Monday, February 17, 2014

Lovely Hibiscus

Hello everyone!  A very warm welcome to you all!  The video I am sharing today is "Instant Karma" by John Lennon.  Do any of you know why Yoko Ono is there crocheting with a blindfold on in this video?  My first thought is that she is there to encourage and support John, but most people do this behind the scenes...and they most certainly don't crochet or wear a blindfold...and be up on stage like that.  Enjoy!

The photos I am sharing today are ones that I took last summer.  We had some pretty humid temperatures here in Montreal as we almost always do, yet the hibiscus and lilies seemed to fare well while many other flowers wilted and died.  You just need to click on the images to see a larger view.


Thank you all so much for visiting me here!  I always appreciate and enjoy reading your kind thoughts, which you are always welcome to share.

32 comments:

  1. The hibiscus photos are so beautiful. Nicely done.

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  2. Lovely shade of yellow!

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  3. Yes, we do all shine on! Sometimes we don't realize it or take advantage though. And no, I haven't a clue as to what Yoko is doing. Maybe she feels the music more being blindfolded. :)

    Beautiful bright yellow hibiscus!

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  4. Good video to have as it is the fiftieth anniversary of them first performing on TV on the Ed Sullivan Show. Hibiscus look delicate but are quite hardy in the summer it seems.

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  5. Those hibiscus are stunning, and the colours are deep and brilliant, lovely photos for your winter's day. Cheers, Jean.

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  6. I don't know why she's crocheting like that. It's almost like she's meditating to the music. I've never seen this video-thanks for sharing! And I love the vibrant yellow of the flowers.

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  7. (•̃‿•̃)
    Hi Linda !
    Thank you for the good video & lovely hibiscus ღ beautiful bright yellow !
    Send you a big hug !!!! ❀

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  8. Those flowers are gorgeous!

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  9. The Lennons were certainly an interesting couple . . .

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  10. Kauniit kukat ja musikki Kiitos Linda:)

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  11. Linda, uma bela florada.
    Tem umas cores lindas,
    abraços

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  12. What a beautiful hibiscus, needing some color right now :)
    Now you have me wondering why about Yoko Ono is doing that.

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  13. Wasn't that one of her live artist performances, and isn't that a Kotex pad if so I suppose she's sending an enlightenment message in regards to the suppressed position of some women, the inequalities etc. Your hibiscus photos are gorgeous.

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  14. I do so love hibiscus. We have a newly planted yellow with red/rose center like the image you share.

    AND...loved your bird photos in the posts below also, especially the Canadian Geese!!

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  15. très jolie fleur
    bonne journée Linda

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  16. Hi Linda,
    Your hibiscus is very nice. I love the yellow.
    I have a red and a orange one.
    Nice dayto you

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  17. I've always been so intrigued by Lennon. I wish I could have seen him perform live!!

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  18. Z przyjemnością wysłuchałam piosenki Lenonna, a Yoko trochę dziwnie wygląda. Hibiskusy uwielbiam, to piękne i delikatne kwiaty. Pozdrawiam.
    We are pleased listened to the song Lenonna and Yoko looks a little strange. I love hibiscus, is a beautiful and delicate flowers. Yours.

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  19. de jolies fleurs..

    et les " Lennon's" etaient originaux..

    greetings

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  20. beautiful hibiskus, :)

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  21. I am sure she is making some kind of statement.....LOL

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  22. J'adore les hibiscus ! Les tiens sont super jolis. :)

    PS: Je suis d'accord avec toi par rapport de l'entree dans l'eglise. Je trouve honteux de faire les gens payer. Mais d'un autre cote, je peux comprendre qu'ils ont besoin d'argent pour le maintenir. (Un peu de francais me fait du bien de temps en temps!)

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  23. Hi Linda, what lovely flowers! I am looking forward to spring this year. There is a lovely field nearby that blossoms with small purple wildflowers every April. It is breathtakingly beautiful. About Yoko Ono, I wonder if her eyes might be really sensitive to stage lights and photographer's flashes? She always wears really dark heavy glasses. The blindfold doesn't look that tight, I wonder if she could look down and see her crochet work while blocking out the big stage lights? Maybe she suffers from migraines or seizures that are triggered by light strobes? Have a wonderful day ahead! Delisa :)

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  24. Beautiful photos of the flowers and I have no idea why Yoko is crocheting blind folded.

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  25. Delightful flowers! I so much miss the flowers of spring...even the greens of the trees and grass...it won't be long now!

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  26. L"hibiscus est magnifique! Bisous tout doux et bonne journée!

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  27. Your flowers are beautiful, Linda, once more... !
    Lie(f)s.

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  28. Hi Linda, how you doin'? I've always loved hibiscus. Its the flower of summer.
    And hibiscus often reminds one of the Tropics, Tahiti...especially now we experiencing snow and ice.
    Your hibiscus blooms are beautiful.

    We count the garden by the flowers, never by the leaves that fall.
    We count our lives with smiles and not the tears that roll.
    You have a nice day, and keep a song in your heart.
    Best regards.
    Lee.

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  29. Lovely hibiscus! I always feel sad about John Lennon's senseless death. Have a good day!

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  30. Lovely flowers!
    Lynn has the Yoko thing correct.
    Yoko is..... :)

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  31. Preciosos hibiscos amarillos. Un abrazo,

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