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Archive for January 2012

EYES

January 31, 2012

A-Z ACHRIVES: E CHALLENGE The eyes are the windows to the soul.  How do we see?  What is seen in our eyes? Friendly Eyes                          Eyes of Wisdom Eyes of Despair                       Eyes of Rejection Evil Eyes                                 Eyes Full of Love Eyes of Peace                          Tired Eyes Tearful Eyes                            Critical Eyes Eyes of Sadness                      Eyes of Excitement Eyes […]

SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESS

January 30, 2012

SALVATORE’S PIZZA HOUSE My grandchildren love pizza and I love fried chicken wings.  Every once in a while we stop in at Salvatore’s Pizza House salvatores.biz  for some of each.  Salvatore’s is famous for their fried chicken wings which are represented by the trophy that sits proudly on their counter. Maureen and Patty (who consented […]

HUG AWARD

January 29, 2012

HUG AWARD It is an honor for me to receive this HUG AWARD that was given to me by Kate Kresse at  BelieveAnyway.wordpress.com  and created by Connie Wayne of http://ahopefortoday.com the guidelines for this award can be found here:  http://ahopefortoday.com/2012/01/14/hope-unites-globally-hug-award-guidelines/ This award is important to me because when I started my blog it was with the desire  […]

REFLECTIONS

January 29, 2012

 Reflections, they are all around us.  I wish to share with you the refections I found around my hometown of Pittsburgh, PA.  Hopefully you will see the beauty of the city refected here. Click on picture for larger image.  “The begining of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist […]

CANDLE LIGHTER AWARD

January 28, 2012

I am honored to receive the Candle Light Award from Kate Kresse BelieveAnyway.wordpress.com  She created this award for bloggers that light a candle in the darkness with their blog.  I am humbled that she believed in me and my blog.  As I am a new blogger she has reached out  to helped and encouraged me in […]

SHAKE IT OFF

January 28, 2012

This week I have been especially inspired by the post of many of my fellow bloggers.  So I write. When someone says an unkind word to you, that hurts you in some way.                         “Shake it off” You are fearfully and wonderfully made.  When things don’t go as you expected.                         “Shake it off” God […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: HOPE

January 27, 2012

ETERNAL HOPE My daughter brought this painting and I have it hung in a special place in our home to remind us daily about our HOPE.  Sorry I don’t know the name of the artist. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

LONGING FOR GREENERY

January 27, 2012

The days of winter are long, cold and gray.  My soul longs for some greenery.  Click on image for larger view.

DUCKS ON A FROZEN POND

January 26, 2012

I found more items for the A-Z Archives:D Challenge. DUCKS ON A FROZEN POND These photos were taken in 2010 when we experienced a very cold and snowy winter.  

DINOMITE DINOSAURS

January 25, 2012

A few years ago Pittsburgh sponsored  “Dinomite Days” where over 100 decorated dinosaurs came to various locations around Pittsburgh.  The dinosaurs were hand decorated by artists throughout Pittsburgh and surrounding areas, these dinosaurs were destined to add a splash of prehistoric panache to Pittsburgh’s parks, plazas, and public streets. It was a public art event […]

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