Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Sad Happenings

Hello, Dear Ones! I'm still posting so that's means we haven't had to evacuate yet! I am still praying we won't have to, but am ready if need be. I still appreciate your prayers for my family and others in the path of terrible Ike!

Okay, on with today's posting...

It has been so very sad around our house this week. Our hearts have been heavy, our spirits crushed and many tears have been shed. We have lost one so very dear to our family and just don't know what we're going to do without this precious one!

My darling digital camera has died! While in the middle of doing all the hard work she does for me, her 'OK' button just popped off to be lost forever more! Every effort was made to find her button, but alas to no avail! She could not function correctly without her 'OK' button and she just gave up the ghost!

A funeral service was held in our home today for darling dearest dead Nikkon Coolpix. She was approximately three years old, a little bummed up and bruised from the hardships of everyday life. Her screen had my finger prints all over it and these were not removed. Her battery was still in good shape, but...
Sweet Nikkon was laid to rest in a lovely Hummel music box that played "Chim Chimery". A heart felt note, hand signed by her loved one, was placed at the head of her coffin. A beautiful spray of baby's breath from her family was laid at the foot of her coffin. All of this was nicely lain on top of pale yellow satin-like napkins.
Loving, caring words were spoken by members of her family as 1970s music played in the background from the television set.
Will my life ever be the same? How can I continue living without my digital camera? How can I continue to blog without my digital camera? How can I...
Oh, Joy! Oh, wonderment! Oh what a beautiful life! Oh, Pinkness! Do you see what I see? And I don't mean the Christmas Song, although Christmas is around the corner and I haven't done any shopping or anything...anyway...look!
Mr. Precious has saved the day! He has purchased another digital camera just for me! A little Pink One! He is my absolute HERO!! Isn't she the cutest thing? I'm drying my teary eyes, I'm not sniffing anymore. The sadness is dissipating (I'm using this weather word since we're forever watching the storm!). The gladness is coming back in my poor sad sad heart.

I've taken this precious piece of Pink metal out of it's box, charged it's battery, inserted the photo card and I'm off to the races!! Woo Hoo! That just means off to the backyard to try her out!
OOOOh, I'm squealing like a sissy girl! That's my friend, Picket's expression, but it sure does apply here! Look at the awesome zoom on this pink puppy, um, I mean camera!

Oh, my heart! Look at the little curled up fern baby. See it opening before our very eyes? This is incredible!

We've just had a rain fall and you can see the dripping remnants rolling down my lemon who isn't ripe and yellow yet but is still quite green! I am really close here and it isn't fuzzy!! Woo Hoo!! Digital happiness!!
Oh, I don't want you to think I'm flippant or anything. My heart still aches for my little bummed up Nikkon, but little Pink One is quickly taking over my heart!

See? We've already become the bestest of friends! I'm zooming in very closely to my little peaches and creamyness face and you can even see the pupils in my gorgeous baby blues and they're not even fuzzy! ~ I wish my eyes were pink for just an hour or so!!

I'll leave you with a little Note Song ~
When I Am Dead, My Dearest
When I am dead, my dearest,
Sing no sad songs for me;
Plant thou no roses at my head,
Nor shady cypress tree:
Be the green grass above me
With showers and dewdrops wet;
And if thou wilt, remember,
And if thou wilt, forget.
I shall not see the shadows,
I shall not feel the rain;
I shall not hear the nightingale
Sing on, as if in pain:
And dreaming through the twilight
That doth not rise nor set,
Haply I may remember,
And haply may forget.
~ by Christina Georgina Rossetti