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Published Friday, October 6, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lyndhurst Mansion

Visited the Gothic Revival Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown, NY, on the Hudson River. Naturally, I was particularly interested in the rose garden. Just this once, I am including FOUR photos in this post.

The Lyndhurst Mansion, commonly called “The Castle”

Lyndhurst dining room, decorated for Halloween (a very big thing in Tarrytown, NY)

View of the gazebo in the rose garden at Lyndhurst

Roses blooming at Lyndhurst

Adding this post to Through My Lens Monday, Our World Tuesday, Ruby Tuesday 2Tuesday’s Wordless Wednesday, Wordless Wednesday, Outdoor Wednesday, Floral Bliss Wednesday, Floral Friday, Friday Just Be, Orange You Glad It’s Friday, Skywatch Friday Shadow Shot Sunday 2, and Pink Saturday. Thank you for your visit, and do come back soon!

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Published Monday, October 2, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Zinnia back

Sometimes the underside of a flower is quite beautiful.

Pretty pattern of scales on the underside of a magenta zinnia

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Published Friday, September 1, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Double hydrangea

Not sure of the name of this multi-petalled hydrangea flower, but it sure is pretty.

Fancy double hydrangea flowers, cream and pink

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Published Thursday, August 31, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hoya carnosa flowers

This houseplant has flowered for me before, but this time there are TWO flowers. It must be happy.

The waxy flowers of Hoya carnosa, up close

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Published Monday, August 21, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Eclipse crescents

Here is the pattern of pinhole crescents projected on my house at the peak of this morning’s eclipse, courtesy of our large cedar tree. Where I live the sun was about 92% covered by the moon.

Tiny spaces between leaves and branches of a tree make a giant multi-pinhole camera for today’s eclipse

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Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Back-lit hollyhocks

Aren’t these unusual hollyhocks pretty? Of course, the gardeners at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle know what they are doing.

Pink and red hollyhocks at dusk in the Conservatory, under the whitewashed glass

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Published Saturday, July 29, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Sequim scene

The town of Sequim (pronounced skwim!), WA has a lavender festival every year. They also have some wonderful street art.

Standup street art of a man and a girl, and ice cream, with reflections

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Published Monday, July 10, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Cirrus clouds

Seattle has had some magnificent clouds lately.

Cirrus clouds on a warm summer day

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Published Tuesday, July 4, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Our flag

She’s a little tattered, but she’s up there, and we love her, above all others. Happy Fourth of July!

The American Flag, in red, white and blue

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Published Monday, June 12, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Snowfire rose

The roses are getting started very nicely.

Blood red petals with a snow white outside of the petal make Snowfire rose a real standout

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Published Thursday, June 8, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fluffy peony

I wish I could transport the fragrance to you.

Pink and white and fluffy, with accents of carmine, in my garden

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Published Tuesday, May 23, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pale fuchsias

These fuchsias are like a dream of moonlight.

Palest pink fuchsias at the Volunteer Park Conservatory, in Seattle

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