Saturday, August 30, 2008

Pink Saturday - Apples

Beverly at how sweet the sound hosts a Pink Saturday, and I've joined in the fun this week. Although I'm not a pink person, I have found something to share with you.









An apple a day keeps the doctor away! I collect apples, and this is one of my first. When my children were married, I began to go to college. I went for four years, got my degree, and began to teach. My daughter bought me this beautiful apple to commemorate that special happening. It's a soft opaque pink with a clear green stem. I just love it.


This pink apple does not show well in pictures. I worked so hard to get a good shot. It hardly showed up at all sitting on my kitchen counter, so I moved it to my white kitchen table. (You know I'm not a very good photographer.) This apple has a crackled look to it and is a clear, pink glass. I'll admit, it kinda looks like a squashed pink tomato here, but it really is quite pretty.

Happy Labor Day Weekend!



PS I've decided to do a Blue Monday. Every Monday, I'll have a blue post.

45 comments:

Darlene said...

Love those pink apples...they are really pretty! Happy Pink Saturday!

Charli and me said...

Well how appropriate for a teacher to collect apples :>) They are so pretty. I can see why you love them. I'm like you. I really don't have a lot of pink things around my house but I just might join this group. I hope you have a great Labor Day weekend.

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

Sally , I like your apples, very unusual.

Dawn said...

Sally those apples are beautiful! I like them both very much. I have dwindled down the collection of apples that I had. I'm glad you have joined in for pink Saturday.

Happy Pink Saturday!

take care,
Dawn

Shelia said...

A Pink morning to you, sweet Sally! First of all, yes!! you're hired. Although I can't pay you any salary!! Alas, I only spend Mr. Precious' money - maybe he'll pay you! That's an idea!

Now, aren't you the most educated one! I'm so proud of you getting your degree! What a sweet pink memory with the sweet pink apple!

Have a wonderful Pink Saturday and long holiday weekend and
be a pink sweetie,
Shelia :)

bj said...

Your PINK apples are delightful !
Thanks for sharing...
Oh, and I like your BLUE MONDAY idea...I just might find some blue to post. :o)
love, bj

suesueb said...

welcome. a wonderful tribute to you from your daughter. have a great pink day!

Vanessa Greenway said...

Welcome to Pink Saturday! Have a great weekend! Vanessa

Jeanne said...

Sally, I was so happy to read your comments this morning. I do have to do the other knee. Oh, that will take alot of nerve. I am so glad to hear of your happy results. I have suffered several years with these bad knees. Now I know where to go for questions. Smile. I love your blog name. You might be alot like me. I smile alot too.

Your apples are beautiful. I too collect glass apples and other glass fruit in the form of paper weights. I did a three day post back in May or June. I agree, they are hard to photograph. I used black fabric over a counter stool, out on my deck. It worked real well.

It is a pleasure to meet you.

Jeanne

Coloradolady said...

love the pink lady. What a special apple. I really like that too. I have a couple of things that I am struggling with to get a good picture...some things are just that way.

Have a great weekend.

GABRIELA DELWORTH said...

Happy Pink Saturday!

Lovely PINK apples!

~ Gabriela ~

Jessica said...

Hi~ You have a great "pink" post today. I adore that apple, what a treasure. Thank you for the posting tip.

I'll see you on Blue Monday. :)

Take care~ J.

g said...

what a great idea for a teacher to collect apples. I bet you have a great collection! I love both of the ones you've shared with us!

Happy Pink Saturday - and Blue Monday sounds like a good idea. Boohoo - Monday!

Rachel@oneprettything.com said...

Thats beautiful! I've been enjoying the pink but I LOVE blue. Blue Monday is a great idea!

Suzie Button said...

Thanks for sharing a bit of Pink even though it's not your favorite color! happy Pink Saturday!

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Hi Sally, It's so nice to meet you and I enjoyed seeing your gorgeous pink apples. Congratulations on going back and getting your degree! :)

Mo..."Mo's Cottage" said...

