Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Want a Quickie Today? 10.23.12


(All “Quickies” are photos taken and posted the same day)
These photos were taken just today at the Gardens at Waters East. - - 10.23.12

Though Lake Michigan is only 280 feet from the patio, it was never visible today.  The waves hitting the beach were easy to hear, but no view of the lake since the fog was absolutely as dense as “pea soup”.  The remaining Fall colors were muted, the air still, and the fog wrapped itself around everything.  The whole day offered itself as a time of reflection and inner journey.


 Golden Hops
Entry Gate

 Lake Path

 Engleman Ivy

Asian Patio
Lake Michigan "should be" 280 feet out there somewhere

 Mourning Dove

 Droplets on Spider Web

 Barberry Bush
Lake Michigan in background

 Sambucus - Black Lace
and muted Fall colors

Middle Walk Garden

Droplets on Locus

Rain Garden

Rock Garden

 Muted Colors

A Friend Among the Sedum

Reference Note:  For a complete list of the ten (10) Principles of Design plus the special “Golden Principle of Design” used throughout Gardens at Waters East, check out the archive postings for November 14 – 24, 2010 and May 2, 2011.

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  1. I love the sound of the waves; sometimes we can even hear them on Fremont Street! Your pics are beautiful even though shrouded in fog (or because of it). We arrived in Baton Rouge last night for a wedding; still summer here - gross!

  2. Ah, you have the same foggy autumn weather as we have in Western Europe. I love your beautiful pictures which make your garden also a bit spooky.

  3. Wonderful shots, and it feels familiar as I normally spend most of the day in a fog.

  4. Deine Nebelbilder verbreiten eine wunderbare geheimnisvolle Stimmung.
    Sie gefallen mir sehr.
    Hier bei uns ist das Wetter auch schlechter geworden. In den nächsten Nächten wird es den ersten Frost geben.
    Gruß Anette

  5. You have much fog! The Fall weather is unpredictable. Hope you will have a sunny weather soon.

  6. Hello. I wanted to let you know that I nominated you for the Beautiful Blogger Award.

  7. Just gorgeous photos! With the foggy around these images looks mysterious...

    PS: Sorry, but to match this characteres is so difficult... Blogger difficult our comments... I will try again...

  8. I love it! The photos show a garden, that seems to part of nature with all odds and rigors of the weather.
    Barberry bush...what is that...I will have a look!
    Liebe Grüße

  9. Beautiful !!! You have so many lovely colours in the garden ... and I can feel the lake in the background ... Thank you for the tour :)