Crocuses and the Headstone for old Winston, the guinea pig

Garry wasn’t feeling up to grocery hauling today so I went. No problem keeping my distance. The store wasn’t crowded. there was no pasta, no bread, no paper goods of any kind. They did have freshly baked Italian bread and four loaves of cinnamon raisin bread (Garry’s favorite), so I bought them all.

Purple Crocus

The butter I usually buy was gone, so I bought the other kind. And cream cheese. No frozen potatoes so we bought actual potatoes and there were two nice-sized corned beef, both of which I bought. This is the only time of year I can afford a corned beef. It was a great dinner. I forgot to buy a cabbage, but we survived with onions and potatoes.

White Crocuses

No chicken except wings. Not sure why there isn’t any, but I still have chicken left in the freezer so we’re okay. We bought more food than we usually do because we were pretty much out of food. Hopefully, we have enough food for a week. Maybe by the next time we need to buy food, there will be more things available to buy.

Meanwhile, our freezers are nicely packed and if we don’t run out of toilet paper, all will be well.

Sleep well, Winston

I took the pictures of the crocus on the way out and the tombstone for old Winston, the Guinea Pig. There are a lot of shoots in the garden. We need to scrape the dead leaves out. It’s on the calendar.

Categories: cee's photo challenge, Flower of the day, Food, Home, Marilyn Armstrong, Photography

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17 replies

  1. did you enjoy your corned beef? I am irish, in ireland, and I love it. Its a favourite meal of mine. I hope you didnt run out of toilet paper…xoxo


    • We enjoyed it twice. Once for dinner boiled and the next night with eggs. It’s one of my favorites, too. usually too expensive, but it goes way down in price on St. Patrick’s day, so I bought a couple. One is still waiting for us in the freezer πŸ˜€ We honeymooned in Ireland. It was GREAT.

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      • Did you? Cool, what part of Ireland did you visit? I live in Cork.


        • Let’s see. Bunratty Castle where we had dinner and I had WAY too much mead. Sligo. Galway. Almost a week in Dublin. Cork, Kilkenny, Mayo. We Roscommon. We drove through Waterford, but didn’t stop (it was very crowded). Really, we looped around the whole country. I loved Sligo which was at that time pretty empty. Before they “rebuilt” the Quiet Man’s cottage, we found it. We had to traipse through a sheep field because there was no road. We recognized the site because we’d seen the movie so often. We were there for nearly a month, so we saw some places several times. We gave up on maps eventually and just went wherever the road took us. It was GREAT. I always hoped we’d go back, but it never happened.

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  2. Give me a shout if you need more cinnamon bread. It’s my husband’s favorite, too. I hit all the stores this morning so we are stocked up, as good as we can. I watched one guy’s shopping cart while he went and got us both a big box of TP. It was actually a pleasant experience in all the stores. I hope it stays that way.


  3. Spring has finally shown it’s beauty πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€


  4. Hello.

    I those two first photos very much. They brought up to my mind memories, when we had or own small flower garden. Thank you.

    Have a good day!


  5. I love the purple flowers. The flowers go on, unaware of our ongoing human concerns.


  6. Wow Marilyn. These floral shots are among the best I’ve seen of yours. Just stunning!!!


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