Lovely pictures! Peonies are one of my favorites :)
hi kathy, those are truly stunning!thanks for brightening my day!
I adore that first image...contemplation...a story! And I miss peonies, I haven't seen them in Texas anywhere. They remind me of my childhood in Indiana - I remember watching the ants crawl all over them.
Peonies are my favorite things, too. :)Beautiful photos.
Beautiful shots. I really love the one of the woman.
Great shots; I love that first one! Very cool!
I love peonies so much!
I love these Kathy- peonies are some of my favs.
I love peonies. We have a farm nearby that I plan to visit. Your capture of the Amish woman is lovely. I know they don't like to be photographed, or so I was told.
This is true, which is why I did not photograph her with her face showing at all.
Yes! Perfect quote/photo combo. Love, love, love visiting you here!
Such a freshness and simplicity in these shots . . . as voiced above, love stopping by here, never disappointed.
What lovely shots...peaceful and beautiful! Peonies are such a gorgeous flower - I'd love to have some in my garden one day.
Such a sweet post. Hope you're having a wonderful week!Cheers,Holly
Lovely shots - those flowers are beautiful.
Yes, it's important- and also important to be reminded, thanks.
ooooh peonies-one of my faves. My peony is showing lots of buds in the back yard. thank you for this little preview. And I'm an expert at staring so I guess my life isn't a shame.
hmmm, a penny for her thoughts! =)
Beautiful! I love peonies!
What beautiful photos! The simplicity just grabs me!
Super first picture and each time when I see your header picture, I have to smile. Thanks.Greetings,Filip
Oh be still my heart!!!Smiles, Dottie
The top image is just perfect. It feels timeless and yet somehow beautifully old fashioned. I wonder if you know that you have your blog set to 16x9 screen width and so some of your blog is cut off at the side for anyone who runs a lower resolution then this they get part of your blog cut off at the side. I suspect it is the theme or your custom header. Hope you don;t mind me saying just trying to be helpful.Mollyxxx
Thanks Molly. Someone else mentioned this to me too, I need to look into it.
Okay...did some finagling...can you tell me if this sizing works better? Thanks!
gorgeous!! we are about a day behind you!!!
I love that first shot of the Amish girl...so poignant. And peonies....love!!
A magical post, with gorgeous photos . It's much more than just beautiful :)
Beautiful captures Kathy, especially love the quote on this lovely woman meditating on the flowers!
Beautiful shots. I love the first one with the amish (or maybe Mennonite?) girl. Something very pure &innocent about that shot. We were at a local arboretum last weekend and I saw the bulbs for Peonie's about to bloom but they weren't out yet- they are such gorgeous flowers! I love them!
I stare off in to the distance everyday. Now to just get a self-portrait of it.
lovely photo, she seems lost in thought for certain. We just planted peonies in the bird garden! Thank you for linking to the Thursday Favorite Things Hop. I appreciate your bloggy friendship xo
Holy Cow Kathy...that first photo is like a dream...I could see a painter of the day painting her.
Ohhhh.... Kathy, these are lovely!
Fabulous macro floral shots. It is just amazing the detail you are able to capture. It is like the bloom is calling you to come closer. Beautiful photography. genie
Such pretty photos...
I love the last shot. It is gorgeous!