Sunday, February 16, 2014

Robinson Preserve - from archives






"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away." unknown






Keep your sense of proportion by regularly, preferably daily, visiting the natural world. - Catlin Matthews















The day, water, sun, moon, night - I do not have to purchase these things with money. - Plautis

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. - Lao Tzu



31 comments:

Ann said...

I want to go there. Looks like a very peaceful place. I love the ornamental grasses and they look pretty waving in the wind

EG CameraGirl said...

I very much like the quotes that go with these photos, Sandra.

TexWisGirl said...

love the pinks. and LOVE those grasses!

A Quiet Corner said...

I'm with Tex...love that grass!!!...:)JP

Debby@Just Breathe said...

Love the colors, so pretty!!!

Willow said...

Gorgeous , seeing things like this does take my breath away ~ isn't life magnificent !

Miss Debbie said...

Such a pretty place and the quotes are perfect!

Betty Manousos said...
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Betty Manousos said...

omg! these are all gorgeous! such beautiful colors!!
totally awesome!

p.s. sent you an e-email xo

Montanagirl said...

I like the colorful grasses. Very nice!

Blackberry Lane said...

I love all the pinks. The reflections are so nice.

Madi and Mom said...

Pink theme and spoon bills!! Purrfect archives
Hugs madi and mom...
PS your 15 Grain PF bread is scrumptious

LC said...

And you have taken my breath away, my friend, with ypur capture of subtle colors, the birds' mix of pinks and the the timeless truths in the quotes you have chosen.

rottrover said...

Ahhhhh. I literally just let out a huge sigh... Really beautiful!

Susannah said...

Oh, Sandra...these pictures are fantastic. They draw you right in and you feel like you are experiencing it all to yourself! I also enjoy these thought-provoking verses.

Have a great Sunday evening!

Angela said...

It's so beautiful there and peaceful looking. Then I look out my window and there is snow! I'm ready for the seasons to change. Beautiful quotes to go with your pictures too!

Betsy Adams said...

Wonderful post, Sandra... I love seeing colorful photos like this especially this time of year, when it's so drab up here. Can't wait til Spring here --and some pretty colors!!!!!

Thanks.
Hugs,
Betsy

What Karen Sees said...

Beauty and color in nature are for everyone to enjoy if we will only take the time. A peaceful post!

Catherine said...

Loving all your color here today! Happy Sunday Sandra.
xo Catherine

Chatty Crone said...

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away." unknown

That is why I love blogging and looking at photos and learning new things.

Life is wonderful.

sandie

Michaele said...

Such a wonderful Sunday post!

SquirrelQueen said...

I love the first quote, it is so very,very true.

Gorgeous shots of all the ornamental grasses and The crane with pink wings? What is that critter? Doesn't look like a flamingo.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

I love the look of that feathery grass.

Deb said...

beautiful colors Sandra...so ready to seem some color again around here...

George said...

I'm glad you shared these from your archives. The photos are beautiful, and the Preserve looks like a wonderful place to visit.

Cheryl @ TFD said...

I love the beautiful colors and the grasses! Such beauty is a sight for sore eyes during these long winter days.

diane b said...

I love the grasses. Yes there is a lot to see and photograph in nature even the humble grass.

Eva Ason said...

I love what you've done to those grass pictures. It's Monday again...where did the weekend go? ;)

barbara l. hale said...

Lovely!

Rose said...

I needed this one...just beautiful when the pictures were enlarded.

Dee said...

Tickle me Pink....♥