Francine In Retirement
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Posts Tagged ‘water

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: ENVELOPED

May 15, 2015

BY WATER   “In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans; in one aspect of  You are found all the aspects of existence.” ― Kahlil Gibran BY FIRE       The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled. Plutarch The most […]

EPHEMERAL

April 2, 2015

GONE IN A SPLASH “now evaporates and becomes then”  Every year Pittsburgh sponsors  The EQT  Three Rivers Regatta. One of the feature attractions is the power boat races.  The races create waves in our rivers and are a splash hit in the city that draws thousands  to our shores. See more entries at WPC.   BE ENCOURAGED!  BE […]

WALLS OF WATER

March 13, 2015

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE:  WALLS Below are some of man made walls of water that I have photographed over the past two or three years.  I hope you enjoy them. Waterfalls such a beautiful sight So peaceful and quiet The water shimmers as it falls Blue and clear Hear the whisper in the air As the water […]

THE DUNK TANK

September 22, 2013

  FROM THE EYES OF THE YOUNG BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

TRAVEL THEME: SIMPLICITY

July 12, 2013

SIMPLICITY  OF  A  CHILD “A child of five could understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.”   ― Groucho Marx REACHING FOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO: ENJOY LIFE LEARN NEW THINGS CREATE SOMETHING NEW  SIMPLICITY Simplicity means centering in on that which is important and letting go of the rest. It can mean living […]

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 […]

TRAVEL THEME: RIPPLES

June 21, 2013

This post is in answer to Ailsa’s, Where’s My Backpack? challenge.  See the link for more entries. DROP A PEBBLE Drop a pebble in the water: just a splash, and it is gone;  But there’s half-a-hundred ripples Circling on and on and on,  Spreading, spreading from the center, flowing on out to the sea.  And […]

WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: CURVES

June 15, 2013

POINT STATE PARK FOUNTAIN The Fountain at Point State Park in Pittsburgh has finally reopened with a ceremony attended by the Governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett  and the beginning of Dollar Bank’s Three Rivers Art Festival.   At its peak the water spouts 150 ft in the air. Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/neighborhoods-city/pittsburgh-making-a-splash-with-refreshed-point-state-park-fountain-690698/#ixzz2WFxqUuTl Here are my photos of […]

DAYS OF PEACE AND REST

June 9, 2013

PRAYING PEACE LIKE A RIVER  FALLS FRESH ON YOU TODAY, TOMORROW AND ALWAYS Praying peace like a flowing river runs through your life and falls fresh on your everyday activities. Photos taken at Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. See Where’s my backpack? for more peaceful entries. BE ENCOURAGED!  BE BLESSED!

WAITING TO LAUNCH

June 2, 2013

Have you ever wanted to explore new waters? Don’t just sit on the dock. Take the plunge!   BE ENCOURAGED BLESSED!