Thursday, April 10, 2014

Good Fences

Linking up with Skywatch Friday  and Good Fences

Another week is rolling along and Easter is next weekend on the 20th. April is flying by, even though my days at work are going slow.. This is my first time linking up with Tex's Good Fences. I hope to see you there along with Skywatch Friday.


The photos for today's post were from last Saturday, the Alpacas were seen at the Smithsonian National Zoo. I saw the fence and knew I had to link up with Tex's linky party called "Good Fences".




 I love the alpacas they have the cute faces, just adorable animals..



On the same day, I took this moon shot. On April 5, 2014 it is the Waxing Crescent with 33% visible.


I just have to include some birds on my post, so here is a couple of House Finches at my feeder.


The sun is setting, seen from our backyard!


 Love the pretty colors looking down the street from the mailbox..


 Also on Saturday I was able to watch this colorful sunset.. The sunset shots are from our backyard and the other is our front street. So this completes our day.... a visit to the zoo in Washington, DC and back home in plenty of time for the sunset.. I hope you enjoyed my post. 

 I hope to see you on Saturday sharing your critters..

To see more pretty skies from around the world please visit  Skywatch Friday
and Tex's Good Fences


Thanks to Tex @ The Run*A*Round Ranch for hosting Good Fences and to Sylvia, Yogi  and Sandy for hosting Skywatch Friday!   I wish everyone a safe and happy long weekend.


78 comments:

Margaret Adamson said...

HI Eileen Yes indeed these are great fence shots for Tex's meme. Love the sunsets.

Seraphina´s Phantasie said...

Hi Eileen,
your Moon shot is awesome and also the Sunset. I like the animals too. Amazing !
Best regards, Synnöve

✿ chica said...

Aves,lhamas, natureza linda! Adorei! beijos,ótimo dia! chica

Roan said...

Nice fence behind those alpacas, love the moon, and House Fenches are a favorite of mine. That center sunset is wow! Love the spidery tree.

Nancy J said...

All lovely Eileen, sunsets are great, I always am in awe that I can see the same colours in your sky that we have down here, nature's glorious display for us all. Those alpacas are very quiet, super models. Cheers, Jean.

R. Mac Wheeler said...

"Let's go to the zoo."

"Cool! Alpaca lunch."

Icy BC said...

Beautiful sky shots, and critters!
I am on the lookout for the house finches..

Beth @ "E." Lizard Breath Speaks said...

i love the moon shot. gorgeous!!

what cute (are alpacas cute?) anywho ... they are fun to watch or check out. ( :

Montanagirl said...

Awesome moon! Always enjoy your photos.

orchid Miyako said...

Dearest Eileen;
Wow, great varieties of post from lovely
Alpacas and marvelous sunset♡♡♡
And every time I see your moon, making me wish to ask my husband to take a photograph again. (my only moon post was last year's my birthday when we had harvest moon, haha long time ago)

Sending you Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my dear friend in America, xoxo Miyako*

Bob Bushell said...

The Alpacas looks so good, peacable, great shots Eileen.

Naquillity said...

i agree alpacas are adorable. we have a farm just down the road from us that has some. i go and take photos occasionally. your sunset is gorgeous. i usually see sunrises from my house. the trees hide sunsets from me, sigh... hope all is well. have a great day~

Linda W. said...

Those alpacas are cute! And nice moon shot.

Karen said...

Cute critters a lovely moon, and a soft and pretty sunset! Great post Eileen.

TexWisGirl said...

gorgeous sunset! beautiful moon shot! and love the alpacas and their happy fenced in yard. :)

thanks for joining in, eileen!

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

You always have the most amazing sunsets Eileen!! Loving the alpacas and your fence!!

Noushka said...

Hi Eileen!
For a second here, I thought you got yourself some alpacas! LOL!
Yes, they are very-very cute!
Your moon shot is really excellent!
Keep well!

DIMI said...

Hello Eileen!!What a lovely fence!The alpacas are so preety!!Beatiful skies and moon shots,too!!Love the sunsets!!Your yard birds are so cute!!Wish you a happy day!!Hugs!
Dimi...

Crafty Green Poet said...

lovely photos! Alpacas aer apparently very good at looking after sheep, they'll kick any animal that tries to harm the sheep

Gail Dixon said...

You have such a wonderful view of the sunset from your yard! Great shots!

Terri @ Backward B Ranch said...

Great collection of shots today...those alpacas are so darn cute!

Alexa T said...

I love all the posts from Smithsonian National Zoo, these daily details/aspects shown "by your camera lens"... It looks like I "traveled", in a flash speed, to see all those wonders: sunsets, waxing crescent moon .... Beautiful, more than fabulous, and I think that more sensitive than to watch a documentar... Thanks so much!! till the next post - have a great day,too!

Our photos said...

Nice photos ! I love the one of the moon

Sylvia K said...

Terrific pics for the day, Eileen!! I love the alpacas, great fence and beautiful skies!! All in all what a beautiful world you have!!! Thanks for sharing! Hope you have a lovely weekend!!

Mama Zen said...

I love alpacas!

George said...

The alpacas are cute. I really like your moon photo as well as the sky pictures.

maryaustria said...

A great series of photos! The colors of the skies are fantastic. But I like the Alpakas too! :)

carol l mckenna said...

Awesome colors in your fantastic sky shots for SWF and love the llamas ~

Happy Weekend, artmusedog and carol, xoxo
(A Creative Harbor)

Gemma Wiseman said...

Such pretty pastel colours in your skies and those alpacas are adorable characters.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Perfect pictures for each one of the memes. Wonderful moon shot -- and the sunset and your birds are all wonderful. Alpacas have the cutest faces.

forgetmenot said...

