"To be interesting in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring."
This challenge was my idea wasn't it? LOL. Immediately after I suggested it, the sun stopped shining in the Bay Area, and all those lovely spring conditions were replaced with rain, and chilly temperatures and well... winter conditions! LOL. Which isn't very surprising because, it's winter! SMILE. Oh well, I was able to find some suitable photos for the challenge in my archive, but that's fine too. So, for your viewing pleasure, are some previously unpublished photos that fit the challenge...
The first one was taken last autumn at Pastorino's Pumpkin Patch. What caught my eye was the gorgeous springlike flowers in the those lovely pastel colors, and right in the same frame was the very symbol of autumn... a jack-o-lantern. The scene just appealed to me somehow. Some of my very favorite things, coming together in one pretty little shot. Photographic bliss!
Roses In December?
I consider this rose one of my Christmas/Hanukkah presents from the last holiday season. It started to bloom early in the week, but opened completely on Christmas Eve. Roses, in December? I love my roses, but I had a terrible year with them. Between the ants and the aphids, my lovely roses ended up all but dead. I had given up, but this hardy little rose came through for me. My favorite of all the roses, it's called Green Ice. It was a nice surprise. It has encouraged me to start getting the garden into shape for this spring, beginning next month. Wish me luck!
Be sure to visit all the participating Robins for this challenge. Simply follow the links below...
Linking List ** Welcome New Members!**
Monica... Photographer's Choice
Karen... Outpost Mavarin
Gattina... Keyhole Pictures
Terri... Ways I See The World
Suzanne R... SuzyQ421s Photo Blog
Jama... Sweet Memories
Linda... Mommy's Treasures
Jill... South Bay Soliloquy
Julie... Julie's Web Journal
Kathy... Through the Viewfinder
**Chris... Camera Obscura
-rRose... WAIT-NOTYET-MOUNTAIN RIVER WHISPERS
Annie... Pictures of Craziness
Sherrie... Sherrie's Stuff
**Basir Seerat... Basir Seerat's Photography
Connie... Far Side Of Fifty Photos
Wammy... The Ellis Family Cincinnati
Remember, there is still time to play along with the challenge, but if you can't make it for this round, stop by the Round Robin blog on Sunday to find out what our next challenge will be. :)
"Pumpkin And Flowers"
Pastorino's Pumpkin Patch
Half Moon Bay, California
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