16 November 2012

friday's fringe 31 ~ leaf.bug.milo remembered.



BIG rain dappled autumn leaf outside a client's home


a Two-striped Walking Stick.
AKA: devil's darning needle, musk mare, prairie alligator
seen at side of house, by the hose spigot.


~oOo~

i've been meaning to post this.

for milo...


cindy from  Bug Safari   emailed this to me after 'milo' passed away.
she had this idea to do a 'Dia de Los Muertos' style picture with milo happily climbing a tree.
she drew this using Sketch Pad on her ipad.  
isn't it perfect?  (me = bones - skulls - nature.  milo = trees - outdoors)
i LOVE it!!
i've already printed it out...will hunt down a nice frame...and hang it on the wall!


and  ANOTHER
heartfelt THANKS to chris at  Las Aventuras
for adding milo to the  'All Souls Procession' he participated in...
reflecting, remembering & honoring those we have loved & lost.
i mailed him a favorite toy & feather that milo used to play with...
and chris ceremoniously added them to the urn.

thank you cindy and chris!!  
both sam & i are honored & humbled...to know that you' went out of your way...
in milo's name!


thanks for stopping by on
 

lk




28 comments:

  1. Walking sticks are cool.

    You have great bloggy friends!
    ~

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  2. Laura, you do have sweet blogging friends. I love the awesome sketch, a happy memory of a happy Milo. Loved your photos of the pretty leaf and the cool walking stick. Have a happy weekend!

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  3. That walking stick is amazing!! I've never seen a walking stick in the "wild" before .... would LOVE to!

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  4. I loved the photos of the two-striped walkingstick and the fallen leaf, superb.

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  5. oh, that drawing is SO VERY MUCH YOU!!! what a wonderful gift!

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  6. Oh, such lovely people Cindy and Chris are! That picture will be stunning hanging on your wall =)

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  7. Isn't that the coolest thing from blogland!!! It is remarkable ! My pooch received a beautiful fancy collar from blogland last year- people are so nice when you actually open up to them. LOVE the drawing, that looks like love to me! LOVE the bug as well. If I were a bug I would like to look that gorgeous.

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  8. Funny how people used to name everything "The Devil's" ....fill in the blank. Although that big bug is kinda freaky, like a cross between a grasshopper and a dragon fly. Great pic from your blog friend to remember a fuzzy companion.

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  9. Laura, what a pretty picture your friend drew...fabulous colors, and detail! It is nice to have Milo remembered so fondly, she was a wonderful part of your family life. Your walking stick is very unusual...I've seen quite a few of them, but never with stripes. And, oooh, the autumn leaf is a site for sore eyes. We have only a few trees turning right now in the Texas 'hotbox'!

    I love your photo of Milo, I know you still miss her even though you have a new baby. And, I know how you feel. I have some fun photos of a cat I rescued in 1974, who died in 1992, and, I'm grateful to have those memories. They're independent, but they're always there for you. Have a great weekend Laura!♥

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  10. Oh you have a truly wonderful friend with Cindy that is a perfect memorial for you. I love your pics they always make me smile.
    I wish you lived closer to me I could be your client I could use your skills.
    I may not visit as often as I like these days life sure is crazy but I never stop thinking of you.
    HUGS my friend. Love the Milo pic. HUGS again. B

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  11. It's never out of the way for a blogger friend:) I love love love what Cindy did. That is one awesome pic. I'd blow it up and frame it. Hope you had a good weekend. I'm over here reading, writing, having some coffee, and thinking about getting some chores done:)

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  12. To się nazywa mieć przyjaciół . Obraz jest zabawny i mam nadzieję, ze zawiśnie na ścianie. Pozdrawiam.
    They're all friends. The picture is funny, and I hope to hang on the wall. Yours.

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  13. Oh, sweet Milo! How wonderful of them to create such tributes.
    And that is a huge, gorgeous leaf, too, BTW.
    *love and hugs*

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  14. Impressive picture of this 'walking stick animal', never seen before. Please have a safe new week ahead.

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  15. Oh what a cool picture for your Milo - I love the heart :))
    Bloggers are wonderful - what a kind thing for Cindy to do.
    Have a great week :)

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  16. That is amazing artwork on an iPad? Amazing! Milo seems to have been one special kitty and such an inspiration to others.

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  17. That's neat for you guys and Milo. I know you miss her.

    Neat photos.

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  18. What lovely blogging friends you have! I adore the Dio Di Las Muertos painting of happy Milo. (Amazing your friend can do that on IPAD). And love all your fringes as always.

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  19. wow! how cool



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  20. That Milo pic did something warm and lovely to my heart. What a good friend ;-)

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  21. yes, this art is a treasure! a beautiful way to honor Milo.

    wonderful photographs too~
    lovely week to you~

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  22. Hello Laura,

    Beautiful picture of the walking stick. I like that bug.
    You have a very nice blog.

    I hope you will visit my 2 blogs too: "de mooie natuur" (Beautiful nature) and "insectenwereld" (World of insects)

    Regards from Holland,
    Willy

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  23. Laura, what a nice post! I love the painting! Chris told me he was going to add Milo to the urn. I would have gone with him but we were called away to my daughter's wedding that weekend. I do hope Milo is happily climbing trees in his new world! Chris is a good guy.

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  24. Oh dear! Now I do feel terrible for having been absent so long that I missed Milo's passing...
    Your support system has shown up though, that I can see, and I am happy for you.
    Sending you lots of love energy. And cyber hugs, of course.

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  25. oh my gosh, walking sticks! I haven't seen one of those in YEARS! and that's an awesome 'portrait' of Milo :-) Hugs!

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  26. Beautiful post here to day. The walking stick was so nice.
    Wish you a great day.
    From Hilda

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  27. THANKS everybody, who took the time to leave a note! and thanks to those who might be reading this...but want to remain incognito!

    i am honored...to have you here...humbled to even think that others might be interested in what i have to say...or what i see, through my pictures...in my world.

    today is Thanksgiving day here in the U.S.
    i'm not a big holiday lover...but i guess i do have much to be thankful for...my sons,sam,emo,nature,freedom,you,the sun,the stars,the moon,you,life,love,hugs,memories of those loved & lost,the kid in me,my health,you,my compassion,my open-mindedness,my patience...my wish for peace...and more.

    ~laura

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  28. Oh, what a sweet picture from your friends--with the bone kitty in the tree.

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