Thursday, June 20, 2013

ABC Wednesday - W stands for Water!

W stands for Whale . . .

Whales lives in Water . . .

Water begins with  
Speaking of Whales, do you remember "Simple Simon?"   
Here's one stanza...

Simple Simon went a fishing
for to catch a WHALE!
But the only water he could find
was in his mother's pail.

Now that we've found ourselves discussing pails, and water, and fishing, and whales . . . consider the new little "pail" I've acquired in my backyard...

 Meet Lucy and Ethel (below)
Lucy and Ethel are Shubunkin Goldfish.  Click on the link for information.

The photo below shows a closeup of the "bog area," which contains miniature cattails . . .

and Ricky and Fred!  

What do you think?
Which pond do you favor?

I'll meet you out back with the fishing poles!  :-)

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Muffy's Marks said...

I'm jealous, I would love a pond!!

richies said...

Great W post. My post was also water, but too much water. My wife would like a water feature in our back yard but it sounds like work to me.
An Arkies Musings

Roger Owen Green said...

Yes, I did WATER, too. Endangered water! Pretty shots.

ROG, ABC Wednesday

Reader Wil said...

Difficult to make a choice! All those places in your garden are beautiful and perfect! Your blog is lovely.
Have a great week.
Wil, ABCW Team

Leovi said...

Fabulous! Some nice photos! I really like the work of Lucy and Ethel!

Rosemary said...

Love both and excellent names! Brings a smile.

Shady Gardener said...

Hi Muffy! It's not a big pond. I purchased a pond form and dug the hole! ;-)

Shady Gardener said...

Hi Richies, yes it's a little work, but it's much more fun!

Shady Gardener said...

Thank you, friends, for your visit and for leaving a comment.
Have a great week!

troutbirder said...

What a great little pond... And thanks for your kind words about the loss of my big puppy.