I miss you Sam!!

I miss you Sam!!
I miss you Sam!!

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Shadow Shot Sunday!

Get out the magnifying glass, get into your best sleuthing clothes and start prowling your environment looking for those wonderful, but sometimes elusive shadows. This fun and challenging meme is hosted each week by Tracy over at Hey Harriet! Click on the link under the blog title and sign up to play!!

Sam and I have gotten pretty well settled in and as soon as we did, the rain and gray returned!! But I got a few shots -- my messy desk in the office, colored glass and lace in my bedroom, beautiful tulips on roof and Sam the day before we moved. Then yesterday I was sitting at my desk and glanced at the roof of the apartment building across the street and there was seagull sitting there and looking as though he was checking me out and I managed to get a shot -- through the window!!
There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
Henri Matisse

Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.
Doug Larson

And a very Happy Mother's Day!!



Mari Sterling Wilbur said...

Love your photos and your blog! I'm now following you. Our lives a very similar. I'm retired, live in Port Orchard, have a son in Seattle, and I love photography. I hope you will follow me also.

Regards, Mari


Magical Mystical Teacher said...

A seagull on the roof--what an unusual shot (and well done)!

(With apologies to Robert Louis Stevenson)

I had a little shadow
No bigger than my thumb;
I took him to the meadow
And there I gave him rum.

My drunken little shadow
Did weave and bob and pitch;
He stumbled from the meadow
And fell into a ditch!

© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Cloud Shadows

Ralph said...

Near Puget Sound, I guess all shadow hunters, or those tired of gray skies must take advantage of any and all sun that graces the day. The sunny day allows to to enjoy the wonder of Spring, stay outdoors and capture it all digitally!

Cassie said...

Happy SSS Miss Sylvia and Happy Mother's Day too! Hugs to your little poochie.

Gallery Juana said...

congratulations on your new place!
Love the seagull and doggie shadows:)

Rajlakshmi said...

beautiful collage for shadow shot.
loved the pigeon one :D

Ms. Becky said...

a wonderful collage! I love the pigeon and its shadow. I'm happy you're settled in for the most part. have a great weekend Sylvia.

MyMaracas said...

Love the lace shot especially.You always have such nice collages.

I have been inspired by your many colored glass shadows, and this week I tried my hand with a blue bottle.

Mari Sterling Wilbur said...
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Mari Sterling Wilbur said...

Hi - I hit the "follow" button again. You'll see a photo of me holding a camera - the photo that attaches to these comments is of Bainbridge Island Marina :D

Bang said...

nice antry ........

Tracy said...

Very pretty collage, but I have to say the one with the dog and long long shadow is priceless...I really enjoyed the quote!

Dianne said...

I love the bird on the roof!!

Happy Mom's Day

Dimple said...

Hi Sylvia,
Glad you are settling in, & thanks for the glimpses into your new home. I must say, though, that if your desk is messy, then mine is beyond help!
Also, that seagull is looking for a handout, and is sizing you up for a donor, I think!

Thanks for the visit, and have a wonderful weekend!

Paula Scott said...

And you didn't even have to leave home to get that shot of the seagull! Fabulous! Looks like you are off to a good start for the weekend.

Kay L. Davies said...

A seagull and its shadow — a perfect Seattle Shadow Shot!
But if that is a messy desk...no, you're kidding, right? I hope you never see mine!
— K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Spadoman said...

I love the lace, and that seagull casts a boild shadow as well. I wanted to ask you, are you still from over the hill now that you've moved? Hope all is good with you.


Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Hey Sylvia, I hope you have a great Mother's Day tomorrow. Sorry I haven't been visiting. I'm on the board of the Autism Center of Tulsa and we have been working on our annual 5K fundraiser that we had today (and was a great success.)

Take care!

SandyCarlson said...

So very beautiful. I love those peaceful, inviting interior images. Thanks for another beautiful post.

Anonymous said...

I like the shadow of the gull, it looks like it doesn't have a care in the world.

Anonymous said...

glad to know you are all settled! Sam's shadow is very cool :)

have a great week!

Greyscale Territory said...

So glad you're all settled in your new home! Fantastic! And love your collage! A seagull on a roof always seems strange to me! Great shots!

chubskulit said...

Beautiful shadow collage, happy mother's day Sylvia.

My Shadow Shots

Team G Square said...

Amazing collection

Lawstude said...

Happy Mother's Day Sylvia and I am pretty sure your two daughters, one son-in-law and two sons are proud and lucky to have you. God Bless always.

Cezar and Léia said...

The gull shadows is adorable and I also like the window!Beautiful set of pictures!
Happy Mother's Day!

Kay said...

Happy Mother's Day to you, Sylvia! You are such a model for caring and selfless mothering. Have a wonderful, perfect day!

Anything Fits A Naked Man said...

Happy Mother's Day, Sylvia! My favorite is the seagull, you really are quite a gifted photographer! Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us!

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

Forgive me, I haven't visited in such a long while. I always enjoy your collage shadow entries. Today, it's the golden yellow tulips that I adore.

Sand Shadows and Seaweed

Above is my link to today's post, if you care to join me. Happy Sunday. AND MOST OF ALL, HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY TO YOU TOO

JM said...

Happy Mother's Day, Sylvia! We celebrated last sunday.

Anonymous said...

The tulips are gorgeous.
Glad you are settlng in. That is always a good feeling. :)

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Sylvia,

Happy Mother's Day! All of your photos are lovely, from both posts ... that bird sure is sweet on the roof.

Hope that your day is grand,

Kathy M.

Kelly said...

That bird (and his shadow) smack dab in the center of your grouping made me laugh!! Love it!!

CanadianGardenJoy said...

Sylvia the one out of the collage, is the special afternoon? morning? light between the leather sofa and the coffee table .. it is perfect !
Joy : )

Arija said...

Yout shadow shots are so different from your new abode. How did you manage the move and have you already found some kindred spirits?

Beverley Baird said...

What great shadows! Love the tilt of the gull's head - almost as if he was talking to you!
Hope you are mostly settled in your new place!

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