About Me

My photo
Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 8 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Monday, May 23, 2022

Turtle Talk

 While Pieter was working in the yard, on May 24, 1993 a Turtle stopped by to Talk...
May 23, 2022 is World Turtle Day!
The little guy seemed not afraid as it looked at Pieter...
Not that tall...
On its way to our pond no doubt...

Related link:
{Our TURTLE KINDERGARTEN} | previous post by me
{TURTLE} | previous post by me 

18 comments:

  1. Il tuo Pieter parla anche con le tartarughe!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Cara Olga,
      Tutte le nostre creature del giardino vengono chiamate e diamo loro anche dei nomi!
      Abbracci,
      Mariette

      Delete
  2. Turtles and tortoises are such interesting creatures. They can move home from one place to another without the need for a realtor estate agent.

    God bless.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Dearest Victor,
      They sure are and by moving with their shell, it proves also to be far less stressful as they can reach a very high age!
      Hugs,
      Mariette

      Delete
  3. They're such ancient creatures, it's no wonder that some North American indigenous peoples refer to the continent as Turtle Island. I find them fascinating!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Dearest Kim,
      Yes, they are very ancient and their faces are indeed fascinating.
      The North American indigenous people were so right about that!
      Hugs,
      Mariette

      Delete
  4. Replies
    1. Dearest Anne,
      It is always special when you interact with garden critters!
      Hugs,
      Mariette

      Delete
  5. You brought back a wonderful childhood memory ... we had a turtle we named Myrtle! She was wonderful and lived a long, long time in her turtle bowl.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Dearest Helen,
      What a special childhood memory for you and I love her name; Myrtle!
      Hugs,
      Mariette

      Delete
  6. No siente miedo alguno y por eso no ha puesto ninguna resistencia, cuando la ha cogido en su mano.
    Besos

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Querida Antónia,
      ¡A menudo los animales sienten eso y confían en su sexto sentido! Maravillosa experiencia.
      Abrazos,
      Mariette

      Delete
  7. Seems like he saw a friendly face..

    ReplyDelete
  8. I remember when I was down in Long Beach Ca, I saw a gal, all dressed up, walking her tortoise on a leash. It was a funny thing to see. We have a place in town called Turtle Bay and there are turtles all over the place.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Dearest Debby,
      That sure must have been a funny sight but bet the turtle felt like being in heaven.
      As Kim here above mentioned that the indigenous people used to call our continent Turtle Island. We have plenty of turtle residents!
      Hugs,
      Mariette

      Delete
  9. I had a turtle when I was a kid, but it disappeared.
    xoxo
    Coisas de Feltro

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Dearest Christina,
      Wow, guess it founds its way in nature!
      Hugs,
      Mariette

      Delete

Thanks for your visit and comment.

Mariette...

MARIETTE'S BACK TO BASICS © 2009. All rights reserved - Text and images may not be copied for distribution or sale.

