Thursday, November 23, 2023

Thursday Art & Dinner Date ... Landscapes


 Landscapes 
Watercolor of Maroon Bells in Colorado

























This and the next two pictures is Lake Michigan



















Most of these pictures were taken in the Chain of Lakes State Park which was just a short distance from where I lived on the lake.  This just barely scratches the surface of all the landscape pictures I have taken over the years.  I am sure I will run across some that I should have included, but for now this will have to do.  Today is Thanksgiving and I have much to be thankful for including all of my blogging friends who I enjoy and admire immensely.  Happy Thanksgiving to those of you who celebrate it and to those who don't, it is a good day to stop and give thought to all that you have to be Thankful for ... Be well, be happy and stay warm ๐Ÿ˜Š

Andrea @ From the Sol 



13 comments:

Taken For Granted said...

What fun seeing your landscape photos. I used to live along the shore of Lake Michigan. so those are familiar.

Iris Flavia said...

Love your painting!
Great pics, too.
Enjoy Thanksgiving, we sadly don´t have this holiday here in Germany...

DVArtist said...

Ohhh your painting is so pretty. I love seeing all of your photos. Have a very nice TG.

Elephant's Child said...

Just glorious from start to finish.
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

Christine said...

Love them all

Tom said...

...Andrea, you have a wonderful collection of landscapes, many could be found here too. I hope that you had a Happy Thanksgiving, enjoy your weekend.

Rostrose said...

Dear Andrea,
this is a fantastic variety of landscape pictures - both the painted one with the mountains and all the photographs, whether with snow or grass or flowers, with a wonderful bank landscape or forest or with birds... (Are the three slim flying birds cranes? Or herons?...)
I want to thank you - both for your words at the end of your post about Thanksgiving and the fact that it's good to think about what to be grateful for. There is so much of it in my life! And blog friends like you are definitely one of them! Your comments always bring me so much joy.

This time there is also a question to answer: You wanted to know what Boho is: This is the short form of Bohemian, and the term is used in both fashion and living / furnishing for a casual mix, similar to the gypsy or Hippie style. Here I have the link to a very detailed explanatory article about the origins of this term in English: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bohemian_style
And here you can take a look:
https://www.ecosia.org/images?q=Boho%20style&addon=firefox&addonversion=4.1.0

Now I would also like to ask you something:
1) What does FH mean? I know DH for dear husband, but I have no idea what the "F" could mean... Fabulous? Fascinating? Fantastic?
2) Did you have anything to do with health professionally? Your comments suggest something along these lines. (Maybe you're just a very caring person...)

Speaking of caring or giving persons, I remember that you wrote to me that you had met Jane Godall a few years back. I think the world needs a lot more people like her. A LOT!

You want to hear music by the band Calexico? In my blog post I included a YouTube link under the collage with the band photos, but I also can write it down for you here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0H83y2c1PBk

Here you can get to know Joey Burns, one of the heads of the band, better - he is such a likeable person with a very pleasant voice:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wznHyVvSvMM

Here I have nice a live concert from Belgium that's about 10 years old for you and your husband:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndRRXLsNMik

Hugs, all the best and have a wonderful weekend (maybe with good music?), Traude
๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ•ฏ️☕๐Ÿ‚☕๐Ÿ•ฏ️๐Ÿ‚

Rostrose said...

PS: I have onother link for you:
Aren't they great?
https://www.blogger.com/profile/00657271089899579261

Carola Bartz said...

Andrea, your landscape photos are so beautiful - I love all of them. Sometimes I think I wold like to go on a photo tour with you, I think we could have a lot of fun together. Too bad you're living a few states away... I hope you had a good Thanksgiving. Ours was very quiet, just my husband and myself and certainly no turkey. Being thankful is something be should be every day - there is so much in my life I am thankful for and I feel blessed for all of it. I hope your weekend is a good one.

peppylady (Dora) said...

The birds in flight is outstanding. Well done.
Coffee is on.

Rain said...

I am thankful for our friendship Andrea! ♥ Beautiful landscapes. Whenever I see corn fields, I always remember when I got lost in a corn maze (I was in my 30's too lol)...it was getting dark and I was terrified, but made my way out! I watch too many horror movies lol!

Rostrose said...

Dear Andrea, I just read in your comment on Rain's blog that you will travel to Thailand and Australia. We will go to Australia, too. I would like to write you more about our plans - but not in the blog where the whole world is able to read it ;-). I couldn't find your email address but you can finde mine in my blog profile.
Hugs Traude

Jeanie said...

I love the brilliant colors of your landscape and that photos you shared show me how you may well have been inspired. Lovely!

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