November 5, 2011

30 Day Challenge ~ Thanksgiving ~ Day 5

I'm thankful for what may be one of the last water lilies of the season.  Austin-Bergstrom International Airport reached 26F (-3C) Friday morning.  After the record breaking summer we've had, it probably 
won't surprise you to learn that this is a record breaking low temperature.  Still, finding thanks
in the small treasures of the garden.

10 comments:

  1. Beautiful! That seems really cold for Austin especially this time of year. We've had some frosty mornings but the days have warmed up and been gorgeous!

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  2. Gorgeous! The pink is so delicate and beautiful...much for which to be grateful!

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  3. Right after we moved to SC from SD, I saw a huge pond of native waterlilies behind the Winn Dixie. I gasped so loud my husband nearly crashed the car. The incongruity of the scene - run down grocery next to pond of lilies - was as interesting as the flowers were stunning. It was like a painting by the Redneck Monet. Fortunately for all involved, I can view your lilies from the safety of my home office. :o) They're beauties! Right now TX is colder than we are!!

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  4. You gotta be kiddin! I'm telling everyone it's gonna be nice and warm (relatively compaired to Germany) when I'm there and now this. We've not had -3°C yet here in Berlin! Keep warm!

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  5. Perfect shot! I think it's wonderful that you've decided to do this challenge... Writing down what we are thankful for can be so eye-opening.--We are blessed in so many ways-thanks for sharing your small treasures :)

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  6. When I think of Texas weather that does seem cold.
    What a gorgeous picture Cat!

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  7. Dziękuję, że mogłam popatrzeć na lilię wodną One u nas już dawno przekwitły. Pozdrawiam

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  8. Cat such a blessing to still see those beauties...my pond had its first freeze Fri night.

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  9. I am not ready for winter. I feel we lost so much of summer. Pretty water lily!

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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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