Monday, July 18, 2011

Sunflowers make me Smile

A Mosaic Monday post.
Joining Mary at the Little Red House.

Also Joining the recuperating Smiling Sally
for Blue Monday.  Praising God for sparing
Sally's life after a long, hard time in ICU 
after major surgical complications.

Last week Chelsea, Jonathan and I spent a 
couple of delightful hours at Longwood Gardens.
I am hoarding the photos to break into several 
posts.  I used to just post all of them at once but
I think it is so easy to overlook the beauty when it is 
all running together.'ll have to put up with separate

Today I am featuring the sunflowers.
They were stunning!!

There....lots of smiles for you today!
Thanks for visiting.
Come back soon!!!


~PJ said...

A sunflower grew in our yard last year, a stray seed from our bird feeder that fell on fertile grounds.

There's a reason these are my moms favorite flower, how cheerful they look and what a bright reminder they are of God's love for us.

jAne said...

sunflowers ** lizzie's favorite :o)

after taking rocky to the airport yesterday i took a back road home, driving past about 10 acres of sunflowers and immediately thinking of my daughter. thank you for posting such beautiful pictures.

Carol said...

Beautiful. . .thank you for making me smile this morning!


black eyed susans kitchen said...

Your sunflowers made me smile this morning!! Thank you :)

Bee said...

Beautiful!!! I haven't been down there for a long time...I see what I'm missing. How did the entrance look? Was it up to par?

Mrs.Rabe said...

The next nice weather day, I have got to get myself to Longwood! The Sunflowers are stunning. I can tell you are loving your camera!

Becky K. said...

Everything was up to par. Gorgeous!
The entrance area is lovely!

Linda (PA_shutterbug) said...

Sunflowers make me smile too; beautiful pictures!

Vee said...

Oh I don't know if I can take it, Becky. Those flower photos from Longwood Gardens are just awful...awful wonderful!

Is there anything more cheering than a sunflower against such a vivid blue sky? I don't think so!

Beautiful mosaic...

Barb~Bella Vista Cottage said...

Hi Becky, I love, love, love sunflowers. They make my heart smile.

Barb ♥

Pondside said...

I think I just commented on another blog that a big bouquet of sunflowers is like summer in a vase. Beautiful photos!

Kelly said...

Lots of bright yellow. I love sunflowers! Great photos!

GardenofDaisies (Gayle) said...

Sunflowers are one of the most cheerful flowers I can think of. My FIL grew them every summer.

Theresa said...

WOW, gorgeous pictures! I love the close-ups with the bees:) Have a blessed evening, HUGS!

Elena said...

I love sunflowers! Your pictures are awesome!

My Little Home and Garden said...

Your sunflower photos are a real dose of sunshine!

Vickie said...

Me, too, Becky! I just love 'em!