Saturday, August 21, 2010

European adventure.

My three sisters and Mom recently visited us and we took a whirlwind European trip. I haven't really had a lot of time to sort through pictures and process them, but here are a few of my favorites.

I guess I went a little crazy at the Eiffel Tower and took some at dusk, directly under the tower and then later at night.Inside Notre Dame during Mass. Normally I do not take pictures during mass and I still feel a little guilty about this one. It was taken off to the side and not in the pews so I'd like to think I'll be forgiven.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

My garden is blooming!

I am not the best gardener and flowers are definitely not my specialty in photography, but I had to get some pictures of my first blooms in my very own garden. I have never actually grown my own garden so this is really exciting for me. I bought the bulbs in Amsterdam during our last visit and they are fall bloom flowers. Sure enough, these babies are starting to grow and bloom, I can't believe it.

I'm have no idea what kind of flower this one is, but I almost thought it was a weed until I saw the buds.

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I have always loved eggplant calla lilies so I thought I would give it a shot and try to grow some. I was so excited to see that one of my first flowers was a beautiful dark purple calla. My poor photography does not do this flower justice, it is gorgeous.

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