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Friday, December 28, 2012

Orange You Glad It's Friday #19

Welcome to week 19 of Orange You Glad It's Friday!

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and is getting ready for a Happy New Year. I do not plan on doing much celebrating of New Years Eve. A celebration for me would include getting to bed at a reasonable time and getting a few hours of sleep before being woken by an infant in the middle of the night. So realistically, I may see midnight yet! HAHA!

According to blogger Xavi, these bright orange berries are named Nertera Granadensis. It is an adorable little ground cover. I had some in a pot a few years back, but it did not do so well inside, and I am sure would not have survived an Oregon winter. Too bad though, cause I love them! Thanks for participating!

Every Friday 12:01am PST, I will open the blog up for posts. Rules are simple. Post a picture that you have taken or piece of art you have created (or have permission to use) with a little or a lot of orange, share your link below, visit others and comment on their orange takes, leave a comment here if you wish.

Each week, I will feature a favorite submission from the previous week with a link to the participants blog.

DON'T FORGET -- Be sure to include an Orange You Glad It's Friday Badge or link back to this blog in your post. To add a badge, just copy and paste the HTML code from below!


I have been sending out reminders on Thursday, reminding previous participants to come back and post. But that reminder only goes to those that have participated before. Do you see a great photo on another site that has a little or a lot of orange? Suggest they stop by and submit it here! You can also get updates and reminders of Orange You Glad It's Friday on Facebook!

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Sacagawea and Papoose Rock

I did a bit of research and discovered that this snowy peak is named Sacagawea and Papoose Rock. We were on a hike up Tanner Creek in the Columbia River Gorge and came around a corner and this is what we saw ahead of us. While we were on the Oregon side of the gorge,  the clouds above had separated just long enough to expose this snow covered hill on the Washington state side through the trees.

Shared On:
Cool Clicks Thursday
This or That Thursday
Skywatch Friday

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Pebbles of Tanner Creek

A few weeks ago, we attempted a hike up Tanner Creek to check out the waterfalls up there. We did not make it very far because it was not accessible using a stroller. However, we now have a baby backpack, so we headed up the trail again on Christmas Eve. This time we were successful. Up at the end the water was crystal clear, and the stones and pebbles were easily viewed through the creek.

Shared On:
Ruby Tuesday 2
Outdoor Wednesday
Wordless Wednesday
Water World Wednesday 
Watery Wednesday

Tuesday, December 25, 2012


It is my son's first Christmas. Happy Holidays to you and yours!

Shared On:
Our World Tuesday
Ruby Tuesday 2
ABC Wednesday

Monday, December 24, 2012

First Ornament

It is Christmas Eve. Today our family will start celebrating. On the tree hangs my sons very first ornament. When I was growing up, my mom always set the table with Spode Christmas dishes. When I found this Spode first Christmas ornament, I knew it was perfect!

Shared On:
Mellow Yellow Monday
Macro Monday