Friday, August 8, 2008

Everyday Pleasures #13

“Sometimes it's important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it's essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow.”
~Douglas Pagels

Feeling tired and stressed from all the work, and little mundane everyday stuff, I was wondering what I could possibly post for today's "Everyday Pleasures" post. I was just about to give up, when looking out of my kitchen backdoor I saw this...




As I walked across my back yard, I saw that there were two...



And even more remarkable, shortly afterwards my husband called me from his work, to tell me that he had stepped outside for a quick break, looked up into the sky and saw a double rainbow... he works 30 minutes from here... I love thinking that we both looked up at the same time and saw the same rainbow... Life is good.

And congrats to all those who who worked those brain muscles to solve the puzzle in the last post! (For those of you who didn't get it, the answer was HUG!) Beware... I plan on posting more of these!

24 comments:

Dawn said...

These images are lovely - so calm and beautiful!

Hey Harriet said...

Now that sure is special to see. So sweet that you & hubby were both looking at the rainbows at the same time. Even sweeter that he phoned you about it! He sounds like a gem!

And a big HUG to you!

...I may figure out the next puzzle. But I doubt it ;)

karen said...

Rainbows are so pretty, really brighten the day!

High Desert Diva said...

A double pleasure for sure

Paper Girl Productions said...

great captures!

Gunnels blog said...

Very beautiful! The nature are great!

Jackie said...

Lovely. And just think, all the bloggers all over the world are looking at the same sun and moon.
I would love to buy a vintage pattern from you if you have anything at all similar in the right size.

bunzi said...

omigosh that is sooo pretty! thanks for sharing. :)

i wish i could of seen it! :D

Sandra Ree said...

Oh I just starting clapping my hands! Love that you were able to share this with us, Victoria! I love rainbows and the whole concept of finding your pot of "gold" at the end. And it looks like you did when your husband called. Beautiful, absolutely wonderful post!

Victoria said...

Thanks Harriet! He is a sweetie.

Jackie, I will email you later with patterns I think you may like.

Sandra, you are so sweet! I had a feeling you would appreciate this post, thanks!

david mcmahon said...

G'day from Australia - I came here from Sandra Ree's blog.

I posted shots of a double rainbow recently - and the explanation that I was on a flight once and saw a full-circle rainbow.

Fog and Thistle said...

WOW! WOW! Those are gorgeous and amazing. Truly a once in a lifetime shot. So glad you caught it to share with us.

Victoria said...

Thanks for visiting my blog David! I just checked out your rainbow post. I had no idea rainbows were actually doughnut shaped, and I am just thrilled to have learned this! Thank you for sharing!

Bonbon Oiseau said...

what a fantastic story and such beautiful pictures--extra lucky to see two!

Christopher And Tia said...

Everytime my daughter sees a rainbow, she screams "Rainbow Brite", and starts singing the theme song...

great pictures.

Jennifer said...

Gorgeous photos!

Melody said...

Stunning photos, I love rainbows :)

Katie said...

Thank you!

That is gorgeous - and your story is so romantic. Rainbows are beautiful.

knittydirtygirl said...

Oh my goodness, you live in a utopia!

Cicada Studio said...

Aw! That is so cool! Nature rocks!

I also love that you and your man were simultaneously looking towards the heavens. Your sights are set much the same.

please sir said...

Oh how lovely - such a nice little treat after a hard week. I'm there with ya - still trying to catch up!

Jaimee said...

How magical!
And what a fantastic view you have from your backyard.

littlebird said...

Hmmm looks to me as though the pot of gold might just have been behind that barn!!!! : )

Victoria said...

We were thinking the same thing, and were very tempted to head out and have a peek!