Wednesday, December 7, 2016

A Magic Paintbrush. . . . . . . .


Sometime, during the chilly, rainy night, someone
 tiptoed through the garden with an artist's palette
 and a paintbrush.
At last we've had some rain. 
Early morning light showers later turned into a steady
 rain yesterday. 
This morning, when the sun came up, I puttered about storing a
 few items in the potting shed for Winter months, taking out the
 garbage, (someone has to do it!), and of course capturing a
 few garden shots to share the radiant colors, heartbreakingly
 beautiful after the rain.
We actually raked a ton of leaves on Saturday, now 
there are tons more! They will have to stay until we 
return after the holidays . . . . . too wet and too little
 time to work in the garden now.


15 comments:

  1. Such pretty colours Mary - happy holidays, and following on from your adventures may you return home refreshed and ready for more in 2017

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  2. So pretty, Mary. That is long behind us here now. We are covered in snow.

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  3. It is a sight to behold Mary. Wonder if those are Maple or Sweet Gum leaves.

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    1. Mostly oak Donna. Raleigh is known as 'The City of Oaks.'
      Also a hickory tree in the mix.

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  4. Beautiful! This fall has been one for the record books. The fall colors have been gorgeous.

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  5. Oh, how beautiful. We're way past that stage...now into bitter cold temps and snow. :-(

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  6. The leaves will provide a beautiful blanket for your garden while you are not there.
    All those colours have been gone for weeks now from my part of the planet; it's mostly a greyish-white world here now. It has its own fragile beauty and puts me in the right mood for Christmas.

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  7. Beautiful Mary. Especially the first shot is worthy of a Magazine cover.
    Bon Voyage. Your upcoming trip sounds exciting. Have fun and take lots of pictures.

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    1. Thanks dear Gina.
      Yes, will take photos and hopefully be able to show you some new to me places whilst on the cruise.

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  8. Glorious - your blog is always so elegant - even in the beautiful leaves

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  9. Beautiful color in your garden. The leaves will keep the ground warm for the plants that sit there.

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  10. What is your favourite season where you live? All of them look so incredible.

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