Thursday, March 31, 2011

Skywatch Friday-Evening Halo



Sun's evening halo
     Aura of God's love peace warmth
            Sky's angel of light

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Soft and Soothing





Soothing scent soft hue
Pleasant intoxication
Caressing senses

Monday, March 28, 2011

Mellow Yellow Monday-Up Close & Personal

Cheerful golden blooms
 Coaxing smile from life's tired face
Let the joy linger

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Shadow Shot Sunday--Homes Sweet Homes



Season's change brings flight
From Canada to Kansas
My two homes sweet homes

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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Skywatch Friday--Alaska's Gems

Green and snowcapped
Alaska shows forth like two gems
The emerald and the pearl
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Subtle shades of color or bold dramatic hue
Alaska's varied landscape offers quite a view
Deep within a forest of brilliant emerald green
Tall pines give off a soothing scent, fragrant, fresh and keen
Richly colored skies of vivid sapphire blue
Peek between the opal clouds and call, "Come see me too"
Mountains capped in shimmering pearl in the distance can be seen
Reaching through the sunkissed air so cool, so pure, so clean
Alaska drips with  jewels and gems of every sparkling kind
A wondrous paradise on earth , an extradordinary find


                                                  Mickie Moore Brown


 

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Spring IS Here !!!!

As sure as the sun will come up tomorrow morning, Spring is here!  When forsythia, daffodils, hyacinth, quince and pear trees bloom, there is no question we have passed the turning point.  Soooooooooo,
WELCOME SPRING!!!!






Grays of winter gone

 Rainbow hues grace
        spring garden

  Season of color


    
            

        
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Promise of Beauty




Promise of beauty
Unfolding petals reveal
Spring's gift to the world

Monday, March 21, 2011

Ruby Tuesday-Giant of Nature






























             

                         





 Forest's aged giant
          Beloved titan of nature            
             Offer reverence

Mellow Yellow Monday-Season's Brevity

Spring's first yellow tulip
Summer's golden sunflower
                                                                                  Fall's abundant yellow leaves
Winter's glowing yellow sunset

Season's brevity
Admire revel delight in
Momentary glimpse

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Shadow Shot Sunday-Harmony Restored

 

Ocean's soothing gift
Sanctum to reflect renew
Harmony restored

Friday, March 18, 2011

Weekend Reflections--Perfect Reflection



A perfect reflection produced by the trees
Mirrored image that cannot lie nor deceive
If only our own inner selves could be
As faithful to us
As to what others see
                                                                   Mickie Moore Brown

The Weekend in Black and White--Bright Sun

In Sun's piercing light
Nothing escapes detection
All secrets revealed

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Skywatch Friday--Orange Glory



Sky of orange glory
Nature's gift bestowed on man
 In humbleness kneel

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Green--The Color of the Day



Happy St. Patrick's Day




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 "Green", Earth's saving grace
 Relentless rush to protect
 Rescue shield preserve

Thank You for the Awards

A huge "thank you" to beccagivens  from "On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea" blog  for the Versatile Blogger Award--I appreciate it VERY much.  And, to Judy Sheldon-Walker from "HardworkinJudy" blog for the "Stylish Blogger Award--thank you SO much.  Blogging  is just "fun" in and of itself, even if no one ever viewed the photos or left comments, it would still be an enjoyable way to be creative.  But, it makes it so much more fun to have people "visit" and say something nice about what you do--so, Thank You All!!
Seven  Random Facts About Me
1. My "real" name is Vendla  (my Mother had a Swedish friend when I was born, so I was named after her).

2. Blogging has been instrumental in my becoming much more aware of the world around me--when I am actively searching for good photo shots, I pay much more attention to the surroundings and their beauty.

3. I an addicted to Diet Cherry Dr. Pepper--I drink "way" too many.

4. My "best buddy" right now is my 2 year old Grandson--he is too cute.  His favorite thing to say  is,
       "I ike hot mollies" (translated  - I like Hot Tamales (the candy).

5. I enjoy my own company and love to spend a quiet day by myself now and then.

6. Jeans and a sweater are my favorite way to dress when I'm listening to my favorite musician--John Denver

7. I love scrolling through everyone's blog and seeing the amazing talent and creativity out there.  Thank you.
                
 Thanks for the Awards, ladies.  Mickie

Monday, March 14, 2011

Ruby Red Tuesday - Radiant Red

Herald Spring's return
Nestled among bold green hues
Red radiant burst

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Shadow Shot Sunday-Strong and Sturdy






































Strong and sturdy trunk
Fragile delicate shadow
Living within one

Weekend Reflections--Robins

This is a "repeat" of a post I did a couple of months ago, but I love the soft reflection of the robins on the icy pond.

The Weekend in Black and White


























Pure white on deep black
Forthright uncomplicated
Real life's opposite

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Skywatch Friday--Sunset

  











            

                

Softly enfolded
     Cradled like a well loved child
            Sun rests amid clouds


Another beautiful sunset

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

No House Cleaning Today


Yes, I am sure it is quite apparent what I did today.  The house still needs to be dusted and vacuumed, the laundry did not get done, and there are a few dishes in the sink---BUT I had fun.  I, once again, "messed  around" with Picnik.  What amazing (and sometimes weird) things you can do with that technology.  The last picture is the original "Tall Shadow".