Eileen, A little variety in this post!!! The sky is beautiful with those lovely pink clouds, and the alpaca are most interesting. Have a great weekend. Mickie :)

Stephanie said...

Very nice series of shots!

Karen @ away for the weekend said...

I love alpacas - they have such sweet faces!

Susan said...

Hi Eileen, thanks for your visit. I enjoyed your lovely alpaca shots, they seem such gentle creatures. Most beautiful sunsets you've included too :D)

Cloudia said...

Your photos are inspired!



ALOHA from Honolulu
ComfortSpiral

=^..^= <3

Brian King said...

The alpacas are friendly looking! Hard not to like those faces! Beautiful shots of the moon and the gorgeous skies!

bailey-road.com said...

Wow! You caught some beautiful colors in those sky shots.

Happyone said...

WOW Love that moon.

DeniseinVA said...

I was so impressed with that moon shot? Loved all your photos though Eileen. Have a great weekend :)

A Quiet Corner said...

Awesome shots, Eileen....great fences to join in!...:)JP

wildlifewatcher said...

Hi Eileen, Really nice picture of the Moon. I also like your Zoo shots. I had tried unsuccessfully to take a picture of Mars the other night during the alignment, but no go. So no Martians are unhappy with my poor photography! Ha! Have a wonderful Friday tomorrow!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

I love all of your beautiful photos...you really capture the details of the birds and alpacas. But the MOON? It is amazing! I'll leave your post open to show my husband! That is an amazing photo my friend! Hugs, Diane

Ida said...

The Alpaca's are adorable and look quite happy behind that fence. What a lovely ending to your day with the pretty sunset.

Debbie said...

oooohhhh Eileen, the alpacas are my favorites!! Now is a good time to see them as they will soon be getting a haircut. They are cuter before they are sheared!!

Beautiful skies, the moon shot is fabulous!!

ps, the cherry blossoms opened today, we timed it perfectly!!

Lew said...

Great way to spend the day! You have wonderfully framed the sunset with the trees.

Alica said...

You've got some beautiful photos here! I especially like the one of the house finches at your feeder!

Carver said...

Great shots of the alpacas and moon. I always enjoy your posts.

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Great post. I always love your moon shots, they are so good!!

lina@womens perspectives said...

Enjoying your shots, Eileen. The moon shot is awesome!

Linda R said...

Such a wonderful post. Your photos have me smiling.

Rajesh said...

Wonderful images. Great variety.

Beatrice Euphemie said...

Beautiful sunset - the colors match the pretty birds. xo Karen

katerchen said...

wunderschön Eileen..

der Mond ,der Rosa Himmel die Tiere

Danke für die schönen Bilder

mit einem LG vom katerchen

Anonymous said...

Nice images!!
Have a great weekend..

Reader Wil said...

It's amazing how every sunset or sunrise is different and always beautiful!
Thanks for your visit and comforting comment.

EG CameraGirl said...

Perfect shots for Good Fences! :)

Pix Under the Oaks said...

Love a wood fence and the alpacas are so sweet! The moon shot is gorgeous!

Judy said...

Awe, the alpacas are sooooo cute!!

biebkriebels said...

I agree with you, their faces are so cute, funny animals.

thomas said...

Love your moon shot.

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

There is nothing better than a good fence!
I love your moon, too! But your birds remain the best of all!
(ツ) from Cottage Country Ontario , ON, Canada!

Betsy Adams said...

Hello on a gorgeous, spring day in TENNESSEE. Wow---after the long and bitter winter we had this year, Spring is even more inviting and lovely.

Loved visiting one of your areas of our country.. Hope you get to visit Rose River Falls sometime...

Great photos --especially of the skies. We saw some marvelous skies there too.

We are now home 'again' --after our 5th trip since the end of February.... Seems as if we visited five different states --although the trips weren't planned for that reason... ha... BUT--as I always say, it's great to be home... I did publish a blog post today--so check it out when you have time. Have a wonderful weekend.

Hugs,
Betsy

simply bev said...

The alpacas are beautiful. We have a few alpaca farms in our area and I love to see them watching us as we travel past.

nookworm said...

These are very interesting and nice pictures of everything, including strong fencing.

nookworm said...

These are very nice pictures of everything including strong fences. It doesn't look like any zoo in the city.

edenhills said...

Lovely series. The alpacas are cute, and that sky is just amazing!

me (maria) said...

Beautiful photos as always!!
I loved the one with the moon!
Have a happy weekend!

NatureFootstep said...

lovely skies. And fences. :)

Ranten said...

Lovely pictures!

SquirrelQueen said...

Oh yes, I definitely enjoyed this post. I love seeing those adorable Alpaca faces, they always look so sweet. I also love that gorgeous sunset and the moon.

marilyn said...

Great photography and beautiful skies.

Maria said...

I love Alpacas too. Wonderful skies.

ladyfi said...

What lovely shots of animals, fences and sky!

Joe Todd said...

Great photos Eileen but the moon photo is really something..

Jan K. alias Afanja said...

Wonderful sky shots, Eileen, the last one is my favourite this time.
Thanks for sharing and enjoy your weekend.

Betty Manousos said...

what a spectacular! i love alpacas too. i always enjoy your post.

xo

Kerri Farley said...

LOVE those skies!

Helma said...

Yes, Easter is approaching steadily and then we sit back relax together :-)
Indeed, I saw that TexWisGirl has a blog with fences and so you're doing it for the first time today. Beautiful fence in your first picture, but otherwise you photos are beautiful. The photo of the finches is super but you pictures of the sky are even great!

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