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Archive for May 2013

TRAVEL THEME: COSTUME

May 31, 2013

Just a few costumes I’ve photographed over the past year, put together for the Travel Theme: Costume challenge.  All photos you may have seen before in their individual posts.  Hope you enjoy seeing again. FURBIES IN PITTSBURGH LADY LIBERTY IN TIMES SQUARE VICTORIAN DRESS IN CAMBRIDGE, OHIO COSTUMES FROM THE LION KING EIGHTEEN CENTURY DRESS LET’S DANCE […]

SALUTE TO BLOGGERS VII

May 30, 2013

I want to show my support and appreciation for this community of bloggers by listing, over a period of time, some special blogs I read. Every Thursday, I will publish a list of blogs that I enjoy.  They have been a great source of encouragement, inspiration and information. This is not an award, but a “SHOUT […]

PERSPECTIVE

May 29, 2013

SNOOPY ROCK Snoopy Rock in Sedona, AZ is one of the best known Red Rocks in Sedona.  Snoopy Rock is a likeness to Snoopy the dog from the Peanuts cartoons MADONNA AND CHILD TWO NUNS AND MADONNA AND CHILD The above photo is the rock formation known as Madonna and Child as seen from the Chapel […]

VINTAGE CARS

May 29, 2013

Why do people talk of the horrors of old age? It’s great. I feel like a fine old car with the parts gradually wearing out, but I’m not complaining,… Those who find growing old terrible are people who haven’t done what they wanted with their lives.  Martha Gellhorn Flickr Comments challenge this week is Tagged: “V”. […]

HOT GRILL

May 27, 2013

Memorial day in America signals the start of BBQ grilling season.  It’s the time to fire up the grill for food, fun and parties in the backyard or at the park. BURN OUT I do love summer as a rule, I’ve time to play and there’s no school. There’s peace and quiet, yes, until, My […]

IN THEIR HONOR

May 26, 2013

We are thankful for the service of our fallen men and women who gave their lives for our freedom.   We appreciate their many sacrifices and know within our hearts that they are now home in God’s hand, where death and morning are no more.   Where their will be no more war and pain, […]

TRAVEL THEME: PATHWAYS

May 25, 2013

“Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.” Psalm 119:133 “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.” Psalm 119:105 “for we walk by faith, not by sight.” 2 Corinthians 5:7 He has told you, O man, what is good;     and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness,     and […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: IN THE BACKGROUND

May 24, 2013

The Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain, also known as A Song to Nature stands with the Cathedral of Learning in the background. Tunnel at Point State Park with Christmas tree in the background. North Shore Trail with the city of Pittsburgh in the background. Statue of Mister Rogers overlooking the city of Pittsburgh in the background. See […]

SALUTE TO BLOGGERS VI

May 23, 2013

I want to show my support and appreciation for this community of bloggers by listing, over a period of time, some special blogs I read. Every Thursday, I will publish a list of blogs that I enjoy.  They have been a great source of encouragement, inspiration and information. This is not an award, but a “SHOUT […]

WHEN DISASTER HITS

May 22, 2013

THE GREAT KEY “Prayer is the key that unlocks all the storehouses of God’s infinite grace and power. All that God is, and all that God has, is at the disposal of prayer.” R. A. Torrey My prayers go out to all the people of Moore, Oklahoma who experienced such destruction and lost of lives. […]