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Postby deldaisy » Tue Apr 19, 2011 10:56 am

Hi SW.... been wondering how you are going for ages.... are the knees all well now? Do the pics mean you are getting out and about now? An update mate. Please.
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Postby Penfold » Tue Apr 19, 2011 4:32 pm

What Del says really, SW, and great pics. :D
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Postby swreader » Wed Apr 20, 2011 1:34 am

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Palo Verdes in Bloom (in front of Catalina Mountains
(Though you can't see it in this shot--they're called Palo Verdes because the bark, as well as the leaves, are green. When they bloom, it's breathtakingly beautiful.

Thanks for the interest and concern, guys. :) The knees are better, and so are the toes (which I'm told I was lucky not to lose in January). They're not great, and standing on tile or walking too much isn't a lot of fun. Am going to get signed up at Fit Center (tomorrow) where I can walk in water, and generally exercise and build strength and stamina.

My other big problem now is that it's April-- AND TONY ISN'T HERE! I miss him dreadfully. And he's the one with the better camera and good photos. He won't be coming until probably November--and that's a long, long, long time. :(
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Postby swreader » Wed Apr 20, 2011 1:40 am

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This is blooming Mexican Bird of Paradise

And this is a picture I did about 2 years ago of a Butterfly on a Mexican Brd of Paradisei
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Postby meerkat » Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:01 am

SW, they are lovely. I like the tree with the Catalina Mountains. It looks so beautiful and serene.
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Postby snowballs » Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:03 am

Gorgeous SW, you live in an amazing place by the look of it, and you have a talent for seeing and capturing what is around you.
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Postby The Mad Collector » Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:08 am

Cornflowers from last June

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and an Iris taken at the same time

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One of those? Oh I'm sure I have one somewhere..

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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:10 am

Lovely! :D
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Postby meerkat » Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:10 am

The cornflowers are georgeous!
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:20 am

Here are some pictures I took at this time of year a couple of years ago in Tucson. :D
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Postby meerkat » Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:23 am

Lovely, Tony! Did I see a prickly pear in there?
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:26 am

meerkat wrote:Lovely, Tony! Did I see a prickly pear in there?


There are actually about four different varieties of prickly pear in there. I'll try to get around to labelling them. :wink:
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Postby spideyGirl » Wed Apr 20, 2011 7:35 am

wow great pics Mad and Tony :D
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Postby shegallivants » Wed Apr 20, 2011 8:05 am

The colours of the iris and cornflowers are gorgeous. Great photos, Mad.

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Postby Tiffany » Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:11 am

Gorgeous flower photo's on here, with a lovely variety of different plants. Many thanks to all who have posted them.
Here are some of mine from this month & last.
Magnolia.
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Blackthorn blossom.
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Tulips.
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More Tulips.
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Lilac.
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