23 September 2007

Non-Friday Eye Candy

So this weekend I slipped away and visited my dear friend Susan (aka Chicken Mama) on her little farm. It's not a long drive (only 20 minutes!) but sometimes it seems like a world away when we're both going crazy. And true to her nickname, she had just indulged in retail therapy: baby chicks! I love her idea of retail therapy, I must tell you. :)

I got to sit and chat with one of the most wonderful and kind people I've ever met, be run over by big dogs in search of petting and watched by the ever curious cats. And, of course, visit the chickens. It was only a little over an hour, but it was a wonderful mini vacation.

And look what she sent me away with:

Aren't they beautiful? And yes, the one in front really is green. :)

Have a wonderful week, everyone!

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Blogger Debi said...

What a cool "getaway"!

12:14 AM  
Blogger Marina said...

Fresh eggs! Sometimes I miss living in a rural area.

3:07 AM  
Blogger Lorraine said...

Doesn't Martha Stewart have eggs those colors?

6:18 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow, those eggs are so pretty & shiny! How nice to get farm fresh eggs.

6:42 AM  
Blogger Kathy said...

If brown eggs come from brown chickens...was that chicken green??

7:54 AM  
Blogger Tiny Tyrant said...

Mmmmm..... fresh eggs....

Sounds like you had a nice time Rosemary.

Expect me at the Knit thing this Saturday.

My house is clean and everything computer related is out in the new office.

8:59 AM  
Blogger Vivian said...

Ahh, those eggs are so pretty, how can anyone eat them :-) I love fresh eggs.

I got some cool glass buttons on my blog you might enjoy. They are on my Garter Stripe sweater.

9:48 AM  
Blogger Becka the Spoiled Knitter said...

Oh, how fun! Love, love fresh eggs! Okay, who layed the green egg?!

10:10 AM  
Blogger Sereknitty said...

Wow! So shiny and perfect! They almost look as though they're made of marble or polished stone. Looks like I'm going to be a grandma sooner than later ... just got the call that they'll induce my stepdaughter tomorrow ... can't wait!!!

11:55 AM  
Blogger Melanie said...

Now who else could turn eggs into eye candy?

12:30 PM  
Blogger Joanne said...

This is exactly why I get farm-raised local eggs! They are THIS beautiful. Thanks for the great photo. Makes me think about omelettes!

1:11 PM  
Blogger The_Add_Knitter said...

Love those farm fresh eggs, my friend Phil always sends us away with more than we know what to do with, and now we're ruined for any other type of egg!!

3:19 PM  
Blogger Valerie said...

Mmm Fresh Eggs, YUMMY!

3:23 PM  
Anonymous AlisonH said...

What a beautiful picture! Both in the photograph, and of your day.

8:15 PM  
Blogger NH Knitting Mama said...

Glad you were able to do some relaxing with your friend. Sounds fun.

8:24 PM  
Blogger 5penny said...

ooh, I love me some farm fresh eggs! Looks like there calling your name: omlette, souffle, cake...

Oh, and Muir is gorgeous, btw. Looking forward to knitting it up!

9:11 PM  
Anonymous junie said...

Very nice trip. I haven't had any farm fresh eggs in a long while.
Love that you had such a great weekend. Green Eggs? Never seen a green egg. Just brown ones as fresh as yours.

9:15 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

I love those eggs. And I second Kathy and her brown eggs comment. Please reveal your learned chicken secrets.

9:03 PM  
Blogger lv2knit said...

Eggstra special eggs....

5:55 PM  
Blogger N. Maria said...

I just love baby chicks. When they are sleeping and one moves, they all do so like a wave.
It sounds like you both had a great visit.

7:37 PM  
Blogger sarah said...

Wow, those eggs are shiny! I've never seen such shiny eggs!

6:15 AM  
Anonymous Sally said...

Those eggs are beautiful! I love the colour of that green one. It would make a nice yarn colour, perhaps even for a Muir shawl.

3:14 PM  

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