

Musings from Kim K. said...

How darling is your goat! I've never seen one made of metal before. Now,I definitely need one! Have fun working. Hopefully, you'll have lots of sales to keep you busy!

Sandy McClay said...

How fun!!! A goat! I would love one of those...can you ship me one? lol

I think it is also bittersweet about your uncle...11 children and only one left...he looks healthy in the pic...and happy. I am glad you got to spend time with him....:)

Theresa said...

I know your Uncle enjoyed your visit! My Dad was one of nine and there are none left:(

Cute fairy garden:) Have a blessed day dear Deb, HUGS!

LBP said...

Okay, now I want a goat! He is precious. Glad you got to spend time with your uncle. Family is the most important thing!



CelestinaMarie@SouthernDayDreams said...

Hi Deb, oh I love your little goat. What a cutie that is. We don't have trader Joe's here.
Such a special pic of you and your Uncle. My father had Parkinson's and I understand this too well. My dad did not have the head or limb movements however but did have trouble with beginning to walk. Once he got moving he was fine.

Lovely sweet Fairy Garden. I have yet to create one and would like to try it. Thanks for the inspiration.
I love your hair style. So pretty!!
Enjoy your duty day!!

~Damita's Pretty Wrap~ said...

Your fairy garden is cute, love those tiny plates on the bench and cute little "Tink" and ballerina! :) I'm sure your uncle enjoyed the visit! My grandmother has 8 brothers and sisters, so nine total including her, that my great grandma had. Love your cute new goat!! Be careful goats will eat anything, watch your pretty flowers! :) lol. xo Holly

Elizabeth Quigley said...

Hi Deb
I love the fairy garden.
They are so much fun to make.

vintage grey said...

Darling goat!! So fun! Glad you had a good visit with your Uncle. ;)I am sure he loved it. Have a wonderful week! xo Heather

Rose L said...

Love the little fairy garden.

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Joy H said...

Love your fairy garden. I have been thinking about making one but I am sure Lily would carry the parts all over the place or the dog for that

Anny said...

Your goat is so cutely silly! I really like your fairy garden too.

Fran. said...

Oh DEB how cool we both have a metal GOAT!! I LOVE Goats so much and I know I am zoned for mine!! I keep mine out front in one of my special garen beds!! We named him Gary the Goat!! LOL I will post a pic soon of mine on my blog!! And your Uncle has the sweetest smile!!! XOXO Love Fran.

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