Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Hot Air Balloons


I was looking at some old photos today and noticed the ones from a hot air balloon race last autumn. I remember the day; we had to wake up very, very early so we could see dawn patrol. That’s when the run hasn’t risen and a few hot air balloons fly into the sky, where their fires glow in the darkness. It is always magical to be there. ┬áthen all of the balloons inflate as the sun rises and everyone watches them float into the air. I love the bright colors of the balloons; I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

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There are so many pictures that I can’t fit them all, but I can add mare later if you would like!

Chicago from the River


I just uploaded more photos from Chicago; we went on an architectural boat tour of the city. It was really informative and engaging! It was a great time of day for photos. My favorites are of Trump Tower. Here they are:

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I really liked Chicago because it was so full of life!

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Green Scenery


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I really enjoyed exploring this part of Wisconsin today and it was such nice weather that I got to go swimming. But now it’s very stormy, the rain was pouring harder than I had ever seen it before! Anyway, I hope you like the pictures from my explorations.

Glittering Night Views


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Views From the John Hancock Tower


I got the opportunity to eat dinner at the John Hancock! Here are the photos of the fantastic views there.

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A Day in the Windy City


I’m sorry that I couldn’t post this until this morning; I had no Internet. Yesterday I had a lot of fun exploring the city and getting a feel for the mood in Chicago. We have been staying in a suburb outside the city slew had to ride the train. It was an interesting experience, but stressful on the way back when we were riding at rush hour! When we got into Chicago we took a taxi to Navy Pier. It was really fun there! After that we just explored! Here are all the photos:

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Photos from the Flight


This day has been really long, but we had some wonderful views!

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Sorry the pictures are a little blurry; the plane windows were smudged. But I hope you enjoy!

Rose Garden


“A single rose can be my garden…a single friend, my world.”-Leo Buscaglia

I visited a lovely rose garden today. The bright blooms everywhere definitely reminded me of summer. I feel lucky that such a pretty sight is open to the public! You might have guessed from my blog’s title that I delight in seeing flowers. Here they are:

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Light Sunset


These are some beautiful sunsets I photographed last summer!

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I guess I just like to play with cloud pictures.

Quotetastic Friday


Quote of the Day: “A word is dead when it is said some say. I say it just begins to live that day.” -Emily Dickinson

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