5/13/11

a day in my backyard

a day in my backyard, in photos:

backyard blue umbrella

sketching in the backyard
there's an Uppercase magazine hiding underneath my sketching utensils!

sketching in the backyard

Grace is a human-dog
Grace tends to think she's human; I don't dissuade her.

Grace thinking

my backyard
my freshly redone garden path! prettiest natural stone path I ever did see.

Grace in my backyard

grace in the land of pebbles
this is Grace sucking on a pebble, on a blanket of pebbles (her version of heaven)

chickadee in mid landing
I love when the chickadees bounce about me; caught this little guy landing nearby

just thought I'd share my day with you,
it was actually yesterday
but that's not long ago
and I was out there again today,
like I was the day before
and will be again tomorrow
I hope it's not terribly boring of me
to always be in the same place
but I see daily bits of magic
unfold in every new green thing
and in every bird overhead.

Scarlet Tanager sighting!
I watched the glorious Baltimore Oriole for hours; a rare sight to see in my backyard.
xo Caren

6 comments:

  1. Nope, it's not boring. Luv it!!

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  2. That bird is gorgeous! There's nothing that colourful in my backyard. Your new path looks gorgeous too.

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  3. Just lovely photos ... and Grace is ever adorable. Don't suppose you'd like to create a beautiful garden like that for me? Ha! ;)

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  4. Caren, your bird photos are AMAZING! & so is your garden. I would be out there every dry day!

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  5. Ooh! Your yard is so pretty, Caren! Gracie is the cutest... human dog ;) I love the picture of the hopping chickadee!
    -charlotte

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