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Archive for June 2012

PHOTO FRIDAY: DOG

June 30, 2012

MAN’S BEST FRIEND “We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults.  Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment.”  ~George Eliot “Dogs have given us their absolute all.  We are the center of their universe.  We are the focus of their love and faith and trust.  They serve us in […]

TRAVEL THEME: ART

June 30, 2012

BRIDE MURAL There are a lot of murals located around the city of Pittsburgh.  One of the first ones I noticed is this bride located on the side of a building located on Penn Avenue in the Garfield neighborhood.  It fascinated me because the mural represent the bride entering into the row house next to […]

TAKING A BREAK

June 28, 2012

One afternoon while on our recent trip to New York City we spent a little time during some window shopping.  We had just come out of the Ralph Lauren ( Polo Mansion ) men’s division store located on Madison Avenue, when I noticed this handsome man sitting on a pair of church steps next to […]

WEEKLY IMAGE OF LIFE: BREATHTAKING

June 27, 2012

Every morning that I open my eyes to a new day is breathtaking to me.  Life has so many opportunities to enjoy what our Creator has given us.  I find it breathtaking to see the sun shinning through the trees to its’ setting at night.  I find hearing a song sung in another language, that […]

FACES OF FUN: 0N THE ROLLERCOASTER

June 26, 2012

I remember the days of my youth when going to the amusement park meant experiencing the thrills and excitement I achieved from riding on the monstrous ( in my mind ) rollercoasters.  I saw, I road, and I conquered them and my fears. FACES OF FUN These photos were taken this past weekend at Kennywood […]

A-Z ARCHIVE: Z CHALLENGE

June 26, 2012

ZOO ANIMALS PITTSBURGH ZOO AND PPG AQUARIUM The A-Z ARCHIVE is sponsored by FrizzText.  Other entries can be found on link included. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

SUNDAY POST: VILLAGE

June 25, 2012

“IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO RAISE A CHILD” When I was growing up back in the 50’s, 60’s we were taught to respect our elders by addressing them as Mr, Miss or Mrs. so and so.  To say thank you and speak when you entered a room.  If a neighbor chastised you for something you […]

INTREPID WELCOMES SPACE SHUTTLE ENTERPRISE

June 23, 2012

My daughter and I were in New York last weekend and during our visit to the Big Apple we had the awesome pleasure to view the space shuttle Enterprise located at its’ new home aboard the Intrepid, the Sea-Air -Space Museum.  Viewing the Enterprise from the deck of the Bateaux New York dinning cruise ship was […]

TRAVEL THEME: PARKS

June 23, 2012

I recently visited New York City and Alisa’s Travel Theme: Parks came just in time for me to share more of the photos I took while there. CENTRAL PARK, NEW YORK CITY Below are a few of the many photos I took of Central Park, “the world’s most famous park and the first landscaped public […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: CREATE

June 22, 2012

I make silk flower arrangements and I do some sewing ( you’ve seen my kimono ) but for The Daily Post at WordPress.com I decided to enter a fish sculpture I saw at our Three Rivers Art’s Festival. CATCH OF THE DAY BY ASHLEY HODDER “Catch of the Day” is a 500-pound fish created of […]

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