August????? where did you go?


My goodness,

And I thought I was really do ok for me with my postings, or so I thought.  And now here it is the next-to-last-day of August, 2013.

I guess I was so much busier than I thought I was:

Daylily n bokeh

Daylily n bokeh

can’t resist.

My daughter and her love, Kawika came to visit in later August and I am one proud mama.  She is growing or I ought to say ‘has’ grown into a remarkable young woman and she has found a mate for herself that is as wonderful and beautiful as she is.

I watered my gardens this way with such love and caring hoping they would show-off their finery just for these young lovers on their first road-trip out of Washington, and they did:

Stormy August, Taos, New Mexico

Stormy August, Taos, New Mexico

lots and lots of amazing sweet, nourishing rain-storms came and gave blessing to our part of the world.  And we loved it….everyone, even those people that are use to complaining about the weather, were quiet in their verbal blessing of joy and bliss, and we got more rain:

this is what the rains brought, Blue of Taos

this is what the rains brought, Blue of Taos

A few years back the meadows of El Prado turned blue, but then they didn’t. Wildflowers come in waves of differences over the time of years.  Does that make sense.  Watching the patterns are so wonderful for me,  the progression of times changing and growing.

New Mexico Penestom

New Mexico Penstemon

I adore these wild flowers and they really didn’t bloom this year at all,  (actually this was taken in July of 08)  but I was missing them, because they come in waves as well.  It all depends on rain, how much we get and when.  What time of year it rains, plays a hugh part in what blooms and what doesn’t in that season.

Acequia of Taos, New Mexico

Acequia of Taos, New Mexico

Beautiful water flows freely with all the rain flowing everywhere.

 

was a drive-by shot with my Sony w a Carl Ziess lens

 

was a drive-by shot with my Sony with a Carl Ziess lens

 

 

August brings our sunflowers blowing in the wind

August brings our sunflowers blowing in the wind

I love this even slightly fuzzy, because it reminds me of all the big storms we’ve been having.  I adore rain, thunder and no lightning storms. Actually I love the lightning too, but NOT this year, not here.

My crowning glory this year and Rachael loved them.

My crowning glory this year and Rachael loved them.

Lily’s are just incredible and I really had no idea until I grew these. And their fragrance is divine…….

California Poppy, by CheyAnne Sexton

California Poppy, by CheyAnne Sexton

I had to buy some, but I got them going, finally……

Little Mama squirrel down by the creek

Little Mama squirrel down by the creek

Fed a little squirrel, which we thought was a baby herself until we got home and uploaded the photos.  what a cutie

Down by the River, CheyAnne Sexton

Down by the River, CheyAnne Sexton

one dark night by the moon

one dark night by the full moon of August, 2013

 

we found this spider making a hugh web

we found this spider making a hugh web

the next morning she was gone (thank goodness)

All Things are Possible

All Things are Possible

My daughter and her mate were coming and having a bit of a few bumps in the road getting the final details together, so I got into the uplifting, think positive quote thing going on.  I posted this on Facebook for her.  and she made it and we got to meet Kawika.  What a  joyous way to spend August, 2013.

Peace n Abundance,

CheyAnne❧ 

just click on the different photographs and they ought to take you to my different Etsy shops and even my two different FaceBook pages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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7 Responses to “August????? where did you go?”

  1. composerinthegarden Says:

    Love the daylily photo – beautifully done!

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  2. Jim O'Donnell Says:

    Where did it go indeed. The entire summer seemed off. August just raced by. September already? What kind of spider is that BTW?

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  3. newmexicomtngirl Says:

    I was hoping somewhere out there might know what kind of spider it is too. I have no idea, but it’s still around even after a hummingbird started pecking at it yesterday.

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  4. newmexicomtngirl Says:

    Thanks so much Lynn. I have many more

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  5. shoreacres Says:

    There’s a guy around the interwebz who really knows his spiders. I see him now and then. I can’t find him just now, but I made a note to do some exploring – I’ll bring the link back.

    I just was out today and was astonished to find acres and acres of what we call snow-on-the-prairie. It’s like your blues – they come, and then they don’t, but when you come around a corner and there they are? It’s amazing!

    Of course I love the poppy – but that “blue of Taos” is breathtaking. Happy September!

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  6. newmexicomtngirl Says:

    Great to know about the spider please. I feel it’s a good one, but I’ll sleep easier knowing it is for sure. So then you snow-on-the-prairie is white? that must be spectacular. I love fields of color like that. Thanks for the kudos Linda.

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  7. shoreacres Says:

    I found him! He goes by Spider Joe, and his site with photos and links is here. He’s a pretty friendly fellow and seems happy to help out. You might even send him a link to your photo on his twitter feed!

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