Mmmm...now that I look at my list of this week's favorites, I'm thinking what an odd mixture it is! Here goes anyway.
 COTTON PLANTS. This is what cotton plants look like. They are indigenous to this area and around here they are considered weeds. I transplanted this from a waste area near our house, and now I'm constantly having to pull up baby cotton plants! (it's worth it though)
 GARLIC AND ONIONS. My philosophy of cooking is "first, chop up an onion and some garlic and saute them in olive oil. Then proceed with whatever you want to add..." I naturally fit right in with the Mexican cuisine!
 MY MACBOOK AIR. It's only slightly heavier than my Nook - I often carry it around with one hand - but it's a full computer.
 THIS ICON. This is called "Mother of God, Joy and Consolation". The gesture of the young Jesus stroking Mary's cheek to console her is so tender.
 STONE. I've always dreamed of having a house that has some stone in it. Boy, I hit the jackpot with this one! The entire foundation is stone and all our walkways are stone. I love looking out every morning and seeing all that rock everywhere!
If you'd like to see what other people's favorites are, go to Hallie's blog at Moxie Wife.