Sunday Shots

The weekend’s wonderful weather got everything blooming. I snapped a few shots last night of some of our new flowers.

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I’m not sure what this is. A sort of violet? They’re all over the place along the fence. Charming.

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Saturday morning this little tree in the front yard was covered with closed buds that showed faintly pink. By evening a few flowers had opened. Sunday the tree was gloriously pink. I think it’s a peach tree based on the flowers and the shape of the leaves I remember from last fall. Dom thinks it’s a cherry tree. We’ll see.

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The tulips finally opened. I almost missed it because they are the exact same shade of yellow as the daffodils. I’m a little disappointed actually. I was hoping for bright red. I’d have picked a contrasting color to plant next to the daffodils. Ah well. Yellow is very happy indeed.

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You can see the tulips and daffodils together here. I didn’t even notice this hand creeping into my shot until I was reviewing the photos later. Unfortunately when I noticed her I snapped at Bella for trampling on the tulips in her green boots. I’m working on my short temper.

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She is the most beautiful of all my flowers, the sassy thing.

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Look at those skinny little legs!

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She loves her boots and wears them even when it’s quite dry. Who can blame her?

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And then there’s sunny Sophie in her swing. She loves it, loves it, loves it. I can hardly pry her out of it. She’s taken more than a few naps there in the past week. When she nods off I just let her go until she wakes. What could be more lovely than sleeping out of doors hanging between earth and heaven?

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And she is the apple of her daddy’s eye.

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