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Saturday, May 1, 2010

7 Quail Eggs and Counting!

Mrs. Quail perservered through the spring snow storm we had for the last 3-4 days.  The high winds knocked out the power to our neighborhood for almost 24 hours ... and the cold temperatures and snow ...

Today spring came back to us!  I enjoyed sitting out in the backyard all afternoon doing detail work on my Zen Moment painting.  It is all done and I signed it. 

Two of my bunnies (Pixie and Pepe) enjoyed the backyard with me.  Pixie is madly in love with Pepe.  Here she is grooming the spots on his back!


Mim said...

Quail live all over the hills here but I've never seen a nest.

Sharon said...

I did the same - so happy to be outdoors. Hope your quail eggs make it. Me 'n the bunnies got it right.

Euphoria said...

Ohhhhhhh, the are so sweet... and they look great togehter. Made for each other!
Your painting looks like a photograph, I can see you like working on details.
Have a great Sunday!

LIZ said...

Pepe & Pixie are too cute! Pepe looks like a pretty good sized guy!
The waterlilies are gorgeous!

Claire Beadon Carnell said...

Finding those quail eggs is so amaing - I would be thrilled. Hope you get to see them hatch!
Your Zen painting puts me right in the zone. The colors are so harmonious and relaxing, and the water flow is lovely.

Carolyn Jean Thompson said...

Thanks friends! The most recent count of eggs is now 10.

ti-igra said...

Hello, Carolyn! :-)
Firstly - you done such wonderful aquarelle! I admire your work!!!
This painting very beautiful and fresh with life in it!
And then I looking and see - an amount of aggs is more and more with each post on your blog! Wow! :-)

I got incredible fun with photos of the bunnies! They full in love and they so near one to another! They care about each other. This is nature! Miracle! Love! :-)
And you care about them with love!

I give you all smile! :-)

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