April 25, 2014

Days 57-63

Day 57
 Getting creative.

Day 58
 This boy loves me.

Day 59
 Camelia bush has bloomed profusely this spring.

Day 60
 Had to get down low for this shot.

Day 61
 Love the way these windows create a natural mosaic.

Day 62
 Worship leader at a Spiritual Day Spa  . . . BeYOUtiful.

Day 63
Such simple symmetry.

April 22, 2014

Days 50-56

Day 50
 Forsythia blooms while the garden angel plays the wind chime harp.

Day 51
 Rear-view sunset.

Day 52
 "Love endures ALL things."

Day 53
 Shaded little spring treasures.

Day 54
 White-crowned Sparrow.

Day 55
 Clusters of pale pink blossoms . . . sighing with the beauty of them.

Day 56
"If, of thy mortal gifts, thou art bereft, 
and from thy slender store, two loaves alone are left,
sell one and from the dole,
but hyacinths to feed the soul."
~ Muslih-uddin Sadi

April 20, 2014

Days 43-49

Day 43
 Ah, spring . . . the pussy willow promise.

Day 44
 Simple bathroom vignette.

Day 45
 The long walk around the lake was worth it . . . the eagles were home.

Day 46
 Rose bud remnant of season past.

Day 47
 Pretty pink primrose on the shelf outside my door.

Day 48
 Zacky-boy  . . . how can I get my work done with you on my desk?

Day 49
Camelia love.

April 18, 2014

Days 36-42

Day 36
 Another round of crocus blooms.

Day 37
 A sure sign of warmer weather . . . geese winging northward.

Day 38
 This cheery sight always makes me smile.

Day 39
 Pink blossoms against blue sky and fluffy skies . . . spring has sprung indeed!

Day 40
 A single seed remains on last fall's ornamental grasses.

Day 41
 This weathered wrought iron plant hanger 
secured with a now rusty screw has a certain appeal.

Day 42
Drooping tulips on the window sill.

April 15, 2014

Days 29-35

Day 29
 Tiny clusters of seed cones.

Day 30
 My "Black Onyx" hellebores  . . . barely bloomed and then the stems got damaged.

Day 31
 Not singing in the rain . . . I wish they would have taken shelter in some of the big cedars nearby.

Day 32
 My little honey bear.

Day 33
 Fringed pink tulips, never really opened up properly but were pretty at this stage.

Day 34
 Swiss water decaf in the grinder.

Day 35
Enjoying the splash of colour on the table.

April 13, 2014

Days 22-28

Day 22
 Yay . . . spring is springing up at last!

Day 23
 Azalea leaves greening up nicely.

Day 24
 "Let me see your face, let me hear your voice, 
for your face is lovely and your voice is sweet." 
Song of Songs 2:14

Day 25
 This clematis seed head survived the winter and is so fun to photograph.

Day 26
 My other hellebore . . . "Ivory Prince".

Day 27
 Last week this was filled with snow.  What a difference a week makes.

Day 28
Tight buds of fragrant hyacinth pushing up to the sun.

April 10, 2014

Days 15-21

Day 15

 Snow days continue.

Day 16 
Somebody came for a visit . . . wonder who?

Day 17
 Love the way the snow settles on the branches.

Day 18
Surveying the land from his lofty perch.

Day 19
 Some fall leaves still blowing around.

Day 20
Beauty in the broken.

Day 21 
A kitten at each end of the couch . . . my girl Gracie and her kitty-cousin Zack.

April 7, 2014

Days 8-14

Day 8
Thinking kitty thoughts.

Day 9
Playing with the fading flowers.

Day 10
African violet macro.

Day 11
I didn't realize this Helleborus "Black Onyx" was such an early bloomer.

Day 12
 . . . and the next day . . . What?!!

Day 13
Where did spring go?

Day 14
And yet another day of the white stuff.