The Garden in Winter

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Walked around Bellevue Botanical Gardens yesterday. No color yet but some interesting sunlight effects.

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Sunrise Over Skagit Valley Daffodils

WP D7K_8330-EditLeft the house at 0500 to arrive here by 0630 but it was worth the trip. Only 4 Daffie fields in bloom so far with Dutch Masters and Flower Carpets. There were no Tulips yet so I’ll be back in about 3 weeks to try and catch some of those.

Harvest Still Life

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A vegetable garden, in the beginning looks so promising and then after all, little by little it grows nothing but vegetables, nothing, nothing but vegetables.
— Gertrude Stein

Vegetables are interesting but lack a sense of purpose when unaccompanied by a good cut of meat.

— Fran Lebowitz

On a more serious side, here is an extensive article on Still Life painting and artists.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Still_life

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