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Quote of the Day: L.M. Montgomery

June 13th, 2010

I wonder what it would be like to live in a world
where it was always June.

-L.M. Montgomery

I love all the flowers that start showing up in June, hydrangeas being my favorites. In the next week, most of my hydrangeas will be in full bloom. I can hardly wait!

What do you love about June?

13 Comments to “Quote of the Day: L.M. Montgomery”
  1. Teresia on June 13, 2010 at 7:06 am

    Usually I love the nice warm weather, no humidty, and being able to work in the garden… this year we are having a LOT of rain and high temperatures, which equals VERY high humidity which in turn equals no working in the garden. So this year, my favorite thing about June is working in the a/c to can strawberry preserves.

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    • Susy on June 13, 2010 at 9:43 am

      We’ve had a very hot and humid June this year as well, more of our usually July/Aug weather.

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  2. Reilly on June 13, 2010 at 7:13 am

    Coming from Downunder – not a lot, except for the Winter Solstice! Once that arrives the days will gradually start to lengthen even though we’ve not yet hit the coldest part of the year. Longer days = summer’s coming to me. Odd I know :-).

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  3. Sense of Home on June 13, 2010 at 8:14 am

    I love having a garden again and being able to go outside barefoot.
    .-= Sense of Home´s last blog ..Sunday Stills =-.

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  4. Chicago Mike on June 13, 2010 at 10:31 am

    It would be magnificent. Or Hawaii. :)
    .-= Chicago Mike´s last blog ..The 2010 Crop List =-.

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  5. Sarah H on June 13, 2010 at 3:43 pm

    June means my little boy’s birthday but it also means ripe cherries on the tree and still enough time to get the hot season crops in the ground. And best of all, school is out and my kids and I get to stay home together.

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    • Susy on June 13, 2010 at 3:44 pm

      Ripe cherries is right. We picked some yesterday.

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  6. Amy on June 13, 2010 at 4:26 pm

    Eating raspberries by the handful…..and fresh raw peas……fried green tomatoes…..and lovely bouquets fresh for the picking right outside my doors…..butterfly bushes covered in butterflies……jars full of lightening bugs…….and my ducks and children taking a shower together in our outdoor shower :) What’s not to like about June…..

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  7. Lisa@The Cutting Edge of Ordinary on June 14, 2010 at 7:08 am

    I can’t wait for my hydrangeas either. They are all just starting to bloom right now. I check them everyday to see their progress. I’m just giddy waiting for them!
    .-= Lisa@The Cutting Edge of Ordinary´s last blog ..Pierogi Style Stuffed Shells with Bechamel Sauce =-.

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  8. melissa on June 14, 2010 at 5:22 pm

    the food. that is all. it is absolutely ungodly unbearably hot and humid here (I spent 3 hours out in 100 degree weather Saturday) and I want some freaking WINTER ALREADY.

    Summer makes me cranky.
    .-= melissa´s last blog ..It’s a poor sort of memory that only works backwards =-.

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  9. Valancy on June 14, 2010 at 10:04 pm

    I love peonies in June here in Ontario.

    And I love that you just quoted LM Montgomery! I grew up with my mom reading me her books, and then moved on to reading them myself as I got older. Not to mention that my mom named me after a character in one of LMM’s books!

    Just discovered your blog via Simple, Green, Frugal and am finding lots of inspiration. Thanks!

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  10. Marlyn on June 18, 2010 at 10:07 pm

    The quote you chose for this post was also on a blackboard outside our local gourmet shop today! I love it!

    I love the sun that never sets and the feeling that there is just MORE time in each day. I love crawling into bed with girls that smell like the outdoors (because it got to late to worry about baths).

    I love tomatoes on the vine and the promise they hold. And I also love the promise of all the long hot days of summer to come!

    My hydrangeas, a bit different than those people most people know, are in full bloom – extravagant! See them by clicking my name!

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    • Susy on June 18, 2010 at 10:27 pm

      Can’t wait to see those hydrangeas!

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