April 2019 In Photos

Welcome to my April In Photos post! I know, I’m so behind in this series. But I look forward to catching up and sharing with you! Also, look for An April Day At Grandma’s, coming next week. πŸ™‚

I really like these clovers. πŸ™‚ Purple is my favorite color.

The purple on the edges of the leaves is a nice touch! πŸ™‚

Do you see it? No metal detector needed for this find, haha! It wasn’t an old coin, but I was still happy to find it. The rain washed it up.

It left an impression in the dirt. XD

Right after finding the one cent, I spotted this cool looking bug.

The grapes were coming on! I’m not sure what happened, but all the grapes tasted sour and bitter, even when I was sure they should be ripe (they were falling off the vine).

A little friend helped me water my plants. πŸ™‚ The spout of this mop bucket I use to carry water for my plants is all chewed up from when I had dogs. It still works, just looks ugly. I never had the heart to replace it, haha.

I’m curious what kind of butterfly this spiky caterpillar turned into.

Flowers and berries we passed when in town. πŸ˜€

Azaleas. These are one of my favorites of my grandma’s bushes. She had several, all different shades of pink. These are such a deep color. If you want to see the other shades, I featured them in these older posts: This one features a more magenta shade and this one features a very light pink shade.

When taking Mamaw (not the same Mamaw as the one who had the azeleas, haha) to town, we drove on this winding road. We had so much rain at the time – the lake was almost touching the pavement!

They say all roads lead to Rome. Apparently, all roads also lead to an exit.Β  XD

This building had a star on top – and still does. It must not be Christmas decorations. It’s a nice decoration for any time of the year.

I planted potatoes to see if I could get potatoes. it’s been so long, I’ve already harvested them, haha. The biggest I grew was almost as big as my fist. πŸ™‚

And lastly, the April Pink Moon! Which is not actually pink. Haha. They just call the full moon of April a pink moon for some reason. πŸ™‚

Metamorphosis

A caterpillar only cares about what it desires
Its lust and its passions fuel its soul’s fires.

But this one was shown a new way to live
Not for itself but to pour out and give –

Because of what was graciously given to it
Loving arms saved it from the bottomless pit.

It built a coffin and got inside, and then
It emerged as a new creature and could abide in Him

By putting off the old man and putting on the new
Sins were left behind and life was renewed!


This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt Anthology week 52 – Emergence. If you’d like to participate, the submission guidelines are here. (The deadline is August 10th!) Special thanks to Olivia for helping me write this one! 😸

Color Your World – Shocking Pink: Caterpillar And Pink Blossoms

In response to Color Your World – Shocking Pink: Here is a caterpillar I took photos of last spring, on pink blossoms. πŸ™‚ My goal was to get photos of the blossoms – which was not easy because I don’t like heights and I had to stand on a ladder to reach them – and finding the caterpillar up there was like icing on the cake. God really made my week by making sure that little guy was on the blooms at just the right time. 😊 I just wish I had centered the photo a little better; but in my defense, I was gripping the slightly shaky ladder for dear life with my left hand and my right hand was getting really tired of being held over my head and refused to do what I wanted… πŸ˜‚