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March 20, 2022


Jm, Illinois, U.S.A.

Greetings and Salutations! Agreed. Spring is here. Love those yellow blossoms on trees and the moon shots are g-r-e-a-t!

Michelle Keltner

I like seeing those yellow blossoms. I am thankful for spring despite the allergy problems. I enjoy the changing seasons! Thanks for linking up and have a great week ahead.


All so Florida beautiful. I saw magenta Jacaranda in South Africa. stunning. Great shots of your alarm clock.


Hello Sallie,:=) The large yellow Jacaranda blooms are gorgeous. It is a pity they are so fragile and can be blown away in the wind, but what an amazing sight they make whilst they are on the tree. You are fortunate to see so may Ibis in your park, a lovely sight, as is the squirrel and golden Daffodils. All your moon shots are great.Mine never turn out! :=)
Have a happy weekend.
All the best.

Lavender Dreams

You took some beautiful moon photos. I'm seeing a yellow tree with yellow leaves...not sure what it is. Maybe even a bush grown big. Love this time of year here. Enjoy the weekend and the nice weather! Hugs, Diane


Even here in Michigan spring is struggling to awaken, and we have the earliest blooming flowers to enjoy, despite cloudy skies. I love the usual blue-violet jacarandas when I’m in a climate that they like, but I was unaware of the yellow ones — thanks for that!

best… mae at maefood.blogspot.com


I love that tree with the yellow blossoms, beautiful! The White Ibis are fun to see, they are pretty birds. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Take care, enjoy your weekend.

riitta k

The yellow jacaranda is gorgeous and the moon pics great. My bedroom faces to the east and I am awaken by the sunrise in spite of dark curtains. Not bad!

Lydia C. Lee

Bright blues and the moon - 2 of my favs #Skywatch

Photo Cache

I am in love with that yellow jacaranda tree blossoms as much as the purple one. I'm seeing the yellow variety for the first time.

Candace Uhlmeyer

Great shot of the Full Worm Moon. I couldn't get one here because the sky was preparing to let loose with yet another thunder/hailstorm. And I do love the blossoms! We're only now getting very basic buds on the wisteria, and there aren't even any redbuds in sight. Just the daffies. The jacarandas I remember from my kidship in Taiwan were always purple, so the yellow is a surprise, and a delight. Happy spring!

Sharon Wagner

Your post is full of sunshine today. Thanks for clicking and reading my magazine article! I'm grateful for that.


...whatever the name, that yellow tree is a standout.

Rajani singh

Lovely blog

Peter B.

Happy spring!! Beautiful yellow blooms, and I like your moon photos!


that tree is gorgeous. We don´t have such a tree. Stunning!

Penelope Notes

The yellow blooms are like sunbursts. Your alarm clock definitely sounds more exotic than the usual kind. :)

Jim, Sydney, Australia

Spring has sprung.


I love your yellow tree, regardless of its formal name. You got some great moon photos as well. I love the Ibis. I think we have a few of those at our zoo.


Those yellow bloomed trees are gorgeous Sallie. Lovely post as always, so many enjoyable photos. Happy Spring my friend :)

A ShutterBug Explores

Beautiful series of Spring time photos where you are ~ love the squirrel and awesome moon shots ~ Xo

Wishing you lots of laughter and love in your days,

A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)


Whatever the name of that tree, Sallie, it sure is a beautiful sight and did look like a tree of daffodils at first glance. Sadly, there are no blooms here in NH yet.


So much beauty in your photos. Happy Spring, Sallie.

Amy Franks

hey Sallie, to answer your question about tourists using vaccine passes here in NZ. It's not going to come to that, our international borders are opening to tourists again, seeing as covid is pretty much everywhere here the govt will probably drop the mandates, passes, scanning in etc.

ellen b

A yellow jacaranda tree? I've only ever seen the ones with purple blooms. Love seeing those Ibis. Happy Spring to you.

Bob Bushell

Yellow is beautiful. I love the Ibis, I love all Sallie.

