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Dark Clouds

adrienne

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Short I am for words tonight

but for pictures I’m never short.

Dark Clouds – Poppies before the Storm

poppies, red, storm, clouds

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And now for the Friday Four Fill ins ~ here is from Hilary’s blog:feelingbeachiebutton 200x200

 

  1. When do you start and end you ‘normal’ day?
  2. Why is it that I can never wait for the next weekend? And vacation?
  3. During a power outage I can’t help but think ‘Come on… we’re in the USA – why no power?!’
  4. Singing in the shower is fun, unless it is my hubby – sorry, hubby 😉

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32 Comments
  • Elizabeth (Silver's Reviews)

    Gorgeous photo.

    I don’t sing on a regular basis, but I do in church. Sometimes in the car.

    My day begins at 7 and ends around 10. When I was working it began at 5:30 and ended around 9.

    Have a great weekend.

    Elizabeth
    Silver’s Reviews
    My Follow Friday Four Fill-In

  • Brandi

    Gorgeous shot!

    I’ve been staying up too late and in bed too long! Times about to change though.
    My days tend to run all together sometimes.
    Sometimes I don’t mind a power outage.
    Singing anywhere is fun!

  • Maureen

    Hi Claudia! I still love that photo!
    During a power outage, I think: Oh how beautifully quiet it is with no machines constantly humming in the background. Let’s light a candle and talk to each other!
    Here’s to a happy weekend!

    • Claudia Willison

      Hehehe – I know, Maureen, you’ve seen it first on G+ 🙂 But I thought I had to share it here, too.
      You are right, that can be a (and was during Sandy the only) positive thing during an outage.

  • Susi

    I always tell my hubby not to quit his day job – not that I’m so much better at singing! 🙂 But he shoudl defintely stick to his instruments! Love the poppies, not a sight you see down here and one, as I told you before, remninds me of home and childhood.

    • Claudia Willison

      You have got a very musical family, Susi. I don’t think I have heard him sing yet, but the guitar is great.
      Yeah, poppies – so beautiful. When I saw they were in bloom while I was in Germany in June I specifically went on a poppy hunt. And got rewarded by clouds, too 😉

  • Lady Lilith

    Neat shot. Looks like a mystical setting.

  • Miriam

    Love your 6 words

  • Judy

    I am usually up before 7 and in bed by 11.

  • Adrienne

    This is a stunning photo – needs no word {but I’m glad you thought of a few phrases of 6 and shared it with us!!} …I’m often singing and don’t even realize it. Not good at the office!

    • Claudia Willison

      Thank you, Adrienne. I had to come with some words to be able to share with you. I tell you, sometimes it is easy, but sometimes – not so much.
      Hah – singing in the office?! That’d be something 🙂

  • Julie

    Love that image. My days start early and end late. I can’t wait for the weekend or vacation either, as I know a much needed break is coming.

  • McGuffy Ann Morris

    I love that photo! WOW!
    I am a creature of habit (like a cat). I am up by 5 or 6 A.M. and to bed by 10 P.M.

    • Claudia Willison

      Thank you so much! You have got a long day. I used to get up at 6 and go running, but since my run-in with lyme last year, I seem to have lost my will to get up that early – sigh – although I should.

  • Tamara

    The photo is stunning and frame-worthy.
    My husband never sings in the shower, actually! I’m not sure I do either. I do sing everywhere else, though.

    • Claudia Willison

      Thank you very much, Tamara. Right now we have almost only b&w photos up on our walls, but… one day…
      I think singing is great no matter where and when, only – the singer should be aware if it is fit for public hearing or not 😀

  • Grace

    Beautiful! The dark sky and the bright flowers, just beautiful.

  • hilary

    that picture is amazing

    I am thankful that we now have a generator in case of a power outage… after Sandy no power scares me.

    • Claudia Willison

      Thank you, Hilary. After the few disasters that happened since we moved here we have thought about getting a generator, but so far never did. Too many choices and rather difficult to find the right sized one for a townhouse…
      I can imagine, LI must have been very scary during and then after Sandy – oh my…

  • Debbi Decker

    Very edgy picture. Brings back memories of walking home from school through a field as a child. I feel ya on the generator. I have an electrician in the family and he tells me I cannot have one. No place to put one where the fumes would not be a huge problem.

    • Claudia Willison

      Walking through the fields to school sounds like fun today, I bet not so much when you were a child though.
      Exactly, the space that generator would need, depending on the power output etc. etc.

  • Rorybore

    Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! I LOVE this one. I’d decorate an entire room around that picture. 🙂
    I am never to bed before midnight – sometimes later – and all the kids are usually up by 8 am. That will have to change when school starts — they will be up earlier. I will still be up till midnight. I’m just a night owl.
    I am very fond of shower singing. I don’t know any other way to take a shower??? 🙂

    • Claudia Willison

      Yes, you most definitely are the night owl around here, Leslie, no use denying it. I guess once school starts again, you will have a little adjusting to do 🙂

  • Michael

    The last power outage was the day before yesterday. It was just before dinner time and lasted about 1.5 hrs with some short moments of flickering light. I am still in Montenegro btw and I love this photo with the threatening sky !

    Cheers, Michael

    • Claudia Willison

      Exactly, Michael, you are in Montenegro, a country where I can kind of still expect the occasional outage. But here…
      Thanks for continuously checking in during your vacation 🙂

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