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Things I miss

Posted by joeabbott on January 21, 2017

The holidays are a great time to be around our house … it’s filled with light; inside and out. From my home office I have a nice view of our backyard and, while it’s a gentler scene in summer’s blush  (Suzanne does a good job of giving us “four season’s of interest”) in any season, it’s hard to beat evenings between Thanksgiving and New Year. Here’s what I get to enjoy:

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And this isn’t all of the lights. We have a few more deer in the lawn (between our house and the “blue tree”), another lighted deer on the deck, and another deer or two off to the right. It’s very nice.

But now it’s late January and I’m left with dormant plants, shrubs and trees awaiting next month before they start their push into spring. Maybe having a picture here on my blog will give me something to enjoy as I anticipate next year.

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