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Archive for March 2012

ARRANGED FLOWERS

March 31, 2012

SILK FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS This week’s challenge from The Daily Post at WordPress.com  is “ARRANGED”.   I have selected one of my past silk flower arrangements that I made for a person in the hospital and given by my Stand In The Gap Ministry. Along with a silk flower arrangement, the person received a get well […]

DAY TWO FESTIVAL

March 30, 2012

Here are a few of random photos I took of the second day of my trip to the 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Cherry Blossom Festival  in Washington D. C. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

PHOTO FRIDAY: FLEETING

March 30, 2012

Photo Friday challenge for this week is “Fleeting”.  Here is my selection for this subject.  These photos were taken on my recent trip to Washington DC.  Enjoy. Cherry Blossoms on the Ground United States Botanic Garden Orchid Mystique  –  Nature’s Triumph Hercolena’s Fleeting (Durban, KZN, South Africa) “You do not know every hour, Nor have […]

BLACK AND WHITE LANDSCAPES

March 29, 2012

BLACK AND WHITE LANDSCAPES These photos were taken when I visited the Amish country last year. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

FESTIVAL DAY ONE

March 28, 2012

It’s springtime and there is no better way to celebrate it than visiting our nations capital to experience the opening celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Cherry Blossom Festival.  The traffic and parking in the D.C. area is very difficult so I choose to go by USA Coach with Lenzner Tours and leave the driving […]

MOTORCYCLE PARTS

March 28, 2012

MOTORCYCLE PARTS The A-Z Archive has the letter “M” as the photo challenge for this week.  The challenge was  created by Frizztext and you can find other entries here.  I have choosen the parts of some motorcycles I took a couple weeks ago to enter in the challenge.       BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

NO CHERRY BLOSSOMS BUT . . . . .

March 27, 2012

I WON !!!! First of all I want to thank Lenzner Tour and Travel for providing the most amazing tour to the Opening Ceremony of the 100th Anniversary of Washington, D. C.’s Cherry Blossom Festival.  Although the cherry blossoms were 95% gone from the trees, there was so much more that this trip offered. On […]

SUNDAY POST: LIGHT

March 25, 2012

My selection for Jakesprinter Sunday Post Challenge was pulled from my archive of photos taken back in 2010.  I hope you enjoy it. WHAT IS THE CHURCH? I think that I shall never see A church that’s all it ought to be; A church whose members never stray Beyond the straight and narrow way; A […]

PHOTO FRIDAY: RAIN

March 24, 2012

This week’s challenge for Photo Friday Challenge is Rain.  Here are my selections. “Solitude is the soil in which genius is planted, creativity grows, and legends bloom; faith in oneself is the rain that cultivates a hero to endure the storm, and bare the genesis of a new world, a new forest.” ― Mike Norton, […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: THROUGH

March 23, 2012

The Daily Post at WordPress has a new challenge.   Through. Often framing your photo’s composition through something else is the best thing you could do to it. It gives the viewer even more context into what your eye saw in that moment in time. Sometimes it modifies the entire tone or meaning of the photo. […]

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