Thursday, May 18, 2017

A Quiet Week



"I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in tune once more."  -  John Burroughs 

"Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience."  -  Ralph Waldo Emerson


It's been a quiet week.

I don't think there has been less on my to-do list...perhaps there is less on my mind...




I suspect being outside in the fresh spring-turning-summer air may have something to do with it...

Nature seems to soothe my soul...even if it is just my backyard.





I do love to be outside, so I thought I would bring some nature inside this week with a little lavender 'tree'.  It brightens my kitchen.  :)  

Do you like to spend time in nature?  


Thank you so much for stopping by!
Have a beautiful day!

Michelle



10 comments:

  1. I feel the same way. Hope you are well. 😊

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  2. Now that warm weather has finally come I am spending more and more time outside. After all the chores...weeding, planting, getting out the outdoor furniture...I should find time to just sit and enjoy it. Love your photos.

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  3. Quiet times are what I seek the most, but city living can ruin the effect somewhat! I have to make an effort to get out into nature with lots of walking or public transport, but I do it as often as I can. I don't have a back yard or garden, but I do have a balcony filled with plants.

    Yes, nature soothes our souls, that is for sure! That little creature you captured is quite fascinating. It seems to be doing a little happy dance for you on the yellow plant!!

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  4. Gorgeous photos Michelle! You know I love to be outside. We are going to a botanic garden today while on vacation. The flowering trees everywhere have been gorgeous this year!

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  5. We have been living in paradoxical universes this week, Michelle. ;) Ha!! So glad you've been able to reflect, focus and enjoy your yard this week (at least one of us has!). And nature is a healing force, capable of teaching us everything we need to know about life. <3 Beautiful images!! Lovely colors and variety for your Friday's post! Thank you for sharing your world. <3 Have a beautiful weekend!! xo

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  6. Such lovely photo's and yes, I love nature more than anything...it's where I find my peace...that little lavender tree is so cute. I must check that out...so glad you had a slow week...mine has been crazy but looking forward to a nice weekend...wishing you the best Michelle.

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  7. Love being outside too, Michelle !
    What a cute little lavender tree ... love the smell of lavender !
    Wonderful photos, so nicely captured !
    Enjoy your weekend,
    Sylvia

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  8. Backyards are good! :) I was working in our garden this afternoon and it felt wonderful being in the fresh air...
    That little insect looks awesome in your photo, great image.

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  9. Spending time in nature is good for the heart, mind, body, and soul. It's been known to cure {or at least help} some of the most painful illnesses. You sure have a way with those macro shots!
    ~Chris

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  10. Michelle, I not only love spending time in nature, it is a must that I do. Almost every day, I step into nature. It brings us such peace. Your pictures are pretty, and flowers are even lovelier with a few drops of water on them. The picture of the insect on the yellow flower is something else, so beautiful.

    Let us always enjoy nature.

    ~Sheri

    ps sometimes quiet weeks are the best. : )

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