shining delivery


by my mailbox
stands a winter bush
dressed in vivid red leaves
like a flag waving under the sun



gift2

inside were
artistic surprises
from special blog friends
under the same sun so far away

33 comments:

Toni said...

So fun to receive surprises in the mail - gorgeous captures of your gifts.

cinner said...

Elk I must not have been by for awhile, I love your little surprises, love the new header and look, and love, love the pear picture. Take care, I will not let this happen again.

Debbie said...

Wow it almost looks like an autumn leaf. Glad you got your little artistic surpises - how lovely.

ELK said...

debbie this is a nandina bush that is evergreen (&red!) all winter...always nice to have that color!

margieandkath said...

red. my new favourite colour.

Gayle said...

How cool to have a red leafed bush for the winter! We really need some color here. I love your thought that we are all under the same sun! I'm so glad you are my bloggy friend!

beth said...

by my mailbox there is a snow pile 3 feet high....I like yours better !

S. Etole said...

such glowing beauty ...

Jewels said...

Wow, real mail :) Love the photo of the leaves - what a way to present the mail.

patty said...

that first shot takes my breath! gorgeous!
and i recognize miss gayle's hearts there... how sweet! love it when the mailbox holds special surprises... :)

Judy said...

It does seem to glow.

SE'LAH... said...

nice pop of colour to brighten up the day.

your treasures are beautiful.

xo

Joan Elizabeth said...

Love that red flag.

Oliag said...

Such a beautiful red to have in your winter landscape...breaks up the greys for sure...

amelia said...

How fun, I love receiving letters in the mail! I love the anticipation of opening the letter and have so much appreciation for handwritten notes!

elizabeth said...

such a beautiful red.

how to receive fun mail!!

koralee said...

so beautiful....off to visit your sweet friends. Thanks for all your blog love you always pass my way. xoxoox

Tracy said...

Red leaves and *Gift of Jewels*...such treats... Happy Day, Elk :o) ((HUGS))

Meadowlark Days said...

Thanks YOU for the lovely Valentine postcard! I was delighted to find it when I returned from SoDak. Very sweet.

bekkah said...

Gorgeous capture, the lighting is just perfect! And that bookmark...this is the third time I've seen one this morning and I am absolutely lovin' them :)

Marcie said...

What a great little gift in your mailbox. Lucky you!! Lucky day!!!

Caroline said...

Oh my gosh! How wonderful. The red leaves are just glowing!

myletterstoemily said...

gorgeous color and prose!

JoLyn said...

What a beautiful red bush---and what a great photo. the lighting is just perfect.

I love to get packages in the mail. Doesn't happen so much anymore, does it?

Country Girl said...

I love when things other than bills come in the mail. How wonderful!

Wildflower Studio (Michelle Dransart) said...

What a great post, and so fun to receive goodies in the mail! Your blog looks so great! I love the changes and new features!

kendalee said...

This shot of beauty and colour's just what was needed on a cold, grey day - thank you!

Jeana Marie said...

lovely gifts on your tree and in your box :)

really lovely red...

maccandace said...

Beautiful red leaves and lovely treasures. Blogging brings fun things to mailboxes, too, I've found.

deb said...

You deserve love in the mail.
You gift so many of us.

And thanks for linking to those blogs, I peeked and they look beautiful

puna said...

I love those hearts.

Relyn said...

Speaking of special blog friends and mailboxes... You make me happy, my friend. HAPPY! Thank you.

Jeanne Klaver said...

...and you are so deserving since you send so many special gifts out. Smiles to you this special day!