Spring beauty: It takes your breath away …literally!!!

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Richard Weisser Realty

Spring: It takes your breath away …literally!!!You can’t beat Spring in Georgia for the sheer beauty of all of the early flowering plants bursting forth at once.

But as with all good thing, the annual show comes with a high price … it becomes nearly impossible to breathe!

Even those not afflicted with allergies are affected by the sheep numbers of particulates in the atmosphere.

Lots of blooms equal lots of pollen and with no rain to wash it away the air develops a “texture” that makes it hard to swallow.

But I’ll take the side-effects any day!

The show is worth it!

Spring in GA

Spring blooms in Georgia

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Peter den Boer
Atlanta Communities - Woodstock, GA
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Richard - You are right about the air being a bit thick, but I would not miss this for anything. Enjoy!

Mar 28, 2012 10:18 PM #1
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
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Good morning, Richard....I love your photos with beautiful flower beds and brilliant colors....I can't wait until the warmer weather is here in New England... it's cold and rainy today but I'll enjoy what you're sharing.

Mar 28, 2012 10:21 PM #2
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Wallace S. Gibson, CPM
Gibson Management Group, Ltd. - Charlottesville, VA
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Dogwoods are going to bloom this week and I can't wait to watch The Masters next week and see the flowers and color along the course!

Mar 28, 2012 10:24 PM #3
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Ed & Tracy Oliva
West USA Realty - Arizona - Fountain Hills, AZ
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Richard: Spring does bring a breath of fresh air and a new attitude to all, good luck with your business in 2012. E

Mar 28, 2012 10:28 PM #4
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Janis Borgueta
Key Properties of the Hudson Valley - Newburgh, NY
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Richard~ I was at the NYC Botanical Gardens this weekend.. between the orchids there and the flowers in my backyard trees.. it has been fun... I want to take more photos.. but work gets in the way!! Glad to see you were able to capture a few beautiful shots!

Mar 28, 2012 10:30 PM #5
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Beth and Richard Witt
Long Island Cash Home Buyer - Huntington, NY
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Not sure about the air but I love your photos... and I too love this time of year... Long Island is looking like a beautiuful flower garden.. Have a nice day

Mar 28, 2012 10:33 PM #6
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Gary Pike
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers - Powder Springs, GA

Great pictures Richard they represent Georgia well.  Your right though a 9,000 pollen count is hard to get past.

Mar 28, 2012 10:36 PM #7
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Debi McKamie
Red Oak Properties - Waco, TX
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Beautiful photos!  Here in Texas our beautiful wildflowers and bluebonnets are everywhere and I love to take long drives to clear my head and feel the spring air.  It helps me keep a fresh attitude.  Have a great day and enjoy those beautiful flowers...hope you aren't too affected by the allergies.

 

Mar 28, 2012 11:12 PM #8
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Amanda Christiansen
Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843 - Fort Wayne, IN
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Wow!  Great pictures Richard.  Love the vibrant colors.  Happy Spring to you!                                                                                     

Mar 28, 2012 11:20 PM #9
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Paula McDonald
Beam & Branch Realty - Granbury, TX
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Beautiful indeed.  The pollen here is so thick it is all over the cars and you can see it in puddles of water.  But you are right, it is worth it.

Mar 28, 2012 11:28 PM #10
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Richard Weisser
Richard Weisser Realty - Newnan, GA
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Peter...

And hopefully we will get a little rain soon to wash it away! Thanks.

Barbara...

Our march has felt more like May. It's crazy, we are way above average in temperatures. THX.

Wallace...

My late father-in-law worked every Masters for 40 years. It's still an important time for us. thanks.

Ed...

So far, so good! Thanks.

Janis...

I know, it seems like we don't have any extra time at all! Thanks.

Mar 28, 2012 11:30 PM #11
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Margie Kopp Sorrell
Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty and Lake Country - Greensboro, GA
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Richard- I wish I felt as good as these photos look. I was up from about 3:30-5 last night with a pounding headache. Probably the worst I've had in years. The older I get the more this pollen affects me. I've had flu like symptoms for about a week now. Ready for it to be over. Bring on the Rain!

Mar 28, 2012 11:32 PM #12
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Vern Eaton
Askov, MN
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We are dealing with laast falls pollen as we are still quite dry and green up is just starting.

Mar 29, 2012 12:09 AM #13
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John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
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Richard - Come to Albuquerque no pollen here.  I'd take it to be able to enjoy the beauty of your area!

Mar 29, 2012 12:13 AM #14
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Kathryn Maguire
GreatNorfolkHomes.com (757) 560-0881 - Chesapeake, VA
Serving Chesapeake, Norfolk, VA Beach

I just love your pictures...and they are pollen free! As for me, I am thankful for the rain we had over the weekend that made breathing much easier.

Mar 29, 2012 12:20 AM #15
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Richard...

Spring has sprung and we love it! thanks.

Gary...

It's been rough here this year, hasn't it? Thanks.

Debi...

I take an OTC pill every day to get me through, but it's still tough! Thanks so much.

TCT...

Thanks you so much for the kind words. I really appreciate them!

Paula...

Yeppers, there is yellow, yellow everywhere! THX.

Mar 29, 2012 03:18 AM #16
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William Feela
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My wife is dealing with the pollens and dust from this past fall and the molds of the spring.

Mar 29, 2012 06:38 AM #17
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Tammie White, Broker
Franklin Homes Realty LLC - Franklin, TN
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Richard, I've never had allergies. But this morning while at a home inspection, I noticed my eyes itching and watering and could feel the conjestiion setting in. I had to go inside to get away from it. But I do enjoy the beautiful blossoms.

Mar 29, 2012 07:53 AM #18
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William Johnson
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Hi Richard, Well, from a sheer beauty point of view these sights are amazing and I never get tired of seeing all this. Thankfully I don't suffer too much with allergies so I seek these sights out as often as I can. Beautiful photos Richard!
Mar 29, 2012 01:56 PM #19
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Lenn Harley
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Have I outgrown my hay fever???  Or, has the right pollen simply not appeared???  Some years I sneeze through the spring.  This year, so far nothing. 

Folks around me have red noses, beary eyes and inhalers at the ready.

For me, nothing - - - - yet.

Mar 29, 2012 10:55 PM #20
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