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Sunday, August 08, 2010

Serene Scenery Sunday

Tail wags, dear readers, it's me - Stormy! Are you ready for some serenity? We're trying something new today - importing an iPhoto slideshow we put together of some of the sunsets we've enjoyed over the past week! Let's start with that, just to get everyone in a mellow mood.

The music is "
Amber" by Matthew Montfort. We thought it was fitting on so many different levels!

In case that won't play for you, I'm posting some of my faves here, plus you can see all of them in our
Sunsets and Sky Shots set on FlickR.

My first favorite is this panoramic shot Mom took, with some cool special effects added in!


It reminds Mom of a sand painting!

Here's another look at the sunset from that same night - the first of August:

DSCN6192 1 AUG 10 sunset

Check out who else was enjoying the sunset that night:

DSCN6199 1 AUG 10 sunset

Here's another look at the close of first of August:

DSCN6200 1 AUG 10 sunset

Another favorite of mine from the week was actually taken with Mom's iPhone 4!

IMG_0002 5 AUG 10 sunset

It's not always the camera that makes the difference! God put on quite the spectacular display for us that night!

Moving on to garden news... did Zimmie ever update you on the
Purple Lady Iresine?

DSCN6181 Stormy
"He hasn't filled you in on how it's filling in?"

It's filled out really well! Mom really likes it and wants to plant it again next year. She likes how it spills over the sides of the mailbox planter and adds an intense burst of color. Speaking of the mailbox and a burst of color ...
Mr. Cardinal was posing up there. Mom tried to get a good shot of him and was disappointed that just as she was getting ready to snap the camera, a neighbor drove by and scared him. That is ... she was disappointed until she downloaded this:

DSCN6201 Cardinal in flight
Mr. Cardinal in action!

Pretty cool, don't you think?

That's a wrap for this week's
Serene Scenery Sunday. I hope you enjoyed a little bit of Kansas tranquility!

Tail wags,


  1. Okay your mom is way to talented posting an Iphone slideshow..great pictures Stormy
    Benny & Lily

  2. Most excellent photos! And now we feel so serene that we must nap...

    *kissey face*
    -Fiona and Abby the Mutant Puppy

  3. Those are some beautiful sunsets for sure!

  4. Hi, Stormy!
    I really enjoyed it!
    Happy Serene Sunday to all of you!
    Kisses and hugs

  5. Really cool sunsets!!! So pretty!!

    Holly and Khady

  6. That was totally serene and lovely!


  7. Great Serene Scenery Sunday, Stormy!...Those sunsets are absolutely gorgeous and Mr. Cardinal's shot was fantastic too=your Mom is an incredibly talented photographer!...kisses sweet friends...Calle, Halle, Sukki

  8. Fabulous pictures, love them all. What great sunset pictures and the last is a real bonus.. HUgs GJ x

  9. We feel so serene and tranquil after seeing your Kansas scenes and sunsets! Mr. Cardinal is very pretty and of course you are too Stormy!

  10. AHhhhh... zzzzzz :)

  11. Beautiful pictures Stormy! Your mom is really talented doing all of the pictures and slideshows. We love the music!!! Very very serene! Lots of love, Debbie and Holly

  12. such great pictures! and what a perfect song!

  13. You have a beautiful dog.
    I invite you to my blog where I describe my days in dogs.
    Paulina Polish


  14. That action packed bird picture is totally cool. Never know what will turn up in the flashy beast, eh?


  15. Hey there Stormy,

    Those sunset pix are beautiful, we especially love the bird one against the sky.

    Have a great week you guys!

  16. Great "Mellow Monday" post (Jack wants to call it that since we're viewing it on Monday (and woo know how he is about naming things!)

    And that last pic of the cardinal - poetry in motion!'

    jack a-roo & miss moo