Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Corner View - The Great Outdoors

I got to pick the "Corner View" theme this week !
It's probably no surprise that I picked
THE GREAT OUTDOORS
as we spend a lot of time there !!

Whether it is enjoying an afternoon at the beach,

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climbing on the rocks.

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Or taking a walk down memory lane when stumbling upon a rare sight of changing leaves.

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Or shooting hoops at the park.

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It might be looking out over a National Park.

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Or taking a walk through it.

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Feeling the cool water after a long bushwalk.

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Walking through the rain forest.

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Or under a water fall.

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Or just sitting enjoying the ocean breezes.

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It might be building sandcastles.

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Or lazing on a blanket with a book, a sketch pad and some pencils.

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Really ... it could be any of these things in our Corner of The World.
We're not picky ... we love them all !!

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PS ... I was trying to figure out some clever way to include this cheeky grasshopper ...
While the PS option may not be clever, he's included ...

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Be sure to visit Jane at Spain Daily to see the list of other Corner View participants !!



42 comments:

Amy May 13, 2009 at 2:27 PM  

Bonnie, FANTASTIC shots... my goodness!

Can I ask what you like to shoot with?? I love all your creativity and angles... really really beautiful!

Amy

MisterE May 13, 2009 at 2:30 PM  

Love all the pictures! The waterfall and grasshopper are classic! Thanks for the great theme this week.

fuoriborgo.com May 13, 2009 at 3:22 PM  

In that natural freshwater pool or under the waterfall is where I'd be. PS I'll keep that PS option in mind:)

april May 13, 2009 at 3:57 PM  

wonderful photos! it seems like you're living in paradise*

Ian May 13, 2009 at 3:57 PM  

Great set of photos. I love rain forests.

Kari May 13, 2009 at 4:11 PM  

"Down Under" is beautiful and your photo's confirm it. Great pictures and I love the cheeky grasshopper. How can you not include him!!
Thanks for sharing.

Sabba and Nanny May 13, 2009 at 5:04 PM  

I love this post. It shows not only your wonderful photographic artfulness but your love of the creation with all its flora and fauna in seemingly endless variety.

A Captured Reflection May 13, 2009 at 5:05 PM  

Awesome, beautiful. I know I keep saying you have an amazing, amazing gift here...is that our favourite beach by chance? I loved, loved, loved that beach.

And the cheeky grasshopper - sooo funny, so that post was hilarious!

C.T. May 13, 2009 at 5:15 PM  

OOoohh my Lord! Gorgeous, beautiful pictures you've made.

Cabrizette May 13, 2009 at 5:23 PM  

Magnifique !! Quelle nature ! Beautiful...

Dorte May 13, 2009 at 5:40 PM  

Beautiful photos ... and all that nature around you - wow

Ritva May 13, 2009 at 6:34 PM  

this world is so amazing!
really beautiful set, thank you!

Jeannette May 13, 2009 at 8:55 PM  

Spectacular!
And thank you for the PS! ;)
Have a great day, Jeannette

skymring May 13, 2009 at 9:01 PM  

aaaahhh.... lovely!

Crescent Moon May 13, 2009 at 9:02 PM  

WOW! Your pictures are amazing! Your corner of the world is amazing!

MODsquad May 13, 2009 at 9:21 PM  

Oh, my goodness, Bonnie!! AMAZING photos!! Impossible to pick my favorite! Love them all!!!

B May 13, 2009 at 10:22 PM  

What beautiful photos! I'm now wishing I had more time to spend outdoors!

state of bliss May 13, 2009 at 10:42 PM  

Hello Bonnie, I'm speechless- all your photos are stunning! I LOVE your corner of the world, it must be really great to live there.

Thank you for sharing and have a lovely day,
Kasia xxx

kim May 13, 2009 at 11:07 PM  

the picture of your daughter on the dock is amazing - i hope you have it framed and hung somewhere special...it's a great metaphor for how colorful she is in the ordinariness of life (ok now i'm getting a little too deep - need more coffee) great shot, there - that's better! enjoy your day! :-)

Joyce May 13, 2009 at 11:21 PM  

Bonnie I would love to walk with you again in your corner. Simply beautiful!

Cate May 13, 2009 at 11:40 PM  

stunning, bonnie. completely stunning. your can see your love affair with the great outdoors in every shot. love these!

Lisa May 13, 2009 at 11:57 PM  

The grasshopper photo is AMAZING!!!! We are big outdoor people too, I could have done pages and pages of this post. Thanks for sharing the beautiful post.

Mari May 13, 2009 at 11:58 PM  

These are all such gorgeous pictures! I'm glad you included that grasshopper.

The Girl in the Yellow Shoes May 14, 2009 at 12:27 AM  

Those are incredible. May I move there please? I need that beach!

jane May 14, 2009 at 12:35 AM  

Wow! Awesome images! All of them! Thanks Bonnie! Un beso-Jane

Sarah May 14, 2009 at 12:51 AM  

When you post pictures, I just sit in awe. You have such a gift for capturing special moments. I know I tell you that all the time, but your pictures just seem so alive and jump out as amazing.

Have a great day!

Leeann May 14, 2009 at 12:58 AM  

Joining the chorus in saying that your photos are amazing. What I love most is the composition of your photos. I almost always make my kids front and center. Your photos are just so INTERESTING.

Two big thumbs up!

ladybug-zen May 14, 2009 at 1:08 AM  

what fantastic photos of your outdoor adventures. love that cheeky grasshopper.

Terri May 14, 2009 at 2:13 AM  

The grasshopper and waterfall - what great pictures. And the water in the picture is so gorgeous - I love the blues and greens.

Schanett May 14, 2009 at 2:16 AM  

these rocks are very very beautiful!
it's what I said in my post:
there are so many so beautiful landscapes!

Kimmie May 14, 2009 at 2:36 AM  

You definitely have a beautiful corner view of the great outdoors :)

caitlin May 14, 2009 at 2:41 AM  

Thanks for picking such a perfect theme. And are every single one of these photos hanging in your home?? They are amazing. Seriously, from week to week your photos blow me away. Seriously gorgeous. I wish I could hop (like that grasshopper) into every single one of these photos and enjoy them with the rest of you.

Awesome!

(oh and you were probably in Southern Utah when you drove through. This is more north. what's amazing about Utah is that you have such diversity, I would reccommend going to Zions National Park in the fall, it's spectacular)

denise May 14, 2009 at 3:43 AM  

beautiful!!

Kristina * May 14, 2009 at 6:28 AM  

wow, gorgeous photos!

malo May 14, 2009 at 6:59 AM  

Great choice of theme! And beautiful pics. I especially like the second one - climbing rocks.

n a t s u m i May 14, 2009 at 3:28 PM  

Very beautiful photos! I love grasshopper! He makes me smile!

Dana May 14, 2009 at 4:00 PM  

Your photography is simply amazing. Thanks for the inspiration. Dana

Esti May 14, 2009 at 7:29 PM  

wow! you've left me speechless. those sights are just too perfect!!
:)

Le blÖg d'Ötli May 14, 2009 at 8:13 PM  

Pure happiness ! Thanks

isabelle May 14, 2009 at 8:42 PM  

whaouuuuu your pictures are amazing ... and thanks for choosing this theme, I really enjoyed it !!

Stacy May 15, 2009 at 4:50 AM  

Beautiful shots, Bonnie! Fresh air does the body and soul good, doesn't it? While we don't have a rain forest in our backyard, I love being outside, too. :)

Joanne Gover Yoshida May 15, 2009 at 6:32 PM  

Amazing outdoors,
gorgeous photographs:)

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