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Friday, March 11, 2011

Friday Photo–Mimosa In My Window




I am not feeling very inspired today as the news of yet another natural disaster has left me feeling rather sad.
Mother Nature seems to be in turmoil.

Little Red HouseI have linked this post to lots of other beautiful Mosaics at Little Red House

44 comments:

  1. Beautiful photos of the Mimosa Linda, but you are quite right. We are sat here right now just watching all that is going on in Japan. It's heartbreaking and you are so right, Mother Nature does seem to be in turmoil right now, what with Australia, New Zealand and now Japan. Thank God that we are all safe. Take care.

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  2. A very sad day indeed, Mother Nature is certainly taking its toil out on these countries.:-( .. Thank god we are all safe .. ♥

    Linda this is a beautiuful picture .. how did you do it .. and such wonderful little things in your window :-) I hope you have a good weekend take care xo

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  3. beautiful pictures...yes, very sad world right now. And another 6.6 just hit them again?! Oh my goodness, they are in need of prayers RIGHT NOW.

    Enjoy your weekend!

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  4. I agree with you. So many prayers are being sent up for all involved. I hate turning on the news because of so much sadness.

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  5. Anne has said it all. Yea and how do you do those photos? Diane

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  6. Spring is on its' way.

    We complain about what we see as the excesses of the weather but Europe's weather is tame by comparison with events in Australia, New zealand and Japan.

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  7. Last year, we arrived in Soriano in early March and it was the first time I'd ever actually seen a Mimosa tree. It was overwhelmingly beautiful. Thanks for sharing yours

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  8. As Mr. B and I were riding out of our neighborhood on the way to the bank, I said, "I'm grateful that our part of the world is normal." Can't imagine how terrible things are in Japan.

    Mr. B and I met in an Italian class at the University of Georgia. He already spoke Spanish since he had worked in Spain and attended the University of Madrid. All I learned to say in Italian was, "I love you," which was all I needed.

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  9. I know exactly what you mean. This earthquake in Japan business just seems to take the wind right out of blogging. Your mimosas are beautiful.

    Julie

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  10. Yes, but Mother Nature produces beautiful flowers too, like these ones.

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  11. Gorgeous photos of the mimosa.

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  12. I agree with Alessandra, nature is so powerful in positive and negative ways. We should all count our blessings when we see what can happen and I refuse to rant about how our neighbour in Lazio chopped down our lovely mimosa.

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  13. We are all atonished. But hope tat the entire world will be able to learn something from this neverending disaster.

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  14. Hi Linda,
    I know, so sorry that I keep putting those lovely blogs your way, hahaha, I have the same problem, skip some then find some more! But at least I read them, right? Have a good sunday,
    Maureen

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  15. Hi Linda. I found you via "thisisme" at Southhamsdarling. My husband is 100% Italian and I am a "combo" of Irish, Welsh, Norwegian, Pennsyvania Dutch and German. We celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary this year, and it is our dream to come to Italy. I recently wrote a post about "I love Everything Italian"...so you can imagine when I saw your button on "thisisme's" blog! I had to come visit...

    The mimosa from your window and in the vase is so beautiful and cheerful! I know I will be back to investigate further...so I have decided to follow you. Looking forward to our next visit. Ciao! Arrivederci...

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  16. Hello Sweetie...
    Yes sweet friend, sadly there has been another disaster, it has left us all grieving for the country of Japan and all of those families that are surrounding. Also the west coast for their losses. Much damage there as well.

    But just look at the blooms of your beautiful mimosas. It is a promise from God that there is a tomorrow. Beauty still stands tall. Have faith sweet friend. There is a reason for everything, and while so much was lost during this earthquake, there are also blessings amongst in stories coming out. We shall hold on to our faith and continue to pray for this country, the families and all that are coming to help in this disaster. May they all remain safe in his precious care.

    Smile sweetie. You are SO loved. Many hugs and much love, Sherry

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  17. This is a bright and cheerful photo you have posted. I have not seen a yellow mimosa before -we have pink ones that will bloom later. I really like the deep window ledge.

