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Wednesday, September 15, 2010

snapshot...



morning light on the back porch






16 comments:

  1. Just beautiful! If I had a cozy blanket and a cup of tea, I probably would never leave!
    You did a wonderful job of capturing the light ~

    Hope you are well and enjoying the start of fall.
    Sarah

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  2. Joan,

    That's beautiful. Just noticed your porch floor. Do you recall the color? It looks like a very nice gray.

    Kathleen

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  3. hi joan,

    i just love it when you can capture a fleeting moment like that. your porch is gorgeous and yes i notice your blue and white out there. what a great place to sit and watch the world pass by.

    ~janet

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  4. Sarah- just this morning Dan came inside after letting Ella out and proclaimed it felt like Fall! It's definitely on the way!

    Kathleen- The floors are mahogany, and they have been left to weather naturally. Good eye, as they really are a very pretty driftwood gray color! Last year (this time) when we were interviewing painters to paint the whole house I also wanted them to do a "light" power wash on the porch floors just to clean them up. I can't tell you how many of them (ok- all but one!) wanted to clean them back to bright mahogany and then seal them! Men!!

    Janet- I knew you would spy the blue & white!

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  5. Gorgeous! Still waiting to hear about the incredible b-day present from your hubby!!!!!

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  6. What a great porch! I love fall days where the sun is shining but there's a crisp fall breeze.

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  7. Joan, What a beautiful porch. I could spend an entire summer out there taking in all that warmth, sunshine and scenery.
    Trina

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  8. Just beautiful...a wonderful place to spend a lazy summer afternoon :o) Love your mailbox too btw!
    kristen

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  9. Love your blog! love the house......love the DOG!!!!!

    My mother's name was Ella; and my daughter's name is Ella. And that is just my kind of dog!

    Happy to have discovered you!

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  10. Dear Joan, What a bit of heaven! Now, the birthday present? Hugs, CW

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  11. Ahhh. The picture of placid perfect relaxation!

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  12. beautiful spot! I would spend hours and hours there....

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  13. So peaceful....thank you....smiles.

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  14. What fabulous light - and what a beautiful porch! It's windy and rainy in the UK and I'm stuck indoors - but while I do the ironing, I shall imagine that I'm sat on that porch with a cup of tea and a good book - lucky you! x

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  15. What a perfect "back porch"...what a great spot for a cuppa tea and a chat with a good friend :)

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