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April Flowers Link-Up Showered Petals Online!

During the month of April, I offered a link-up to celebrate Spring and all the beautiful flowers it had to offer. With the abundance of rain here in Northern California, flowers were everywhere! Now the orange tree blossoms are scenting the air with delicate fragrances, even though we are experiencing a few HOT days (yes, …

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“Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” Luther Burbank

MacArthur’s Park is Melting…

After a long, gray winter, I finally clawed my way out of the seasonal depression I experienced. With it, came anxiety like I have never experienced before. The sun came out, the flowers bloomed and my mood lifted. I also shed the three pounds I gained because of carb cravings. Almost every day I take …

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A photographic study in blue densely packed flowers.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Densely Blue

The month of April is a great time to photograph flowers, with the vast array of beautiful colors and floral types from which to choose. I discovered these densely-packed blue flowers in my neighbor's yard and couldn't resist stealing a shot (with my Samsung Galaxy S5 phone). This is submitted for the WordPress weekly photo …

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Seasonal Sensations Link-Up April Flowers

Seasonal Sensations Link-Up: April Flowers

The Seasonal Sensations Link-Up is back! For the entire month of April, we will celebrate the beauty of spring with our photos of flowers, blooms, blossoms, floral landscapes, Easter and Passover floral decorations, even photos of clothing or crafts featuring flowers. Be creative! Let's fill up cyberspace with virtual blossoms! I have already seen and …

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Weekend Coffee Share: The End of Days

Are you available for a coffee chat today? Did you find that April ended too quickly and was altogether too busy? Before we start, how would you like your coffee today? It’s hot outside, so I’m going with an iced mocha—nonfat and light ice, please. For many of my fellow bloggers, April was busy with …

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Monthly Photo Challenge: April Maple

Now that Spring is here (at least in warm, arid, dry California), gardens and yards are full of colors and... ALLERGIES! AAAAAAACHHHOOOOOO! We get a strong North wind this time of year that stirs up tree pollen and other sneezy stuff. I have been following the Monthly Photo Challenge, the Changing Seasons. See below for …

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