Sad eyes

sad eyes

Today’s quote:
The heart lies and the head plays tricks with us, but the eyes see true.
– Syrio Forel

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a walk on the wild side

wild side

Watch your step because there is beauty everywhere if you choose to notice.

Today’s quote: “The earth laughs in flowers.”
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today’s link: TDP

Mellow yellow

female goldfinch
gold male

Today’s quote:
“Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.”
~Pablo Picasso

Today’s Random Link: photo walkthrough

Morning rose…

morning rose

There are two things I look forward to every spring, the blooming of our roses and the return of the hummingbirds we feed.

We’re down to our last rose (not pictured) and the hummers will be around for about a month and then the long cold winter blows in and starts to drag on for what seems like 2 years.

Today’s quote: “Why is summer mist romantic and autumn mist just sad?”
~ Dodie Smith

Today’s link: Adobe TV

snoozy-q

good night

I have now pictured all four of our dogs and our only cat. This is Brandi, the smallest but she thinks she’s the biggest of them all.

Today’s quote: If you think dogs can’t count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then give him only two of them.”~Phil Pastoret

Today’s link: Share your photos

A place for peace…

peaceful
There has to be a place for peace. Thought, meditation or prayer I believe are essential in emptying the stress that builds in us and will slowly kill us all. 

Today’s quote: “In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Today’s link: NATURE PHOTO TIPS

That’s creepy…

Yikes

Scares me and I’m fearless.

Today’s quote:
  “Written laws are like spider‘s webs; they will catch, it is true, the weak and the poor, but would be torn in pieces by the rich and powerful.”
~Anacharsis quotes (Scythian prince and philosopher, 6th century BC)

Today’s link:
Karl Taylor

the smell of death

Death

Would ya please quit following me around!

Today’s quote:
“I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens.”
― Woody Allen

Today’s Site:
Gavin Hoey

Bad Hair Day

Stan the Man

I was raised a St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan so I have always had a soft spot in my heart for this bird.

Today’s quote:

“It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. It took one afternoon on the golf course.”
― Hank Aaron

Featured site:

http://photo.tutsplus.com/articles/round-ups/100-helpful-photography-tutorials-for-beginners-and-professionals/

http://www.youtube.com/onOneUniversity

wings and a prayer

Wings

It’s pretty hard to watch a hummingbird for very long without believing that there is a higher power.

Today’s quote:
“I see myself forever and ever as the ridiculous man, the lonely soul, the wanderer, the restless frustrated artist, the man in love with love, always in search of the absolute, always seeking the unattainable”
― Henry Miller, Stand Still Like the Hummingbird

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