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Friday, August 4, 2017

Flower Friday

Happy Flower Friday

Today we are featuring Celosia Spicata and Bitty the Bumble Bee.
Celosia is derived from a Greek word meaning burned and refers to the flame like flower.

Mom says this is a 'timing photo'.  She saw it and  she had TIME to get the camera! There was no sun on it at the time but the flashy beast gave it a glow...

We call the next photo Lady Celosia. Mom loves this pot.
Mom says during all this hot humid weather her hair resembles 
Lady Celosia's

Our flower blooms in back where most of them live have about fizzled out due to 
the horrid heat in July.  Mom has heard photography is all about lighting and angles.  These next two (non flowering) photos are proof positive.
First one taken from the back of the plant with sun shining through the leaves.
 Second one taken from the front within a few seconds of the first.

Last up but surely not least.....
Moi, after all it is my blog!!


  1. Hari OM
    Celosia is an elegant gal... as are you darling Madi! Hugs and whiskeries, YAM-aunty xxx

  2. The framed Celosia is so pretty! Are you going to snag that strawberry, Madi?

  3. Hey Mom, wrap that box up and send Madi over to me for a hug!

    Love the flowers. I have one that looks kinda like that. Except the flowers on mine are a small purple ball. Pretty. Love the hair on the lady pot.

    Happy weekend.

  4. MOL MOL on the drones eye view!!! love it... and the light always shocks me the difference in the photo just by changing were the camera views from..i did not know the name of this plant but did buy one a few years ago at the flea market. I loved it, hung it on the front porch and it quickly died. I like the HAIR on the planter.

  5. Pretty flowers, and Madi, you are looking good from the drone. Hope all of you have a super day.

  6. We love to see bumble bees! Once we had some of them living under our front step. They'd go in and out all day. But they never bothered anyone. They're free to come back any time!

  7. Those are really pretty flowers sweet Madi!

  8. Beautiful flowers, but our Mom can't grow those to save her life. Now, bumblebees... she can attract those and says they make her happy. Have a great weekend!

  9. Aerial view of kitty, BOL
    Lily & Edward

  10. The flowers are beautiful, but they have nothing on you, Madi. Your facial expressions always crack us up!

  11. Lovely Flowers Madi! we have a few but mom needs to do some trimming and maybe we will get another round of blooms.
    Hazel & Mabel

    Pee es
    we would love to have you visit Idaho!

  12. madi...theeze flowerz iz gorgeouz but knot az gorgeouz az ewe ~~~ we haz noe bloomz heer any mor coz de bass terd naybor hood hair chewed em ta peecez earl lee on; him and de chippie ~~~~~~ faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

  13. Cute vase! Yap, our mom's hair has been looking that way too. LOL She needs a haircut!

  14. Ya know, Madi, sometimes it's nice to have that flashy beast pointed at other things. Flowers certainly come in handy.

  15. Always important to retain some sort of control over one's blog!

  16. Always important to retain some sort of control over one's blog!

  17. Beautiful flowers and great photography, Madi. Mom says you would really laugh if you saw what the heat and humidity do to her frizzies:) We are hoping you are doing well, Madi . We think about you all the time.

    Woos - Lightning and Misty

  18. Very pretty celosia and that is a cute pot. Of course, no flower is as beautiful as you, Madi. XO

  19. Madi, great job with the drone! Did you work the controls? Did your dad put your mom's eye out yet with his shooting tube?

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

  20. What a beautiful selection offlowers, with different lighting highlighting different things in each shot...of course, we are pretty partial to the drone's view of out BFFF Madi!!
    Jakey & Arty

  21. Beautiful flowers, Madi! Nice catch with the bumblebee. :)

  22. Gurl, can I fly the drone???? please??! Oh, I would loves to see what my neighbor doggie Lexi has been up to over there....she's chewin' on something that smells divine, and I just gotta have a look!
    Anyhu, you look amazin'! and I thinks your Moms did a FABulous job of snappin' those snaps!
    Ruby ♥

  23. How pretty ! Dad was really sick yesterday with a bad cold so we didn't get a flower post up. (Mom was busy trying to make him feel more comfy after she got off work).

    Thanks for brightening our day!

    Abby Lab

  24. We love the Celosia! We have some, too, and our butterflies can't get enough of it!
    Yours sincerely,
    Margaret Thatcher

  25. I love your flowers. We are still getting lots of blooms but most of our flowers love the heat. (They don't have much of a choice) we have also had a lot of rain this summer. I like your aerial shot.


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