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Saturday, January 30, 2010

Lovely Southern California Weather for a Walk

Make Time for Small Reflections

Walking yesterday
with my sister ... Balboa
Island house for sale!

Unique animals
inhabit this pretty yard
along with flowers

Click images to embiggen for better viewing
and for others participating in
Finding Beauty
Camera Critters
Color Carnival
Window Views
Mellow Yellow Monday
Ruby Tuesday
Alas ... I've tried multiple times to add the rest of my walking pictures, but Blogger won't let me upload any more photos at the moment and I'm leaving for a Photography class ... so perhaps I'll add the rest later (or not). Hope everyone's having a great weekend!
With any luck, on Monday afternoon, you'll be able to see
additional pictures from my Balboa Island Walk
at Happily Retired Gal
Small Reflections ... Smile Back

Thought for Today
"Make your feet your friend." J. M. Barrie


EJ said...

Gorgeous place!

Flock of Starlings

Snap said...

What a fun time you had on your walk! I love this yard and all the great critters you found. Gives me a few ideas! :D :D :D

Carletta's Captures said...

Such a quaint house and I love that purple gate!
I love garden ornaments and these 'critters' make this garden very whimiscal.
Cute post and your processing is spot on for these.

Helen said...

What you have uploaded is PERFECTION! I want to live in the Balboa Island house forever!

Kat said...

I love this house! What a charming, whimsical place to live. And the mailbox is perfection. Kathy

Helena said...

What a fun house! Great photos of all the colorful critters. I love that cat on the mailbox. :)

eileeninmd said...

Fun photos and cute critters!

Melissa B. said...

I'd LOVE to own a house like that. Have a Happy Saturday!

The Saturday Sphinx

Claudia said...

I am sooo loving this house!!

THanks so much for joining in the fun and beauty... always a pleasure with you!

Have the best weekend.


Ginny Hartzler said...

What's the story on this house? It's very near you? I clicked on it and looked around for the longest time! The brickwork is amazing! and that long chimney! and the creatures! I would buy it just for the blue fence, clock, and silly bird!! This one is my favorite post of yours ever! I wonder if they would sell the bird, I'm just in love with it!!!!

DeniseinVA said...

I have my fantasy houses and this is one of them. I would love to live in a place like this. Your photographs are fantastic!

Ricepatty said...

Oh I could live there - love the critters - great photos!

Janie said...

such a cute, quaint little house. I love the mailbox!

Martha said...

How unique, quirky and colorful! :-)

Lisa said...

How quirky and fun -- I LOVE IT!

George said...

I really like what you did with these photos. The house looks like a wonderland.

Carver said...

These are all so charming and fun.

Carol said...

Enjoyed your walk :) and your effects are fun! Great shots!

Self Sagacity said...

Fun fun fun! Very nice post!

jabblog said...

What a lovely walk you had. The house is amazing and I love all the animals and painted flowers. I particularly like the cat - such fun!

Akelamalu said...

What a fascinating garden! I want it! :)

Karen said...

I so ADORE quirky homes! It's what I dream of doing with mine! Lovely photos!

Sandee said...

Send some of that warm up my way would you? It's so cold here.

Have a great day and week ahead. Big hug. :)

Ralph said...

The details and decorations behind the gate are outstanding. The look of this scene, especially the donkey and cat, has the look of a watercolor, these items so nicely altering the complexion of the frame. Wonderful!

Kim, USA said...

The kind of front yard I do really like! Love the cat on top of the mailbox!

My red shoes

Tammie Lee said...

how very charming!
the critters look animated, as though they were added to the photos?

I understand letting go of things... on my mind to do so as well.

Maude Lynn said...

I'll take it!

Jama said...

I like that animal mail box, so unique!

Anonymous said...

Nice-looking house. If I had money, I'd buy it.

Paz ;-)

Hootin Anni said...

Okay....you definitely convinced me to move...what a charming home.

My R T is what I'd like to think as the rose from Phantom of the Opera. HERE

EG CameraGirl said...

Lots here to photograph! Very cool!

Regina said...

Truly a great place!

Jeannette StG said...

Love the house, and LOVE to live there -but it's probably out of my price range:) It has been a while that I've been at Balboa!

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