Similar to Through the Blinds, this is a view of the patio overlooking Sarasota bay, seen through the window of the breakfast room of John and Mable Ringling’s winter mansion in Florida. The delicately tinted glass used in all the windows was imported from Italy and provides a happy glow to the interior. Lovely as the inside is, I’d give anything to have
my morning coffee at sunrise on this patio. Wouldn’t you?

Here’s a shot of the front of the house.

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  • Chloe Garfield
    Chloe Garfieldabout 7 years ago

    wow gorgeous shot! The colors are beautiful!

  • Jamaboop
    Jamaboopabout 7 years ago

    Oh my gosh…this is just wonderful….now I want to go see this place in person!!

  • midzing
    midzingabout 7 years ago

    perfect in every way,,,, well done,,,I love this

  • Ginny Schmidt
    Ginny Schmidtabout 7 years ago

    Midzing, you really must come visit. I will treat you to a tour of the house.

  • geetwee
    geetweeabout 7 years ago

    Wow great shot. No need for photoshop with such glass.

  • hfrymark
    hfrymarkabout 7 years ago

    very nice piece

  • Polly Peacock
    Polly Peacockover 5 years ago

    yup, uh huh, that’s right, I sure would!! Awesome shot – how beautiful and colorful – ah, makes me yearn for the beach!!! xoxo!! :))))

  • Polly Peacock
    Polly Peacockover 5 years ago

    LOL – Isa sent me a link and I thought this was her work, but I still hold that yup, uh huh, that’s right, I sure would sentiment! I fav’d this – it is just beautiful!!! :)))

  • kathy s gillentine
    kathy s gillen...over 5 years ago

    beautiful capture

  • Thanks very much, Kathy. This a magical place for me; I always get one of those deja vu feelings whenever I visit it. I daydream about going back in time to be a weekend guest of John and Mabel there. Thank you for your comment.

    – Ginny Schmidt

  • Tony Dewey
    Tony Deweyover 5 years ago

    Nice colors in this well done.

  • Thanks, Tony. I love this place so much, I would live in a hole under the basement if they would let me move in. Visitors could traipse through during the day, and I would haunt around it at night.

    – Ginny Schmidt

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