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Archive for January 2014

FROZEN FALLINGWATER

January 30, 2014

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT’S FALLINGWATER THEN  NOW THEN NOW VIDEO OF MY VISIT TO FALLINGWATER ANGELINA JOLIE & BRAD PITT AT FALLINGWATER BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

BACKS OF ZEBRAS

January 29, 2014

ONE ZEBRA TWO ZEBRAS FOUR ZEBRAS MORE These photos were taken while visiting The Wilds last year. Photos entered in “Cee’s Black and White Challenge: Backs of things’. To see more, visit her blog, Cee’s Photography and join the fun. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: WALK 100 steps or less and take photos

January 28, 2014

TWILIGHT They who dwell in the ends of the earth stand in awe of Your signs; You make the dawn and the sunset shout for joy. Psalm 65:8 The freezing weather in Pittsburgh has caused many of us to stay indoors. Yesterday I saw the most exciting view of twilight that occurred outside my diningroom […]

WHO LET THE DOGS OUT?

January 28, 2014

TAGGED “D” FOR DOGS EVERYONE!  Known as man’s best friend and the giver of unconditional love, we love our canine friends of all size and colors. We have even build dog parks so our furry friends can socialize with one another.  Their owners can get together to do some dog talking as well. Here are […]

WEATHER HAS TAKEN ITS TOIL

January 27, 2014

The weather has taken its toil on the intra-structure of the city. Underground water pipes are breaking and we are running low on salt supplies for the roads. Can’t wait for the cold spell to break. No pun intended. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

SUNDAY POST: FLOWERS

January 26, 2014

LONGING FOR SPRING I decided to create a video for Jakesprinter’s Sunday Post: Flower Challenge.  I hope you like it.   BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: FOUND IN NATURE

January 26, 2014

DUCKS ON A FROZEN POND The East Coast again finds itself in the midst of another cold weather trend, with the temperature in the single digits. I haven’t found the courage to venture far from a warm home to the elements outside, so I pulled some photos taken from a past cold spell to share […]

TRAVEL THEME: WOOD

January 25, 2014

WOOD WOOD EVERYWHERE Visit Where’s My Backpack? for more wood photos. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

EXAMPLES OF JUXTAPOSITIONS

January 24, 2014

Juxtaposition  is “the act of placing things side by side, especially for the purpose of comparison or contrast”. I took these photos some time ago and I hope they fill the definition as stated above. Fredosaurus Rex: Mr. Rogers Dinosaur A smiling T-rex clad in an iconic Fred Rogers cardigan. Cathedral of Learning  & Mary Schenley Memorial […]

TAGGED “C” – CARDINALS

January 24, 2014

The weather has been so cold, minus 10 degrees below zero with no end in sight, here in Pittsburgh.  It was a joy to see and hear these beautiful cardinals gathering around the bird feeder.  They reminded us that spring is just a few months away. A Cardinal In Winter A sunny cardinal in the […]