Tuesday, May 24, 2011

REDNESDAY



Welcome to Rednesday! It's good to see you all here this week! May has been a cloudy, rainy, cool month here - it's usually always the best month of the year. But, yesterday when I was checking the weather report for the week, I noticed that it would be around 80F/27C all week. With all the moisture you know humidity abounds, too! So I called the groomer's to make Calico her yearly appointment for a hair cut and, luckily, they had first thing this morning available. Just in time! If I can get her to pose for me, I'll take a pic to show you. Meanwhile, . . .

Mister picked up this Red Rock Cola bottle a while ago, and it's a perfect companion for a broken Bridal Wreath branch.

There's a new cat in town. An antique cat, to be precise! I stopped in there today and I love it! I told the woman there that I'm ready to move right in! I took a few pics on my cell phone but, can I find an adapter cord around the house to fit my phone? Noooo! So I'll have to go back sometime with my real camera - it's just about 1/2 mile from the Middle School! :)

I was dismayed to find the place a bit pricey, but picked up a few smaller items. This cute kid-sized slotted spoon ($3) and a pretty, pretty powder tin ($8). The bottom of the tin says, "This soft, fragrant powder is one of the important toilet essentials of the truly dainty woman." Well, I ain't exactly dainty, but I love the tin!

The veterans groups in the town beside mine, Holliston, MA, puts up posters and flags for fallen soldiers from the Iraq/Afghanistan wars. They're attached to telephone poles on Route 16, which runs through the center of the town (which has 3 or 4 antique stores and a general store - just thought I'd mention that!). They do this for Memorial Day and Veterans Day.
A few days ago I noticed three British flags, and am very proud that the veterans honor others' fallen and not just our own.

26 comments:

Candy @ The Little Round Table said...

Very pretty cloth on your table and I'm lovin' those shelves full of colorful dishes. :-)

Candy

~~Carol~~ said...

So exciting to have a new shop open up! So many of them around here have closed their doors. LOVE all of the flags honoring the fallen soldiers.
Happy REDnesday,
Carol

Sunny Simple Life said...

I love this tribute to the soldiers.. Very touching.

LV said...

A nice tribute to our veterans. The town is doing a great job. More places need to get involved. You did well on the new store shopping.

Kaye Swain - SandwichINK for Grandparents and Caregivers said...

Such a fun post. I especially loved all the lovely flags! Perfect timing for Memorial Day!

Leckeres für Mensch und Katze - Goodies for a pleasant life said...

Nice pictures. LG tina

AshTreeCottage said...

Great finds! I think it's wonderful that the Veteran's group puts up names of the fallen soldiers and that they honor those from other countries as well. Belated Happy Birthday to Becky!!

Love,
Susan and Bentley
xxoo

bj said...

I always love seeing the flags...
Thanks so much for hosting.
xo bj

Brambleberry Cottage said...

Well, Sue, it has been a long time since I've visited your lovely "cherry" world. But a sweet blogging friend - Cindy of Cindy's Whimsical Musings - just reminded me about Rednesday. Since I recently did a post on my beautiful, bright red cherries, we both agreed it was time for a visit to your part of the blogosphere.

Thanks for hosting this fun party! I would love to have you join me for my party, as well. The link goes up on Wednesday nights.

Blessings,
Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage
http://thebrambleberrycottage.blogspot.com/

Linda @ A La Carte said...

I love the name of that shop! So cute. The red handled spoon is too cute! What a great way to Honor our heroes!

Scribbler said...

Very sweet that the Brits were honored, too.

Jann Olson said...

Love your soda bottle. What an awesome way to honor fallen soldiers.

Tina said...

I love the table cloth.. its neat and looks so clean.. and yes.. red.

Sil Campschroer said...

Dear Sue, Thanks for you're nice com-ment on my blog. Every Tuesdaynight I want to be you're first rednesday-linky. And this week I am. Wishing you a great rednesday with heart&soul fom Sil.

Leckeres für Mensch und Katze said...

It´s nice that you also stayed in Germany for a time. I hope you enjoyed the time. I´m living in Baden-Württemberg in the south. LG Tina

Ann said...

I believe today, there are many UK and USA red white and blue flags.

Liz said...

Hi from Scotland! Hope you like my little red reading book. Love your blog.
Liz

Curtains In My Tree said...

Thanks for Rednesday so I can show off my new Old tin BREAD box

Janice

Holly- Girls At Heart said...

Happy Rednesday, Sue! Lucky you to have some babies breath. I love it!
I especially thought of you with my posting today! Thanks(as always)for hosting! ♥

Christa @ BrownSugarToast said...

Yea! This is my first time to your site & my first time linking up to Rednesday! :) love the name and idea! thanks so much for the linky party!

Shelley said...

Love your Rednesday post today....that table is my favorite thing....blessings and thanks for keeping us all seeing RED....blessings

Barbara Rosenzweig said...

I'm lovin' your red this week!
Barb

Doris C said...

Dear Sue sorry I have not visited your very beautiful site of memories of antiquities , when Illinois back in the past you fetch lovely moments of past times, I thank you .

Kim K. said...

I always look forward to your Rednesday posts. Your tablecloth is so pretty paired with your bottle and bridal wreath branch. Thanks for the fun party!

Lesa said...

Hi! Been awhile since I joined Rednesday-- glad to be back. the blossoms in the coke bottle are lovely-- ought to be in a magazine.

Cheeseboy said...

Totally dig the soda bottle. A real classic look.