18 January 2007
love thursday: flowering suprises

During my first date with P, he disappeared for a few minutes while snipping a miniature rose off of a nearby bush. Keeping his reputation safe as village flower thief, the other day when he took the chicken photos, he also showed up with something else for me--our first mandorla blossom this season. This wasn't technically thieving, though, as the tree is ours.

FYI, usually February brings these dainty flowers, but I suppose the temperate weather has fooled them.

In the sunshine:

And at sunset:

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That second one close up is very nice. :)

Anonymous Anonymous said...

lovely flower/s. But what i like best is how you balanced the vase on that skinny skinny rail to take the photos. For sure if i'd done that some wind would have come along.... vanessa

Anonymous J.Doe said...

Pretty pictures, especially the second one.

Anonymous bella said...

Beautiful flower - beautiful view. Is that the view from your window? I love it!
Thanks for stopping by my blog. I assure you, it's not super interesting ;) It's like a year's worth of complaining before I decided to 'stop complaining' six months ago.
Your life in Italy looks magical.

Blogger Becslifeonline said...

Beautiful flowers :-) But omg that view in the background is breathtaking!!! One of the many reasons I want to live in Italy! Hehe :-D Btw, I'm doing that "Letter game" today, I haven't forgotten, it was just hard to think of 10 things beginning with 'R'.

Anonymous Jenna said...

The second one took my breath away. I love flowers and the shot is stunning.

Happy Love Thursday!

Blogger Waspgoddess said...

I'm suffering with acute jealousy for the following three reasons:

1/ you're living in Italy
2/ with a stunning view like that
3/ and a man who brings you flowers

You've got it sussed.

Blogger Jen said...

Really beautiful pictures--view, composition, execution, plus the memory of a husband who's romantic enough to bring you flowers. You're very lucky! Happy Love Thursday!

Blogger Tina said...

Stunning pictures and stunning view!!!

And how sweet for you! :)

Blogger PastorMac's Ann said...

Wow. Beautiful flowers. You really captured an amazing moment with that second one.

How sweet that he brings you flowers.

Happy LT.

Blogger Bongga Mom said...

What a lovely view, I can just feel my bones radiating with summer warmth when I look at your photo....

Blogger sognatrice said...

I'm a very lucky gal, I know. Thanks for the compliments everyone :)

Anonymous Jeffo said...

Wow, vey nice photos and story.


Anonymous shaz said...

photos are beautiful!

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