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Archive for February 2013

GRAZING IN THE GRASS

February 28, 2013

  ‘“Live in such a way that if anyone speak badly of you no one would believe it” Author Unknown     BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!

PRETTY IN PINK

February 27, 2013

FLAMINGOS FLAMINGO TRIVIA Flamingos are the most instantly recognizable wading birds in the world, but what makes them so special that they capture the hearts of birders and non-birders alike? These fun flamingo facts and trivia may surprise you!  Check out the link to see them.  Twenty Fun Facts about Flamingos. These photos were taken at the […]

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: RAINBOW COLORS

February 26, 2013

BICYCLE HEAVEN I thought I would take you back to bicycle heaven, where all old bike’s go for a new life, to entry in Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Rainbow Colors. Image yourself riding down a city street or a country road with the wind at your back the sun before you and the whole world at […]

MAKE ME AN INSTRUMENT

February 26, 2013

Prayer of Saint Francis of Assisi Lord, make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury,pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, grant that I may not […]

SPREADING VINES

February 25, 2013

Today was a beautiful sunny day in Pittsburgh.  The tables will turn tomorrow when the storm from the west approach our area.  Freezing rain and ice is forecast for tomorrow. I thought I would take advantage of the nice day to add to my photos on the neighborhoods around  Pittsburgh, when I came across this […]

SUNDAY POST: PLAINS

February 24, 2013

RAIN ON THE PLAINS I live in Pennsylvania, known for its hills and mountains.  So I had to travel to Arizona to see some really flat land that was visible for miles and miles.  The below photos were taken while traveling across an Indian reservation in Cameron, Arizona. In the middle of our drive the […]

KEY TO PEACE

February 23, 2013

KEY TO PEACE      Who is the best cared for in every household?  Is it not the little children?  And does not the least of all, the helpless baby, receive the largest share?  We all know that the baby toils not, neither does it spin; and yet it is fed, and clothed, and loved, […]

TRAVEL THEME: BRIDGES

February 22, 2013

THE SMITHFIELD STREET BRIDGE The Smithfield Street bridge (1883) is considered by most to be Pittsburgh’s most historically significant bridge for several reasons: 1) it replaced two bridge structures by well-known bridge engineers, Lewis Wernwag and John A. Roebling (creator of the Brooklyn Bridge);  2) it was the first American use of the lenticular (lens-shaped) […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: FORWARD

February 22, 2013

FORWARD ON THE MONONGAHELA  INCLINE Opened in 1870, the Monongahela Incline — called the Mon Incline by locals — is the oldest and steepest incline in the United States, as well as the nation’s oldest cable car operation. It offers beautiful views of downtown Pittsburgh as well as a convenient way for residents of Mt. […]

RED, WHITE, RED AND WHITE TOGETHER

February 21, 2013

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge has us posting photos containing the colors red, white and red and white together.  Here are a few of mine. THE COLORS OF RED AND WHITE IN PITTSBURGH BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

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