Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Summer Blossoms

Summer Fruits -    A  L   O   H   A !
In The Summer Time by Mungo Jerry on Grooveshark
" The afternoon

 of summer folds

Its warm arms 

round the marigolds, "


James Whitcomb Riley, 
A Fruit Piece










" Yet come 

as I came of old,

From out the heart 

of Summer's joy. "


 William Morris,
 Pomona














" Your beauty is your life and my content,

And I will liken you to an apple-tree,

Mary and Margaret playing under the branches,

And everywhere soft shadows like your eyes,

And scattered blossom like your little smiles. "

William Kerr,
 The Apple Tree







Jacaranda Tree

" Life

has it's own

Hidden Forces

which you can

only discover

by living. "

Kierkegaard


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In Summer, 
little happens.
Right?

WRONG!

Official business,
education,
government,
& media
can all relax.

Perhaps
that is why
Summer is the 
Greatest Times
of Your Life!

Dare to wonder
if perhaps
the "lazy days"
are the 

Human Days.

Try a cure
of daffodils,
of quiet breezes
(when's the last time
you HEARD
a breeze?)

A cure of
solitude,
away from the e-world,
away from the phone.

Be at the ballpark.
Eat some happy junk food.
Be entranced by
carnival lights
in the dark.

Smell the French Fries.

Waste some time,
my Friend.
Do it TODAY!

Summer Afternoons
meld into Summer Nights.

And isn't that

W O N D E R F U L !


                                     Fondly, Cloudia



24 comments:

eViL pOp TaRt said...

The Bird of Paradise is magnificent. All of the flowers were caught in their prime.

Brian Miller said...

smiles....wasting (investing) time with the boys now that it is summer...and go to bed exhausted...in a good way...smiles.

aloha from va

turquoisemoon said...

Beautiful photos! Thank you for sharing your beautiful state.

Small Kucing said...

Yay summer is here....opsss ...my part of the world 365 days summer....

Small Kucing said...

Its awesome to hv four seasons

Adam said...

summer started early over here. We didn't have much of a spring

TexWisGirl said...

thanks for sharing your beauty, cloudia.

Akelamalu said...

Oh summer afternoons and nights love 'em!

Cloudia said...

Thanks, you dear friends :-)

Stefano Davanzo said...

Beautiful post and flower :)

See you
Aloha
Stefano

LOLfromPasa said...

Just wonderful...again and again.

Giga said...

Cudowne kwiaty i wspaniały ostatni cytat. Pozdrawiam serdecznie.
An abundance of flowers and wonderful last quote. Yours sincerely.

Laurie said...

what an absolutely perfectly beautiful post,

Cloudia said...

I love you folks!

Elephant's Child said...

It is winter here. Which is also beautiful. I loved the look into your summer world though - thank you.

Kay said...

This is a good reminder to step away and enjoy the beauty around us. I have been so immersed in trying to make headway in our China photo album that my eyes are bleary from staring at the computer monitor.

Bob Bushell said...

Summer flowers and poems, cheers Cloudia.

claude said...

Pretty red Hibiscus and beautifl bird of paradise.
The tree with blue flowers is very beautiful too.
Aloha, Cloudia !

Willow said...

Ah the tranquility of Summer , sitting under a lovely tree observing the beauty of a perfect day.
Thank you for that vision Cloudia :)

Karen S. said...

I can honestly say I love human days and lights that twinkle in the night, inviting us in...before our rest and the start of another human day!

Karen S. said...

I can honestly say I love human days and lights that twinkle in the night, inviting us in...before our rest and the start of another human day!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

You describe summer very succinctly Cloudia..I did hear a sea breeze yesterday at Fremantle, it was a little strong, almost blew me off my feet haha!I have a feeling a Hawaiian summer would be a lot like a Perth summer.

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Betty Manousos said...

love that red hibiscus!

it is lovely!:)

alohaaa!