February 27, 2011

purple haze

spring has sprung in the fair city and wednesday evening i raced the rainstorm to capture 
the lush and bountiful japanese magnolias that bloom by my office.  
this is my second spring with them and each time i see them in full bloom, 
they take my breath away. 











12 comments:

  1. Oh, how lovely! Everything is rain and mud here at the moment.

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  2. GASP! So gorgeous ... I've always loved magnolias. And that last photo is simply stunning. Sigh.

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  3. That's a lot of pink ... and I love it! How I adore Magnolias. One day I'll have one of my own.

    Hard to believe how far ahead of us your weather is. And it's only February! March 1st tomorrow. YaY!!!!

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  4. All of these are just taking my breath away! Purple haze is an accurate title!

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  5. Oh, Char. These images are STUNNING!!!!!!!! Thank you for sharing them. Plus, I am entirely in love with that last one - so evocative. I could write a story around it.

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  6. the fourth and fifth photos down make me unable to breathe...just gorgeous! put them on flickr so i can fave them!! :-)

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  7. yes m'am i will. thank you

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  8. beautiful beautiful oh spring and the new beginning of it all

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  9. Wish all of the network of friends have a new start .

    hope you have a great 2011. Thanks for the link, sweetie!
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  10. gorgeous purple. i was so hoping for a sunny weekend so i could finally get out and photograph the blossoms too but it was cloudy and cold.

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i feel as if each comment was between us as we sat and sipped something warm....i love to hear what you're thinking.