Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Spring Delight

These crab apples on trees in both our front and back yard ripen in the fall but the birds don't eat them until spring. Seems odd to me, but whom am I to question them?
(This will be my last post for awhile 'til I get my writing arm back!)

44 comments:

  1. j’espère que tu vas mieux et que tu reviendras très vite dans le monde de la blogosphère. guéris et porte toi bien

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  2. You're leaving us with a great image. And some confusion. What's that mean, your writing arm?

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  3. Kate, this is a lovely shot with the perfectly colored crabapples. I do hope that your arm will heal quickly and you will be back to posting. Sending you a hug, Genie

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  4. Maybe they ferment through the winter and are like a fine liquor by spring. Sending all good wishes to you, Kate.

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  5. Maybe they ferment all winter and turn into a fine liquor by spring. Best wishes to you, Kate.

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  6. Love the crab apples! I'll be sending "quick healing" thoughts your way! Take care!

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  7. Maybe they get less crabby the longer they're on the tree? Birds like their treats sweet too! :)

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  8. Mend quickly my friend!

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  9. Juicy image.
    All the best to your arm!

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  10. Lovely. (Heal well.)

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  11. Love the photo, Kate. I had ruffed grouse and a few others come and strip mine clean already. apparently they couldn't wait... :) Take care and best thoughts for a quick healing.

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  12. We're going to miss you Kate. Hope your recovery is speedy and complete. I'll be here to see your posts when you come back to blogland.

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  13. I love the colors on these trees. Get well soon.

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  14. The squirrels got to ours this autumn. What happened to your arm?

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  15. So beautiful crab apples!
    What happened with your writing arm? I hope you will be well soon.

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  16. Kate, the image is a delight! I also join in wishing you a speedy and complete recovery.

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  17. Lovely photo Kate. Get well soon, we miss you!

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  18. Hope that you are well on your way to recovery by now!

    This lovely photo brings back many good memories. I haven't seen crab apples since I lived in Minnesota!

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  19. I hope you are doing well, have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

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  20. Best wishes for a wonderful day and a speedy recovery.

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  21. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Kate!

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  22. Get well soon!:)

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  23. «Louis» missed something - what happened to your arm? If you can't write now, write when you are able. In the meantime, «Louis» wishes you a speedy recovery!

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  24. Glad to hear the healing is going well. Can't wait to have you back on line again.

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  25. Hi Kate! So nice to hear from you again and especially to hear that you are recovering well...thanks for taking the time to stop by and I shall be looking forward to visiting your blog and viewing your beautiful pictures in the near future.

    A new Mac, heh? I'm jealous!!! :)

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  26. For a moment I thought these were cherries. I remember crab apple jelly as a child. Get well soon Kate.

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  27. Wanted to check if your arm is OK by now. I will be back!

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  28. sorry about your arm. i hope it heals well and soon. i like this image.

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  29. No, I had no idea you had shoulder surgery. It was your visit that tipped the knowledge scale for me. I hope by now that you are up and about and raising that arm up over your head. I understand that throwing a towel over the top of an open door and then holding one end and pulling on the other will force you to raise the arm. My father-in-law had to do that once upon a time.

    The cherry photograph is especially nice and a reminder that I will need to get a new cherry tree for my spot out back. We had a sour cherry there that got so old it slowly began to die back. One limb at a time. Then we got the last blow of Hurricane Ike and that knocked what was left over. Sadly, it was a nice old tree and a perfect place to get some great bird shots.

    Now, looking forward to the weekend and the snow. We are supposed to get from 1 to 3 inches. I know it isn't anything like you get but it is a start for us this winter.

    Take care of yourself and follow the doc's orders.

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  30. Hi Kate! It's so nice to hear from you...and you're typing! Getting better and better every day, right?

    Re your comment on Ocala DP: Christmas is often a time of excess, and I think you're right about the excessive ornamentation on those trees! But they do get noticed!

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  31. Thought that you might enjoy this trip to see her work. Her name is Sharon Wagner...

    http://www.theydrawandcook.com/

    Abe Lincoln

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  32. Slow but steady, Kate, and you'll get there. I'm still recovering from the fall I took in February, but "recovering" is the operative word. Patience.

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  33. «Louis» thanks you for your visit and comment at Sunday Bridges. He hopes your arm is continuing to heal quickly!

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  34. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all my blogging buddies...

    Patty, and Abe Lincoln
    Brookville, Ohio

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  35. Hi, Kate! Hope you are much better now. Recovering always is slower than we want and need...

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  36. Hi Kate! Nice to hear from you again! Keep up the good work! And have a wonderful week ahead!

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  37. Hi Kate, Best wishes for a speedy recovery. This tree looks beautiful, full of life and color!

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  38. hope you're recovering well!

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  39. Hi Kate...it is very nice to hear from you! Thanks for stopping by our blogs and commenting. That's much appreciated. We hope that you are recovering well and will soon be back blogging as usual...

    Are you in Santa Fe at the moment...hopefully, the answer is "Yes," and the Twin Cities' weather does not look good for the next few days!

    Re your question on Cedar Key: I don't know about that particular condo. It's very possible. Many of the newer places on the island are built with the idea of renting them out at different times of the year. If you are really interested, you could contact one of the realtors in Cedar Key.

    Have a wonderful holiday season and a very happy and prosperous New Year!

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  40. Ooh! Those berries are certainly pretty ... especially when contrasted with my current Seattle weather!

    Hope those blue skies are still with you ... and not too much snow!

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  41. Hi Kate! Would you believe I was thinking of you today when I read about the huge blizzard that pounded the Twin Cities...hope you safely ensconced in a nice, warm place.

    I agree the snow looks nice when it first falls...but...there's always later...

    Stay safe and thanks for your comment today!

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  42. hello lovely Kate, thanks for the visit and what a great surprise you have for us at eagan dp.

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  43. How's your arm Kate? Just saw you on Leif's blog and you look better now. Take care!

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