Thursday, February 18, 2016

Around the yard

I am linking up with Skywatch Friday  and Good Fences
I hope you can join in on the fun and share your fence scenes and pretty skies.

I am sharing some birds from my yard, our sunset one evening and the moon setting. I hope you enjoy my simple pleasures.


A pretty Song Sparrow on our deck railing. I hope this also counts as a fence shot.


A mourning dove on our deck railing, in the distance an old wood fence.

Below, my sunset images are for Teresa's Friday's Hunt.
1. letter H
2. week's favorite
3. family


My week's favorites above and below for Teresa's Friday's Hunt...A beautiful sunset seen from my yard.





I hope you enjoyed this post and photos. Thanks for visiting and for the nice comments.

To see more pretty skies from around the world please visit  Skywatch Friday
and check for more fence shots at Tex's Good Fences

Thanks to Theresa @ The Run*A*Round Ranch for hosting Good Fences this past year it has been fun looking for fences for my post. Also, thank you to Sylvia, Yogi  and Sandy for doing such a great job at hosting Skywatch Friday. Thanks to Teresa of Eden Hills for hosting Friday's Hunt.   I wish everyone a happy day and weekend ahead..

60 comments:

  1. Pardal, pomba, céus maravilhosos e a lua! LINDO TUDO! bjs, ótimo dia! chica

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  2. Hello,

    Beautiful photos! Pretty birds and pink sky, and the photo of the moon is awsome :)

    Happy Thursday!

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  3. Hello Eileen,
    What a great picture of that bird. Wonderful.
    And what a great sky with amazing colors.

    Many greetings and have a nice day,
    Marco

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  4. Good morning Eileen! Cute shot of the bird on your fence & looking over your yard! Fabulous sunset shots too, aren't the colours amazing!
    I'm always in awe of the clarity of your moon photos!
    Hope you enjoy your day!

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  5. A shot with a fence in it is a fence shot - the sparrow is a bonus! Nice picture!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  6. Dearest Eileen; I really enjoyed seeing different sparrow from ours♪ The straight lines of the face makes him look proud♡♡♡ I wish to hear the sound of the morning dove :-) GORGEOUS sunset photographs and the moon☆☆☆
    So sorry for my absence, and I really appreciate your kind comments, Dear friend.
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in America, xoxo Miyako*

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  7. I can't pick a favorite today...they're all super. That one of the dove on the railing tho, the surroundings look so quiet and peaceful.

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  8. I think I will always enjoy your
    Simple Pleasures . . .

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  9. beautiful skies! like the pert song sparrow, too! thanks, eileen! always!

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  10. that little sparrow is so sweet and i do love doves. that one has a beautiful view to coo about... i got a day shot of the moon yesterday.

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  11. Hari OM
    Oh that sparrow shot is darling!!! Have seen some similar sunsets here lately - beautiful. YAM xx

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  12. you have been spending some real quality time with the birds, your yard is so cute!!! i missed the sunsets this week, yours are beautiful and i saw some other pretty ones on Facebook. that's when i really cry, knowing if only i had opened the blinds that chuck insists on closing * sigh *

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  13. Beautiful photo of the Song Sparrow!

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  14. I love the scene of a mourning dove on your deck railing. And the sunset are gorgeous.

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  15. What a cute sparrow! And those are very nice sunset shots.

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  16. I LOVE sparrows, and twilight, and...oh don't get me going.

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  17. Hello Eileen!!
    Such beautiful birds visiting your yard!
    Gorgeous pictures!Like the amazing sunset and moon shots!
    Have a happy day!
    Dimi...

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  18. Beautiful images Eileen! Love that sweet bird. The skies are so beautiful. I hope you have a wonderful end of week and weekend!

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  19. I think I left a comment already but not sure what happened as I got a pop up telling me about some field I didn't fill in...but I love that sweet bird shot you got with the fence and your beautiful sky captures, too.

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  20. I love sparrows and beautiful colors in the sky. Have a nice day.