Love the apples...
Hugs,
Mo :-)

Diane@A Picture is Worth.... said...

Hi Sally,
Your pink apples are really pretty. I think it's very appropriate for a teacher to collect apples!
Have a great day,
Diane

Greyscale Territory said...

Both pics are really lovely! And the last "crackled" one is quite intriguing!

Joy said...

Sally, those are really unique. I've never seen a pink apple collectible before!

Margie said...

I love your *pink* apples! They are so very pretty! They remind me of one of my favorite delicious apples that hubby and I eat all the time *Pink* Lady apples! They are yummy!

Wow! going back to school to get a degree to teach! that's wonderful!

Fifi Flowers said...

Pretty pink tomato!
Thanks for visiting me... I never even thought about the pink rug... I was too late to join in the FUN! Enjoy your weekend! Fifi

marianne said...

oh, I love, love, love your pink apples! how very unique!

thanks for stopping by and welcome to the fun - have a wonderful weekend! :)

Dawn said...

I think the second photo captures the loveliness of your glass apple. Apples and strawberries, my favorite for a kitchen. Thanks for visiting!

Thru Pink Curtains said...

that is a very beautiful apple and we can imagine what it looks like it real.

Patricia said...

What beautiful apples. Have a happy holiday weekend.
Patricia
http://theunfinishedflower.typepad.com/

Anne Fannie said...

Hello Sally, love your pink post pictures!
Happy Pink Saturday!
love, Ann

KarenHarveyCox said...

I love rose colored glass. Your collection is so lovely. Happy Pink Saturday. Karen

My Crafty Little Page said...

Love that crackle glass - it looks like Blenko glass which I adore! Thanks, Nancy

Elizabeth said...

I'm not a big "pink" person either Sally! Each week I look around and ponder participating. Maybe I'll join in sporadically.
I could do blue Monday much easier. I'll start gearing up for next week!
Happy long weekend!

Melissa Wertz said...

Beautiful apples! Congrats on completing college after raising children. Happy Pink Saturday!

aoc gold said...

Rain

Rain is falling all around,

It falls on field and tree,

It rains on the umbrella here,
And on the ships at sea.

-------- by aoc powerlevewling

Life on Bonnie Lane said...

I love the pink apple with the crackle glass! How sweet of your children to think of you like this!

Kady

Tricia said...

You are my hero. I just retired from teaching school 33 years. My mother started to college after my sister and I married. Mother's are heros! Happy Pink Saturday!

MyBigMouth said...

What a beautiful apple.Is is solid or hollow?
Happy PS Day!

Susan Hickam said...

Hi
Sally- Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier-Love your apples-I will try blue monday even though I am not a big blue person- http://sweetpeasuescottage.blogspot.com/

Katie said...

I think almost everyone has some pink somewhere in or around their home - if they look! Happy Pink Saturday belated!

Beverly said...

Welcome to your first Pink Saturday, Sally.

Congratulations on your achievement, and the apples are a perfect reminder.

thestonerabbit said...

Welcome to Pink Sat.. You did a great job photographing the apples--it's not easy! Dana

Cori G. said...

I love your pink apples. They remind me of "Pink Ladies" apples...my favorite! Happy pink weekend

Marina Capano said...

Hi! Hola! Nice to meet you too! Love those pink apples!!! so cute!

xoxo

Somewhere In Time- Christie (yardsalequeen) said...

Hey Sally! Your pink apples are adorable. Congrats to you for getting your degree after your children were grown up...that is a wonderful accomplishment...my Aunt did the same thing and she was so proud of herself, and we were so happy for her also. Happy Pink Saturday belated! Have a great week!

xoxo,
Queenie!

Killlashandra said...

Lovely pink glass apples. What a wonderful thing to collect. That's neat that you didn't think you were pink person but look at those great apples. :)

Lynne Laura said...

Cute pink apples! I have very little blue so I won't be able to join the Blue Mondays but I wish you luck with it.

Kindredly, Lynne Laura

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

What pretty pink apples!

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents