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Archive for August 2012

LEAVING ON A JET PLANE

August 29, 2012

GRAND CANYON HERE I COME! If you remember, last week I was experiencing a number of problems.  My computer was acting up, I was having serious problems with WordPress and I could not open my emails.  Worst yet, part of my tour to the Grand Canyon was, at very short notice,  cancelled.   But, Praise […]

STORY CHALLENGE: LETTER “I”

August 28, 2012

IRON WORKERS STATUE AT ROCKEFELLER CENTER I was in New York City in June and like most tourist my daughter and I headed over to Times Square to experience the lights, crowds and the entertainment the area is noted for.  We walked up and downs the streets taking in the excitement and sounds of a […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: URBAN

August 27, 2012

URBAN DECLINE The Daily Post at WordPress.com is the sponsor of the Weekly Photo Challenge: Urban.  Please see other entries on their site, the link is above. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

TRAVEL THEME: SILHOUETTE

August 27, 2012

See other entries on Alisa’s Where’s My Backpack. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

SUNDAY POST: FROM A DISTANCE

August 27, 2012

I CAN SEE SYMBOLS OF FREEDOM ONE WORLD TRADE CENTER’S FREEDOM TOWER See other entries on Jakesprinter’s site Sunday Post: From A Distance. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

HAVING TO PAUSE

August 25, 2012

 DOWN FOR THE MOMENT My computer system is acting up, having problems with WordPress and e-mails.   I am also trying to work out part of my trip to the Grand Canyon next week that the tour company had cancelled.   Whatever could go wrong is going wrong.  But I have faith and in the […]

STORY CHALLENGE: LETTER H

August 21, 2012

It’s pre-season football time and I am excited about the new year.  I am a hard-nosed Steelers football fan, living in Steelers Country.  I didn’t have to think twice about what to post for Frizztext Story Challenge: Letter H. My choice would be none other than Heinz Field, the home of the Pittsburgh Steelers, an […]

U.S. LARGEST INLAND RIVERBOAT FLEET

August 20, 2012

GATEWAY CLIPPER FLEET The Gateway Clipper Fleet founded by John E. Connelly is a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based fleet of riverboats. The fleet cruises the three rivers of Pittsburgh- the Monongahela, the Allegheny, and the Ohio. The fleet is named after the city of Pittsburgh, which in earlier times was known as the “Gateway to the West”  The original riverboat was the Gateway Clipper, which set sail in 1958. […]

TRAVEL THEME: SUNSET

August 19, 2012

PSALM 113:3 “From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same the LORD’s name is to be praised.” “The sacred lamp of day Now dips in western clouds his parting day.”  William Falconer  “Down sank the great red sun, and in golden, glimmering vapors Veiled the light of his face, like the […]

SUNDAY POST: BLACK AND WHITE

August 19, 2012

LIFE IN BLACK AND WHITE OR MANY SHADES OF GRAY Life is very rarely lived and defined in black and white.  Realistically life is made up of many shades of gray.  What you see is not always as it appears.   Is it possible that the three images above convey another story that we don’t […]

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