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  21. Tasty gems! I love the tiger sparrow

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  22. I really like the second shot looking off your deck...it appeals to me. And your sky shots and that moon shot is awesome.

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  23. Lovely photos ! Thanks for sharing , Have a good day !

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  24. Gorgeous skies and a lovely bird shot.

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  25. Lovely Bird pic. Loved skies clicks.
    Greetings

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  26. Good afternoon Eileene, Magnificent pictures around the shipyard. The sunset seen from your backyard is amazing. Perfect! The Moon, I love it! Hugs. Good weekend.

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  27. Lovely birds! The colors of the sky are so beautiful!

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  28. When I come to visit you I feel like making a real jump in the most unspoiled Nature ... I am so grateful for that !!!
    Thank you very much, my dearest Eileen
    enjoy the rest of your week,
    sending dera hugs to you
    Dany

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  29. Olá
    mesmo com neve, tem passarinhos lindos
    e por do sol !
    lindas fotos!

    bjs

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  30. That little sparrow is so cute. I enjoyed your birds on the deck railing. Also the sunsets were very pretty.

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  31. Hello from the UK, I've just found your lovely blog and am now following. Lovely photos :o)

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  32. Gorgeous sky pictures... WOW... And I love the little sparrow. He was posing nicely for you!!!!!

    Have a great weekend.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  33. nice, thank you for your time

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  34. Such pretty skies, Eileen! and I always love your bird photos. What sweet and beautiful creatures.

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  35. I love the wee Song Sparrow. Their song is so beautiful!

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  36. You always entertain us with the best sights. You do a super job on all your captures.

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  37. Pretty birds around your yard.
    Beautiful sky pictures.

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  38. Cute Sparrow..Love the sunsets..beautiful colors..Hope you enjoyed your day..

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  39. I feel I could live forever in a yard like that...
    Now... "I don't wanna go home"... has a new meaning to me... Who wants to go home, when there is so much beauty to see around the yard?...
    Beauty in every single image, Eileen!!!
    Remarkable work!... And remarkable place where you live!... With Nature all around...
    For me, it's Paradise!...
    Have a great weekend ahead, Eileen!
    All the best!
    Ana

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  40. What a beautiful sunset! And I always love seeing what birds you have each week. Hugs, Diane

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  41. the skies are lovely. happy weekend to you too.

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  42. Sweet birds, great skies and the moon shot is wonderful! Have a great day Eileen.

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  43. Hi Eileen, your around the yard shots are awesome. You have such an interesting area to enjoy and observe the birds. Great fence photo with the sweet Sparrow. Lovely sky photos too and I always enjoy your moon shots.
    Have a nice weekend ahead. ;)

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  44. Hi Eileen, Great photograph of the Moon. I also like that dove. Have a fabulous Friday tomorrow!

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  45. Whoa! Lovely colorful clouds!
    Great series for the week.

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  46. Excelente trabalho e belas fotografias.
    Gostei.
    Um abraço e bom fim de semana.

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  47. Your sparrow really took a beautiful post for you! I'm never that lucky. Your sunsets are breathtaking. And what can I say, the moon in all his glory! Well done! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  48. Beautiful photos, the song sparrow is very pretty

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  49. What a sweet shot of the song sparrow!

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  50. Lovely sunset! And I love your photo of the moon.

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  51. That's an incredible Moon photo Eileen with excellent detail of the craters, well done. What size lens did you use to capture that?

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  52. You always share beautiful photos of nature and fences Eileen! I'll collect photos of mine for sharing too. Hopefully my very own fence soon. Your post makes me love nature all the more.

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  53. Hello Eileen! Nice photo of the Song sparrow. You have a lot of snow there!

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  54. Fabulous sky! Thanks for introducing the Song Sparrow.
    Ruby

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  55. All of your images are so lovely! Those skies are gorgeous!

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  56. Beautiful picture of nature, birds and sunset. And the moon.

    R. Täysin arkista

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