6.18.2012

The Novica Recipient is:


wandered about Montana for a couple of days
camped under the stars 
along a roaring river
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flowers are budding


and blooming


butterflies


and moose delighting


in the cusp of Spring
leaning into Summer


amazing to think that we are on the verge of the longest day of our year

here in NW Montana
sunset on Summer Solstice, June 20, 2012
will be at 9:43 PM
16.1 hours of daylight

the sweet smelling
sweet tasting
wild roses 
are blooming
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I am pleased to announce the winner of the 
$50 gift certificate
from
is.....
 Valerianna
of 
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Congratulations!
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27 comments:

  1. Vos photos sont un enchantement... La beauté de vos paysages m'émeut. Il ya tant de fraîcheur, de pureté à l'état sauvage... Il doit être un réel bonheur que de ce trouver là, particulièrement en ces jours les plus longs de l'année.
    Gros bisous à vous.

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  2. A restorative and lovely post!



    Have a GREAT Week

    Aloha from Waikiki,
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  3. Dear friend, I have never seen a moose ... I have that nice feeling to see one in your blog ...
    Here donkeys and goats .... hahahaha, hahahaha ...
    Tammie, I love where you live, I hope to go someday ... would be great!
    Friends are a treasure!
    The photos of the flowers and the house are beautiful ... beautiful ...
    Kisses, kisses, kisses ...

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  4. Congratulations VALERIANNA!!!

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  5. Hey... was loving the photos... then,
    COOL BEANS!

    Thanks!

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  6. Beautiful series of photos Tammie! I have some photos of that old barn taken on August 10, 2007 with the Chippy Creek fire right behind it. It came very close!

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  7. Yes it hard to believe the longest day is soon here.. So much beauty to delight in...bkm

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  8. Oh congratulations to Valerianna, what a lovely recipient.

    I love the Barn, and the flowers and the butterfiles and can I come and live there please.

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  9. Oh congratulations to Valerianna, what a lovely recipient.

    I love the Barn, and the flowers and the butterfiles and can I come and live there please.

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  10. Thank you for this delightful walk this morning! The butterfly and the flowers are so pretty but the moose is going to make my day!

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  11. Montana...how how..in love

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  12. Fabulous! Enjoy the longest day in your absolutely divine world!

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  13. Beautiful Montana! So happy to see it through your eyes, Tammie. Happy Solstice to you!
    x

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  14. When I look at this post
    I can almost hear the stream rushing
    feel the wind on my face
    and smell the lush growth of summer.

    Thank you.

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  15. as always Tammie...very magical...gorgeous shots!

    a MOOSE!! i'd love to have one wander through MY yard!! oh well, that's not going to happen...so i was happy to see yours!! :)

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  16. So beautiful Tammie..gorgeous words and blissful scenes of nature...eye candy! loved the first one very much..the magnificent blue and magical floating clouds! all so beautiful!
    Congrats to the winner! Fabulous!

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  17. Wonderful post and beautiful country!

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  18. The scenery around you is so exciting and beautiful. You pass it a great way. Thank you for this journey in the spectacular scenery.
    Wish you a great summer on.
    Regards Hilda

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  19. Wow, summer is coming in beautifully there. And it looks like you are out enjoying it all.

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  20. Such lovely photos. Peaceful and alive. Congrats to Valeriana.

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  21. I love the landscapes showing your wide open spaces, but the flower closeups make me want to lean close and see every detail. Moose was watching you!

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  22. TL - such luscious new growth - just love it when nature burst open - thanks for capturing and sharing the moments, the detail and the colour. And congratulations to VA. Go well. B

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  23. So lovely to see.
    Warm greetings, Mirthe

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  24. Wonderful words and pictures Tammie.
    A happy summer solstice to you.

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  25. Hi Tammie, how I love, love, love the photos here, especially the first photo.

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  26. What a wonderful hike it must have been! :) Below the open sky! :) And you've got to see an elk, wow! :)

    Lovely lovely photos! :)

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  27. awesome place and pictures :)

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Warm greetings to you~

Thank you for visiting and also for sharing your thoughts and feelings. Seeing through your eyes and heart mean so much to me!

Tammie