Summer Sunflowers

The lazy days of summer.

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A time when we are grateful to be gathered together and yet happily go in different directions.

For some, this means daily.

 

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For me, I believe that there is such a thing as sacred idleness.

 

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Days of undoing to balance the days of doing to much.

 

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Between the alfresco lunches, laughter & laundry -

 

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Lovely languid moments to look closely at life.

 

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Like grace, these moments should be savored.

 

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Before the long days of summer take a final bow.

 

I hope your summer days have been filled with the moments that you love.  A special thank you to Alison, Lauren & Amanda for planting the seeds & growing beautiful sunflowers every single summer!

AA1

 

Photos | Lisa Porter

 

7 comments:

LPC said...

I am right there in the quiet with you.

Nantucket Daffodil said...

Lovely photos...they really do add a certain elegance to the garden. Ours have just started opening.

Renae Moore said...

Sunflowers are one of my favorite summer flowers. Peaceful days are a beautiful luxury and welcomed!
Beautiful photography Lisa.
xoxo

Linda@ Lime in the Coconut said...

Sunflowers so beautifully remind me of the golden glow of oncoming fall...Lovely post. girl!

Karena said...

Oh yes Lisa, as the years pass, I find myself cherishing quiet times, reflective times.

Thank you for featuring our Kansas Sunflower!

xoxo
Karena
Art by Karena
2012 Artists Series Featuring Harrison Howard

Cote de Texas said...

those are gorgeous!!! they just scream summer!

Slim Paley said...

GORGeous