One word photo challenge “Shamrock”

O, the red rose may be fair,
And the lily statelier;
But my shamrock, one in three
Takes the very heart of me!
~Katherine Tynan

shamrocks
Green (shamrock) is my favorite color. Vibrant yet equally soothing. My entire life contains touches of this lovely hue. The first photo (upper left) is a hand-carved tombstone compliments of my husband, in memory of our little hamster that passed away. The C is for “Cookie.” We buried her in our back yard directly among the daffodils that bloom each spring. I scattered the stone with what else? shamrocks..

One Word Photo Challenge: Shamrock

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8 thoughts on “One word photo challenge “Shamrock”

  1. It’s so sweet that you gave your hamster a proper burial and a tombstone 🙂 apologies on the late follow too, Didn’t notice it on the sea of notifications 🙂

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    1. We had two hamsters we adopted from a woman Claudie, we call the “Hamster Whisperer” who takes in hamsters in need of homes and adopts them out. She is amazing! We had 3 in total: “Cookie,” “Rita” (don’t you love that name my son gave her!) and “Milo.” Milo lived almost 4 years with us, far longer than life expectancy. I wrote an old story on my blog about Milo called “Of Hamsters and Men” if you have time you might like to read though a little sad. Thank you for lovely comment! Enjoy your weekend :_

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  2. My husband made a home out of big Tupperware plastic bin, cut out 2 sides and put screened wire for breathability and drilled holes to hang water bottle. So easy to clean as opposed to glass tank. We used a second bigger tupperware bin for the hamster “playground” wherein we placed all fun tunnels and big second wheel and shredded tissue and empty tp rolls they love to go through. I would feel guilty on the days I didn’t have time to take them out of their regular home to transport them to playground for fun time! Haha.

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  3. You do have this shade just about everywhere, don’t you? These are all such great examples. The hand carved tombstone is beautiful. I’m sorry about your hampster- and from reading the comment above, I do love the names as well, unique, short and sweet. 🙂

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