Tag Archives: pink

Mint Condition

I found the sweetest vintage teacups and saucers in an antique emporium a while back. The price was right, so I grabbed them. Shades of mint, pale blue and pink with a touch of gold. The flowers were a surprise. … Continue reading

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First Rose

I intended to blog about Stockholm today, but just didn’t have the time. I’m working on a collaboration with Flickr that’s exciting, but time-consuming. More on that later. Oh, I’m also teaching myself how to paint with watercolors. A little … Continue reading

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One Red

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Rose Mallow

Right now, one of the few flowers blooming in the D.C. area is Rose Mallow. The Mallow family includes okra, cotton, hibiscus and hollyhock. I’m not sure why there aren’t more around–the blooms are the size of dinner plates and … Continue reading

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Raspberry Sorbet Peonies

[This was written when I had a photo of pink peonies in my header.] As you can see by my header and avatar, I love peonies. My mom grew them for years and I have fond memories of their fragrance … Continue reading

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Warming up

It was 49F and raining this morning, so I thought I’d warm myself up with a couple of images from a nicer spring day…. Hope you’re having better weather in your part of the world. {ms. pearl}

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Bleeding hearts, forget-me-not

It wasn’t until I viewed this shot on my monitor that I saw the symbolism of the pairing. Have a stellar day, everyone…. {ms. pearl}

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Pinkalicious

Everywhere I look, I see pink…. These are all Kwanzan cherry blossoms. The blossoms you see at the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. are from the Yoshino cherry tree, and they are much smaller and paler in color. I like … Continue reading

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Shopping in SoCo

        My husband and I spent a few days in Austin, Texas, to see my youngest son and did a little shopping in the SoCo (South Congress St.) district. There’s a shop called Uncommon Objects and it’s to … Continue reading

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