Category Archives: morning

What Do You Believe?

 i can always find me here in this hallowed space  at the very beginning of Day, belly and ankles wet from sopping up Night’s breath off tender leaves and hay  and bejeweled webs of lace  i narrow my focus through this tiny portal and it’s as if real life emerges in front of me voices […]

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Tanya - July 26, 2012 - 12:50 pm

i believe you are correct and i love those images!

Tamar Strauss-Benjamin - July 26, 2012 - 12:56 pm

These are breathtaking images and your words are so true!

Carol - July 26, 2012 - 1:49 pm

Your photography is beautiful as is your post ~ I try to capture the ‘beauty right in front of my nose’ ~ thanks for asking ~~thanks, namaste, (A Creative Harbor)

Robyn - July 26, 2012 - 2:25 pm

Very passionate words and I agree with your thoughts. Love the morning colors and angles of this set of pictures. You are a talented photographer.

deb duty - July 26, 2012 - 2:42 pm

Such gorgeous images! Love all the textures and soft colors.

MG Atwood - July 26, 2012 - 2:42 pm

What a beautiful post. Such stunning shots, and powerful words. Thank you for sharing. Joining you from Deb Duty.

MixedMolly - July 26, 2012 - 3:06 pm

Beautiful photos and words. The fourth one is perfection!

Danielle - July 26, 2012 - 3:36 pm

I believe in God’s Word and in living it so that others can see Him through how I live. Beautiful post for beautiful images.

Sherri B. - July 26, 2012 - 3:54 pm

Lovely, both thoughts and images…

Ellie - July 26, 2012 - 4:17 pm

Wow, amazing pictures – really love the cobwebs. :)

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm - July 26, 2012 - 4:23 pm

Your spider web pics are incredible – I love them!

Pat - July 26, 2012 - 5:45 pm

Beautiful photos!

Susan Beth - July 26, 2012 - 6:02 pm

I believe what is laid out in the Gospel of John. And I believe that those freedoms you write about are important and much closer to disappearing than most people think – sadly. Great images!

Christian - July 26, 2012 - 9:05 pm

I believe that is an absolutely stunning post! Beautiful.

S. Etole - July 27, 2012 - 12:30 am

I was almost holding my breath at the delicacy of these photos.

Nancy - July 27, 2012 - 10:58 am

Beautiful light in these images, Patty. xo

Liz - August 6, 2012 - 2:53 am

As I continue to scroll through your blog, I am honoured to have discovered it and thankful to be able to read your words of faith, passion for life & thankfulness for the gifts you have been given.
May we all stop to take the time to breathe, to love, to listen, to think and to be thankful for the blessings we have in life for we never know what’s around the corner. I believe there is always something to be grateful for… even in adversity.

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Throwing A Tantrum Your Mother Approves Of

 Oh, I know. You might be getting tired of these posts. Peaceful images of the lake, sun dancing on the water, silhouettes of mountains and people… These are the three months of our lives that we hold tight to during all the busyness that otherwise occupies our time. And it’s not even a full three […]

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Jessica @ Balancing the Dream - June 5, 2012 - 12:41 pm

wow!!! amazing shots!! I especially love the 2nd one!! I wish I were out on the lake right about now!! :)

Jill Wellington - June 5, 2012 - 12:49 pm

Whoah and WOW!!! Fab photos!!!

Linda Kittmer - June 5, 2012 - 12:58 pm

Incredible action shots! I love the silhouettes. I feel your pain. My son is home for a short time now and then off to law school in September. I still remember dropping him off for his first year of university, and yes, I cried. We’re so proud of them but it’s hard to see our little boys grow up into men.

Becky - June 6, 2012 - 12:30 am

Wow…he’s a cutie too!

ShannonP :-) - June 6, 2012 - 1:09 am

These are SUPER! Who could get tired of these photos? And if they do… so what!! You’re having fun!

Thauna - June 8, 2012 - 8:34 pm

Awesome shots as always!!!

Victoria Amos - June 28, 2012 - 2:16 pm

Hey there,
My daughter,Katie Savannah, attended NC Governor’s School last summer and had a ball every minute of it . Being in a think tank with others who were so invested in learning from really great faculty made for time well spent . She actually met her beau there and they are still dating long distance.

She now feels totally confident about starting college this fall after her “practice college”. It was also great practice for my heart .

Enjoy your three week visit !

Victoria Amos

A Little Bit of Glitter, part 1

A little bit of glitter And a little bit of sunshine to give your day a little bit of sparkle. {Here’s to noticing the little things} * Sweet Shot Tuesday Communal Global Tuesday Tips and Pics

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Desirae R - May 15, 2012 - 11:46 am

Beautiful shots!

Southern Gal - May 15, 2012 - 12:55 pm

I love glitter! Thanks.

