March 12, 2013

One extra hour...


So what did I do with my one extra hour of daylight yesterday?  I ventured somewhere I hadn't been for quite awhile...





...my own backyard.    It's been kinda squishy and swampy out there during the winter months.  So I've been content to just admire it from afar.  That would be from my sunroom window.  The colors still haven't emerged from hibernation, but...






...I have to admit it looked downright dreamy up close and personal-like.  






Granted, maybe not quite "Hugh Grant" dreamy yet.  But at least "Colin Firth" dreamy.  And that's a good thing.  Cause a girl's gotta dream.  Especially when she has an extra hour of daylight to do it in.


--Kathy


36 comments:

  1. I love your backyard - so wild and gorgeous!

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  2. LOL. Made me smile with your sense of humor. The pictures are beautiful. My backyard is quite swampy as well.

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  3. Dreamy indeed -- love all the reflections!

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  4. :) Yes, very dreamy . . . love that you have that stream (?) behind your house!! Isn't it great to have the extra hour of daylight! I'm excited just because the sunrises later now!

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  5. Oh definitely swampy...love that first pic with the watery bokeh....too dreamy!!

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  6. Beautiful view to behold! My yard is pretty much the same - soupy and squishy.

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  7. totally dreamy shots! is that a creek or just excess collected rain?

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  8. Dreaming is about the only thing I can do when I look out the back until it dries out!

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  9. Great series!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  10. Lovely reflections.Have a great day!

    Shantana

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  11. Nice that you found some beauty in that bog of yours. Thanks for joining in Kathy! xo

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    1. Nancy, it is a small steam. I would have had to pay too much to get my own bog :)

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  12. Simply stunning and cool!!! What a gorgeous yard you have!

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  13. I LOVE photo image one -- color tones etc.. LOVE it!!
    Hugs

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  14. You spent your extra hour wonderfully.

    Earl

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  15. Beautiful backyard I´d say! :-)

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  16. Jealous of that extra hour of sun - it was too cloudy & rainy here :(
    Beautiful backyard!

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  17. a great outlook on "loosing" an hour!!

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  18. OH, I like the browns and the water with sunshine highlights ;)

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  19. I'd hang out in your back yard any time. I'll like the time change by about Monday!!

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  20. Colin Firth dreamy is so much better than Hugh Grant dreamy.... just sayin'
    What is the plant in your first, immensely beautiful photo? It looks delicious.

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  21. The black and white photo is my favorite. It is stunning!

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  22. I'm glad I'm not on some quiz/money shot having to choose between these 3 pictures, as I'd be deliberating forever. They are all so lovely - and there's too many features to commet on for each but I really do love your last photo - as you say, completely dreamy, and for all the right reasons. Thanks, Renee.

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  23. Really love the tones in that 1st shot!

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  24. My fave is the black and white. Legit-I did an outloud mini-gasp. My backyard is at least knee deep in snow. I'll revisit in May. Happy day Kathy.

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  25. gonna have ta flip Hugh with Colin - but I'm hearing ya. I look outside and see 'needs weeding', 'needs cut back desperately', 'needs work - lots and lots of work' so I'm keeping the blinds half closed.

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  26. My backyard is squishy as well. More like a swamp with the recent snow melt and rain! I'll need duck shoes when I venture out there! Great shots. Love the first one with the detail against the blurred background.

    Visiting from Texture Tuesday.

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  27. A lovely backyard!! And the light ... I enjoy the bright sun as well ~ it does lift ones spirits! Oh and the ColinFrith- dreamy is just fine with me (smile :)

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  28. It's not too late to share at WW Bloggers at www.wordlesswednesdaybloggers.blogspot.com. Hope you'll join us!

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  29. Beautiful interpretation of your hibernating yard. Mine is so muddy it makes me cringe every time I run out to dump the compost!

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  30. Beautiful light Kathy - love that plant in the first pic too.

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  31. i love Colin Firth! your photos are simply stunning !

    - April

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  32. Colin Firth makes me swoon! Do you have a creek in your backyard?

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