Tuesday, June 26, 2012

This weeks challenge was to take inspiration from your surroundings, whether it is right at home in your backyard or as encompassing as the state you live in.  I have so much closely surrounding me I was overwhelmed at first with this challenge, but things came together as they always seem to when tangling. I shot this silly video of my dog who derives endless pleasure in chasing the chipmunks that live in the yard.  Do not worry, he has not come close to catching one!

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                                   Who could not love that happy, happy tail wag.


This morning I was greeting by many beautiful moths that congregated on the side of my house over night.  My favorite is the Luna Moth with it's green wings and purple accents.








It was not long after I took this picture that the local birds came in to devour the smaller moths.  So is the way of the world.  This is the view of my front yard, so to speak, and a beautiful end to another beautiful day.






                     So, I have a lot of inspiration very close by.  My tangle for the week. 


























12 comments:

  1. I love your tile! And what beautiful photos you've taken, especially that moth.

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  2. What a view.... isn't it interesting how much beauty there is out there to enjoy! I just think peace is found in the morning's glory! Your tile is delicious!

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  3. The first time I saw a lunar moth outside my house it freaked me out. It was huge. I went on the internet to figure out if we were in danger. Since then we've seen about three more. Your dog is so silly. And the view is breath-taking. Great ZIA!

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  4. Holy Moly! It looks like you live in paradise:) Great tile!

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  5. I love how you incorporated so many different things in your ZIA. Really lovely.

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  6. Love your dog video! Super ZIA. The web is a great touch in there!!!

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  7. It looks like a beautiful place to live!

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  8. Your zia is gorgeous, and so is your description of where you live and your pictures. And boy, do I love the view fromyour front yard; it looks like a very special place and a wonderful sight to wake up to and gaze upon with your first cuppa.

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  9. Very nice Deb, I love how you pulled it all together and still kept the spirit of a tangle alive and well!!

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  10. I have never seen a lunar moth. We don't have them here in Alberta. love your view!

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  11. I got a laugh from your video as his tail went back and forth and back and forth! Then he jumped like a deer! Your photos and your tangle are delightful. Thank you for sharing your beautiful part of the world.

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