Cape May Bomb: #2~ look at all that pink; shadow Sunday , i heart macro, pink Saturday

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I am so very, very glad I am not color-blind.

Houses such as this one simply could not translate its wonder without seeing those  soft and stunning confetti of pinks, greens, purples, and yellows.

I am fairly certain that the Easter Bunny must reside here at least part of the year.  Is it not the architectural equivalent of an Easter basket?

I love pink and that beautiful tone reigns queen here in Victorian Cape May.

The kindred~ pink~loving ~souls at Beverly's how sweet the sound

would not want to go home if they came here.

Pink is everywhere:

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 cracked and welcoming on some worn front steps

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intricately carved in heart facades

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pink petals fill in the cracks and street curbs…a true flower fairy dusting…magical trim for stones and cement

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has a sailor's wife ever leaned her skirt against this widow watch?…how many hours?…has she ever shed tears of thanksgiving or heartbreak on the smooth pink banister?

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Where I come from narrow alleyways typically end in boarded up apartments, not pink Georgian architecture.

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Being in Cape May at the end of September means I saw lots of harvest orange peppered in with tones of pink.  Such a pretty unexpected juxtaposition of color.

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Leading me to perhaps unconsciously purchase this orange and  pink scarf (I usually hate orange- you can only find it in my home come October in the form of pumpkins…I even rip out those orange day lillies that spread everywhere).

And doesn't this stripe-y shell match perfectly?

 

And for my shadow shot Sunday group at hey harriet and my  "I heart macro" shot at water stone jewerly  I leave you with this last warm shot:

 

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We decided to drive through the night to get here early on Wednesday; when you only have 2 nights and 3 days to escape, you squeeze every spare minute in.  This was our view from the popular McGlades on the Beach Restaurant.  Gazing at the Atlantic Ocean with a steaming cup of coffee was the only thing I kept thinking of during the usually hectic  and hideous pre-trip preparations.  Including, but not limited to:

*children in the urgent care unit

*backing into a parked vehicle in the drug store's parking lot getting medication for said sick urgent care child

*sinus infections

*last minute school meeting

*scrambling to find out when the school picture photos can be re-scheduled because, of course, they made Picture Day earlier this year and my girls missed it!

Let me remind you again that you can find links to:

pink saturday;  shadow shot Sunday;  and i heart macro;

at my sidebar on the left.  I highly recommend.

Cheers!


 

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7 thoughts on “Cape May Bomb: #2~ look at all that pink; shadow Sunday , i heart macro, pink Saturday

  1. What great shots – I wanna go now!!! I looove Victorian houses and this place looks magical! Sad to hear about all the chaos that you had to deal with prior to… I totally know how that is. But just put on your lovely scarf and think of all the goodness that it represents. =)

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