Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Outdoor Rooster Wednesday

Susan @ Southern Daydreamer hosts Outdoor Wednesday each week to showcase wonderful photos of outdoor beauty. Well, believe it or not, I found plenty of roosters ready to pose.

It's hot out today, so I've fixed you a tall glass of ice cold lemonade to enjoy while we stroll around and see what some outdoor roosters are up to.

If you've been following
Hyacinths For the Soul,
you know we are celebrating
The Week of Roosters.

I'm happy you joined us today!

This cheerful fellow sits high above on the top of a roof
crowing loudly each morning.
Doesn't he look stunning framed against
the bright blue morning sky?

These musical guys pick the guitar strings so fast
their feathers are all a flutter!
Can you hear the lively tune?

I think Old Red must be expecting something
important in today's mail.
Where IS the postman?

Or perhaps Old Red expects that this quirky guy
might drop by for a morning crow!

This is Topiary Ted. He enjoys the comfort
of his own shady garden spot.
And he doesn't CROW!

Oh, my! This fellow does have a problem!

When in Paris, a Montmarte stroll is always a delight.
One never knows whom you might meet
standing in line for a morning crépe.

J' adore fresh flowers for my table!
Oh la la, Le Coq... Priceless!

Chichicastenange Market Day, Guatemala
This feisty guy is kept on a leash.

And this handsome man is Roscoe.

Roscoe is a Barnevelder who lives at
my sister and brother-in-law's.

He lives the easy life in a coop full of lady friends.

I'd say these two make a handsome couple!

It's been a full day! Let's stop for a little Tex Mex
at our favorite cantina.
On Wednesday evenings el gallo y su senorita
will be dancing on the patio.

Thanks for stopping by today. Please leave a comment so I'll know you visited, then click here to join Susan @ Southern Daydreamer to see a list of other Outdoor Wednesday posts.

Hope to see you tomorrow for Tablescape Thursday hosted by Susan @ Between Naps on the Porch. HFTS will feature a tribute to Julia Child, complete with a special meal planned in Julia's honor. And there will be more roosters!

Two More Days!

Countdown to

Show Us Your Roosters Party

with Barb @ Bella Vista



The summer we married, my husband was in graduate school, and I was employed as a teacher. We took a portion of our savings that summer and purchased a sailboat. We christened our Catalina 22, “Hyacinths For The Soul” after Saadi’s poem. Our "Hyacinths" provided years of pleasure.


  1. Hi Sarah. I just loved all your Rooster photos, what very handsome rooster, and some fun looking ones... thanks for sharing them... I had a great time..


  2. very cool rooster pictures, i especially like the one sitting on the roof!

  3. I hope you have your dancing shoes on. Looks like fun. I love Rooster's just not in the morning LOL
    Happy OW
    Love Claudie

  4. Hi Sarah,

    What a fun post! Your roosters are so great-- you have captured some fantastic photos images!

    Thanks for sharing!
    Debbykay @ Rose Cottage Gardens and Farm

  5. Sarah,
    I like the leashed rooster the best! I had a run in early one morning with a fighting cock at a nursery. I certainly wished that one had been on a leash! I was living overseas in the Middle East, and it went after me by surprise. Luckily, I had a big purse for defense. I’m sure I looked rather silly screaming and batting at it with my pocketbook.

  6. Nice photos!
    Great outdoor post.

  7. More great roosters !
    Hey is that good looking fellow your other half ?

  8. What a great post! Love the topiary, and Roscoe certainly is a handsome bird. Thanks for the stop for some tex-mex, my favorite! Kathy

  9. That was a fun post, when you said roosters, I thought it would just be of a barnyard. Loved them all, even the barnyard.

  10. Fun roosters! The Le Coq photo is my favorite.

  11. Hello Sarah...

    My friend, I have thoroughly enjoyed seeing all of your awesome roosters!!! I especially like that pretty little topiary rooster...the topiaries always intrique me! I spent some time going down through many of your posts...you have a delightful blog! In fact, I just had to add you to my list of blog follows. I look forward to your upcoming posts and getting to know you better! I'll be sure to drop back by for the Barb's Rooster Party...I just know you are going to have a fabulout post for us!!!

    I just wanted to thank you for coming by my "Celebration Giveaway"...and thank you for the sweet note that you left for me and for all the birthday and blog well wishes...that was so kind! I also wanted to take this time to say thank you for becoming a follower of Happy To Design...it's so nice to meet you! Thank you for adding my blog giveaway to your blog...I have marked you down for all three points in the giveaway, my friend! I wish you the best with the giveaway.

    Have a wonderful Wednesday!
    Warmest wishes,

  12. What a unique post. I really loved your roosters. You have quite an eye and were able to catch them in so many different spots. Great fun :-). I hope you are having a wonderful day.

  13. Wow! That is a bunch of roosters!!!
    I enjoyed very much your pictures, especially the ones of you and the drink carrying rooster (so cute!).

    Oh, and thanks for stopping by my blog.

    Have a cool Wednesday,

  14. So nice to meet you !!
    Thanks for the visit.
    Wow............what a cool post and i LOVE ALL THE PICTURES !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  15. Oh such a lot of wonderful Rooster photos.
    Happy Outdoor Wednesday

  16. I do love your bevy of roosters! The real ones and the not so real ones. Especially Big Red!

  17. Love your photos...thanks for stopping by :)

  18. Sarah - What fun! I thoroughly enjoyed traveling with you and your husband...and seeing the roosters. I am still a big fan of the French roosters!!! Those would certainly love to add one of those to my meager collection.

    Have a fabulous weekend.
    Jane (Artfully Graced)

  19. Hi Sarah, I'v come to look at more of your rooster pictures. What a nice bunch you have there! So different and all so colourful.Love the Barnevelder, a Dutch breed of chickens. I'm more of a chicken girl then a rooster girl.I think chickens give a house such a homely touch. We had some up to some ten years agoo. Gave them ,coop and all to my brother.Sometimes I would like some new ones, but with 11 cats in the house it is just not practical.
    See you on the next blog party.


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