Saturday, July 31, 2010

Busy SATURDAY!

WOW!
We are ALL WORN OUT!
Ariana and Lisa have had the
FULL BISHOPS HEAD experience!!!

The THREE GIRLS!

Ariana ate CRABS like a SWAMP GIRL!

So did her MOM
NINE of them!

Lisa's Plate at the end of the FEAST

Posing in Grandma's pool

Posing AGAIN in the goat pen

WHAT A DAY!





Still Having Fun

PAPAP [a.k.a.BILL] just came back from crabbing
Lisa wanted FRESH MARYLAND
BLUE CRAB!
AND...
We all KNOW
WHAT LISA WANTS
LISA GETS!

More pixs to come!

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you may have to go to original BLOG
to see videos
www.swampbonnie.blogspot.com

video

Having Fun at the Swamp

We are having so much FUN
at the SWAMP!

Today we walked up to the CREEK
and threw stones!


video

Ariana at the Creek

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to see the videos

just go to
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video

Friday, July 30, 2010

ARIANA is HERE!

Ariana and I have done SO MUCH already
and she JUST GOT HERE!

We picked tomatoes from the garden

We took a walk to Ms. Elaine's
and saw RUDY THE BIG PIG!
RUDY scared my MOMMY
so bad that we thought she
PEED HER PANTS!

We fed the GOATS!

We climbed Marian's stone pile

We threw stones in the DITCH!

We walked MANY TIMES
over Lynn's Bridge

My Visitor is HERE

ARIANA!!!

SO GOOD

But I could only eat 1 and a half ears
Who wants the other piece?
It is sooooooo goooooood!!

Even the GOATS

Even my goats eat good!!
Hahaha

I am getting a
VERY IMPORTANT GUEST
This afternoon

I can't wait !!'

SURPRISE!'

An ORANGE WATERMELON
SEEDLESS TOO!
sweet too!

Hurray for Eastern Shore Produce
Watermelon and corn country

PRETTIEST

Prettiest corn this year
From Emily's
We had some last weekend
and it was DELICIOUS!!!

FRESH & CLEAN

Everything looks so fresh and clean this morning
It rained long and hard last night
We needed it
This morning it is 72 degrees on my front porch
It can stay this way ALL DAY!

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Looking at OLD PICTURES

WHO IS WHO???

ERIC

BENNY MAX

POSERS!

Like Mother
Like Daughter

Lisa

Ariana

Grandma's ANGELS!

Ariana, Benny Max and Brady
That's all I have to SAY!

Who needs a hot tub??

When a $25 pool
And a $10 boogie board
Does it all ??

What luxury for a sunny bishops head day??

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

My New Pool

My new $25 pool is working out
JUST FINE!!

DIRTY JOB Crabbing

I didn't know that Mike Rowe was in Cambridge.
This video will show you better
how BILL and I crabbed our dinner last night.

Man, what a PERFECT DAY

I took the words right out of Bill's mouth.
As we sit on the porch drinking tea before he leaves for the BIG CITY.

Don't You Just Hate It When...

People make you watch
their HOME MOVIES?

REMEMBER
you may have to go to the BLOG
www.swampbonnie.blogspot.com
to view this video

I dunno why

Lil Ole Movie Maker ME!

Osprey Nest

Monday, July 26, 2010

A Boat Ride

Another Video of our Monday on the BAY!

MY BISHOPS HEAD

Still trying to take VIDEOS!
I took this one when
Bill and I were out CRABBING today

What a BEAUTIFUL Bishops Head Day1

FINALLY!!!
A BEAUTIFUL DAY
IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD!

After some TERRIBLE STORMS
across the BAY BRIDGE
the HEAT has broke

Some say not for long

Here we are TAKING OFF
on a BEAUTIFUL DAY ON THE BAY!

Out in the sun a little breeze
PERFECT

Trot Lining for CRABS

Bishops Head, Maryland
St. Thomas Church

Bill eating SUSHI!

