Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Throw Open the Windows

Isn't it joyous to be able to open the windows again? I have been sleeping with one in my bedroom open for about a week and I adore waking up to birdsong. I like what I can see in this country kitchen. The marble backsplash and marble windowsill are nice with the wooden countertop. I have always wanted windows that open like this but everything has a trade off. I would have to move all the stuff I have on my kitchen sill before I could open them. via

4 comments:

Deb said...

So pretty.

Catherine said...

We usually go from having the heat running to switching over within a week to having the air conditioning on. Even if that wasn't the case, I could never have a window open. Even in one of the nicest neighborhoods in this city (with 24 hour guards) it would be too dangerous.

lisa said...

It's a wonderful kitchen with that window looking out into the garden. I do sleep with my bedroom windows open this time of year when the weather is lovely, but I live in a two story house. Alarms are still activated downstairs. I love to hear the crickets, frogs and all nocturnal creatures. There are morning doves that call out. They have a very melodious call. I'm getting so I can identify some of the bird calls. This morning I saw an opossum on my back hill! I was astonished as I thought these timid, fearful creatures only came out at night. I'm blessed to live in a suburban area with lots of wildlife. One does have to watch out for coyotes if you have pets, though, and there are mountain lions that frequent the area too. I remember a time when we didn't even lock our doors! Those days are over forever, no matter where you live.

Claire said...

It would be fun to wash dishes in that sink as I looked out that window. I, too, love sleeping with a window open. I am able to go one step further. My bedroom opens onto a screened in porch. I sleep with the French doors open . Not only do I wake up to the birds , I also hear the river flowing by and sometimes early morning boaters. We are one of the few who live year round on a road of vacation homes. And - the owners seldom vacation! It's a quiet, beautiful place to live and I am very blessed to live here.