Spring walk with camera.

Now that is to the point.

It was a beautiful day- but I only slept 2 hours last night so I was not motivated at all.  I read, washed dishes, did some research for a presentation I was going to give tonight, put a pork shoulder in the slow cooker ( after I rubbed in Hawaiian red salt and 3/4 tsp of smoke flavoring), was preparing the food for the presentation when I got a call cancelling until next week and then and only then, did I hear the quiet call to go out for a walk. 

Sometimes, I am deaf and, well, dumb.  Not mute – just DUMB.

So I grabbed my camera and walked around the yard, camera  in one hand, a growing pile of twigs in the other.  I ended up with quite a bundle of twigs and some very nice pictures of the flowers around my yard.

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Ladies mantle and cowslips from beside the brick walk up front.

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Virginia bluebells and crabapple buds from the fairy garden in back.

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Flowering quince from the back fence.

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Celandine and Sweet Woodruff from the bed next to the garage.

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Irish moss and violets from my moss and fern garden on the north side of the house.

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Red tulips and a Chinese cherry bush ready to burst into tiny starlike flowers.

Why did I wait so long to go out? 

My spirit is replete with this beauty.

My senses are reeling with the scent and delicate detail and depth of color.

I am so happy to see these friends of mine that come back so faithfully every year- and I am thrilled that the Irish moss survived the NE Ohio winter!

I should do this more often!

What is growing in your yard?

7 thoughts on “Spring walk with camera.

  1. Lovely images, Heidiannie! Spring is such a splendid time of year. I, too, have been enjoying this spring in particular.
    I know it’s egocentric, but I feel like it has been such a rough winter that God made certain my spring would be beautiful. He reminds me that life is beautiful, worth living, worth celebrating. 🙂
    Happy spring, my friend.

  2. Your flowers are beautiful. Mine aren’t even close. It’s better if I enjoy Spring from inside. Happy your walk about was able to lift your spirits. Love

  3. This spring has been very lovely and I have been thanking God for that! I love your photos. I particularly enjoyed the flowering quince. Thanks.

  4. So beautiful! I would love to show you my pics, but I still can’t upload. So I’ll tell you: I have about 6 varieties of daffodils, all blooming at different times, different colors, different shapes. I have bleeding hearts and something I can’t remember the name of, but it’s fuschia. All the trees are blooming–driving up our street, the trees look like huge sticks of cotton candy.

    Also, the grass is growing… 🙂

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