Crab Boats going in with their CATCH!

Getting CHOPPY out here!
Wind is picking up!

We Waiting As Long As We Could

We waited as long as we could for
YOU to get here.

But YOU never showed?

So we started and finished
WITHOUT YOU!

Crabs BEFORE
Crabs AFTER
Corn from Emily's
Cukes from my plants
Tomatoes from BIG DOUG!

We ate the
WHOLE THING!





You Can Thank Me

You can thank me now about how nice the weather is outside today.

Because yesterday I went out and bought myself a swimming pool.

Now the heat has broken a little but still hot outside.

BUT....

Gaithersburg and Potomac are without power today because of the BIG
STORM that missed us.

Sorry :(

Sunday, July 25, 2010

OMG

It's RAINING!!!
My water barrel is filling up!!!
I am a happy girl.

Missed Me Again!!

Do you see how the current rain
Just skipped right over the top if us??

Friends in PA say it's raining and is 75 degrees.

Gail in Gaithersburg says BIG STORM and they have NO POWER!!

At 3:00 here it was 103 degrees
Blue skies and fluffy white clouds.

DAMN!!

Saturday, July 24, 2010

BILL HAS LANDED!!

He just sent me a text
He is home!!!
Now just a 3/4 hour drive to BISHOPS HEAD!!!

Trying to Keep My Garden Growing

It still hasn't rained down here
So I am doing my best to keep my garden growing. Since almost
everything is in pots I need to
WATER WATER WATER!!!!

Ms. Dora's Roses

Ms. Dora's yellow roses love the HEAT!! They are thriving.

Joy Ride

Someone had quite the JOY RIDE last night. They took out all the
mailboxes and STOP SIGNS in Toddville proper and my mailbox too.
Yes, we have (had) a FISHING LURE mailbox that the TARR KIDS gave Bill.
OH WELL !!!

I am still waiting for Bill to call to say he is on the ground in the
GOOD OLE USA. No word yet

Friday, July 23, 2010

It is a Mystery

It is a mystery how the girls are getting out their fence. Maybe they
just want in the A/C too.

Someone Keeps Knocking

Someone keeps knocking on the back door. Thank goodness Bill put
plexus glass on the bottom of the screen door.

Fruit or Vegetable

Is a snocones considered a fruit or vegetable. They are a mainstay of
my diet these days.
One half sugar-free syrup
One half regular syrup.
This one is strawberry banana
I am out of the BLUE COCONUT!!

Am I Going to Get Blamed...

Am I going to get
BLAMED for This TOO!

LOST VIDEO

Here is another video of ARIANA
swimming with COLBY and her MOM

Lisa says she is even getting BOLDER!
Remember
she is only 18 months old


Thursday, July 22, 2010

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

This heat has to STOP!!


One product issued by NWS for: Toddville MD

Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 331 PM EDT THU JUL 22 2010  MDZ021>025-231945- DORCHESTER-WICOMICO-SOMERSET-INLAND WORCESTER-MARYLAND BEACHES- 331 PM EDT THU JUL 22 2010  THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE LOWER EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND.  .DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.  HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 95 AND 100 DEGREES WILL CONTINUE OVER THE AREA THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.  .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.  AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS IS EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY. THE COMBINATION OF TEMPERATURES IN THE LOW TO MID 90S...ALONG WITH MODERATE HUMIDITY LEVELS...WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 100 AND 105 DEGREES EACH AFTERNOON THOUGH THE WEEKEND.  .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...  SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.  $$  05     



Swampbonnie
1915 Wingate Bishops Head Rd
Toddville, MD 21672
410-397-8241

Bill Visits a Palace

Bill got to take some time off and visited one of Austria's most
famous tourist attractions.

The Schronbrunn Palace.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

11:00 pm in Austria

Bill finally had a moment to take a walk in Vienna Austria.
The conference is winding down
He will be home Saturday.

That cone looks pretty tasty!!