Thursday, March 17, 2016

Top o' the mornin!

With technology, sending an email or visiting blog friends, searching for something on the Internet is all great, until the system fails and you realize how much you rely on this service.
Being offline was not what I was planning and on Monday found that the router had stopped working and  we were no longer connected to the big wide world.

The knock on the door yesterday, when the courier delivered the package was wonderful and now very happy to be back again.

With the date been the 17th March... Saint Patricks day  thought it appropriate that I share a few green pictures
 the Chateau we stayed, in Saumur France

Harvesting the olives will soon take place here, as they are ripening well and we seem to have a bumper crop this year

For each petal on the shamrock
This brings a wish your way 
Good health, good luck and happiness
for today and everyday

Do you wear something green today?
Hope all is well with you and I look forward to coming to visit soon



  1. I like all your green including the olives. Are the olives growing near you? Happy and blessed St. Patrick's Day.

    1. Thanks for visiting Terra. We have 12 olive trees growing on our property and it is exciting harvesting them, taking them away to be pressed and then having our own bottles of olive oil

  2. What a beautiful view of the water, dear Carolyn, and how lovely is that Chateau in France! Wonderful selections of 'greens' for St. Patrick's Day - yes, I'll be wearing the green! It is frustrating to have computer issues and it takes some time to figure it all out, too. Glad that all is well and you can share your lovely world with us once more. Hugs xo Karen

  3. That first picture is sooooo pretty, Carolyn. And your other green pics are perfect for the day. It's no fun when we have computer problems, that's for sure.

    Yes, I will wear green tomorrow. I bought a mint green shirt recently and will wear that. Thank you for the St. Patrick's Day wishes, dear Carolyn.

    love, ~Sheri

  4. Dearest Carolyn,
    thank you for this lovely green Post :O)
    Hope, with your Router and internet all is well again and it will wiork with óut any more problems!
    Your Olives look so great, will be a good harvest soon!
    I do not wear any green today, honestly, I do not have a lot of green clothes ;O)
    Wishing you a wonderful day,rest of the week and thank you for wonderful pictures again!
    Sending much Love and hugs to you, my dear friend,
    Claudia xoxoxo

  5. It must be lovely to be able to enjoy your own freshly pressed olive oil - I wonder what Rue Murillo, Paris is like?

  6. Welcome back, darling! Happy St. Patrick's Day!


  7. I'm so overjoyed to have you back, sweetest Carolyn !
    Truly Wonderful the hall of the Chateau where you stayed in France thank you for shaing this mesmerizing picture !

    Happy St.Patrick's Day to you !


  8. Hello Carolyn,
    What lovely shades of green. I am glad you are back online and happy St-Patrick's day.
    Big hug

  9. Happy St. Patrick day, dear Carolyn!
    We don't celebrate St. Patrick here in Italy but it seems a so fun festival!^^

  10. Luck of the Irish to us each and every day
    Beautiful posting my lovely friend
    Love Jeanne

  11. Carolyn dear, how awful ,I have tried it several times, and so MISS my connecting with friends around the world, when not working as it should!!!
    Your olives looks wonderful, I love olives, but have to buy them ,as they can`t grow here. I love your green photos, are they from your home ?-so very elegant, friend.
    Hug and a lovely weekend to you, and happt Sct.Patrick`s Day .

  12. Happy St. Paddy's day to you! Beautiful photos and I could just reach out and eat the asparagus!!! Egadds, what would we do not being connected?!?!! I'd be lost, ha ha, but would have a lot MORE TIME on my hands!!!! xoxo

  13. What a great collection of pictures!

  14. Your olives look huge, I'm glad your crop looks so promising.
    I enjoy seeing the lovely green pictures to celebrate St Patrick's day. Sarah x

  15. Aqua blue was my color to wear we have had beautiful spring weather...we enjoy a afternoon in Rotterdam it was great ! from me Ria x

  16. Hope you have a great day! Glad you are back online again. xx

  17. Hi Carolyn, so glad you have your internet back. I know how frustrating it can be to have a problem. Lovely photos sharing green. Happy St. Patrick's Day. Blessings. xo

  18. Lovely photos, happy St Patrick's Day

  19. What a wonderful view!!
    Have a nixe weekend!

  20. Hi dear Carolyn !! Que lindo día nos ha mostrado con esos ricos espárragos

  21. THis green post is very lovely. I'm happy you have your internet back

  22. Hi Carolyn! This is a nice green post!

  23. I’m glad that you are connected to the world again, dearest Carolyn! :o)

    Yesterday I was thinking of you because I know that you celebrate St. Patricks Day – and YES, I wore a green dress! :o)))

    Lots of hugs and Happy Easter-Days,


  24. Loving your green pictures! Hope you are having a great weekend :)

  25. Perfect post for St Patrick's Day - I hope you had a good one.

    Don't you just hate it when technology fails ...

    All the best Jan

  26. Dearest Carolyn,
    Oh yes, we're feeling like being completely amputated from the world when no Internet is available.
    Glad you got it working again.
    Yes, I did wear green on three different occasions this week for St. Patrick's Day events. The weather is lovely and now doing some final work on our tax papers.
    Ready for Easter too!


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Carolyn xx