Thursday, June 3, 2010

IT'S TRUE COLOURS THURSDAY - RASPBERRY

Good Morning,

Welcome to True Colours Thursday.
True Colours Thursday is the brainchild
of Miss Blue.
Should you wish to play along,
just leave a comment on her blog
and you're in - it's that simple.
The colour for today is RASPBERRY.

Our Mom grew up on the "Florida vacation".
It was such a delight to leave
the cold mountains of Virginia in February
and go to the warm sunny shores of Miami Beach.


She was always on the lookout for the orange roof
and the Simple Simon weather vane
of Howard Johnson's Restaurants.
(in fact she would love to purchase one-
if you could point her in the right direction,
email us at rocky creek scotties at yahoo.com)


She knew if they had a meal there,
that she could have one of her favorite treats -
raspberry sherbet.

But today, even though she still loves the sherbet,
her raspberries come in different forms.
And we know that some of these colours
aren't what you think of when you think
of the colour, raspberry.


In our garden, we have gold RASPBERRIES
that are ever-bearing.
They have green berries on them now,
but once they start to ripen,
they will bear delicious golden fruit
until the first frost.


We have red RASPBERRIES
that bear in the middle of the summer.


And the black RASPBERRY plants
that were started by Mom's grandmother
over 100 years ago.
They usually bear in mid-June -
and make delicious preserves.


And here we find Lilly and Ruairi
sitting on a RASPBERRY coloured bench
in the hotel room they stayed in on their
trip to take Miss Becky to her furrever home.

Have a wonderful day.

XOXO
Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh and Ruairi

24 comments:

ScamperingScotties said...

That is a beautiful picture of Lily and Ruairi!

Remington said...

Beautiful!

Mack and Mia said...

Woo know what else is pretty neat. GIVING RAZZBERRIES! The kind you give on bellies! I get my little boy EVERY TIME!

Wags and woofs,
Mack and Mia

Benny and Lily said...

Very cool. Mom said she is suddenly hungry. What a cute picture of you guys sitting on the rasberry cushion.
snuggles
Benny & Lily

animal lover, quilt lover said...

HI Scotties and Lynn,
You don't come and see us as often as you use to...... Is everything OK???
Love all your berries. We have only strawberries growing. I sure would love some rasberries growing but our soil is not right.
Love the picture of the two pups on the rasberry cushion!!
Why did Lily get to go with the pups to take Becky to her forever home????
XXOO, Bambi & Fern

Hollie and Janie said...

All those raspberries look so yummy and are so pretty, but that sherbet looks amazing!!
Love,
Janie

♥I am Holly♥ said...

Wonderful pictures of rasberries!! I love them so much!!! Lots of love, Debbie and Holly

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

Raspberry anything is my favorite!! :-))

Asta said...

I love waspbewwies whatevew colow they come in.
I think Lilly and Wuiawy look sooo bootiful on that bench..I hope you'we having a lovely thuwsday
smoochie kisses
ASTA

scotsmad said...

We've never heard of golden raspberries! But all of them made our mouths water.

Is Ruairi doing an aarrrooooo?

XXXOOO Daisy, Kendra & Bella

Maggie and Mitch said...

We've never had golden raspberries before! They sure do look yummy!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

Mango said...

It is yellow, and yet it is raspberry too. That is curious. Also, please note that raspberry is quite difficult to spell properly.

Slobbers,
Mango

Eric said...

All your raspberry's look lovely. Mom says she kew of yellow ones but never black ones. Clever Granny. Lilly and Ruairi seem to be looking for a raspberry treat too.

Wiry love Eric xx

Khyra, Khousin Merdie, And Sometimes Her Mom said...

What a great take on raspberry!

AND now Mom is making THAT face about HoJo's!

Nice pikh of woo on the raspberry bench too!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra & Khousin Merdie
PeeEssWoo: Mom says NO apologies needed fur the soapbox - in fakht, woo khan get bakhk on it tomorrow - she has another Broward County khanine on my blog

houndstooth said...

Mom's mouth started watering at just the sorbet picture! All of your raspberry is just divine!

Bunny

Wyatt said...

You know what we like better than raspberries....Ruairi! We just want to snuggle that little berry, too cute!

Wyatt

The Strawberry Mallard said...

oooooooo we LOVE rasberries! That's why we alwayslike to go to the Rasberry Cafe!
Becky of course LOVEZ anything that looks like pink!!!
Big hugz,
Nancy, G-dog and the Becker Babe

Jazzi said...

OH yah, that ice cream looks so yummy, I am drooling here~~Your killin me!!!

wags
Snazzi

Angus said...

Ruairi is almost colour coordinated.

Bella the Westie said...

Ruairi is such a gorgeous boy!
mmm that sherbet looks quite delicious. :)

Good job!

Love, Bella.

The Strawberry Mallard said...

Hey Lynn....
..FYI..

http://www.simonandthepieman.com/weathervanes
L, Nebs and company

Petey said...

Ahh, one of the best parts of a roadtrip when Mom was a kid (besides making a nest of blankets and pillows in the backseat, reading Jack and Jill magazine or Nancy Drew, and eating spearmint jelly leaves as the trees and lightpoles passed overhead) was stopping at Howard Johnson's for a grilled hotdog on a toasted buttered bun with potato chips and a chocolate soda in one of those old fashioned glass and metal glasses.

What I'd give for one of those sodas now!

Your pals,

Mom and Petey

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

Beautiful raspberries, we love the photo of the cute pups on the bench:) Is HoJo's still around? Mom really misses not having a Friendly's here in the Midwest.

Woos - Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

TwoSpecialWires said...

Moma saw that raspberry sherbet and started drooling. And ... we must warn you ... we have been known to raid raspberry bushes.

Just tellin' ya,
Jake and Fergi

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