Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Orange Poppies

Orange Poppies by linfrye
Orange Poppies, a photo by linfrye on Flickr.

10" X 13"
Arches 140#CP

Temps today are supposed to reach 82F! Already the mosquitoes have found my skin, the weeds are having a hayday, and spring fever has infected everyone! It's so challenging to sit at a computer all day, needed as it may be, while the sun, heat and scent of newly blooming viburnum and tea olives scent the air with intoxicating fragrances that beckon one to dream!

Whether the calendar proclaims the new season or Pauxitauny Phil hides his tail for being wrong about winter (at least for North Carolina) -- Spring has arrived!

Today our college celebrates 'Spring Fling' - the weather cooperating beautifully. I've several talks to give and meetings to make, so there won't be much 'flinging' for me today.

But tomorrow -- we'll be outdoors planting - another day of promised high temperatures - and a day of gardening will be something to celebrate!

Have a great one!

8 comments:

maria said...

einfach wunderschön - deine arbeiten sind faszinierend und ich binwirklich sehr angetan
lieben gruß
maria

Lorraine said...

Such beautiful poppies Lin. I can tell you've got the spring spirit. It is very warm here too -- though in the 70's -- which is warm enough for me -- my perfect temp!

I know you are champing at the bit to get your fingers in the dirt but so glad you found the time to post another gorgeous painting for all of us to enjoy.

With such a mild winter we are invaded with mosquitoes, fleas and all the usual summer "biters" and they are all finding me too the moment I step outside.

Big hugs,
Lorraine

Janina B. said...

Hi liebe Lin... und doch das Gelb leuchtet. Dein Bild anzuschauen tut mir so gut. Danke fürs zeigen.
Liebe Grüsse janina

Welchen Gelb hast Du genommen?

Lynn said...

Wonderful painting.
We've spring showers here in CA.

Patti G. said...

OMG Lin, I am LOVING these!!!!!!!!!!!
Just lovely!
xoxoxoxo
Hugs,Patti

Joan T said...

Your flowers are beautiful!!! I love the soft tones of the orange. Nice!!!

We had a wonderful day yesterday with temps around 70. I was in Manhattan for a matinee and missed most of it! Today we are back to cooler temps and grey skies. Enjoy!

Amber Dover said...

How pretty :)

I nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award:

http://amberdover.wordpress.com/2012/03/10/versatile-blogger-award-kewl/

God bless! ~Amber

Teri Casper said...

Love these beauties!