Wednesday, May 07, 2014

A beautiful spring

We ran by the home of Jilda's sister yesterday. She lives on a small farm not far from where we live. Her yard is a garden and her fields are filled with fruit trees, vegetables, and berries. She, along with her husband and son keep it as well maintained as a country-club golf course.

We'd stopped by her house to borrow an incubator. We want to hatch out a batch of baby chicks and our chickens don't seem to be the motherly type. 

As I was about to get back into the car to leave, this purple iris was so vivid in the evening sun, that it would have been wrong not to get a photograph. I try not to knowingly do things that are wrong, so I pulled the phone from my pocket and snapped this picture.
I hope spring where you live is as beautiful as it is here.


7 comments:

  1. Spring has finally just about started... it just needs to warm up a little more... great picture, I love purple ;-)

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  2. Spring is two to three weeks behind here, according to the local nursery. My iris leaves are about four inches tall.

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  3. Great capture Rick. You caught it at the perfect moment with the perfect sun angle.

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  4. That photo should be printed en mass, framed, and promoted. So darn beautiful.

    How many chicks are you hoping to hatch??

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  5. I think it would be so cool to have some chickens and think about getting some every so often.

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  6. New life is always so wonderful.Blessed is the eye that discovers that!

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  7. We're just starting to see spring open her arms to us little by little. Pretty picture...looks like spring is full blown by you!

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