(not so) Speechless Sundae...

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Home Inspector with Complete Home Inspections, Inc.

(not so) Speechless Sundae...

Nestled under the out-stretched arms of the dogwood in my back yard, two clumps of blue iris turn their soft, billowy heads toward the cobalt blue sky. Reminiscent of the Dickens-era fashions worn in the Victorian era of by gone days, these ladies sway to and fro on the early morning breeze.

In true southern fashion, they gently swish by my sore eyes decked in colors and fabric fit for royalty. Add layers of trims, laces and pearls there you have it, a true Southern Belle if ever I saw one...

This is, in part, a reblog of an article posted on my outside blog; RadnorLakePhotography.com. I have given myself permission to repost this…

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James Dray
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AR., MO., or OK. I can find the home for you.

Morning sir-you are truly one of a kind just like the photo in your post

May 01, 2011 07:07 AM #6
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Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647
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Michael, such a precious flower...great stuff...enjoy your sunday hopefully it is a relaxing one!

May 01, 2011 07:08 AM #7
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Kenneth Cole
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Almost as good as my morning coffee.  Good day Sir and thank you.

May 01, 2011 07:08 AM #8
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Wayne Martin
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Not only can you delight us with your photography, you have an ability to spin a yarn! Enjoy the day!

May 01, 2011 07:21 AM #9
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John Handschuh
RE/MAX Action Realty - Horsham, PA
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Beautiful, a great way to start your day.

May 01, 2011 07:31 AM #10
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Dorie Dillard
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Good morning Michael,

Wayne said it best this morning.."you do delight us with your photography and you do have the ability to spin a yarn!" Thank you!

May 01, 2011 07:41 AM #11
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Charles Edwards Bentonville
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The iris is a spectacular flower. They are the favorite flower here at my house.

May 01, 2011 08:02 AM #12
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Elizabeth Byrne
Keller Williams Realty - Arlington, VA
Arlington Virginia Real Estate

Good morning, Michael. This is an amazing photo - I love the comparison to a Victorian lady, full of grace. Have a wonderful day.

May 01, 2011 08:06 AM #13
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Debbie Gartner
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I'll ditto what Dorie said.  Beautiful.

May 01, 2011 08:13 AM #14
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Cindy Marchant
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"Cindy in Indy" , Realtor, Fishers Real Estate

Another great photo...the sunlight peeking through is beautiful!

May 01, 2011 08:14 AM #15
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Barbara Todaro
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Good morning, Michael....those are beautiful flowers....you do a fine job of photography...

May 01, 2011 08:24 AM #16
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James Quarello
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Another great photo, Michael. Looks like you have got your new site up and running.

May 01, 2011 08:58 AM #17
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Quite lovely. The vibrant colors just woke me up.

May 01, 2011 09:10 AM #18
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John Mayer
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Michael - Now that's a professional photo! Crisp, clear and colorful.

May 01, 2011 11:11 AM #19
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Lottie Kendall
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Beautiful, Michael. When I was growing up in the East Bay, there was an iris nursery in Lafayette that my mother liked to visit. I have happy memories of walking up and down the aisles, finding my favorite of the day, and enjoying the sweet fragrancy.

May 01, 2011 12:14 PM #20
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Michael- please thank yourself for allowing you to repost this gorgeous flower... love the color.

May 01, 2011 12:24 PM #21
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Judi Boad
ACCURATE REALTY GROUP - Seattle, WA

Hi Michael~

Lovely in shades of lavender with drops of water highlights!

Best regards,

May 01, 2011 03:50 PM #22
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Craig Rutman
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So glad you gave yourself permission to re-post this Michael! You're just too kind....to yourself!!!

May 01, 2011 06:39 PM #23
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Georgie Hunter
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Isn't that pretty!  For a moment I thought I was still watching the Royal Wedding!

May 01, 2011 08:47 PM #24
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DeeDee Riley
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Fabulous Michael!  I love the colors.  Have a great week!

May 02, 2011 01:31 AM #25
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