Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Gerberlicious

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My dear Gerber friends,

It appears that my little rant this summer about your lack of performance might have been a little premature.

Perhaps you just needed more time to grow.

Or maybe the hot summer is not your finest season.

Whatever the reason, your blooms right now exceed all of my expectations. 

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Your flowers brighten my deck

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and give me plenty to photograph.

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I was not expecting this bounty of blooms, and I am delighted.

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Even the cat is a fan!

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Please except my humblest apology for my earlier attitude, and just ignore me while I take a few zillion pictures.

Because you are so beautiful.

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And next summer I’ll be a little more patient.  Because I’ll remember the beauty that is coming after the heat is over…

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3 comments:

  1. Very pretty!! What was the setup you used to get the black background?

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  2. They're gorgeous, Cindy! Everything is bone dry here. Man, you make me miss NC.

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  3. Kerri--thanks! I think I've finally figured out what makes the dark background--it's always been an accidental sort of thing. I think that when the sunlight is right on the flower, and it is so bright, and you're focused in tight on it, it sort of darkens the background. At least that's my theory at this point!

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