Saturday, November 28, 2009

Shadow Shot Sunday






Shadows of the still-blooming geraniums
outdoors on our deck,
decorated with the fallen oak leaves...

and the Christmas cactus blooms,
a sweet surprise
for the holiday season!

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13 comments:

Sylvia K said...

Oh, your "Christmas/Thanksgiving cactus looks just like mine! They are so beautiful and what a terrific shadow shot! I love it!!

Enjoy your weekend!

Sylvia

bobbie said...

How beautiful! I do love the Christmas cactus!

Ralph said...

A beautiful cactus in bloom is so beautiful - we have some buds, but one opened on Thanksgiving. The subtle shadow and scarlet flowers are elegant and delicate - a lovely look at the holiday plant!

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Paula Scott said...

No kidding! Whenever a Christmas cactus blooms it is always a surprise! I hear they require specific things to be in place for them to bloom again as a houseplant. So, bravo(a)! How appropriate with the Advent Season kicking off this weekend.

Carolyn Ford said...

Wow! Beautiful Christmas cactus and fun shadows! Great post!

Hot Fudge said...

We used to have a wonderful Christmas Cactus when the children were still small, and now they have their own children, so thanks for bringing back those happy memories. I love both your colourful shots.

Martha Z said...

Signs of the season, fallen leaves and Christmas cactus. The low autumn light makes the greaniums especially nice.

Hey Harriet said...

Perfect blooms for the holiday season! I wish I had a Christmas cactus in my home. They're so festive and beautiful!

Sharli said...

Jane, You must have a green thumb - my Christmas cactus is just now beginning to think about pushing out a bloom, or two. LOL

Your photos are beautiful!

MyMaracas said...

Wow, your Christmas cactus is really in a holiday mood, isn't it. Nice shadows!

storyteller said...

Lovely shadows and the color of your Christmas cactus is beautiful. Thanks for your visit to Happily Retired Gal ;-)
Hugs and blessings,

Patti said...

Hi Jane,
thanks for stopping by..my Christmas cactus bloomed just before Thanksgiving, as it did last year.
Mine is much smaller than yours, but I love it. They are so pretty.

Happy Shadow hunting ~

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