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Spring surprises

You never know what surprises spring might reveal:

A floating bench on purple-tinted water at sunset;

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Three buds looking

Like small owls on a branch;

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Raindrops glittering

Underneath a park bench;

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And, popping up out of the field,

Camouflaged deer!

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For more surprises, please go to: Our World.

Golden wonder

A perfect April evening …

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A golden sunset

Where the heart is filled

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With joy and wonder.

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For more amazing sunsets, please visit: Skywatch.

The colours of spring

Spring has burst forth

In an outburst of molten gold;

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The ice melts

In shades of blue;

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And petals offer up

Bouquets of purple.

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Oh, how I love the colours of spring!

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For more spring, please go to: Our World.

 

Before the melt

Guess what? The ice has melted!

But only a few days ago, it lay thick

Under a blanket of fluffy clouds.

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Ruby loves jumping on stuff and posing —

And I love taking snaps of her when she does.

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For more cloudy or clear skies, please go to: Skywatch.

Fare thee well, winter?

Winter seems to be waning —

I say ‘seems’ as this is Sweden and it can snow even in June!

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But I don’t think we will see scenes like this one again this winter:

With thick snow on the iced over lake.

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It’s cold in the mornings,

So, if we are lucky,

We can still enjoy rim-frosted green lanterns

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And diamond-studded

Golden fur.

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For more wintry or spring-like or even autumn shots, please visit: Our World.

De-light

It’s still very cold in the mornings and evenings (below zero) —

But oh, what a joy it is

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To see the light returning in shades of orange

And lilac.

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For more delightful scenes, please visit: Skywatch.

Frosted views

The snow is melting and the light is changing —

But who says that winter is without its own bright light?

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When it is cold with hoar frost

Lying thick on the branches

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And, with the sun shining,

The cold can be just as dazzling.

(Photos taken in February.)

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For more razzle-dazzle, please visit: Our World.

Feeling blue

The snow is gradually melting away —

But only last week, it lay thick in the fields

Below a blue canopy of silk.

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For more blue-tiful skies, please go to: Skywatch.

Frozen

I haven’t been walking down to the lake that often

As the path is treacherously icy;

But when we do make it down there, Ruby is Queen of all she can see.

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Splashes of purple

Look like frozen ribbons

Declaring ‘It’s not spring yet.’

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No matter how much we pine (get the pun?)

For warmer times, we just have to appreciate what we have.

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For more moments in time, please visit: Our World.

Spring: Viking-style

Afternoon sunset

Finds us enjoying the cold.

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The setting sun

Brings lilac with it

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And tones of

Frozen gold.

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For more spring shots, please go to: Skywatch.

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