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Loti time is here again…

 we were thrilled to visit nearby Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens recently to enjoy the parade of beautiful blooms… it is a photographer’s paradise… and a magnet for those who enjoy nature and lotuses (loti) and water lilies and fresh air… there … Continue reading

Loti and The Traveling Teacup

after returning home from our travels in June Mr Magpie and I decided to visit the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens which is a free National Park not too far from our house… our traveling tea cup was not quite ready to be put … Continue reading

August Visit to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens…

between scorching hot summer temperatures and all of the upheaval with our home improvements it had been four weeks since we last visited the aquatic gardens… instead of a packed parking lot like at the end of July we were … Continue reading

out and about…

a visit to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens was the only outing we had planned for the 4th of July holiday…feeling hungry after hours of admiring the loti we thought we would try a local PAUL Bakery and cafe … which is … Continue reading

sacred lotus…

it is that time of year again when the loti are blooming about an hour’s drive away on the other side of Washington, DC… it was a lovely low humidity day on the 4th of July so we made our … Continue reading

Fred in Lotusland

this year we have been lucky enough to visit Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens in Washington, D.C. six different times to enjoy the beautiful blooms… as with any garden each visit is special and exciting in different ways… we find … Continue reading

the empty nest…

in a previous post I mentioned that wrens had moved in behind the fern in the corner of our covered porch (turns out it was a very smart choice with all of the summer showers we had on and off during … Continue reading

Rinda’s 2014 Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt: Final Part 3

many thanks to Rinda for another great scavenger hunt this year… to see my items 1 – 14 you can visit here and here and below you will find the remainder of my photo finds: 15. A juggler … a juggler … Continue reading

Mikrokosmos Foto Challenge July Week 2 “Im Garten”

“Im garten” is the challenge theme over at MiFoC this week and in the garden is always one of my favorite places to be…   Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is a most beautiful and magical place just outside of Washington, DC… this is the second year … Continue reading

thoughtful silence…

in the past on this day many of you dear ones have helped create a circle of L♥ve and support both spoken and silent by sending healing wishes and kind thoughts and for that I am ♥ever grateful♥… the grip of grief … Continue reading

2013 Traveling Tea Cup Review…

joining in with Elizabeth and Bleubeard for the first T Stands for Tuesday of the new year sharing part 2 of my tea review to wrap up 2013… our Traveling Tea Cup traveled overseas in June and had the chance to meet up with three different sweet … Continue reading

Rinda’s 2013 Summertime Photography Scavenger Hunt: Part 3

here are my final photographs for Rinda’s scavenger hunt this year (if you like you may visit my Part 1 and Part 2 as well)… 16. A windmill  you can see lots of modern windmills off in the distance here dotting the … Continue reading

Breathe in…

still inspired by Birgit’s Art Journal Journey’s “Less is More” challenge I got busy in my spiral bound journal gluing pages together and adding a light coat of white gesso… another special Renaissance image paired with a lotus blossom hat… along … Continue reading