Tuesday, 31 March 2009

'These Boots Are Made For Walking'

K IS FOR ?





KEYS !

"I wish I could remember where I put things. I spend half my life looking for my keys. With the other half I look for my glasses."

~ Sara Paretsky.

Well, I must admit that I was really struggling to think of a suitable K word and it is only today that my K word materialised. I love kaftans but did not fancy modeling one for the occasion. I do not have a pet kangaroo and it was not windy enough today to fly my kite. I have visited some places that begin with the letter K but have no photos of my own. I could not think of any plants that I grow beginning with the letter K. I am partial to the double kerria japonica which my sister grows in her garden. Somewhere I have a photograph of niece when she was much younger where she is twirling on the spot in the garden. A kerria tiara adorned her head and she held a little posy of daisies. It is my favourite photo of her but it is pre-digital camera days. As yet I have not worked out how to use the scanner with this relatively new computer set up so that put an end to that idea.

Then inspiration struck this morning when I was unable to find the keys to my allotment. They were not hanging in their usual spot. We were at the allotment yesterday afternoon and I had locked the gate behind us when we left or did I ? The doubt sets in. Did I leave them in the gate for some passing opportunist to let themselves on to the site and cause havoc overnight ? If so my name would be mud and I would never dare show my face or trowel at the allotments again. Over an hour later I located them and after such a kerfuffle I was no longer sure whether I wanted to go to the allotment :) Earlier this year himself treated me to a little magical gadget which helps you to locate keys when they decide to hide from you. I attached the gadget to my house key-ring and it has been invaluable. Time to buy a magical whatsit for the allotment key-ring methinks !

This is my post for ABC Wednesday - the brilliant idea of Denise Nesbitt. If you are keen to gain more knowledge on that letter K have a peek there now.

19 comments:

  1. Do those boots go up to your Knees Anna? ;)

    A magical whatsit to dig the allotment would be even better!

    My double Kerria japonica's just beginning to come into it's best flower power :)

    Have a good Wednesday!

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  2. What a cute little key-ring. Great post!

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  3. Have to admit, the first thing I thought of when I realized it was "K" day, was keys! because I seem to always be looking for them! Great post for today!

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  4. Hi Anna, I hate keys they are never where they are suppose to be. That's one thing I love about my Toyota it does have a key!

    Great choice for K

    Have a great Wednesday!

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  5. Great post and a cute story to go with it.

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  6. Yes, the interminable, "Where'd I put my keys?" !

    Cute little boots too!

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  7. Lol, I drive shedman to distraction because my keys, glasses and felcos - the three things I require all the time are never anywhere to be found.
    What is your gadget to help you find the keys?
    Will it fit on my glasses ;)
    Fun post for the letter K
    K

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  8. Where would we be without keys. Locked out of abc's.

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  9. A cute key ring - love those little boots! Make me feel like walking...

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  10. Lovely little boots there. Nice post ;-)

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  11. A great combination: when I look for my glasses they are usually where my keys are - or vice versa.

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  12. Oh this touched base! keys, purse, mobile phone........now which will I NOT be able to find when I leave the house. Post Office stop this morning!

    Thanks for participating! I do not always have the time to visit everybody but I do appreciate your time and effort.

    Denise

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  13. :)
    You are looking for keys - my key is easy to find ;)
    Seriously, your post is enjoyable to look at and read, thank you!
    Our garden is still under the snow,
    which started yesterday a little to melt big streets and roads are now free about ice and snow. Our sopring
    too is starting slowly.
    Nice day to you, Anna!

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  14. One of my "K"ABC wednesday was about my keys !
    Funny post and nice picture :the tiny green boots are lovely !

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  15. Lovely story. I am a key-freak too. I always have to be sure that I have the keys in my pocket when I leave. The loss of one's keys gives only alot of trouble.

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  16. Love your booty keychain--I have a similar one, though the boots don't have the cute polka dots, but they are from Kew!!! :)

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  17. Seems like you found a LOT of 'K's to me! LOL!

    I love the little wellies on the keyring. How appropriate for allotment keys!

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  18. This is post that everyone should be able to relate to. Is there anyone who hasn't mislaid their keys (or permanently lost them) at some time?

    Good post.

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  19. Your key chain is just about as adorable as can be! LOVE it!

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All your comments are much appreciated and treasured. I wil try to reply to everyone who leaves a comment, but it may take me a few days, especially when I start spending more time in the garden and at the lottie. I know that you will understand :) I am sure that I will also visit your blog if I have not already done so. If you have any specific questions I will either reply to them here or you can email me at : thegreentapestry@gmail.com

Namasté

- Anna.