Sunday, July 13, 2008

Sunday Serenity


"People from a planet without flowers would think we must 
be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us."
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~ Iris Murdoch,  A Fairly Honourable Defeat

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xoabb


Flower pictured above is a Lacecap Hydrangea.
Above is also my entry for Kacey's (wineonthekeyboard

10 comments:

  1. Isn't that the truth?! Gorgeous photo!

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  2. What are they? Never seen anything like it! They look pretty slick, though!
    Cheers, Klaus

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  3. What a strangely colored flower! The blue is so unnatural looking. Well....what if on the other planet, flowers are actually ugly or something to them?? Go ahead..throw something at me. I do personally believe that flowers are a visual expression of joy and that music is an audio one :-)

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  4. Klaus and Mary - that's a lacecap hudrangea blossom, thus the intense blue. I left a link right at the bottom of the post that will tell you all things lacecap!

    Mary - totally agree with you about flowers and music - couldn't live without either of them! And if there's a planet inhabitant that wouldn't be bowled over by them, I don't wanna know them! (Well, I really don't want to know them under any circumstances! I'm not that adventurous.)

    Helen and MPM - always very happy to have you, and everyone stop by. Makes me feel good! Does it you to have folks stop by your neck of the blog world?

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  5. Oh I have never seen any of those .. how lovely ...

    :-Daryl

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  6. Beautiful photo of a lovely flower! Thanks for your visit.

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  7. what kind of flower is that? It is quite beautiful but something I have never seen anything else like it.

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  8. This is a beautiful photo!

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    Eric at Paris Daily Photo had a shot of Mona Lisa, but "Louis" doesn't have to go to Paris to see her!

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Thank you for taking the time to leave a thought. It's appreciated! xoabb