Posts tagged “dog

The blue beyond

The spring equinox is when day and night are equally long:

A perfect balance that was reflected in the azure blue

Of open water and the white cold of the ice still left on the lake.

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Even the clouds seemed to find harmony

In their own reflections.

As for that bluer than a jay’s wing sky —

All I could do was to stand and gaze in wonder.

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Big snow, cold feet

After our huge snowfall last week, I thought it would be fun

To fight my way through snowdrifts to capture

The snow-laden clouds.

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The snow was up to my thighs.

My feet got cold as it seeped into my boots.

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The bench seemed a good place to

Contemplate the horizon

And enjoy the view.

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Implausibly pink perfection

Dawn blushes

And tinges everything pink:

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As the sun rises

We enjoy a moment of rose-tinted serenity.

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The view from my new part of the lake

Is simply stunning on an early morning, don’t you think?

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Come dance with me

Somewhere in the woods, next to the lake,

There is a small strip of beach

Called The People’s Park.

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There is a dance floor under a round roof

And a dilapidated, little hut.

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Still, the location is good:

It’s right next to the water

And has its own jetty

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With a charming orange boat

Sprinkled with sugary snow —

Just waiting for the summer.

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Golden oldies

I’m off to England to visit the family this weekend.

So, I leave you with two of my favourite shots:

A sky full of rainbow clouds

Rainbow clouds

And a golden wonder —

My daughter and her best buddy, Oscar (now deceased).

Back next week!

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Spring bubbles

Before summer got into full swing over here,

Simson and I went out one early, dewy morning

To enjoy the happy suns of daffodils;

Daffodils

Dewy bubbles

On purple baubles

Dewy bubbles

And the vibrant splash

Of sunny silken petal.

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It was hard work for Simson to lie still

And watch me —

Just look at the concentration on his face!

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Facing the storm

What is it that approaches

From stage left?

Drama

Can it be those heavy brocades

Weaved from storm clouds?

Wow

Or the rain coming down

In bars of coloured clouds?

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Simson did his best to pose in the storm —

But I think he was secretly relieved when I took him and my camera home.

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Hot red chili pepper skies

Chili peppers are measured in Scoville units,

With the spiciest pepper in the world scoring over two million Scovilles.

I think these red hot clouds would also score highly, don’t you?

Hot red chilli

And what better way to enjoy a vibrant sunset

Than with a good furry friend!

Sunset with a friend

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Wonderland

It’s been a fairly mild winter again.

But back in December, we enjoyed a week or so of wonderland!

I found some lamps ready to light the way

Lamps

And a little brown cabin

Enjoying the view of the frozen lake.

Little boat house

This magnificent tree

Looked lovely in its winter dress of hoar frost —

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As did Ruby!

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But my favourite sight has to be

This hidden red cottage

Nestled in a bed of frosted branches.

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Heart’s delight

When the broken yolk of the sun

Splashed over the ice,

I knew a wonderful sky was coming.

(I snapped Ruby with my mobile phone.)

Ruby

I rushed home to get my ‘big’ camera

Pink

And was just in time

To see the sky

Romancing the snow.

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