Susan - May 15, 2012 - 12:59 pm

This is so pretty. You make me really want a marcro lens!

Have a blessed day!

Buckeroomama - May 15, 2012 - 1:36 pm

Here’s to absolutely gorgeous captures! So, so pretty. :)

Elena - May 15, 2012 - 2:25 pm

Thos are gorgous shots!

Pieni lintu - May 15, 2012 - 4:49 pm


Ruth West - May 15, 2012 - 9:02 pm

I love all these shots, how wet did your knees get? 😉

Leovi - May 15, 2012 - 9:57 pm

Yes, these photos are great, I love these exquisite compositions, these drops are very delicate, exquisite color and focus.

Anne U - May 15, 2012 - 11:41 pm

Beautiful, great focus.

Susan - May 16, 2012 - 5:25 pm

Gorgeous! Great macro finds!

If I Were a Gardener

I seem to have lost my words again. It happens every now and then, in my blogging life. But pictures never fail me. They pull a certain peace into me. And I keep thinking… If I were a gardener. If I were a gardener, and she, my flower. I would plant her in the deepest, […]

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Ann - May 3, 2012 - 10:23 am

Gorgeous photos!

Stephanie - May 3, 2012 - 10:51 am

Well, Patty. I do no believe words failed you after all!

Tanya - May 3, 2012 - 10:57 am

those pictures are just beautiful!

Southern Gal - May 3, 2012 - 11:02 am

words did not fail you today.

Nancy - May 3, 2012 - 11:56 am

Patty — this is beautiful — your words and photos are unique and inspire me to do better. xoxo

deb - May 3, 2012 - 12:35 pm

( my peonies are just forming buds. jealous:) )

Tricia - May 3, 2012 - 1:44 pm

Fantabulously lovely! =)

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm - May 3, 2012 - 1:54 pm

I don’t think you lost your words today! Beautiful.

becky @ farmgirl paints - May 3, 2012 - 2:05 pm

seriously friend you bless me. you are a gardener of rich beautiful words and pics. they bless me.

Pat - May 3, 2012 - 2:53 pm

This is a beautiful poem and I love the images that accompany it!

Ellie - May 3, 2012 - 4:45 pm

Gorgeous shots.

cathy - May 3, 2012 - 5:34 pm

That is the first page of the book you should pen about raising strong and beautiful daughters. xoxo

Marmepurl - May 3, 2012 - 5:56 pm

I have the need to call my daughter right now and tell her what a beautiful Rose she is…
And if she in turn just might have kind words for the gardener in me…

A wondering Star - May 3, 2012 - 6:42 pm

Wow, amazing flowers with water drops!

Teresa - May 3, 2012 - 6:45 pm

Amazing macro shots, and your words are equally beautiful. Love the peony.

QMM - May 3, 2012 - 11:49 pm

The beautiful peony. Photos and words were sure there today. Is that your poem? This is beautiful.

magicalmysticalteacher - May 4, 2012 - 1:56 am

Are you SURE words have failed you? :)

Elusive Spring Storm

deb duty - May 5, 2012 - 1:23 pm

Oh my goodness! Amazing! Your post is just full of loveliness and I always enjoy your words as much as your beautiful images.

Taking Time

 i used to take time to take pictures. stopping roadside, sun slipping up over the horizon, i would clamour out  into a dew-laden field, wet to my belly from crawling in grass.  there’s a peacefulness there, down in the earth, water and dirt and sun rising up.  noises and stresses and life disappear, clearing my […]

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kamana - April 26, 2012 - 1:25 pm

these are breathtaking! i especially love the third photo.

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm - April 26, 2012 - 1:45 pm

Pretty flowers, and love the dew!

laurel - April 26, 2012 - 2:29 pm

you got the “close-up thing” rockin’. beautiful!!!!

cathy - April 26, 2012 - 3:35 pm

stunning photography, patty. really breathtaking. xoxo

Lei - April 26, 2012 - 4:25 pm

Perfectness! I love it!

Lei - April 26, 2012 - 4:30 pm

I love your blog a lot! I browsed on it and looove all the pictures you took, so lively and tells a lot of stories to it! I also like that you only have pictures infront and nothing in the sidebard, i think I would prefer it that way too!

Pat - April 26, 2012 - 5:03 pm

Beautiful images! I love the low angle of the first shot.

Nancy - April 26, 2012 - 5:10 pm

It is amazing what you find when you look down. :)

Lovely photos — Thank you for sharing at Rural Thursday this week. xoxo

becky @ farmgirl paints - April 26, 2012 - 6:01 pm

wow, wow, wow!!

deb duty - April 28, 2012 - 2:59 am

These are just breathtaking. I need to take more time out for my picture taking.

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