Flower Friday with Xena

Hey Luce, can you believe it’s already been a whole year since I had to pose for this picture?

We had a new azalea last year. That’s the one you posed beside. It’s a nice picture of you, too, Lucy.

That was our new, 3 season azalea. It bloomed again in the spring for a short time. In the spring it looked like this.

Later in the spring, Mommy called the place where she got it, Holcomb’s Garden Center. It had a warranty, and she was thinking about returning it. They told her that it doesn’t bloom continuously for 3 seasons, but it would bloom again in the summer. Well, in the summer, it was deader than a thumbnail.

Lucy: That’s a door nail, Xena.

Xena: Whatever. Anyhoo. by then Holcomb’s was OOB. That’s short for Out of Business. Can you believe it? So now it looks like this.

In case you’re wondering, that’s a hole in the ground where the azalea bush used to be.

Well then today, Mommy ran out to the store without me ’cause we live in the USA where they have stupid laws about dogs and stores and she came home with a mum. Mom came home with a mum! BOL, BOL! So, to kill two words with one stone…

Lucy: It’s birds, Xena. It’s to kill two birds with one stone.

Xena: Why word you want to kill birds? And I really don’t see how you could kill two of them with the same stone. Anyhoo, no matter what you kill with one stone, or if yo don’t want to kill anything at all, or if you just want to kill one word or bird or…

Lucy: Xena, enough. Please just get to the point.

Xena; Mommy decided to put the table out over top of the hole where the azalea used to be and put that mum that is not her on it and take my picture with it again. Happy Flower Friday, folks.

Pee S, The pretty plastic aura around my head is ’cause I itched a hot spot under my ear. More about that later.

Thanks to Rosy from the LLB Gang for hosting another edition of Flower Friday

19 thoughts on “Flower Friday with Xena

  1. EEEKKK!!! Poor Azalea… Miss Amy you must have bin furrustrated! LadyMew’s Hydrnagea did not bloom at all this yeer all tho’ it iss grown an full of leevess. Oh an our Snapdragonss went aWOL…sorta ilke OOB mee thinkss!
    Xena yore halo iss a bit big butt it will purrtect yore *hot* spot!
    Lucy you look lovelee inn yore photoe too….
    ***purrsss*** BellaDharma

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  2. Sorry abouts your Moms azalea….and the store that went belly up ~ that would be Ma’s luck too! BOL! Brilliant that your Moms came up with the table to cover the hole….looks FABulous!
    And sorry abouts the cone-o-shame….and your hot spot! Oh dear! Sendin’ healin’ vibes gurl!
    Ruby ♥

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  3. OH wow, all I can say is WHAT azalea, I am so blinded by the beauty of two canines I can’t see the azalea!!! I love your Mums Mum!!! and great idea using the table to cover the hole… so sorry you have that cone to deal with Xena… also sad about the hot spot

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