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Monday, June 04, 2007

A Day In The Life of Weather







Hot and hazy beginning! The humidity built up all day long.










And then the rain came pouring down, cooling everything just a little.
















And finally, the thirst-quenched world emerges in all its beauty!

Drink it in!

Bleeding Hearts always remind me of laundry hanging on a line! I just saw white ones for the first time yesterday! I don't think I can call them "Bleeding" Hearts if they're not red though!




























Yes, it's June!


You can almost hear the flowers say their thanks.




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25 Comments:

Blogger Lynn said...

Great Pics,

I have my flowers up too.

Monday, June 04, 2007

 
Blogger starry nights said...

I love the rain and the plants and flowers look so refreshed. I have posted my flowers too.

Monday, June 04, 2007

 
Blogger gr said...

gorgeous!

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

 
Blogger Clive said...

I'm sure I'd be able to hear the flowers if it were'nt for the darn mosquitos...Lovely post, your garden is looking great as usual.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

 
Blogger starry nights said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog.I do hope you will stop by again. I love the song you are playing.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

 
Blogger steve said...

I like the little Bell Shaped ones...
Reminds me of the Cat Stevens song..
" I don't want no God on my Lawn
Just a FlowerI can help along...
Cause the soul of nobody knows
How a Flower grows.
How does a Flo-wer grow? ohowooa"


Do ya know it?
Can ya dig it?

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

 
Blogger Rapunzel said...

I love afternoon rain storms, they're the best for napping!

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

 
Blogger meno said...

Maybe you can think of them as anemic bleeding hearts.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

 
Blogger twilite said...

Hi MOI! Lately we'd been getting our share of thunder and lightening here! Interesting title.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

 
Blogger Mother of Invention said...

Lynn: Thanks, Yahoo for flowers, eh?

Starry Nights: yes, so fresh! I love your yellow roses and your other neat pics. Nice show.

Thanks! I actually wrote that song and recorded it. Annelisa put it up for me.

Gr: Thanks. Such a simple but attractive thing, our garden flowers.

Clive: Ha! You must be talking about our mosquitoes...I thought you guys didn't get many??!! Thanks. Mr. Flower Garden Fiend actually let me plant 5 pots!!!

Steve: Yep and I can dig it just as I do the garden!!

Rapunzel: It is a very relaxed time after the storm subsides!

Meno: HA! Too many white blood cells! Or albino!

Twilite: I love storms up in my summer bedroom! Thanks.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

 
Blogger Barbara said...

Great flower pics. It's a magical time of the year!

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

 
Blogger RennyBA said...

Great post with lovely pics documenting the start of a wonderful season. I just love the end of spring and beginning of summer where you really see the nature growing - and it helps with a bit of rain of course:-)
Btw: Thanks for your visit and great comments on my summer declaration post from Scandinavia too!

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

 
Anonymous Annelisa said...

Love your pictures, MOI - of the sun, the rain and the flowers... Looks more like the April showers we have here (except we don't seem to be getting them any more!)

Hope you're having a peaceful day!

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

 
Blogger TorAa said...

I simply love this post. The beginning with the sun, the humidity that builds up, the rain and the gratitude from Mother Nature. I can smell it. And hear the flowers singing. And growing.

Excellent

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

 
Blogger GEWELS said...

The flowers are gorgeous. I have two white bleeding hearts (I posted pictures of them a couple of weeks ago- you should check them out).
They are one of my FAVORITE flowers.
The lily of the valley is also one of my favorites. Maybe I love them for their soft, dangly blossoms- like earrings, Ha!
Thanks for visiting my peace globe. I'm with you on having a hard time with these. It took me over 2 hours just to get that one up- I'm such an idiot with photoshop and paint(not very crative but at least it's up)

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

 
Blogger GEWELS said...

BTW- O.K,.O.K, if you insist I tag you for the meme I just posted.
And as far as Weight Watchers- yes, it did help. I think it is the most sensible program out there (it's a realistic way to live). No, I'm not on any maintenance program because I really should get my A** back there to lose more weight.
I would highly recommend it though.

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

 
Anonymous colleen said...

Just got home. Looks like we got rain too! So my garden will be easier to weed.

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

 
Blogger Diana said...

I love that: The humidity goes up, and the rain comes down.

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

 
Blogger Pauline said...

Beautiful!

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

 
Blogger Jocelyn said...

The thing about rain on a humid day is that it doesn't help. It's just more moisture to hang there in the air.

Poo.

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

 
Blogger Maggie said...

Lovely flowers MOI!

Thursday, June 07, 2007

 
Blogger Mother of Invention said...

Barbara: It is and flowers make such great subjects! Zoom in is such fun to fool around with.

Renny: I can see how you'd love this time of year over in Oslo with everyone going to their summer houses!

Annelisa: Thanks AL! Yeah, we are just edging slowly towards a summer that is supposed to be hotter and drier than usual and rain is always good.

Toraa: Thanks so much! I'm glad you got refreshed from your visit here! Are you sure that wasn't me you really heard singing?!!!

Gewels: Thanks..you're right! Lily-of-the-valley DO look just like earrings!!

I don't even know how to use photoshop! I just have what's on Windows and I don't know how to get rid of red eye!

I'll do the blog origin thing soon.
You sure don't look like you need to lose much weight!


Colleen:That's true and always a plus!

Diana: It gets so humid and steamy here..hardly ever dry or arid.

Pauline: Thanks!

Jocelyn: Yeah, it seldom gets rid of it completely. I hate when even papers around the house get soggy!

Maggie: Thanks, Maggie! Still thinking about your 1' square garden.

Thursday, June 07, 2007

 
Blogger OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

Thanks for your visit...I love all the flower pictures....This is such a BEAUTIFUL time of year!

Friday, June 08, 2007

 
Blogger Mother of Invention said...

OldOld LOTHILLS: Thanks..I love them too! This is my fav season.

Friday, June 08, 2007

 
Blogger brooksba said...

Pretty pictures! I love it when the rain breaks the humidity. And bleeding hearts! LOVE them. They are one of my favorite flowers. Although I also really like snapdragons. And peonies. And tulips. And you'd think I'd actually have a garden since I like these flowers so much.

Great images. You reminded me of why I love summer.

Thursday, June 14, 2007

 

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