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Friday, March 13, 2015

Thoughts of Spring





Fresh, soft, bright, light. That's what spring means to me.




The willows are showing a leafy green. They're always the first to start. Cheery blossoms decorate the neighborhood.  




The light has changed.




Early spring has a softness found no other time in the year. . . .








Who can help but celebrate?
































Happy Spring days ahead!

Jacqueline





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28 comments:

  1. I'm celebrating with you! The signs of spring are everywhere. Lovely, lovely photos as always, Jacqueline!

    Happy weekend to you & yours,
    Lin

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  2. Your pictures of fresh Spring is so dreamy , as you say the light is brighter & longer making us all feel so much happier. Even though we didn't have snow and a severe winter, I'm happy to see Spring. Love all your pictures.
    Happy week-end .

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  3. You really captured spring in this post. Our snow is gone and I finally see that spring is not far off now.

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  4. I have been captivated by the soft light in my own cottage too. The last photos of the light on your roses is like a lullaby.

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  5. That is such a pretty post! I love it- xo Diana

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  6. Another beautiful post! Today was gorgeous, so hoping that the weekend follows the pattern. I'm ready to garden!

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  7. Oh the sweet butterfly embroidery, all such pretty photos

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  8. All of your photos are so beautiful, but the closeup of the nest really speaks to me. This post truly captures how spring is arriving here in CT - very slowly with small signs that it is trying to make its appearance (even with a foot of snow still covering my gardens).

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  9. Such beautiful roses and pictures. Lovely gentle reminders of spring. Thanks, Patty/NS

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  10. Love, love, love your post today! Oh, I am so anxious for spring... I cannot wait. Today our temps are still in the 30s, but at least it's lighter longer.

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  11. Lovely images of Spring Jacqueline. I always like to see the lovely dreamy items you put together.

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  12. My name for you is "the lovely linen lady".

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  13. Today is suppose to be warm and my daffodils have doubled in size in a day. The winter makes us appreciate the rise of spring.

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  14. Well, my weekend is certainly better now that I've seen your beautiful photos of the lovely things you live with J! I agree about the light that spring brings, it's like a total renewal of spirit!
    sending hugs your way...

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  15. I can almost smell Spring as I read this refreshing post.
    Have a wonderful week
    Helen

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  16. Your photos make me happy and remind me spring officially starts in 4 days. Yay!

    Jeanine

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  17. Jacqueline,
    always beautiful photos, the nests and eggs are my favorite! Today is our first beautiful day, clear, sunny and 75, such a change from 2 weeks ago, freezing and snow! Spring may be finally really here!
    Rebecca

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  18. Just lovely touches with all the things I love!
    I would love for you to stop by my blog and join our Something to Talk About link party!
    Happy Spring!
    Karen

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  19. Jacqueline, I have been embracing the onset of spring, it youth in growth and the cleaning and tweeting about the house that always seams to take place about this time of year.
    I love your photos it's feels a bit different but very much you. My favorite photo is of the dark cabinet with the iron-stoneware a top it. I am looking for a couple of very dark pieces to anchor my home, I want to add some depth as you have that soulfully speaks to us all I am sure of that.

    May the grace and growth of spring inspire.
    Xoxo
    Thank you beautiful for making time to visit me and always adding your special comment.

    ~Dore

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  20. Jacqueline,
    Early Spring, with its softness, beckons this indoors lady to come out~of~doors and soak up the Sun!!! I've been enjoying my time sipping Afternoon Tea on the back deck!!! This post is a gentle invitation to bring out some soft linens to add to the tables!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  21. Jacqueline, such a pretty and light touch of spring, just as it should be. Our willows are all sprouting too and look so pretty, but I'm sad that I missed the pussy-willows when they were out. We have been having such great weather that they came and went right before our very eyes..Happy Wednesday..Judy

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  22. I love your spring decorating. It is perfect! Thanks for sharing at Shabbilicious Friday! :) Julie

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  23. How lovely this is...so soft and delightful, just like Spring itself!

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  24. Your right Jacqueline! That spring light is fabulous. Some of the best photos I have ever taken are in that light. Beautiful images! Thanks for joining HSH!
    Sherry

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  25. Hi Jacqueline, we are thrilled to be featuring you at Shabbilicious Friday tomorrow! :) Julie

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