seasoned





gently celebrate the stark branches of the past



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along side the soft buds of the fresh season we are given


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27 comments:

Tracy said...

Each season has its beauty and purpose...it is humbling to consider what each one brings... Happy Day, Elk ((HUGS))

Mrs. E said...

Such a great sign of spring!

Liss said...

the simple cycle of the seasons in it's self is so beautiful

Jewels said...

celebrating with you my friend!

Joan Elizabeth said...

A lovely pairing.

Betsy said...

Each are beautiful in their own way! I think I'm ready to see some fresh buds, though! Won't be long now!

smith kaich jones said...

Sometimes so hard to do, we are in such a hurry to get to the new.

A couple of images, a few words. once again, I wonder how you do this. Wonderful.

:) Debi

nAncY said...

good

S. Etole said...

such beauty in each ...

deb said...

so so true,
thank you. And for your kind words to me as always. It was a little hard to share .

joyce said...

what a great analogy!!

Gayle at Planet M Files said...

Beautiful, elk!

Judy said...

and embracing it.

Meri said...

The photos are like haiku. The words spare, but packed with meaning.

maccandace said...

Love the juxtaposition of the two!

maccandace said...

Love the juxtaposition of the two!

suzyQ said...

this is so lovely. season change is always so wonderful

Christina said...

i see the beauty in both.
xo

Toni said...

Love the beautiful simplicity in both your image and words, ELK.

sherri said...

Such a good thought and wonderfully illustrated.

Kim Klassen said...

really really love these images... wonderful!

spread your wings said...

i love the seed pods of crape myrtle but of course look forward to the blossom too.

Jeanne Klaver said...

we need both to be who we are

patty said...

i always think this is the best time of year to take pictures... love your contrasts..

Joie Moring said...

your closeup viewpoint has a way of exciting the senses and quieting the mind...

Relyn said...

I keep trying to think of a better word to describe your gift, but poet is what I keep coming back to.

Kellee said...

Gorgeous! What ARE those in that first image? We have those here, and they always look like that, all year long. I find it so confusing! :)