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Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Good Things....

We have a farm in our town where the owners raise exotic animals.

I got some photos today that I thought you might like.

A miniature pony, miniature burros, camels and a zebra.


These animals looked so sweet today while grazing. They usually have ostriches and buffalo . I will try to get those next time.











I wanted to write something about my friend Andrea's gifts to me as well. She sent these presents about two weeks ago. When I opened the box the first thing I saw was the card with the two American Goldfinches. It made me feel good that someone would remember the story about John's 50 yellow birds in the woods.
She put little dolls, skeleton keys (my favorite things in the world)
A mermaid charm that is so fantastic.
Paper, stickers, embellishments, a little bit of everything I love.
She is a thoughtful and kind person, and a great artist. I hope you check her site out. It is called the Artful Eye, and her link is at the top of my page on the side bar. For some reason I cannot get her link to load on this post.

~Nita~
Tonight's song, We Laughed Until We Cried by Jason Aldean
For John...
1st video, 1st clip







11 comments:

Donna said...

What fun little goodies!!! It's fun to open a treasure box!! Love the animals!! Makes you feel good to pet them!!! Love to you sweetie!!hughugs

Vickie said...

I love your photos! How fun to see exotic animals. That's a nice treasure box too. Isn't it fun to get something like that in the mail? By the way, I plan on giving you a call, possible the weekend.

PixieDust said...

What wonderful treasures! I can't wait to see the magic you create with these goodies...

:-)

I cannot believe all the animals! How fun - eeeeeeeee!

Your blog's makeover is soothing, and I love the Louis L'Amour quote.

Love to you,
(((HUGS))),
Me

Red Tin Heart said...

Donna: Thank you. It is fun to open a treasure box. Me and Eilzabeth had so much fun going through everything.
It felt like Christmas. Glad you loved the animals. Sending you love.. xoxo Nita

Red Tin Heart said...

Vickie: I love getting things in the mail. Nothing better than that.
I am glad you loved the photos.
Looking forward to your call. love nita

Red Tin Heart said...
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Red Tin Heart said...

Pixie: I am glad you liked the quote and the pictures. I am looking forward to taking a weekend and creating something with the treasures Andrea sent. She is so sweet. And so are you..
Sending you love.. xoxo Nita

Treasure Barn said...

What fun stuff that is. You could make a collage with most of that.

I love the exotic animals. What a fun place that must be.

Thanks for sharing and thanks fot the sympathy card. It meant alot coming from you.

I love the picture Elizabeth took. I am glad to see you are getting out and creating pictures for all of us to see.

Thinking of you and hope you are feeling better with each passing day.
God Bless You my friend
Hugs
Patti

~Red Tin Heart~ said...

Patti: It would be real fun to make a collage. I haven't made one for awhile.
I am glad you liked the card. I have been a little down this week. thinking of John non-stop.
He seems to invade my thoughts all the time.
Hope you have a good weekend. love nita

Pam said...

I love those old rusty keys!
Thanks so much for visiting my little blog on Friday for Show and Tell! Blessings!

regina barnett said...

What nice little goodies. The animals look so cute. I bet you had a blast.

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