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Archive for April 2015

POEM IN YOUR POCKET DAY – APRIL 30TH

April 30, 2015

A fellow blogger in her blog post, reminds us that “Poem In Your Pocket” is on April 30, 2015.  She invites us to share a poem with those we know.  Visit her blog for more information. Click here. I took this photo at the finish line of the Pittsburgh Marathon a few years ago. I’m sure this runner […]

THE CHINESE CLASS ROOM

April 29, 2015

Nationality Room at the University of Pittsburgh  If you ever visit the city of Pittsburgh, you must visit the Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh.  I took these photos on one of my many visits here.   BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: CARS

April 28, 2015

HERE A CAR THERE A CAR EVERYWHERE A CAR Click on photo to see larger image. Please click on the link in photo below for how to participate in this challenge and see other entries. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

FIVE PHOTOS, FIVE STORIES: DAY TWO

April 28, 2015

LIKE THE DEW IN THE MORNING Years ago I was part of a worship team that sang praise songs to prepare the congregation for the Word of God.  “Like The Dew” was a personal favorite.  It was a very simple song that was sung very softly over and over. “Like The Dew” Like the dew […]

CEE’S ODD BALL PHOTO CHALLENGE: 2015 WEEK 17

April 27, 2015

IRISH WOLFHOUND The photos were taken of the backs of chairs located in the Irish Classroom. The classroom is part of the Nationality Rooms located in The Cathedral Of Learning on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The last picture was taken from the internet. The Irish Wolfhound is a giant-sized dog, one of the tallest […]

FIVE PHOTOS, FIVE STORIES – DAY ONE

April 27, 2015

I was asked by Boeta to participate in the five photos, five stories photo challenge.  Thank you for the invitation.  Here is my first entry. BRIDGING HEAVEN AND EARTH But with God all things are possible.  Matthew 19:26   Walking on the moon was once considered to be impossible, yet Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldin did […]

SILENT SUNDAY

April 26, 2015

BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: MOTION

April 26, 2015

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL There is nothing more exciting and full of action, speed and motion than a championship football game. Here are a few still motion shots I’ve taken of my grandson’s football game. THE KICKOFF PASS AND HAND OFF THE RUN TACKLE TOUCHDOWN  CELEBRATION OF VICTORY Visit THE DAILY POST PHOTO CHALLENGE for more […]

CEE’S FUN FOTO CHALLENGE: CLOUDS

April 21, 2015

CIRROCUMULUS CLOUDS Cirrocumulus clouds are small rounded puffs that usually appear in long rows high in the sky. Cirrocumulus are usually white, but sometimes appear gray. They are the same size or smaller than the width of your littlest finger when you hold up your hand at arm’s length. When these clouds cover a lot […]

TRAVEL THEME: CENTER

April 20, 2015

FLATIRON BUILDING  TAKEN AT DUSK TAKEN AT MIDDAY   While taking a tour of downtown Manhattan we came upon this wonderful building looking as though it were sitting in the center of the street. Notice the center line of this unusual building, called the Flatiron Building.  The distinctive triangular shape of this building, designed by Chicago […]