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Archive for July 2013

SONEL’S BLACK AND WHITE CHALLENGE: UPWARD

July 31, 2013

BLACK AND WHITE FIREWORKS Look up in the sky, What do you see? A burst of fireworks Raining downward on me. 🙂 🙂 🙂 “Light, diffused, piercing the dark fireworks, crescendo turning the night to day explosive, glorious.  So is God’s love manifested in the Son’s rising Champion over sin, death” January 29, 2008 (Raymond […]

EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

July 30, 2013

Last year I won an all expense paid trip to New York City for two.  It included hotel room, Broadway theater tickets, dinner at Carmine’s, dinner cruise on the Hudson River and more. This was my daughter’s first trip as an adult, so we did the typical tourist things.  Our schedule was so booked that […]

UNEXPECTED FINDINGS

July 29, 2013

A couple of years ago I was visiting a bicycle shop called, Bicycle Heaven, where my photography class was invited to do a photo shoot. Now you would think you would see everything related to bicycles; seats, tires, handle bars, helmets, wheels, etc.  Not in this unique and fascinating place, See below some of the things […]

HOW TO BE A KID AGAIN

July 28, 2013

We don’t always have to dress up in a costume to have childlike fun.  Just read the article below to see how. How To Be A Kid Again    Children don’t try to control or suppress their energy; they simply let it express itself in the most natural way in the moment. They don’t think, […]

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: LOCKS, KNOBS AND HANDLES

July 27, 2013

HAIR LOCKS I decided to have a little fun with Cee’s challenge this week.  I searched all week for some image to fit the challenge. No success.  Then I thought maybe look in a different direction and focus on one of the words.  Which led me to these choices.  What do you think. Visit Cee’s […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: MASTERPIECE

July 26, 2013

GOD’S MASTERPIECE I visited the Grand Canyon, one of the seven wonders of the world, last August.  I stood at the cliff overlooking a masterpiece of God’s work.  I viewed in awe and in wonder at the awesome work of His hand.  Their were moments where I could only praise Him for what He had […]

SONEL’S CORNER BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO: ABSTRACT

July 23, 2013

ABSTRACT ART Once I started looking for abstract images in my archives, I got excited and carried away.  What I found was abstract art in the form of mosaic glass art, graffiti art and some glass block windows.   Abstract art usually is seen in colors, but I was pleased to see these colored photos […]

DDD CHALLENGE

July 23, 2013

DUCKS, DUCKS AND MORE DUCKS These photos of ducks were taken on one of my visits to an Amish farm in Pennsylvania and at a local park nearby my house. To put a little fun in your day, I’ve added some quack you up jokes.  ENJOY! Duck Jokes to Quack You Up!   Q: What […]

BIRD MAN

July 22, 2013

We can see pigeons in a number of our urban cities.  Some people hate them, others spend time feeding them and children love chasing them. I found this man on one of the corners of our downtown streets carrying out his faithful duty of caring for the cities pigeons. WE ALL HAVE A ROLE TO […]

BIRD WATCHING

July 21, 2013

BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!