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Love Thursday: Flowering Surprises

During my first date with P, he disappeared for a few minutes while snipping a miniature rose off of a nearby bush. Keeping his reputation safe as village flower thief, the other day when he took the chicken photos, he also showed up with something else for me–our first mandorla blossom this season. This wasn’t technically thieving, though, as the tree is ours.

FYI, usually February brings these dainty flowers, but I suppose the temperate weather has fooled them.

In the sunshine:

And at sunset:

Happy Love Thursday everyone!

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[tags]love thursday, mandorla, almonds, almond blossoms, blossoms, flowers[/tags]

17 Beans of Wisdom to “Love Thursday: Flowering Surprises”
  1. Ms Adventures in Italy
    01.18.2007

    That second one close up is very nice. πŸ™‚

  2. Anonymous
    01.18.2007

    lovely flower/s. But what i like best is how you balanced the vase on that skinny skinny rail to take the photos. For sure if i’d done that some wind would have come along…. vanessa

  3. J.Doe
    01.18.2007

    Pretty pictures, especially the second one.

  4. bella
    01.18.2007

    Beautiful flower – beautiful view. Is that the view from your window? I love it!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog. I assure you, it’s not super interesting πŸ˜‰ It’s like a year’s worth of complaining before I decided to ‘stop complaining’ six months ago.
    Your life in Italy looks magical.

  5. Becslifeonline
    01.18.2007

    Beautiful flowers πŸ™‚ But omg that view in the background is breathtaking!!! One of the many reasons I want to live in Italy! Hehe πŸ˜€ Btw, I’m doing that “Letter game” today, I haven’t forgotten, it was just hard to think of 10 things beginning with ‘R’.

  6. Jenna
    01.18.2007

    The second one took my breath away. I love flowers and the shot is stunning.

    Happy Love Thursday!

  7. Waspgoddess
    01.18.2007

    I’m suffering with acute jealousy for the following three reasons:

    1/ you’re living in Italy
    2/ with a stunning view like that
    3/ and a man who brings you flowers

    You’ve got it sussed.

  8. Jen
    01.18.2007

    Really beautiful pictures–view, composition, execution, plus the memory of a husband who’s romantic enough to bring you flowers. You’re very lucky! Happy Love Thursday!

  9. nyc/caribbean ragazza
    01.18.2007

    bella!

  10. Tina
    01.18.2007

    Stunning pictures and stunning view!!!

    And how sweet for you! πŸ™‚

  11. PastorMac's Ann
    01.18.2007

    Wow. Beautiful flowers. You really captured an amazing moment with that second one.

    How sweet that he brings you flowers.

    Happy LT.

  12. Bongga Mom
    01.18.2007

    What a lovely view, I can just feel my bones radiating with summer warmth when I look at your photo….

  13. sognatrice
    01.19.2007

    I’m a very lucky gal, I know. Thanks for the compliments everyone πŸ™‚

  14. Jeffo
    01.19.2007

    Wow, vey nice photos and story.

    Jeffo

  15. shaz
    01.21.2007

    photos are beautiful!

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