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Hi my name is Nora and Welcome to my blog world. This is a nature and birding photo blog about Vancouver Island, B.C. Canada. I am trying to be a birder and I take photos of the birds and scenery I find. I hope you enjoy your time here and please come back again. PHOTOS WILL ENLARGE IF CLICKED. The photos are slide show enabled if you click on them. If you click on the top lighthouse photo it always takes you to the most recent summary list of my postings.


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Sunday, March 20, 2016

The Week in Flowers

The flowers are blooming in my garden finally!  Here is a mosaic of them for Mosaic Monday.

Some daffodils on the table. These are for Mellow Yellow Monday.

For Blue Monday I have a blue boat out on the blue water with blue mountains.  I think Smiling Sally would have liked it and appreciate the new host for Blue Monday! These are the Olympic Mountains and Port Angeles in Washington State is over there on the Olympic Peninsula.

For Macro Monday I have the little tiny blossoms of the Salmon Berries.

For Ruby Tuesday we have the blossoms of the rhodos.

For Tuesday's Treasures I found this garden along the water's edge.
It was full of treasures. How creative is this.

For Our World I have a tree out at Charters Creek, a very spiritual place to visit. I missed the weekend link ups as I have had trouble with my new eye and could not do my blog as only have one good eye, the new one!

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Macro Monday2 Blue Monday  Mosaic Monday   Mellow Yellow Monday
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Magnus said...

Lovely photos, if i must choose i take the last one.


Suza said...

Beautiful pictures, I love all the flowers.
best regards

Suza said...

Happy easter for you too! i ove the picture of the little bird.
I hope it is okay that I link up my post in your linkparty, otherwise you take it away.
thank you so much
best regards

Sandra said...

i like all the flowers and the boat . but i LOVE Charters creek. would like to wander there. so beautiful. there are many treasures in that one shot. love that one to

eileeninmd said...

Hello, I hope your eye is better soon. I love your pretty flowers. Beautiful post. Happy Monday, enjoy your new week!

Margaret Adamson said...

A beautiful eclectic mix of shots for all the memes

LV said...

Thanks for the lovely flowers. Nothing I enjoy more. The weather has been so crazy here, a lot of mine are in full bloom. It is a little bit too early.

Linda W. said...

Hooray for spring and blooming flowers!

Ela said...

Beautiful flowers !! Your garden is just fantastic !!

ellen b. said...

Good Monday morning from Washington State.
Beautiful photos for this overcast day. Love the photo of the strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympics in the background.
Have a great day. Visiting from Blue Monday.

Pamela Gordon said...

Beautiful photos! So nice to see colourful blooms there while we're getting a snowstorm here today. I know ours will come in a while though. I'm sorry to hear about your eye and hope it improves. Blessings,

rebecca haegele said...

So nice to see the flowers.

Ruth Hiebert said...

Beautiful pictures for sure.


There is something magical and majestic with your photo for Blue Monday. Wow!! Gorgeous.

Love your beautiful flowers too.

Jeanne said...

I too love the flowers but your special tree as a spiritual place really appeals to me. Thank you so much for joining Blue Monday at Backyard Neighbor.

Wishing you a wonderful and blessed Easter.


Stephanie said...

Gorgeous flowers. Love that forest with all that moss. I hope your eye gets better soon.

Rose said...

I love the flowers of spring, and am trying to wait patiently. LOL

Rambling Woods said...

Hi Nora...I don't need to take a photo with the right click for you to participate in Nature Notes... Others don' have their photos in the collage.. Michelle

Pondside said...

The daffodils are spectacular this year - or perhaps they are spectacular every year and I am amazed time after time.
Lovely shot of the boat on the water.

ladyfi said...

That spiritual tree is just gorgeous!

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Magnificas e belas fotografias.
Um abraço e continuação de uma boa semana.

Fun60 said...

A lovely series of photos. You have much colour in your garden already this year. That last photo is my favourite though.

Tom said...

Nora, welcome to Tuesday's Treasure, remember that the welcome mat is always out. Your banner photo with the light house is outstanding. Every garden needs some treasures and you sure found some. Thanks for joining this week and please hurry on back.

Anne (cornucopia) said...

Wonderful mix of photos!

Hannah said...

Your flowers are gorgeous, Nora, my Rhodies are even blooming yet. I sympathize about the eye problems, my husband had cataract surgery last year and I have some AMD problems especially in one eye.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Happy Spring Nora! Your flowers make me smile and bring back wonderful memories of the Pacific Northwest (everything is different here in Florida, including the flowers).

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

It's refreshing to see pretty flowers from your garden, we're still battling with snowfall this week.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

Beautiful springtime blooms :)

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