Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Blessings..both large and small

Isaac Who?

Tuesday evening..
all's quiet..
except the dishwasher..
Sleeping felines at my feet..
Hubby fast asleep, Bubba at his feet..
all calm indoors..

While outdoors..
a Hurricane rages..
well sorta..
the rains are still pouring..
wind is still blowing..
and Isaac made landfall earlier this evening in New Orleans..
seven years to the day of Katrina..
folks paid attention around here this time..
all along the upper Gulf coast..
hurrying and scurrying..
purchasing necessities for survival..
in case of prolonged power outages..
Last evening's photo titled All Ready....
Taken from my neighbor's back yard, with permission of course!
Earlier in the day, while out running errands..
I spied this beauty..
although tattered and torn, to me he was magnificent!..
Finding him was such a rarity for me..
Photographing him was sheer delight!
he was such a tease..
would land..then flit..and land again..
Out of many, only three were deemed worthy..

back to the storm..
there were periods of sunshine and blue skies..
along with others of dark, gray and sideways gusting rain..
Thank God ..we here were spared..
While New Orleans only got a minimal one..
Tonite my prayers are for those who are yet to experience Isaac..
and for those who have already been visited..
Again, Thank you Lord, from whom all blessings flow....


  1. You were blessed and so many others this time. These hurricanes are so destructive. Trust things settle down for you and no more come your way.

  2. Wow! Excellent photos ~ glad you were spared the storm ~ (A Creative Harbor)

  3. My sister in Pensacola was riding with her husband and a huge tree fell in front of them. Thank goodness it was in front of them and NOT on them! Whew! We got a few drops (literally) of rain here and some wind. So thankful!!!

    That butterfly is beautiful and the sunset breathtaking!

  4. You described the storm conditions to a tee. Your re-entry into the Florida atmosphere is now complete.xo

  5. Great story telling with the photos. Glad you are out of storms way now. Beautiful butterfly.

  6. I was worried about my family in the southwest of Florida, so very relieved to hear that it had passed you all by!

    Storms in your neck of the woods are SCARY (missing Denver yet?), but they do make for gorgeous skies... ;o)


welcome to my world of salty sunkissed breezes..
where time is not measured..
linger leisurely..
sift sugary white sand between your toes..
Make and take those wonderful memories..
leaving behind..only your footprints...