Monday, May 18, 2015

THIS IS MY WATER WORLD


With spring fully entrenched
and
 the ice-packed winter roads gone
"fully disappearing in the rear view mirror.....thank you so very much",
we decided to go swimming at the lake.


I love water! 
 When you are a DOODLE
both sides of your lineage are water-logged
so  I've been known to flop into a puddle or a swamp.
Yes, the guys do keep an eye on me.
Lighten up, Guys!


I was out sniffing some flowers this morning in the garden
and there they were 
"the water droplets on the cowslips"
I have a keen eye when there is any form of water nearby.


 "Tidal Meanderings" 
perfectly describes the beach this evening 
as we captured the last rays of light 
along this stretch of land.
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and
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The soft spring rains smothered 'the sanguinaria ~ blood root' in droplets as well.
(Normally the bloodroot is white 
but creative licence played upon my soul
so it is now pink.)


Neapolitan ice cream cone
that's what it looks like to me.


The sanquinaria petals spread their wings
as the sun broke through the layers of clouds
evaporating the last of the rain droplets.



I'll be dreaming tonight, no doubt water will be featured.
So looking forward to tomorrow
so I can practice my dog paddle and fetch Mr. Orangie.

29 comments:

  1. Awesome photos of water love-- my soul is always so happy when I'm close to the water. The flower photos are amazing-- art gallery quality!!! They would be gorgeous framed on your wall!!

    So kind of you to link to me.... I'll be at work on our special project soon. When I look at that gorgeous photo with the tidal colors.. It makes my heart beat faster. I wish I had all the time in the world to work on the projects that float around in my head!!! Stay tuned-- it's gonna be amazing:)
    Xoxoxo
    Vicki

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    1. Thanks so much Vicki for taking on this project. No pressure, just fun!

      Take care of you and the Gardener, eh!!!! (as we say in Canada!)

      Ron

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    1. Dip Dip Dip
      in the new blue Cheer,

      Sorry it just pops up ion my mind when I hear the word DIP!!

      I digress, as usual!

      Cheers, Debra!!
      Ron

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  3. It sure looked like you had lots of fun swimming, Ms SD! Neapolitan ice cream flowers? How about that Neapolitan ice cream water in the last shot of you swimming??? Neapolitan ice cream was a staple in our home growing up ~ something for everyone! Such beautiful flowers, Ron!

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    1. Chocolate, Vanilla and Strawberry ~~ now which one will I lick first!?!

      So difficult, isn't it!?!

      Oh it's time to jump into my blue plastic pond!

      Later Gater!

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    2. You take a long lick across all three flavors ~ which I used to do. I think I'm going to have to get some Neapolitan now!

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  4. Ron, these flower pictures are some of your best work!

    -Otto

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    1. I'm outta control Lisa ~~~ I'm outta control!!

      Winks!!

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  5. Photo #1, one of the best yet, I hopped to visit Vicki, what a beautiful series, Sophie, enjoy that swim, is this the first for the season?

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    1. So happy you visited Vicki, Jean because she is a sweetheart just like yourself!!

      Drop back to visit her sojourn through life won't you!!

      Sophie has been sneaking in swims at the ocean beaches lately but he lake water is so much more accommodating!!

      Ron

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  6. You went in to a BAFF voluntarily? I'm not sure I could do that Sophie, but they are great photos of you swimming!
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

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    1. I loves me BAFF's because I can 'shake rattle and roll' all over everyone!!

      Winks!

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  7. The close up shots are mesmerizing Ron! Nice to see Sophie back in her water element after the winter break. I think she's actually a crocodile (a friendly one) in disguise.

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    1. I do believe you are right, Craig!

      Water nosing through the ripples!!

      Sophie is in her element!!

      Cheers!
      Ron

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  8. I love your world! What gorgeous photos. And that water looks so refreshing.

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    1. Doesn't it make you want to jump in, Martha!?!

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    1. Mr. Orangie thinks so too!

      SNORTS & SLOBBERS!
      Sophie Doodle

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  10. So many gorgeous shots on this water-logged post, Sophie. I notice you said "we" went swimming, but I did't see either Ron or Jim in the water. The sanquinaria are so delicate. It's hard to believe they're one of the first to bloom after the long, cold winter. I'm enjoying your Nova Scotia spring!

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    1. I try my dangdest to get those guys in the water but alas "no luck"!!!

      The last time I got Ron in the water I scratched him because I go into survival mode.

      It ain't pretty when you check out the marks on there legs or arms.

      I'm sorry but I need to save people whether they want it or not!

      Sophie *on duty always* Doodle here!!

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  11. Hello, your photos are awesome. You have captured beauty in all its splendor.

    Best wishes

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    1. Welcome Joseph, you are so kind!

      Come back and watch my dog's antics any time!!

      Cheers from Sophie Doodle and myself!!

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  12. The post flows so beautifully. I love all the photos, of course, but that last shot of Sophie makes me feel like I'm in the lake with her.

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  13. I have the same feeling as you Mitch.......Sophie however would not be this calm and relaxed if one of us decided to join her.......she wants to save us! W have had dogs over the years but never gave us trouble in the water. I used to swim around very relaxed enjoying the water. Oh well, could be worse I guess!!

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This 'DOODLE' is looking forward to your comment....don't be shy...all I do is SNIFF & LICK!