Hello Spring!

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Being a child of Spring, to celebrate this beautiful season here on this blog is a must… and such a pleasure! Sooooo…. here’s a few things that filled my heart with joy the past few days… Enjoy! 🙂

 


 Spring
 Poem by Gerard Manley Hopkins 

Nothing is so beautiful as Spring –
 When weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush;
 Thrush’s eggs look little low heavens, and thrush
 Through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring
 The ear, it strikes like lightnings to hear him sing;
 The glassy peartree leaves and blooms, they brush
 The descending blue; that blue is all in a rush
 With richness; the racing lambs too have fair their fling.

What is all this juice and all this joy?
 A strain of the earth’s sweet being in the beginning
 In Eden garden. – Have, get, before it cloy,
 Before it cloud, Christ, lord, and sour with sinning,
 Innocent mind and Mayday in girl and boy,
 Most, O maid’s child, thy choice and worthy the winning.

(Source: Gerard Manley Hopkins: Poems and Prose)

 
 

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Have a beautiful Spring, dear friends!

With lots of love,

Petra xoxo

 

Spookylicious

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I hope your weekend was beautiful, spookylicious and sweet. Here are a few snippets from mine…
 

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halloween 2015

Love you!

Petra

A Great White Show

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We had a big snowstorm here in the heart of Europe a couple of days ago.

It was magnificent!

The snowflakes were so huge, possibly the biggest I have seen. Ever! I’ve read that it had something to do with the air humidity. And what I loved about this nature’s show the most was that I could watch it from behind the window of my warm home office, without even letting my nose out. I really adore the view here.

I snapped a few pictures to share with you…

Enjoy!

 

snow and trees

snow and trees

snow and trees

Take care!

Love,
Petra

So Green!

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Oh, how I love these amazing days of spring!

There’s so much life and energy in the air.

Pure bliss!

Yesterday we took a delightful late evening walk under some old majestic trees. It felt pretty amazing.

I took a few pictures too…

 
 

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green spring trees

Thanks for letting me share.

Wishing you a nice day!

Love,
Petra