Wednesday, April 6, 2011

WEDNESDAY WISHES...................






Well...we are home at last.  Had such a wonderful time catching up with old friends...but Dorothy said it best "there is no place like home."

It has turned quite warm here for the last few days....so my gardens have exploded.  More Iris than I know what to do with and ROSES pouring out my ears.  LOL LOL

Now mind you...I'm not complaining...I appreciate each and everything that I am given in this life.

However.....If I was really honest.....I wish I lived here......



Could you just imagine waking up to all this beauty....each and every day....and the aroma....oh it must be heavenly.


I wouldn't even mind the bees.......

So please join me in my magic field of lavender....and sit with me a while.


I would love to have a nice chat....and catch up.....then we would go pick lavender till our  baskets were full.

Sending springtime wishes to each and everyone of you.

Hugs,

Jo

20 comments:

  1. Home is where the heart is! Glad you had a good trip.

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  2. What a beautiful post, Jo. I'm sure you're glad to be home. Glad you had a wonderful time. The field of lavender looks so beautiful and I can only imagine the aroma! Sometimes the simple things are the loveliest, aren't they? Take care.

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  3. I think I have been having the same dreams!!

    How nice that you have things blooming...another week or two and I will have daffodils and tulips. Yay!!

    XO,
    Jane

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  4. A lovely thought Jo and beautiful images. I would be happy to sit with you a while in the deep fragrance of lavender :)

    Lovely photos....

    Jeanne xx

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  5. If I could wake up and smell lavender every day I'd be a happy camper! My flowers are slowly peeking up, and I can't wait to see them bloom.

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  6. Hi Jo, your garden full of irises and roses sounds wonderful - and that field of lavender is just gorgeous! Do you have any lavender in your garden? We have a few hardy plants but I'd love a row just like in your photo. Glad you're all home safe and sound - and you are right, there is no place like home and aren't we both blessed to have homes we love to come home to! Ciao, bella!

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  7. Welcome home! Sounds like you had a fabulous time. I have a container of dried lavendar from Pottery Barn and have just started making small sachets. :) Have a great rest of the week. Tammy

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  8. Glad you're home safe and had fun. I'd love to see flowers of any kind out my back door. Reality is, I'll be seeing more of that cold white stuff..

    Before I moved here, I lived close to lavender fields and loved to take a ride, just to smell all the purple beauty and take deep breaths.

    Enjoy your beauty. And keep showing it to us:)

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  9. Welcome home.

    Lovely photos.

    But guess what? I am one who does not like the scent of Lavender. Honest! :-) Takes all kinds to make a world, hu?

    Gentle hugs...

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  10. Welcome home. That field of purple is magnificent.
    Mary

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  11. Dear Jo, welcome Home, I've got my Lavender Basket ready... lets go! *winks* Thanks for stopping by, yes, it is good to connect with Kindred Spirits and we do have much in common, so I know you 'get it'. Your Banner Quote really was perfect this day and if you don't mind I'm adding it to that Post. "TRUE JOY IS UNTOUCHED BY CIRCUMSTANCE." Unknown AMEN!!!

    I've so enjoyed our chat in the Garden today... and gathering Lavender on the canvas of our imaginations. I've actually started growing some from seed this Season and it's looking Hopeful, so we'll see?

    Blessings... Dawn... The Bohemian

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  12. Hey...many thanks for stopping by my blog. I LOVE meeting new people. And I can smell that lavendar sitting right here in front of the computer. I just wish I was there.

    Come back anytime. Love your blog.

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  13. Jo!! You have stolen my heart with all these luscious blooms..and colors....I love Irises...gorgeous..everything in this post is magical...just what I needed..thanks for a beautiful spark to my day!
    HUgs
    xo
    Kiki

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  14. Hi Jo
    I had left a comment here yesterday, it must be out in blogland somewhere.. I LOVE your post... What beautiful flowers!!
    How sweet of you to visit Lily and leave such a kind note.
    Blessings,
    Penny

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  15. Your flowers are so gorgeous and I love all the redecorating you've done on your blog over the months. I would love to sit among the lavender with you and drink jasmine tea in delicate china cups while we visit.

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  16. Beautiful Spring, come to me. Thanks for stopping by My Old Historic House, please come again and I will visit you often as well. Richard

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  17. that foto of the field of lavender is just.........

    ahhhhhhhh

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  18. Beautiful images. Spring is here in Florida and quicky turning to too hot! Visiting from the blogging buddies this week.
    Be back again soon.
    amber

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  19. Beautiful photos! You do have some lovely iris' & roses.

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