February 8, 2012

outside my window

Every morning, after pouring myself a steaming cup of coffee, I sit in my favorite old leather chair and gaze out this window.



There is something about the view that just brings me focus and centers my heart.


Normally in late winter not only are the camellias blooming but there is a covering of snow on the distant mountain range.  This year has been exceptionally dry so the snow is absent but the view is still one of my favorites.


I find comfort in the constant of nature.  Don't you agree?  I like the fact that no matter what is swirling around in my head. the view outside my window remains the same. 

My coffee is cold...time for a refill.   Have a wonderful day!  Patty

22 comments:

  1. Patty-

    what a wonderful post. The second picture is so strikingly beautiful!! they all are though!! :) Yes, it is nice that no matter what we are going through we can look at nature and our surroundings and feel at rest!! Thanks for posting this Patty!!

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  2. A beautiful view you have! I can see why it makes you feel so good. xo

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  3. I agree! I adore my coffee, my routine, my views.....all of it. Have a wonderful day Patty!

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  4. I too have "my" chair that I have my morning coffee & conversation with my God. It is in the sunroom & the feeders are just outside the window.
    Have a Great Day!
    Marilyn

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  5. Such a beautiful view to look out on with your morning coffee. I think time spent in this way is so good for you, thinking things over and adjusting to changes.
    Have a happy day, Patty!
    Helen x

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  6. A lovely view and much better than my scrubby veg patch! jennyx

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  7. I can understand why you like the view so much...it's beautiful and very peaceful. Hope you're having a wonderful day!

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  8. Looks Beautiful.
    You have a nice blog, I'll be back.

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  9. Patty,
    If you have more of that coffee, dear friend...pour me a cup, I'll be right over! Ah~h~h...
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  10. What a wonderful way to begin the day. I love my first cup in the morning and often I'm blessed to see the sun rise out my window!!
    Hugs,
    Courtney

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  11. You live in a beautiful area. I know you must enjoy drinking your coffee with that view.

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  12. Wow! What a tremendous view! I'm so jealous.
    Brenda

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  13. What a gorgeous view you have from your favorite morning spot! What a great way to start the day :o)
    ~Des

    PS. I am now following you on Google...hope you will follow me back :o)

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  14. The view and the window itself are beautiful! And what is it with coffee getting cold so quickly?! I suppose it's bound to happen when we're deep in thought gazing out a window or working on a blog post ;o)
    Alicia

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  15. Hi Patty,

    What a beautiful view you have and a perfect way to start the day.

    Danielle xo

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  16. I totally agree, and you have a great day!!!

    Blessings,
    Debbie

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  17. My thoughts exactly. I have a similar view of Stuart Peak and it comforts me and makes me smile. Kit

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  18. A beautiful view indeed. I love sitting on my porch swing and looking out over our pasture and across the way to our neighbors. Unfortunately, I don't have mountains anywhere near us. ;) Yes, you're right. Nothing is more comforting than the constant in nature that takes you away and brings peace. Enjoy.

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  19. Love the view...relaxing and very beautiful~~makes me want to curl up with a good book and sit n sip on some rose tea...Thanks for sharing!! Carol

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