213 Countries visited with 277 flags since:

free counters

Total Pageviews

Blog Archive

Google Analytics

Labels

4th of July (8) Accordion (6) Advent (20) ALL SAINTS DAY | ALL SOULS DAY (2) Aluminum Roofing (11) Amaretti cookies (15) American Airlines (4) American Mushroom Institute (2) Angels (117) Angels We Know By Name (11) Arizona (18) Australia (22) Auto Immune Disease (12) Ava Grace's closet (10) Baccarat (1) Baccarat Crystal (62) Backyard Wildlife HABITAT Certificate (8) Barlow Tyrie Capri Lounger (2) Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Jacksonville Florida (2) Bathing Suits (10) BB and L (4) Belgium (2) Benjamin Moore (12) Biking (23) Birthdays (33) Blissful Relationship (80) Blog Award (20) Blog Pageviews (12) Blogger I Admire (31) Blogger Tips (24) Bobèches (4) Bok Tower (3) Bridal Gowns (4) Britex Fabrics (12) Britex Notions (10) Bulgaria (3) Burberry (23) Burberry Tuxedo (3) Bypass Surgery (7) Cable Car (5) Camille Tharaud (9) Campbell Soup (34) Canada (18) Canada Rail Vacations (4) Candles (34) Carbon Footprint (9) Carillon (2) Cat Nurse (1) Cathedral-Basilica Saint Louis (1) Ceramic Chandelier (5) Certified Podologist (2) Chanel (18) Chaperon (5) Cherubs (18) Childhood (14) Chile (6) China (15) Chocolate (32) Christie's (28) Christmas (54) Christofle (28) Christofle (Memoire) David Rosenberg (11) Chronic Kidney Disease (5) Citizen Journalism (5) CitizenM (2) Coffee Cup (2) Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass (8) Communism (14) Conference (22) Congress (28) Consulting (144) Costco (2) Countries visited (38) Courtesy (1) Croatia (1) Curaçao (14) D.S. Mullis (Author) (1) Dad (99) Damixa (7) Danish (6) Daughter (55) De Gaerde (1) Declaration of Independence (4) Delft Polychrome (1) Delftware houses (10) Delta Airlines (9) Denmark (2) Dessert (10) Diabetes (12) Diabetes type 2 (17) Diabetes type 2 Recipe (9) Dialysis (11) Dieng Plateau (2) Dining with Royalty (1) DMC (28) DNA (4) Doensen Sfeerhaarden (2) Domain Name (1) Door Décor (1) Doris Plaster (1) Down Duvets (6) Dupuytren's Contracture (3) Dutch American Heritage Day (5) Dutch King's Day (5) Dutch Queen's Day (4) Dweilen (1) Easter (24) Eco friendly (24) Eco Storage (4) Edible flowers (11) Education (62) Edward Bok (5) Energy Star (7) England (16) Escada (122) Etiquette Training (5) Fairmont Hotels (11) Family (205) Family Memories (64) Filet Lace (12) Filet Lace Embroidered (4) First Lady Melania Trump (2) Fleur de Lys (9) Flower Framers of Cincinnati (23) France (5) FREEDOM (10) French (72) French Country Style (55) French Lavender Sachets (4) Friendship (241) From Pilgrim to President (2) Genocide (2) Georgia (29) Georgia State Flag (4) Germany (9) Gero Zilmeta 528 Menuet (17) Gevaphone (4) Gift from Blogger Friend (36) Gillis Video (4) Giovanni Raspini Charms and Co (42) Giovanni Raspini Silver Desk Items (11) Giovanni Raspini Silver Frames (11) Giovanni Raspini Silver Gifts (17) GIVEAWAY (23) Going Green (35) Graham H. Boonzaaier (5) Grand Canyon (4) Graze Picking (1) Hand Crocheted (97) Hand Embroidered (22) Hand Knitted (23) Hand made Lace (23) Happy New Year (9) Hawaii (4) Healthy Heart (20) Healthy heart recipe (24) Healthy Living (53) Heart Attack (8) Heeroom (10) Helicopter (1) Hermès (1) High Tea (7) Highlights of the Mississippi Cruise (8) Holocaust (1) Hong Kong (7) House Blessing (2) Hungary (16) Hurricane (4) Hyatt (102) I Will Follow Him (1) India (44) Indonesia (41) Interlock Metal Roofing (13) International Workshop & Seminar (2) Irok gallery (13) ISMS (34) Italy (57) Japan (7) Kashmir (8) Kichler Xenon Under Counter Lights (1) KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (54) Kruisherenhotel (1) Lace (6) Lacquered Brass Window Decorations (13) Lampe Berger (11) Lampes Berger A Century of History by Gérald Vilcocq (10) Language (46) Last Call by Neiman Marcus (22) Lavender Sachet (4) Le Chameau (2) Le Jacquard Français (35) Leather Coat (2) Leather Garments Factory (12) Leather Shorts (2) Leather Skirt (2) Leather Vest (5) Leprosy Infection (5) Leprosy Project (8) Leprosy STIGMA (7) Limburg (22) Limoges (18) Limoges Table Lamp (7) Log Cabin (4) Logee's (12) Maharaja Amarinder Singh of Patiala (1) Mainstream Media (1) Margraten (6) Marl Caves (11) Mason's Patent Ironstone Mandalay (15) Maximum Baggage Weight (8) Meeting Blogger Friend (8) Mega Task (27) Memorial Day (7) Mexico (18) Miele (12) Millinery (12) Mom (116) Montblanc pens (1) Moral Compass (11) Mushroom Cultivation (54) Mushroom Editorial Review (17) Mushroom Quality Criteria (18) Mushroom Technology Transfer Seminar (9) Mushrooms Canada (3) Mushrooms in our Garden (15) My Boots (25) My French Connection (2) My Hats (18) My Publications (7) My Sewing Creation (51) Nativity Scene (4) New Netherland (2) New Orleans (9) New Orleans School of Cooking (2) New York City (27) Organ (10) Original Content (20) Ormolu (6) Our Balcony (15) Our Bathroom (8) Our Bird Feeders (7) Our Bird Houses (15) Our Bridges and Wood Trail (47) Our Canine (28) Our Dutch Clock (3) Our Felines (139) Our Fiberglass Window Boxes (28) Our Flower Bulbs (63) Our Flowering Shrubs (127) Our Flowering Trees (28) Our Flowering Vines (29) Our Flowers (59) Our Fragrant Flowers (167) Our Garden (54) Our Garden Critters (64) Our Gazebo (53) Our Greenhouse (17) Our Home (145) Our Life in Indonesia (62) Our Life in Italy (34) Our Magnolias (46) Our Palm Tree (17) Our Pet Squirrel (1) Our Pond (23) Our Pot Plants (41) Our Rose Arbor (5) Our Rose Suite (16) Our Roses (61) Our Shrubs (7) Our Trees (48) P.J.C. Vedder's Memoirs (161) P.J.C. Vedder's Publications (72) Patio (28) Pearls (22) People to People Citizen Ambassador Program (27) Plagiarism (5) Poem (1) Poland (1) Pond's India (23) Pre-Diabetes (9) Prednisone (8) Princess Diana (7) Quercus Virginiana Grand View Gold (30) Quotes (48) Religious Paper Lace (2) Relive (40) Replacements Ltd. (19) REPOUSSE Silver (8) Resilientista (31) Ristorante da Maria (31) Romania (5) Romantic Boxes with Pansies (2) Romantic Rose Boxes (7) Rose Jewelry (10) Rose silverware (60) Rose Stepping Stones (5) Roses (6) Rotary International (5) Royal Mail (1) Saint Nicholas (12) Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th (12) Santa Barbara Plantation (3) Santa Claus (12) Saving Energy (13) Scraped Content (5) Serbia (2) Servitude (1) Silver Knife Rests (18) Sinden Award (12) Singapore Airlines (1) Singing (25) Sinterklaas (10) Skiing (5) Socialism (7) South Africa (20) Spain (1) SPAWN MATE SYMPOSIUM (2) Spectrenoir (92) Storage and Organizing (6) Super Power Readers (4) Sweden (2) Switzerland (13) Table Setting (31) Taiwan (3) Tanner Krolle (4) Tavel (1) Tea (25) Tea Cup (10) Thailand (2) Thanksgiving (10) The Bridge (12) The Netherlands (20) Theodore Haviland France (2) Toile de Jouy (5) Tornado (2) Toyota RAV4 (12) Transparent Acrylic Bolts and Nuts (3) Travel (435) Travel by Rail (22) Tropical Thunderstorms (3) Uncle Bo Whaley (15) UNESCO World Heritage Site (20) United States Citizenship (8) United States Flag (10) Valentine's Day (13) Vases (86) Viking River Cruise (10) Vintage Lampe Berger (13) Vintage Woodworks (31) Vinyl Picket Fence (16) Water Control (18) Wedding (11) Wedding Anniversary (13) WeFie (10) WGXA.TV (3) Wolford (20) Wool Fedora Hat (8) World Bank (1) World Leprosy Day (3) World Polio Day (3) Writing (79) Yves Delorme (6) Yves Saint Laurent (3) Zegna (11)