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March 13, 2014

YOU CAUGHT ME! BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: PERSPECTIVE

March 7, 2014

 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. ALL THE LITTLE PEOPLE WHO MAKE UP THE MAN All a matter of perspective. WPC BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

THE MASK

February 26, 2014

“In order to find peace, we must expose the masks we use to hide behind.” Debbie Ford (American author), Why Good People Do Bad Things (2008), HarperCollins “The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You give up your ability to feel, […]

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: LARGE SUBJECTS

February 11, 2014

ELEPHANTS Elephants (Proboscidea) are a group of large herbivorous land mammals. There are three species of elephants alive today, the African savanna elephant, the African forest elephant and the Asian elephant. ELEPHANT EARS “Elephants, have huge ears relative to body size, and they are also used for temperature regulation. It has been shown that blood […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: SELFIE

February 7, 2014

A few years ago I took a selfie when I started my blog to use as my Gravatar.  I don’t like my selfies so I edited them as artistic images. OH NO!  IT’S ME I SEE! See more selfies at The Daily Post@ WordPress.com BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

CELEBRITY – PRESIDENT CLINTON

February 4, 2014

THE SHOW MUST GO ON A couple of years ago I had the pleasure of photographing former President Clinton when he stopped in Pittsburgh for a campaign tour back in 2012.  The event took place in Market Square, located in downtown Pittsburgh, PA. I was in the first row, directly in front of The President.  This […]

WHITE COAT CEREMONY

February 1, 2014

The Dr. Gordon J. Vanscoy White Coat Ceremony The Dr. Gordon J. Vanscoy White Coat Ceremony marks the entry to professional life for University of Pittsburgh first-year pharmacy students.  Each student will receive a white coat as a symbol of professionalism, integrity, and purity of motive. By accepting the coat, each student commits to a […]

LINGERING LOOK AT WINDOWS: WEEK #2

January 13, 2014

“WINDOW TO THE SOUL” It is my pleasure to take part in the Lingering Look At Windows inspired by Dawn of Lingeringvisions.  Check out her blog for more entries. For my first entry I would like to start with the eyes. They are said to be the “windows to the soul”, because they can give […]

SNOW TRACKS

December 18, 2013

THE SNOW TRACKS Five boys, playing in the woods one winter day, decided to see who could make the straightest set of tracks in the snow.  They were very careful to put one foot directly in front of the other, but when they had crossed the clearing, one track was curved, one track was crooked, […]

CONTEMPLATION

June 25, 2013

“It is necessary … for a man to go away by himself … to sit on a rock … and ask, ‘Who am I, where have I been, and where am I going?” ― Carl Sandburg “As a man thinketh in his heart so is he,” not only embraces the whole of a man’s being, but […]

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