Francine In Retirement
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Posts Tagged ‘Entertainment

MASCOTS FROM PITTSBURGH

April 1, 2014

PIRATE PARROT The Pirate Parrot introduced in 1979, The Pirate Parrot is the popular costumed mascot of the Pittsburgh Pirates. He entertains the crowds at all Pirates home games by dancing, interacting with fans — young and old — and leading cheers. In addition, The Parrot often appears at events and fundraisers throughout the region, […]

TAGGED “J”: JUMP

March 11, 2014

CHEERLEADERS IN FLIGHT When I attend my grandchildren’s football games, I often switch my photo to the sports mode because I don’t have time to change my settings to capture fast-moving action.  Using the sports mode increases my odds of bringing home what that one brief moment felt like. I find that especially true when photographing […]

SUNDAY POST: FANTASY

January 19, 2014

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.” ― Dr. Seuss Here are a few fantasy characters as seen through the lens of my camera. To see an excellent interruption of fantasy, visit Jakesprinter’s Sunday Post: Fantasy. Disney Fantasy Characters SUPER HEROS ONE OF MY FAVORITE THE PIRATE […]

DANCE FOR JOY

April 21, 2013

  There are times when I feel like dancing! Today is one of those times. I took these photos in June of last year during Pittsburgh’s Arts Festival.  Sorry, I don’t know the name of the group of dancers.  As you can see they are beautiful young ladies who performed a graceful dance for all […]

FURRY PEOPLE

February 8, 2013

I am a little late posting challenges so I am merging two challenges today.  Flickr Comments: Tagged “F” by FrizzText and Weekly Image of Life: People by The Island Traveler.  Hope you enjoy these photos. WHAT PEOPLE WILL DO These photos were taken at a Furry Convention in Pittsburgh last year. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: FIRE

January 30, 2013

FIRE  IN THEIR HANDS FIRE PERFORMANCE ( click on photo to see larger image ) I had the pleasure of attending the “Lighting of the Menorah” back in December.  It was a very exciting and informative experience.   After the lighting ceremony there was an amazing light display by a couple of fire dancers who […]

ON THE WALL

October 25, 2012

VIEWING LIFE AS SPECTATORS OR PARTICIPANT? LIFE “The clock of life is wound but once, And no man has the power To tell when the hand will stop, At late or early hour. To lose one’s health is sad indeed; To lose one’s soul is such a loss That no man can restore.” Author Unknown […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: MOVEMENT

July 6, 2012

MOVEMENTS ON WATER   The Daily Post at WordPress sponsors the Weekly Photo Challenge: Movement.  You can see other entries on the link supplied above. I also posted a related article found here. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

WINNING TRIP TO NEW YORK CITY

June 20, 2012

MY WINNING TRIP (Click on picture to see video) Some of you may remember my trip in March to the 100th Anniversary of the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C.  Part of that trip was the chance to win a trip to New York City.  Well, I won.  I entered the best pink contest with […]

ANTHROCON’S ARE BACK

June 15, 2012

The Anthrocon 2012, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is back in town for their annual convention.  What are Anthrocon you ask?  According to Wikipedia Anthrocon (abbreviated AC) is the world’s largest furry convention, taking place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania each June or July. Its focus is on furries: fictional anthropomorphic animal characters in art and literature. The convention was first held in 1997 in New York […]

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