Wayzata, Minnesota

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Is that a Gnome From a Great Height


This week we're exploring, from great heights
as our theme.

Nestled like an afterthought our own backyards are often forgotten, while we're off camera in hand, shooting other landmarks occupying our city.

Before I left the house this morning, I caught some random subjects from my very own backyard.

"Drab habitation of whom? Tabernacle or Tomb - or Dome of Worm - or Porch of Gnome - or some Elf's Catacomb?"
Emily Dickinson
(Emily sent this little verse with a cocoon to her nephew.)
Isn't that a neat idea, she's got me thinking now.

"Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change."
Wayne W. Dyer

"Since we cannot change reality, let us change the eyes which see reality."
Nikos Kazantzakis

"The more I see, the less I know for sure."
John Lennon

My perception of google maps out back.

Zooming in!
(What, doesn't everyone have a Fairy Garden in their backyard?)

It's wonderful to still see morning dew on my tabletops!

How lucky I am to have such kind and cheerful group of friends stopping by, it means to the world to me.  
Just so you know every pleasantry that you leave for me is so very much appreciated! From the bottom of my heart I wish you all the best day ever.

Take Good Care of You


richard said...

Very enjoyable post, Karen.

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Your basil looks great. Mine is a bit rough right now.

TexWisGirl said...

so cute. your little guy gets around.

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...


Is there a reason you can't kneel down? All those shots needed to be taken from way down there.

Just saying

Gail said...

Wonderful post and wonderful quotes.

Have a blessed evening.

Christine said...

That was so much fun! Love the Emily Dickinson quote!

Elephant's Child said...

A new perspective is always a treat. And a reminder.
Thank you.

Jeanie said...

I love this post! Love the way you look at things, the choice of subject matter, the wonderful quotes. It all falls into perfect, elegant form! Lovely!

And thanks for your visit! I loved your comment!

Debbie said...

round, round, getaround, he gets, fun!!!

your basil looks great. i have so much i have begun drying it!!!!

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Hurrah for Mr. Gnome, Superstar!

Max Sartin said...

Love your take on the "from a great height". Especially the two cars and the fence. Cool picts.

Bob Scotney said...

A special take from a height in a gnome's world.

Gilly said...

I love that second photo - the shadows and the slats make a wonderful pattern. The gnome looks so muc h at home down there!