Juliet (craftygreenpoet)

The yellow jacaranda tree is beautiful as are the daffodils. We have lots of daffodils in bloom round Edinburgh at the moment, but I've never seen a yellow jacaranda before!


What lovely photographs! The Yellow Jacaranda Tree reminds me of the beginning of the dry season when we lived in Panama City in Central America. There were also flaming red flowering trees, and even a lovely lilac colored one. What a beautiful place you live in. Enjoy your spring.


I'm sad that there are no yellow jackaranda around me - looks so pretty!


The tree looks like it’s wearing daffodil blooms. I can imagine a daffodil tree with a happy flock of ibis playing beneath it. The squirrel pops in to remind us not to forget him, the ibis shepherd. Seems to me, Sallie, that this isn’t the first time your magical captures inspired me. Thank you much. :-)


yellow blossoms, so beautiful!! our spring flowers are starting to bloom, my daffodils are blooming and so pretty!! your almost full moon is so pretty, i always enjoy taking and viewing pictures of the moon!!

be well, enjoy your spring like weather!!

Iris Flavia

An abundance of beauty, so nice to see - here it will still take a while.

Linda P

The golden jacaranda flowers are spectacular! I've never heard of a fish-crow. I hope you can share a photo on your blog sometime. Springtime days in Florida looks beautiful.

Linda W.

Pretty sights!

Karen @ Beatrice Euphemie

The yellow flowering tree is so beautiful! Love the pink feet and legs on the Ibis and the full moon. A lovely way to wake up! x K


Lovely yellow blossoms!

Lorrie Orr

Spring is beautiful wherever it comes - the golden tree is stunning!

Lydia C. Lee

I'm wondering if our Ibises change colour like that - I've never seen them do it but maybe Ijust haven't been looking! We call them Bin Chickens here because they're always eating out of the street bins. #SharonsSouvenirs


I am so happy to see spring...so happy..


Luv your yellow flowering tree. It is a beautiful as our yellow poui here in Trinidad and Tobago. Our clime has 2 seasons. The Rainy and the Dry seasons. But the blooming of our Poui usually parellels yojr Springtime

Happy Monday


Little Wandering Wren

Yay for springtime and your glorious trees. I hope the wind does not blow away the flowers too soon!
Have a sunny week
Wren x

Lisa | Handmade in Israel

Your pic of the yellow Jacaranda tree has cheered me up today! It's pretty cold here but that tree is a definite reminder that spring is on the way. Just lovely!


A wonderful Spring tribute post. I agree no alarm clocks please...usually my dog Annie wakes me up she wants her breakfast..
I love the bubble gum legs and beak of the Ibis...
Have a great week!

Lavender Dreams

Oh I love the pretty colors of Spring! I've been seeing a tree with yellow leaves here and put it in my banner. Have no idea what it is though! Love seeing your photos. We have big flocks of Ibis in the neighborhood...always something fun to see here in FL. Enjoy your day and the week ahead!

Dina Johnston

Beautiful! I love those yellow trees.

Veronica Lee

Gorgeous images of Spring, Sallie!

Yellow is such a happy color!

Have a great week ahead, Sallie!

rupam {xhobdo}




The tree is gorgeous, love the yellow blossoms. The daffodils are pretty too. Great captures of the Ibis and the beautiful moon. Take care, have a happy new week!


How lovely. Flowers are out in the UK Midlands, but we had a keen wind this last sunny weekend. I was out in a winter coat and hat!!


That is a beautiful tree and it does look similar to a Jacaranda. WE have a similar climate and plants to Florida but i haven't seen a tree like that here. Our iBis look different too. WE also start our season's at a different date. Autumn started on 1 March.


Sallie - lovely images of Spring! Yellow is such a bright, happy color! Thanks for linking to Mosaic Monday, and have a good week!


Springtime weather and flowers do not arrive in Colorado until May, Sallie We are still getting snow, but I don't mind as we need it.


Absolutely beautiful! A sight fir sore eyes!


wow! These are beautiful and cheerful spring flowers. Bird pictures are beautiful too. I enjoyed reading your post.
Have a great day!

William Kendall

The blossoms are lovely.

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