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Monday, April 20, 2015

Our World!

Welcome to this week’s Our World!! Spring has really moved into Portland and the northwest in general the past few days with temps almost reaching 80 degrees!! And it is heavenly!!  Not hot, just beautiful and full of flowers, flowering trees, amazing colors and SO much beauty!!  Hope all of you have a wonderful new week!!

Let’s take our hearts for a walk in the woods and listen to the magic whispers of old trees. ~Author Unknown
You can’t be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet. ~Hal Borland, Sundial of the Seasons, 1964

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

I willingly confess to so great a partiality for trees as tempts me to respect a man in exact proportion to his respect for them. ~James Russell Lowell

33 comments:

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Beyond beautiful Sylvia.. I'm a bit of a tree hugger myself :)

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari OM
Oh Yes!!! YAM xx

EG CameraGirl said...

So beautiful, Sylvia! Glorious!

jabblog said...

Beautiful, Sylvia, and your quotes are lovely.

Fotolosopher said...

Is this what Portland looks like right now? Wow! You are a fortunate person to live in such a paradise!

Barb said...

All that moisture is now providing a lot of beauty!

ladyfi said...

Wow - summer is there! And those blossoms are so fabulous!

mick said...

Beautiful flowers and trees. Your photos are great and I especially like the first one. It looks like an especially beautiful time of the year.

eileeninmd said...

Wowser, lovely blossoms and trees.. It is a great time of the year to see these beautiful trees.. Lovely photos, Sylvia! Have a happy new week!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Stunning pictures. Happy Spring. Thanks so much for hosting as always. I love OWT!!

Jane Hards Photography said...

Those blossoms are spectacular

carol l mckenna said...

Magnificent photography of nature's Spring beauty!

Happy Week to you,
artmusedog and carol

carol l mckenna said...

Magnificent photography of nature's Spring beauty!

Happy Week to you,
artmusedog and carol

Photo Cache said...

Oh my goodness, so much beauty!

Worth a Thousand Words

Leovi - La Fotografía Efectista Abstracta said...

Beautiful flowers! I love the light in your photos, pure delicacy!

Mama Zen said...

Just gorgeous!

magiceye said...

Oh wow!! Brilliant captures all!!

Al said...

Beautiful spring photos, Sylvia - it's snowing again here as I speak! I hope you have a great week.

TexWisGirl said...

wonderful! just wonderful!

Kusum Sanu said...

Beautiful blooms!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

You have some major blossom mania going on Sylvia. Our roses have not quite opened up yet.

Indrani said...

Great quotes there and such delightful pictures Sylvia.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

There is nothing more beautiful than trees in bloom in spring!

Lew said...

Beautiful!You are a little further into Spring than we are.

Pietro and Cynthia said...

Pure beauty, Sylvia!

lotusleaf said...

The beauty of the flowering trees make my breath catch! Thanks for the lovely pictures, Sylvia. Wish you a wonderful week.

Gattina said...

Beautiful spring greetings !

Reader Wil said...

These trees, especially the first one, are so very magnificent, exquisite! I have n't seen any tree here in my neighbourhood so full of flowers! I think it's still too cold.
Have a great spring week, Sylvia
Wil, ABCW

Stewart M said...

Thats a lot of flowers!

Nice.

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

George said...

Spring is beautiful in your part of the world. I love the trees full of blossoms.

José Mendonça said...

I'm in awe at those trees, Sylvia. They are simply GORGEOUS!

Jack said...

I love your spring flowering trees.

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