December 22, 2010

Wordless Wednesday~Slanting Winter Light








 
"May you have the gladness of Christmas which is hope;
The spirit of Christmas which is peace;
The heart of Christmas which is love."
    ~Ada V. Hendricks
 

*I found this Colorado Water Lily blooming in the stock tank yesterday...Happy Winter Solstice!

18 comments:

  1. Lovely words and very beautiful macro images.

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  2. These images are beyond lovely especially the last one- so amazingly simple and light! I hope that you and your family have a wonderful Christmas.

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  3. Thank you for the beauty on this sad day.
    Sandra

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  4. What a lovely bloom in December! Water lilies are so pretty and your photos definitely capture all their beauty.
    Love to get together over the holiday! :)

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  5. Beautiful photos, and your Pooh quote always makes me smile. :)

    Merry Christmas!

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  6. Your talent for photography is amazing!!! Gorgoeus, gorgeous photos, as usual!!! When we lived in SC there was an always-full drainage pond behind the Winn Dixie that would fill with water lillies. The first time I saw them, having never seen water lillies before, I gasped and nearly caused my husband to wreck the car. Thanks for allowing me to view them again in the safety of my own home!! :o)

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  7. Such amazingly lovely pictures! And a truly heartwarming quote to accompany them :)

    I'm hoping my first-ever water lily will produce a flower for me. It's growing in a small basin in a sunny spot, but seems to be taking it's time about establishing itself.

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  8. Astonishing photos of petal and light Cat! Beautiful images and words! Happy Winter Solstice!!

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  9. it's a beauty! I must get one for my stock tank~gail

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  10. I love your creative photos! Yeah, the days are going to be getting a little longer each day now!

    I like what your pastor said about celebrating our Savior being born.

    Merry Christmas!

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  11. Thank you Donna - Merry Christmas!

    Thanks so much Jennifer - Merry Christmas to you and your family too!

    Sandra, Thank you...we were all together tonight and there were many beautiful moments. We miss you.

    Thanks Amy - I can't believe it is still blooming!

    Merry Christmas Meredehuit!

    Thanks Mary - Pooh makes me smile too ;-)

    Thanks TS. If I'd been driving a car when I spotted the bloom in the stock tank I would have wrecked...it was such a surprise in late December! Merry Christmas!

    Thank you Desiree...When I bought my lily they recommended fertilizer tablets that you feed the plant once a month...apparently they are very hungry! You might give that a try if you haven't already.

    Thank you Carol!

    I hope you do Gail, they are delightful and never fail to make me smile!

    Hi Sue, Thank you. Merry Christmas!

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  12. First - very nice quote. Second - beautiful images; water lilies are so wonderful and you're so lucky to still have them !

    Lastly - have a wonderful Christmas. Thanks for visiting and commenting on my blog - much appreciated, as are all your posts.

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  13. Merry Christmas to you and your family Cat! I wish you more hope, peace and love.

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  14. A beautiful holiday surprise -- Merry Christmas, Cat!

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  15. Beautiful photos, Cat and a lovely poem that captures the spirit of Christmas beautifully. Merry Christmas! :)

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    Check out these birdhouses!!! I'm a huge fan of childrens literature, having spent 10 yrs teaching Reading/Writing before being thrust into science, and love Pooh and the Wizard of Oz. I love your Pooh quotes above the comments section and thought of you when I saw these!! Expensive, but so much fun!!!!

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  17. Its beautiful.

    Just like to share with you a life quote...

    "I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer. " -- Colette

    You can get more life quotes at http://quotelandia.com/category/life

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Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind.
"Pooh!" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you."
~A.A. Milne

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