Saturday, April 18, 2015

Springtime in Virginia

As the title suggests there are signs of SPRING everywhere in Virginia. Of course … the blooming of the forsythia is the first true bloom that the winter weather is done. I wish I had gone out with the camera to captures some of the yellow bushes dotting farm and field in all of its wild splendor. But I was at home…making ready the house for Sale. Its done. The house has been on the market and is already-

Off the market. We are under contract and if all goes well … our stuff will be on a truck heading some where soon. The where is the big question. Essentially we are homeless…

I have to say that the online pictures make the house look like a magazine layout! But I have put away everything that says us, had the interior repainted and the dogs confined to the kitchen and family room. I could get used to living in neatness, if I didn’t have to do all the neatening!

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Because I have had to be out of the house a few days… I took the camera out for some exercise.

To start a SPRING sunrise. Not the clearest because I took it through the window. Reminds me of some of the sunrises I saw in Nebraska!

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The next 3 are tiny small flowers that grow under the trees. The flowers are only half of an inch, and the stalks maybe 4 inches tall. So very small and 2 different varieties.

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Forkleaf Toothwort

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Carolina Spring Beauty

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and here you can see a bit of the Spring Beauty color

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Sometimes I am amazed by what I see, that I never saw before. Like the maple seeds above, right after the bloom…  and just before the leaves.

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I found these to 2 ladies out for a spring stroll. I never realized before how iridescent the feathers were… until one was in the shade and the other in the sun.

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And of course a wild violet. I found a large patch near a creek yesterday. FYI, in some places this creek would have been a river!

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An old barn with red roofed cupolas.

So that is Virginia spring and what I’ve been up to in a nutshell. Not much sewing.

More Later-Beth

 

 

7 comments:

wolfiestitchin said...

Love the pics as always and as I said, your house look so posh :)
Today is the first time in weeks the weather is nice - the dogs have been out sunning from time to time.
Have a lovely Saturday.

Exuberantcolor/Wanda S Hanson said...

Congratulations on the quick contract. All of your hard work paid off.

It is hard to catch that iridescence and maybe it wouldn't have been noticeable at all without one in sun and one out.

Karen S said...

Wow! Great pics! Homeless? I can hook you up...

Jean said...

Yes, I think posh is a great description! So excited that you are on your way to the next phase. I don't suppose you want to move to Alabama. There is a home for sale a few doors down.

Jean said...

Yes, I think posh is a great description! So excited that you are on your way to the next phase. I don't suppose you want to move to Alabama. There is a home for sale a few doors down.

Fleurette said...

You should become an interior decorator, you have great style. Lovely spring pics...that sunrise is beautiful.

Titia said...

Many homes for sale where I live! Lovely house. Good luck with finding a new sewing room and a house to go with it.