Wild and Glorious

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See my writer’s blog at Reflections From a Cloudy Mirror for a little more about these photos, along with a slide show.  On this page you can view the photos full size, if you like.  It was a lovely afternoon.  All these photos were taken today – April 5, 2014.

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Dandelions!  Can’t get rid of them, might as well enjoy them!

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I don't know what these wild beauties are, but they are so beautiful!

I don’t know what these wild beauties are, but they are so beautiful!

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These berries are springing out of or barberry bushes.

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These practically cover the lawn every year.

These practically cover the lawn every year.

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These pansies seed themselves every year.

Dandelions!  Can't get rid of them - why not enjoy?

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I love our wild grape hyacinth. Their scent is one of the sweetest on earth!IMG_5428

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Daffodils or Jonquils.  They never fail to raise my spirits!IMG_5437

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This very tiny blossom cluster is one of the first to bloom each spring – all over our yard.  When they open, they measure about 1/4″ across!IMG_5441

Periwinkle blue – my favorit shade of blue!

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These are dried hydrangea blossoms.  I love them all year long.  We cut them each summer for the new growth, but save the dried ones for autumn arrangements.IMG_5445-001

Have you captured any light lately?