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Archive for September 2012

WEEKLY IMAGE OF LIFE: INSPIRATION

September 27, 2012

SOURCES OF INSPIRATION I hope you are inspired by the below slideshow I put together for you. Each morning when I arise I am inspired by the light of a new day. There is fire in my soul Burning for God’s creations Found in the seasons. The beauty of fall. The magic of winter. Spring […]

I HAVE A HEADACHE

September 26, 2012

SO I WILL TAKE TWO ASPIRIN AND GO TO BED! I took these photos while on a class photo shoot at a bicycle shop a year ago.  The owner had inherited them with the building he purchased to set up his shop.  I only know the artist is deceased and was a female.  These bust […]

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Your Favorite Image

September 25, 2012

PEEK-A-BOO! This is a fun photo that I like because it captures my subject, the tiger, and a wonderful surprise seeing the images of the people in the background.  Every image in this photo has a different expression on their face, which makes we wonder what they are thinking.  Sometimes I like a single picture […]

STORY CHALLENGE: LETTER “M”

September 25, 2012

MUMS THE WORD Yesterday I drove my neighbor to her doctor’s appointment.  It was a beautiful clear but brisk and sunny fall day.  A little cool but at this time of the year it is to be expected. I knew my neighbor’s visit would take at least an hour, so I headed for the nearest […]

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS

September 24, 2012

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL BRASHEAR VS. USO The grandchildren are back in school and its time to get geared up for the excitement of high school football. This year will be a new experience for us because the twins will each be going to two different high schools for the first time. The two schools met […]

SUNDAY POST: PEOPLE

September 23, 2012

Early this week a fellow blogger had a post that reminded me of the photos below.  When Jakesprinter’s Sunday Post: People was given, I could not resist having a little fun and post them.  After all my blog is about seeing life through photography. WHEN NATURE CALLS Two young brothers were playing by the river […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: SOLITARY

September 22, 2012

THE SIMPLE LIFE This photo was taken on a trip to the Amish country in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  Although  the Amish are normally camera-shy, I was given permission by the owner of the farm we visited to capture this photo.  I came upon the scene while waiting to take one of their buggy rides. Looking to […]

PHOTO FRIDAY: TEXTURE

September 21, 2012

CARRIE FURNACE RANKIN, PENNSYLVANIA The above photos were taken at a closed steel mill in Rankin, outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. If you would like to join this challenge or see other entries please check this link on Photo Friday: Texture. Related Post:  Tour Carrie Furnace:  http://francineinretirement.wordpress.com/2012/02/15/tour-carrie-furnace/ BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

TRAVEL THEME: WHITE

September 21, 2012

UN’S INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE SEPTEMBER 21, 2012 “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.” John 14:27 NKJV The first Peace Day was celebrated in 1982; this year marks the […]

WEEKLY IMAGE OF LIFE: SEASONS AND CHANGES

September 20, 2012

This weeks challenge by The Island Traveler concerns seasons and changes.  I have chosen to re-post words taken from a post I did on January 1, 2012 concerning change.  I believed it then and I think it is appropriate to revisit in light of the changes that our seasons go through in this part of the […]

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