There is nothing more beautiful than snowy, winter scenes. Oh yes, the ice and slick streets can be treacherous when you have to drive on them, but let me take you instead on a relaxing tour of gorgeous scenes of snow and ice.
All you have to do is scroll; driving is not necessary. Grab a sweater because the scenes may make you chilly.
It is cold enough and therefore safe to go ice skating, Have you ever been ice skating outdoors?
The sun has warmed up this lake. Can you feel the winter sun’s warmth? There is something about snow scenes on a lake that is so peaceful.
At a time when the holidays bring stress to so many, it’s good to take time out and appreciate mother nature’s beauty.
Click this photo with the Weeping Willow trees to see all the birds on the lake. They liked the scenery so much that they forgot to fly south for the winter.
Nighttime brings out a different feeling in winter scenes.
The snow has muffled all sounds except for our breathing. I can almost see my breath in the air! Can you smell the pine trees?
We have arrived at our destination. Time to warm up with a hot drink.
And maybe a nap in front of the fireplace.
Stay safe and warm this holiday season. HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL!
I have a pretty rose bush called Peach Drift that is low maintenance and low in height but high in color and blossoms. It is considered a compact groundcover rose. I am very happy with this rosebush because the colors are gorgeous and the blooms are generous! Also, recently it was showcased on P. Allen Smith‘s television show.
The colors are pink, coral, and pale orange. I’ve had no problems with bugs or any problems and I’ve had it for four years. My only regret is that I planted it where I can’t see it from my patio doors! I just may decide to try and propagate it.
When the weather is gloomy and gray as it is today, you need a touch of mother nature’s beauty to feed your soul for your good health.
Enjoy my last blooms of this summer’s passing.
I have four pieces of garden art in my vegetable garden. The first one is a red butterfly and it’s the biggest one. The center of the butterfly is a red ball which looks like it represents the earth. It rotates. I can’t tell you how many times I mistook it for a tomato.
Butterfly Garden Art
The second piece is what I call a Darning Needle or some people call a Dragon Fly. I never saw a white one. Maybe this is an albino. The wings move.
Darning Needle Garden Art
The third piece is some kind of freaked out yellow bird or perhaps a chicken. I took nine photos of it and all of them look unfocused so I give up. UPDATE: I took another shot at it today from above. This one is the best. You can see its goofy feet. Maybe its face was painted on unfocused. The wings and the legs move. I selected it as the Featured Post. Click on the Home menu to take a gander.
The fourth one is the oldest and my favorite. It’s a toucan bird. Its wings are propellers. Sometimes, depending on the wind direction, one will go one way and the other will go the other way. They make a noise that I can hear inside the house so I know when it’s windy outside.
Toucan Bird Garden Art
Garden art may not scare away the cats or the birds like they’re supposed to but they add gaiety to my garden. They amuse me and anything that is amusing is good for your health.