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Archive for June 2013

TRAVEL THEME: SCULPTURE

June 29, 2013

SAND SCULPTURE OF AMERICA’S FOUNDING FATHERS A few days from now the United States will celebrate the birth of our country on the 4th of July, 2013.   Last year helping to recognize this historical occasion, a sand sculpture made out of 160 tons of sand depicting the Founding Fathers gathered in Independence Hall in Philadelphia […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: COMPANIONABLE

June 28, 2013

PEACEFUL RELATIONSHIPS   For your enjoyment, here is a checklist of ten things you can do to create peaceful relationships: 1.  Be a cause of your reality, not a victim! 2. Have self-love and self-worth within self and with God! The only way to have peaceful relationships is first to be right with yourself. 3. […]

THE WILDS

June 27, 2013

OPEN-AIR SAFARI VEHICLE This is the second installment of my adventure to The Wilds, one of the largest and most innovative wildlife conservation centers in the world. Located on nearly 10,000 acres in Zanesville, Ohio USA. We road in open-air safari vehicles which transported us to the different areas that were separated by solar panel […]

TAGGED “Z” FOR ZEBRA

June 27, 2013

GREVY’S ZEBRA Yesterday, June 26, 2013, I went on a wild safari adventure to THE WILDS in Zanesville, Ohio. The Wilds is one of the largest and most innovative wildlife conservation centers in the world.  Located on nearly 10,000 acres, it is home to rare and endangered species from around the world living in natural, […]

WHEN I WAS A CHILD,

June 26, 2013

I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. 1 Corinthians 13:11 – King James Bible “Authorized Version”, Cambridge Edition I PRAY WE HAVE! BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

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 […]

SONEL’S CORNER BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO

June 24, 2013

NATURE’S MARCH OF THE TUXEDOS “Penguins mate for life. That doesn’t surprise me much because they all look alike. It’s not like they’re going to meet a really new, great looking penguin someday.” I saw Sonel’s Corner and some of the excellent entries and decided to try my hand at converting my penguin photos into […]

SUNDAY POST: BRIDGE

June 23, 2013

GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE I’ve posted a lot of bridges, but I don’t think I’ve posted the George Washington Bridge in New York City. The George Washington Bridge stands high above the Hudson River, its eastern end resting on the shores of Manhattan, its western end embedded in the wooded bluffs of New Jersey’s Palisades.   […]

“Face painting ~ A dream realized in the painters touch”

June 22, 2013

When summer arrives there is noting like attending a carnival where the most popular booth is the face painting one.  The parents of these beautiful children gave me permission to photograph their fun-filled adventure into fantasy land. I hope these photos put a smile on your face and lighten your heart. Fantasy makes everything possible! […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: THE WORLD THROUGH YOUR EYES

June 21, 2013

The Daily Post at WordPress has challenged us to see the world through our eyes and post it.  Below is  some of what I saw of the world through the lens of my camera. There are views taken of the land, sea and in the air.   Click on photo to see larger images. BE […]