Monday, August 2, 2010

Ruby Tuesday

Tuesday is back, and so am I. I can't believe that five weeks have flown by since last I participated in Ruby Tuesday.
My excuse is the July heat and humidity made me sluggish..lazy..too hot to post.
haha. I hope August brings us some more bearable weather.

So, I went out this afternoon and found these pretty red doors on an Episcopal church about two miles from our house.
Christ Church was built in the late 1890s. It is made of Ansonia granite and New Jersey gray stone in the English gothic style, according to its Web site. Construction was completed in 1896, in time for Christmas services to be held there.

When I got home I took this shot of a flower from a plant a friend gave me. Unfortunately I don't know what kind of flower it is. I haven't planted the plant; it's still in the pot.

See lots more photos featuring a little or a lot of red at Mary T's Work of the Poet blog.


15 comments:

nonizamboni said...

Nice choices for today and I'm glad you're back. We have, and continue to have, the same weather!
And is it just me, but it seems every Episcopal church has a red door? Nicely done!

Ralph said...

Ansonia has its stylish stone charms! And nicely captured!

Rinkly Rimes said...

An unusual colour for a church door! Our August weather is lousy too.....gales and icy winds!

EG Wow said...

I love seeing red doors on churches. The colour is so welcoming.

Yes, July was hot and muggy. Glad you're back, Patti!

Julie said...

That is a lovely stone church, and the doors are a treat to the eye. I like it when someone has the will to go out of the box like this. Thank you for the details about the church. I am from just 100kms south of Rinkly Rimes and our weather is just nasty at the moment. But, never fear, spring is on the way!!

chubskulit said...

Great shot of the church. I think the flower belongs to the Celosia family.

High Seas Expedition for Ruby Tuesday.

Carletta said...

Hi Patti!!!!

Glad you're back.
This church reminds me of one near downtown here. I should take a pic. Lovely composition!
The flower is very pretty. Wish I could ID it for you.

We just got back from my daughter's where they had triple digit temps.

reg said...

Glad to see you back, I missed last week!!!

Liza said...

Great shot of the church.

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Maria @ LSS said...

Beautiful photos. Happy RT!

Dimple said...

The church is beautiful with its red doors, they set off the stone work very well!
Thanks for visiting my daylilies; I'm farther north than you, and these are the old fashioned lilies, so that may be why mine are blooming but yours have finished. I give mine almost no care other than weeding them out when they get carried away!

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

Love the gothic style church and the red entry door. Oh and the plant?=======get it in the ground! LOL

LOOTERS is my Tuesday blog. I do hope you can find time to drop by if given a chance. Have a great day.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Walk through the red door,
on the other side Someone
welcomes you with love.


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Dianne said...

I haven't been blogging much either

the church is beautiful
the doors certainly stand out but the entire building is lovely

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