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When we see through our hearts, we recognize that every single one of us is infused with creativity. Divine Sparks are embedded in everyone and everything. It's up to us to be courageous, to look and listen deeply, to find the sparks, gather and release them back into the universe, transformed into something new. Join me as we wake up to the sacred-ordinary blessings waiting to greet us each and every day.


Friday, February 3, 2012

Vernal Pools

A week ago the ice still thick, began to melt away, vernal pools, reflected trees, shoulder-to-shoulder thick as thieves in the woods whispering on quiet winds; "Vernal pools you silly fools," they chided from lofty, know-it-all heights.  “Winter has not said goodbye, the groundhog guru told us so, now back to sleep you must go.”

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  1. I absolutely love these photos, reflections in water are always lovely :o)

  2. In New England
    we know
    this is so.
    While the ice
    will come
    and go,
    winter stays
    as friend,
    not foe.

  3. that first shot is just amazing...great framing on it...yep i think winter is just about to get here finally...

  4. How beautiful! The second photo almost looks like the trees are in a kind of snow globe...

  5. Your vernal pools are lovely, and they make me glad that I don't live in a cold climate.

  6. As always Laura, your Serenity and tranquil ways are so soothing and positive. You are such a Shining Star in a Dank and troubled world!
    When I read this I can SMELL the seasonal reawakening.
    Loved your 55
    Thank You for playing and gracing the Friday Funfest with your creative brilliance.
    Have a Kick Ass Week-End...Shalom

  7. What gorgeous winter scenes. Love the reflections.

  8. How pretty. They should be happy to sleep in a bit. Beautiful rendering.

  9. I like everything about this photo. Especially the way the meandering stream and reflections are framed... Great in B&W.

  10. The two photos displaying tree reflections in vernal pools - are amazing.

    I like the rhymes conveying the message that despite the melting of ice, winter is still here.

  11. Beautiful photos, especially I like the second.

    Warm greetings and best wishes

  12. Wspaniałe zdjęcia odbić drzew w wodzie, między lodem . Cudne. Pozdrawiam. *** For great shots of reflections of trees in the water between the ice. Wonderful. Yours.

  13. Lovely! You've packed a whole load of beauty in this post.

  14. Wonderful shots, the second is superb!

  15. Beautiful photos...and words....Your header is lovely

  16. Hi there - 'vernal' is not a term you come across everyday. Like the way spring flowers are called a vernal flush!

    Nice pictures.

    Stewart M - Australia

  17. Wow - so beautiful and pure!

    Winter has really got us in its grip over here - at last!

  18. Oh these are So Pretty! Thanks for the sweet comment you left on my Granddaughters picture post!
    Hope you have a wonderful day!

  19. Beautiful reflection in color and in black and white.

  20. These are beautiful reflection photos--the kind that you can gaze at for a long time and not get tired of tooking at.


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