Sunday, April 20, 2014

Peaceful Easter

This morning after I poked the brew button on our coffeemaker, I stepped out on the deck to get a feel for the weather. The sky was transitioning from midnight blue to a color of blue that has no name. The moon was high in the sky and looked like a half eaten biscuit.
Even though the sun was not up, I could see tinges in the tops of trees and I knew it would be a beautiful day.
A while later I slipped on my shoes and stepped down to the road to fetch the Sunday paper as the sun peeped above the eastern horizon. At the end of the arbor, I saw a single blossom from the honeysuckle bush we planted there a few years ago. It had survived the harsh winter, and the color was stunning.
Pulling the iPhone from my pocket, I snapped the picture below. No camera can capture the nuance of texture and color, but even a sad rendition is beautiful.
Tonight my lovely spouse Jilda celebrates her 4-year blogging anniversary. Pop over and wish her a happy anniversary, and feel free to click the follow button there.
I hope you all have had a peaceful Easter weekend.


9 comments:

  1. I'm happy to hear you had Peaceful Easter... I had a quiet one with Valentina, it was nice ♡

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  2. Glad you had a great Easter, Rick. We did, too. I already commented on Jilda's blog. I am so happy I met her through you! xo Diana

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  3. Hope that beautiful bloom is a start of many to come! Take care
    x

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    1. Last year the arbor came to life with bloom from that little plant.

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  4. Easter is about rebirth... and you got a lovely visual with the flower. How awesome is that???

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  5. Our honey suckle are taking off once again. This year, they may actually reach the roof.

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  6. Hoping Jilda and you had a wonderful Easter!

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