Merry Christmas!

mstywoods(z5, Westminster, CO)December 24, 2013

Just remember in the winter, far beneath the bed of snow, lies the seed that with the sun's love in the spring becomes the rose

Came across a tv show last night of a Norwegian choir singing Christmas songs, and they sung The Rose as one of their carols. I hadn't heard that song in quite awhile, and they sung it beautifully. Hope you enjoy this choirs version, as the verse quoted above (towards the end of the song, if you don't know it) makes me think of our garden group as we dream, plan and prepare for the next growing season ;)

Hope you all have a lovely Christmas!


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kvenkat(5a Colo)

Merry Christmas to you Marj!
And to the rest of you as well!

Here is a bit of cheer which appeared on my window sill two days ago...

    Bookmark   December 24, 2013 at 7:43PM
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Very, very nice . . .

Merry Christmas, Everyone!


    Bookmark   December 25, 2013 at 8:34AM
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Skybird - z5, Denver, Colorado

Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year to each of you.


Let there be peace on Earth......

Across the wide Missouri

Can spring be far behind.........

    Bookmark   December 25, 2013 at 4:02PM
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treebarb Z5 Denver

Merry Christmas to my gardening buddies!

No pics to add, but thank you for yours!

Have a wonderful holiday!


    Bookmark   December 25, 2013 at 4:26PM
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mstywoods(z5, Westminster, CO)

Lovely, lovely pictures Skybird! Where was the waterfall pic taken - is it Yosemite?

Beautiful Hibiscus, kvenkat! What a nice Christmas surprise :)

    Bookmark   December 27, 2013 at 9:20AM
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Skybird - z5, Denver, Colorado

Thanks, Misty. Yeah, it's the Upper Falls at the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River. I was just looking for "peaceful" pics to post, so I didn't put any captions with them, but they all have their captions in WebAlbums if you click on them for the bigger version.

I hope you, and everyone here, had a Peaceful Christmas, and the same for the coming year,

Here are a few more Peaceful Pics, from more of the wonderfully serene places I've been, to end the year!


Colorado folks might recognize this one! Sleeping Ute Mountain from Dolores, Colorado.

    Bookmark   December 27, 2013 at 1:46PM
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b2alicia(zone 5 Westminster)

Wonderful photos!
Merry Christmas and Happy wonderful New Year 2014!

    Bookmark   December 31, 2013 at 3:47PM
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Happy Healthy Productive New Year!

Hey Alicia. I didn't know you had 2 of those critters! We've only seen the larger version, I believe.

with Garbanzo the Dog wedged into the LazyBoy beside me

    Bookmark   December 31, 2013 at 5:12PM
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b2alicia(zone 5 Westminster)

Happy New Year Steve!

You're right, the puppy is new. I found him at the Denver Humane Society, and brought him home right after Labor Day. He was very frail at that time (see photo below), but he's doing much better now. Percy, the big boy, seemed pretty bored and lonely before the puppy came along, but he's much happier now that he has baby Dillon for company!

    Bookmark   December 31, 2013 at 11:40PM
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