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My name is Pat and I live in Florida. My skin will never be smooth again and my hair will never see color. I enjoy collecting autographs and playing in Paint Shop Pro.,along with reading and writing. Sometimes, I enjoy myself by doing volunteer "work" helping celebrities at autograph shows. I love animals and at one time I did volunteer work for Tippi Hedren's Shambala Preserve.

Friday, April 24, 2009

Spring has Sprung..

..The Grass has Riz.....

..I wonder where the flowers is...

A post of the last spring at this house..

19 Comments:

Blogger Chris said...

Those flowers are beautiful!! Especially the red ones...are those poppies?

12:28 PM  
Blogger Debi said...

Oh my goodness...what gorgeous, gorgeous photos!!! I'm jealous--both because I wish spring was that firmly ensconced here (we had snow flurries yesterday, though today is beautiful) and because I wish I could take such lovely photos!

12:41 PM  
Blogger DesLily said...

hi Chris: no.. just plain old tulips..

Hi Debi: still snow flurries eh? you must be near where NY gets the "lake effect" snow all the time ..but boy summer up by you is what summer should be all over !

12:46 PM  
Blogger claire said...

Lovely, Pat. I love the peonies.. are they peonies? :D

5:57 PM  
Blogger DesLily said...

Claire: the first pic is an Almond bush.. the second a dandylion, the red is Tulips.. the little yellow under it I don't know the name of and the last three are pear blossoms

6:07 PM  
Blogger Cath said...

They're all lovely but my favourite is the blossom tree in the first. An almond bush? I think that's what we call a cherry tree.

6:15 PM  
Blogger DesLily said...

hey Cath: hmmm, i didn't take a pic of the weeping cherry tree I should have but was having a rough time knowing how Jim and Dave loved spring and their yard coming alive...:o( but yeah, that's an almond bush. (nothing to do with the nuts though)

6:19 PM  
Blogger madcobug said...

They are all beautiful Pat. My favorite is the Flowering Almond. Glad that you got some pictures to take with you. Hugs, Helen

7:00 PM  
Blogger Ladytink_534 said...

My grandmother had some of those beautiful pink things in her yard when I was a kid! Lovely pics :)

11:03 PM  
Blogger Kim L said...

What beautiful flowers! I'm very impressed. We have green here but not those kind of flowers.

11:12 PM  
OpenID libritouches said...

(First off, you're a love. It bears repeating. Secondly,) those are absolutley gorgeous pictures. The composition is absolutely wonderful. I wish I could take pictures like that... (There're classes, I'm sure, but I'm not convinced they teach you how to have a steady hand which is part of my problem.)

The almonds one is my favourite, though. They're so beautiful to see.

5:39 AM  
Blogger DesLily said...

Helen: i love that one too.. it's right outside the kitchen window and it's the one I like the most too.

Tink: i didn't get a pic of the tiny wild violets which are something "I" remember from childhood. Picking the tiny flowers for my mother in open fields.

Kim: anything that blooms is welcome after winter.. evey dandylions! Around here Queen Annes Lace is considered a weed but I always liked it and in other places people plant them.

libritouches: oh my ..well many a time I have to use my camera with they eye piece up against my eye because my hands are not steady enough to take pics just using the lcd in the back of the camera.

6:59 AM  
Blogger Pamela said...

sweet sorrow m'dear.
really sweet.

gorgeous photos. You have an eye for putting you feelings in them.

10:34 AM  
OpenID libritouches said...

*scuffs feet* If memory serves (which it very well might not!) I take even worse pictures without the lcd screen. At least there I can see my hand wobbling from time to time. I fail at most visual things, though, so I've gotten used to it by now. ^-^

11:54 AM  
Blogger OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL Flowers, Pat....Stunning pictures of them, too! So many lovely blooms...I know it must be painful as well as joyous.

12:26 PM  
Blogger DesLily said...

hi Pam: i've always loved the zoom lens! can't seem to live without one lol

libritouches: many times I take 3 times the amount of pics just for a few to come out "right".. so don't feel bad

Naomi: glad you like them.. you make me envious the way YOU take pictures!

12:36 PM  
Blogger Carl V. said...

Wow, all those flowers are so beautiful. Absolutely wonderful, day-brightening pics, Pat. Love them!

6:06 PM  
Blogger DesLily said...

hey Carl.. danke, glad you enjoyed them..but you missed the book review ! lol

6:17 PM  
OpenID libritouches said...

Just envious of your talent. ^-~ I'm lucky with my ickle camera I can make huge pictures that wobble a bit and then I shrink them so it doesn't show...

2:50 PM  

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