Monday, February 11, 2013

Seen from outside

These are the piney woods I've been showing you recently. This shot is from the vineyard road looking toward the woods. You can see that it's not a forest, just a small stand of pines on the edge of the vineyard.

The piney woods.

I took this picture during one of the recent, and rare, breaks in this winter's overcast. I noticed yesterday that the daffodils and tulips are poking up now. If we're lucky, in another month it will feel like spring.


  1. lucky you; it's still too cold to see the daffys here. today is a rainy day.

  2. I was looking in my photo archives, and see that in mid-March (only a little over a month away!) last year, I had daffodils and hostas and Star Magnolias and hyacinths all in bloom! It's sure hard to believe that is around the corner!

  3. I don't know why,, but the phrase "piney woods" conjures up visions of hillbillies and hound dogs.

  4. Starman - I'm thinking visions of a mystery in England! There aren't any flowers I've noticed coming up around here. The primroses are usually the first to sprout up - but none lately that I've noticed.

  5. anne marie, normal winters are mild for us. We get a little cold and snow, but a lot is unusual.

    judy, vivement le printemps !

    starman, we have more than just visions...

    mary, we have cyclamen blooming in the yard and the primroses are starting.


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