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I love trees and I love this street with all my heart in my hometown Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng, South Africa.

I have often walked down this street before;
But the pavement always stayed beneath my feet before.
All at once am I several stories high.
Knowing I’m on the street where you live.
Are there lilac trees in the heart of town?
Can you hear a lark in any other part of town?
Does enchantment pour out of ev’ry door?
No, it’s just on the street where you live!
And oh! The towering feeling
just to know somehow you are near.
The overpowering feeling
that any second you may suddenly appear!
People stop and stare. They don’t bother me.
For there’s no where else on earth that I would rather be.
Let the time go by, I won’t care if I
can be here on the street where you live.

You can listen to the song by Dean Martin here


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A laminated print

A mounted print


trees, hometown, south africa, street, live, elizabeth kendall

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  • rjheller1150
    rjheller1150over 3 years ago

    Gotta love Trees !!!!

  • Oh yes!! Thanks Rick. ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • BCallahan
    BCallahanover 3 years ago

    Beautiful place… looks like a wonderful place to raise children! Christmas Hugs to you and yours!

  • Hello Barb, oh yes it is…thanks for stopping by! All the best to you too! xx

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonover 3 years ago

    Aaaah, The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane! “The naughty lady of Shady Lane has the town in a whirl! Me Oh my, what a girl!” Absolutely beautiful Liz!

  • Thanks Maree for a beautiful comment…lovely song that! haha!! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Deborah Lazarus
    Deborah Lazarusover 3 years ago

  • Thanks for accepting Deborah!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Sally Griffin
    Sally Griffinover 3 years ago

    Such a wonderful shot!!! so ideal.

  • Thanks Sally, come visit one day?!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Sally Griffin
    Sally Griffinover 3 years ago

    I thought you’d never ask!!! And Dean’s song…I know every word as my Mom sang it often.

  • Smile!! ;-) You are so welcome….sweet memories for me too!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Pieta Pieterse
    Pieta Pieterseover 3 years ago

    Pratig … maak my weer nostalgies!!
    Is dit dalk myse Cornelisstraat?

  • Ja, dis jou straat! Baie dankie Pieta!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Pieta Pieterse
    Pieta Pieterseover 3 years ago

    Het ek mos lankal se tyd geseg dis die mooiste somerstraat in die hele land!

  • ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maureen Grobler
    Maureen Groblerover 3 years ago

    Sjoe – hoe mooi is dit nie! Watter straat is dit?

  • Cornelisstraat. Dankie Miemie! xx

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 3 years ago

    1 March 2011 – 2 images per day

  • Thanks for accepting Konstantinos!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

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