April 19, 2019

Light, Dark, and Flowers

1. On Wednesday evening I attended a lecture at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal. This was only the second time I've been to that facility because it is rarely open to the public. It is a beautiful place in the green foothills of the Blue Ridge.
Cell phone snapshot for Skywatch Friday..
2. Can you tell what my black and white image is?

3. Tulips are blooming in my yard! It seems like everything is blooming at once this year.

Sharing with Floral Friday and Friday Bliss.

4. Rain moved in this afternoon and there were warnings of high winds. We didn't get much wind here but there was a tornado reported in Northern Virginia.

5. The final image shows forsythia reflected in a small pond.
Weekend Reflections.


  1. Lovely spring-time post. You caught the river/lake sparkles very well.

  2. ...a rainy weekend here too! As they say April showers bring May Flowers. Thanks Linda, I wish you a Happy Easter.

  3. Hello, pretty tulips. I love the pond. Happy weekend, Happy Easter to you and your family!

  4. Beautiful, beautiful <3 The forsythia reflecting on the pond is a wow and your bright red tulips too.

  5. Happy Saturday...thanks for bringing beauty to mine. Have a great Easter too.

  6. Pretty springtime scenes. I love that last shot.

  7. Beautiful shot of your tulips, and I like the moon shot!

  8. The tulips are a particular delight to see.

  9. Lovely pictures.
    My favourites are the tulips and the forsythia reflected in the pond.

    All the best Jan

  10. So love the tulips and forsythia. We are too many miles south of you for them.

  11. Hello, wonderful tulips are blooming in your garden. The picture with forsythia and pont is also very beautiful. Have a nice Eastern Monday!


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