CAROLE  E  GLASS - IT'S  THE  WATER!   IT'S TIME TO BLOOM!
THIS WAS FOUND WAY BACK IN THE OLD...'BOATHOUSE'...AND IT JUST MAKES SENSE (TO ME ANYWAY)...THAT BOTH THE PUMP AND THIS ??? HAD TO HAVE BELONGED TO MY GRANDPARENTS...IN THE 20'S FOR I KNOW WE DIDN'T HAVE RUNNING WATER OUT HERE...IN THE 40'S/50'S.  IT HAS MORE...'MEANING'...TO ME  BECAUSE I NEVER KNEW MY GRANDFATHER AND GRANDMA SWANSON...ONLY TILL I WAS 5 YEARS OLD.  SOMEONE HAS ADDED SOME...'RE-ENFORCED WOOD...BUT UNDERNEATH ...IT IS VERY OLD!  GOODRICH TIRES...I BET A HORSE WAS HOOKED UP TO THIS...AND MAYBE A...'SURRY?' /PLOW OF SOME KIND?  IT WAS TOO INTERESTING TO PASS UP...THAT'S ALL I KNOW!  THE OLD SCRUBBOARD ?   HAS  TO BE MY GRANDMOTHERS...AND THAT OLD FISHING NET...WAS FROM THE SAME ERA.  IF YOU HAVE NEVER HAD  COFFEE...FROM ONE OF THESE POTS...BOILING ON THE STOVE...SMELLING SOOOOOOOOOO GOOD...AND...REALLY HOT...YOU HAVE MISSED THE TASTE OF HOW COFFEE (BOILED)...SHOULD TASTE.  WILL PROBABLY USE FOR A PLANTER FOR SOME FLOWERS...OR YOU NEVER KNOW:  I MIGHT JUST PUT IT ON THE STOVE...AND REMEMBER THOSE:  'GOOD CUPS OF COFFEE!.  CAROLE  E  5:41 PM     #################### THE BUMBLE BEE.  IT IS...'HUGE!'   FOR SOME REASON THIS IS ITS FAVORITE FLOWER...BY THE GARAGE.  ALL THE OTHER...'INSECTS'...WERE TALKING  AND MAKING FUN ABOUT HOW...'HUGE AND AWKWARD'...THIS BEE WAS  AND OTHER...'NASTY'...REMARKS, AND ...AND THAT:  'IT COULDN'T POSSIBLY FLY, WITH SUCH SMALL WINGS AND SUCH A LARGE BODY!  THEY ALL  LAUGHED AND AGREED.  THE BUMBLE BEE OVERHEARD THOSE NASTY WORDS AND LAUGHTER AND THOUGHT:  'I WILL SHOW THEM ALL WHAT I CAN DO, AND RIGHT BEFORE THEIR EYES, STARTED FLYING AND  YOU COULD HEAR THE...'BUZZING'...AND HE...'HOVERED'...OVER THEM TO...'PROVE!'  THAT HE WAS ABLE TO DO ANYTHING HE WANTED AS LONG AS HE  HAD THE BELIEF WITHIN HIMSELF AND WASN'T GOING TO LET A FEW...'TINY INSECTS'...MAKE FUN OF HIM AGAIN, FOR HE WAS GOING TO...'DISREGARD...'EVERYTHING'... THEY SAID.  THEY WERE NOT THE KIND OF FRIENDS...HE WANTED TO HANG OUT WITH...ANYWAY!  TELLING  HIMSELF HE COULD DO WHATEVER HE PLANTED IN HIS...'SUBCONSCIOUS/MIND' AND  WASN'T GOING TO LET THOSE...'TINY INSECTS GOSSIP ABOUT HIM/HER ANY LONGER AND DECIDED TO FIND...'DIFFERENT INSECTS'...TO HANG AROUND WITH... THOSE WHO WERE MUCH MORE...'MATURE AND KIND AND ENERGETIC'...FOR WHEN HE STARTED FLYING IN THE YARD...HE FOUND SOOOOOOO MANY MORE BEAUTIFUL THINGS...THAT HE DIDN'T KNOW EXISTED. BEFORE HE TOOK A CHANCE:  AND FLEW!!  (I KNEW I COULD DO IT!!!  ALL I NEEDED TO DO WAS TO TRY, AND NEVER GIVE UP ON:  'MYSELF!/YOURSELF.'   THEY  DIDN'T REALIZE HOW...'DETERMINED'...THIS BUMBLE BEE WAS.  THE BUMBLE BEE WAS OUT TO...'PROVE'...SOMETHING TO NOT ONLY...'THEM'...BUT MORE...'IMPORTANTLY'...TO HIMSELF!  (HE/SHE DID JUST THAT!   SOMETIMES...TELLING SOMEONE THEY CAN'T DO IT...IT WON'T WORK...IT IS IMPOSSIBLE...IT'S STUPID...WHY ARE YOU DOING THAT?...MAKES YOU WANT TO WORK:  THAT MUCH HARDER, FOR YOU KNOW...'IN YOUR HEART'...IT CAN AND WILL BE DONE BY YOU...AND YOU WILL PROVE IT AND ACCOMPLISH SOMETHING SOOOOO...'INCREDIBLE'...THAT YOU WILL SMILE AND SAY:  'I ALWAYS KNEW I COULD DO IT...WITHOUT A DOUBT!!/ YOU BETCHA!!)  TELLING THE BUMBLE BEE/IT COULDN'T FLY, (DON'T BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU HEAR), AND THEN TO  THE...'AMAZEMENT'...OF ALL THOSE INSECTS...THE BUMBLE BEE...'TOOK OFF!'...AND STARTED FLYING ALL OVER THE YARD.  'BUT I THOUGHT...YOU SAID...IT COULDN'T POSSIBLY FLY!!  THAT'S WHAT ALL THE...'INSECTS'...SAID AND I WAS ANOTHER ONE...WHO BELIEVED WHAT THEY SAID...'WAS TRUE.'  I KNOW NOW THAT BUMBLE BEES CAN ...'INDEED FLY'...FOR THEY JUST PROVED IT TO ME!  JUST BECAUSE IT SEEMS ...'RATHER HARD'...TO ACCOMPLISH WHAT YOU MAY FEEL YOU CAN...DOESN'T REALLY MEAN YOU CAN'T!  THAT  BUMBLE BEE NEVER HAD ANY...'DOUBT'...ABOUT HIS ABILITY TO FLY/HE JUST FELT HE COULD/KNEW HE COULD/AND MOST OF ALL:  HE  KNEW HE COULD DO IT...NOW!  HE LISTENED TO...'HIMSELF'...AND ...'CONVINCED'... HIMSELF THAT HE WAS  CAPABLE OF ACCOMPLISHING SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO MANY THINGS...AND HE WOULD NOT WAIT ANY LONGER!  'IT'S NOW OR NEVER!'  (FOR ME!  AND THE...'BUMBLE  BEE ATTITUDE'...OF NEVER GIVING UP...RESIDES IN EACH OF US. )  NOW IS THE TIME TO :____________________________________________________________/MY ANSWER WILL BE DIFFERENT FROM YOUR ANSWER.  THE MAIN THING IS THAT U /I...'DECIDE'...ON OUR OWN!/KEEP IT PRIVATE ... YOU WILL KNOW WHEN  IT'S THE ...'RIGHT TIME'...I DIDN'T SAY IT WOULD BE...'EASY'...BUT WITH THE...'RENEWED CONFIDENCE'...YOU HAVE FOUND...'WITHIN YOURSELF'...IT CAN BE DONE!  YOU BETCHA!!!  CAROLE E...6:39 PM/MONDAY.
 
 
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