Sunday, October 21, 2012

Late October Reds for Mosaic Monday

 

42nd Wedding Anniv mosaic

This week my husband and I celebrated our 42nd Wedding Anniversary.  The years have gone by so quickly.  Here we are smiling as I sign my new name in the register, then came along the boys and finally a picture taken last year at a wedding. It makes me laugh to see those pictures and how do you like the seventies clothing!  We seemed so young.

 

Late October Reds Mosaic

In the Sandbox gardens this morning there were still pockets of colour. The Helenium or Sneezeweed is blooming away despite the frost we have had lately. The Autumn Joy Sedum, Barberry, Oak tree, and  Euonymus or Burning Bush colours intensify as the season progresses.  I have one lone little red rose blooming and the Ornamental Grasses are showing beautiful plumes.

I hope you are observing the last of the fall colour in your neighbourhood too.  I will be joining Mary for Mosaic Monday.   Have a great week.

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15 comments:

eileeninmd said...

Happy Anniversary, I wish you and your hubby many more happy years. Love the beautiful reds, lovely photos.

Pamela Gordon said...

Well, belated anniversary wishes to you Valerie. I love looking at the 70's styles don't you? Your red mosaic is beautiful. I just dumped the impatiens this afternoon as they were full of rain water and beyond producing now. :( I hope you have a beautiful week. Blessings, Pamela

A Garden of Threads said...

Happy Anniversary!!! The boys look so cute small. I am enjoying the last of the autumn colours in on my side of the river. Jen

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Happy belated anniversary, Valerie! I am only a few years behind you..the years truly have flown by.

Your mosiac is beautiful with all its red and orange hues!

Lavender Cottage said...

Hi Val
Love the old photos, you two have aged gracefully!
The reds are vibrant reminders of how beautiful our autumns are.
Judith

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Happy Anniversary! What a wonderful mosaic of your family. You really should print it and frame it! And your flowers are beautiful. The burning bush is bright red here in the mountains this week! Hugs!

Vee said...

You did look young and you still do! Happy Anniversary!

The colors of your final mosaic are just wonderful...autumn at its finest.

podso said...

Happy Anniversary. You are a year ahead of us. And we have boys!

Beautiful autumn colors!

Heather Benton said...

Congratulations on your anniversary! Your mosaic is beautiful!

Jill Harrison said...

yes we probably were young. I know we were when we got married 37 years ago! Such a lot of water under the bridge in that time. Congratulations on your anniversary. And have a wonderful week. I am loving seeing your fall colours.

Lorrie Orr said...

Happy Anniversary, Valerie. I wonder if the clothes we wear nowadays will look strange in another 42 years. That's just the way of fashion, I think.
You look lovely, then and now.

Beth said...

Congratulations, Valerie! I enjoyed seeing both of your photo collages. You have some beautiful color in the garden still.

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

The thought of the last bits of color is saddening....all brown until next April.

Your shots are so colorfully cheerful.

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

Pondside said...

A belated Happy Anniversary to you and your husband! Forty-two years and your smiles are still beautiful.

Georgianna said...

Hi Val,

Belated congratulations on your Anniversary! A wonderful achievement and the photos are terrific. Younger then, yes, but you look great now, too.

G