Desert kabloom in photos and how life is cooler when we let friends influence us for the better.

Have you heard of the word, “kabloom”? I hadn’t. Neither has my spellchecker. This fantastic word comes to me, and now to you, via my friend Mark Bialczak and his wife, Karen. Read more about kabloom at A Short, Sweet Life.

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While commenting to Mark that I love the word kabloom, that is the 4th time I’ve managed to use it in this post, he encouraged me to take some photos of my desert kabloom (5th time.)

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This is perfect timing for such a nudge. Mark knows that I have a goal of becoming a better iPhone photographer this summer. I’ll share a few photos that I hope you enjoy and these will act as a baseline for comparison after I’ve taken some lessons.

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This was perfect timing also because after realizing how hot it would be today, I started yard work early this morning to beat the heat. While I was face-to-face with my fading flowers, it was sweet to take a break from blowers and rakes in order to enjoy their beauty.

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Have you learned a new word recently? Do you stop to take photos mid-work or mid-play? What is your favorite subject to take photos of? Do you have any new skills you want to learn this summer?

Beautiful weekend all ~~~~~~~~ Angie Mc

20 thoughts on “Desert kabloom in photos and how life is cooler when we let friends influence us for the better.

  1. Angie – You are so full of fun and life. While I love to garden, I rarely photograph it. I’ve often regretted not taking photos of some of my creations but then again I’m simply not a picture taking gal.
    My new project for the summer is to continue turning our front and side yards into flower islands. I won’t finish due to the amount of time I spend caring for Tom but he is my priority.

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  2. I love “kabloom” and I love your pics – your hibiscus is beautiful!

    I stop every so often to take a snap of my flowers, too. Sometimes they just catch my eye and I find myself a little startled to realize that I planted that, lol.

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