Friday, November 9, 2012

Life Among Orange Groves

Hello beautiful people. 
Would you like to see where your orange juice is growing?   
In my neighborhood!!!   
(Deep in the heart of Pasco County, FL)
Harvest will be in a month or two. 

              "I sometimes think that the price of liberty is not so much eternal vigilance as eternal dirt."
~ George Orwell


“We cannot live without the Earth or apart from it, and something is shrivelled in a man's heart when he turns away from it and concerns himself only with the affairs of men”
~ Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

"A man ought to carry himself in the world as an orange tree would if it could walk up and down in the garden, swinging perfume from every little censer it holds up to the air." ~

"And every day when I've been good, I get an orange after food." - Robert Louis Stevenson

“You do somethin' for me? Go tell Twink I'll meet her at the old grove Tuesday about dusk-dark."

Holy Smokes.  He scared the living day lights out of me.  Do you see him? 
A thermometer in an orange grove.  Very important!

"When you squeeze an orange, orange juice comes out -- because that's what's inside. When you are squeezed, what comes out is what is inside." - Wayne Dyer
Be blessed and Be a blessing!
~Choose JOY~ 
Sharing with:
Inquisitive Pooh asks for his palm  ~ paw to be read. 
Mama says, "You will be a Mama's boy. 
You will have Nine lives."
~ The End ~


YolandaR said...

Love that your cat wanted his paw to be read! And so cool seeing green oranges.
Thanks for linking up with YSB this week.

Nancy Claeys said...

I hope there are no early frosts to disrupt the growing season. Lovely images!

Bruce Clark said...

Nice to see the evolution from flower to fruit.

Nancy said...

Enjoyed your pictures of what's going on in your part of the of the world...we live in apple country so it's weird to see oranges on a tree - so great! Thanks for sharing...blessings! Nancy at livininthegreen

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Wonderful post ~ love to see the orange growing process and the flowers ~ great photos ~ love the 'paw reading' photo ~ (A Creative Harbor)

Pat said...

The orange blossoms are beautiful!

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

I grew up in the middle of an orange grove on Lake Yale in Grand Island, Fla. the most heavenly smell are the blooming of the orange blossoms and the honey of orange blossom flowers. You have to have frost to sweeten the oranges, but heaven help the farmer if it freezes!! You're up all night keeping the heaters going!!

Susan said...

How neat!! I love oranges too.

Great shots.

Hope your Sunday is a blessed one...♥

Kathy Shea Mormino said...

I'd like to invite you to join me at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week!

I hope to see you there!
Kathy Shea Mormino
The Chicken Chick

Renae said...

i want those oranges to ripen and be safe from frost.

the kitty paw reading was so cute!

i'm #81 at Weekly Top Shots #56. come over. decide if you like me. and of course you will, huh? LOL.

Renae said...

ok, i just joined you and invited my sister, Mary, merrydotdandy to, too!

Brona said...

I can also smell the citrus - beautiful.

Anonymous said...

LOVE that lane and the fruit! Thank you for sharing on Weekly Top Shot #56!

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