    Linda, I think a lot of people have experienced the same feelings. It took me a while before I could finish a post I already had in the making.
    The pictures continue to play over and over in my mind.

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  18. So sad, the world seems a bit topsy turvy. We do need to be so grateful for what we have, especially a roof over our heads! Keep smiling, love Linda

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  19. Beautiful picture, but against a backdrop of very sad world news.
    Take care.

    All the best, Boonie

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  20. Marissa@, Cheshire Wife@, Carol@, Julie@, Cathy@, Jenny@, Dona@ and flowers on my table@

    Glad you all liked the Mimosa pictures it is so cheerful looking and I needed to brighten my day somehow. All these disasters happening in the world tend to make me think too much, although maybe that is not such a bad thing.

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  21. Boonie@ Sorry it seems I missed your name from the list and response above, it is appreciated and as I said above. :)

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  22. Your Mimosa pictures are fabulous! Even the fact that you have it near by your house can brighten your day. It brightened my day when I looked at your photos:)

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  23. These are such gorgeous pictures. It is hard to feel good when we know others are suffering. You helped add some sunshine to my gray day with your lovely photos.

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  24. Linda,

    Your mosaic is beautiful. It certainly is a sad and heartbreaking time.

    I am going to listen to the music now. I love anything Italian (especially the food). I am your newest follower. Thank you for stopping by.

    Carol

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  25. Lovely pictures! The color is so vivid! Thank you! Cathy

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  26. Hi Lindy, Looks like both of us touched about the turmoil and Mother Nature in our posts.

    I'm pretty new with Monday Mosaic too and am wondering why it was posted on a Friday and not a Monday. :)

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  27. such a beautiful mosaic. so nice to meet you. i think we are shocked and saddened by the disaster in Japan.

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  28. Thanks so much for your visit! I know what you mean about the turmoil. It leaves one with such a sad and overwhelmed feeling of helplessness.

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  29. These beautiful flowers look so much like our Australian wattle. Once cannot helped but be cheered by them during these days of world sadness. Thank you also for coming by my blog. I really appreciated hearing from you.

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  30. Very nice mosaic and welcome to monday mosaics! Thanks for your comment on my blog and I enjoyed visiting yours ... I'll be back!

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  31. Beautiful mosaic! Such pretty shots. Thank you for the nice comment on my blog. I'm enjoying your mosaic, well done! Have a great week, see you again :)

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  32. Life Images Jill@ Thankyou you also for calling by and commenting, hope to see you here again.

    Podso@ It was a pleasure as it is to see you here, thankyou.

    Carol@ I am glad you liked my first entry, certainly looking forward to visiting your blog again also.

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  33. Love the yellow in the mosaic. A very cheery mosaic. You have a wonderful blog.

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  34. They're beautiful flowers and photos...and some very sad thoughts. It's so scary what is happening in Japan right now and I cannot imagine how terrible and horrendous it must be to experience something like this... Thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected by this disaster xo

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  35. What a nice window!

    Thank you for visiting my blog!

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  36. Mimosa reminds me of my mother. She lived in the south of France and loved them. I share your compassion for the victims of Mother Nature's cruelty.

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  37. Thankyou for adding my blog to your reading list, I have added your link to my blog also.
    I will be fascinated to read more about your life in Italy. Have a good week.

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  38. The beauty and the colors in your mosaic are lovely and I have enjoyed perusing several of your posts! Such an interesting place you have here!

    Kindly, Lorraine

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  39. Rajesh@ Thankyou for the visit and comment, hope to see you here again sometime.

    Anja@ Thankyou your return visit is appreciated.

    Francisa@ Thanks for taking the time to call by and comment, happy memories then. I hope to see you here again.

    Life Images@ I look forward to seeing you here again then, thanks for letting me know.

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  40. I stumbled upon your blog today & quite enjoyed these photos. An earlier comment was correct - so much turmoil in the world, and yet, still small bits of beauty and light all around us. Thanks for sharing!

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  41. Tasha@ Welcome to my blog I am delighted you stumbled across it and took the time to comment.

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