Poppy Vibrance

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Vibrant Colors

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Soft Pastels

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Soft Pastels

How to Live Life Out Loud

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Live life out loud:

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Pour the light of love over everyone you love.

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Have the courage to be creative.

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Color your world.

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Look on the bright side.

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Think happy thoughts.

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Keep your face turned toward the sunSon.

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Make amazing things happen.

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“Life is a great big canvas and you should throw all the paint you can on it.” -Danny Kaye

Start with yellow.

Keeping colouring, my friend. It’s not just for kids, you know.
D

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Yellow

You’re Only One Swim Away From A Good Mood

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You’re only one swim away from a good mood. (Speedo)

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: The Color Blue

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Contrasting Colors

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Contrasting Colors

My Boys and Their Wheels

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Wheels
Boys and their toys! My boys love their wheels. My contribution this week celebrates the joy of spinning, speeding wheels.

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A boy’s love for wheels begins early.

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And never stops

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At least, that’s the case with my boys and their wheels.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Roads

The challenge this week from Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Roads. My contribution follows below. Enjoy.

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Approaching a round-about in Wellington. It took me ages to get used to how round-abouts worked. I, once, got turned around and lost on one in Aussie. The getting lost part was surprisingly the good news in the story…it caused someone a long walk through the night -needless to say…he wasn’t thrilled about it. Yikes!

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A country road outside of Wanaka, New Zealand. Just off this road is a beautiful bike/walking track and entrance to a gorgeous kayaking adventure on the river.

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One of the roads leading into Wanaka, New Zealand. This is my favorite scenic town in New Zealand. The lake and mountains are just majestic!

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Finally, roads in downtown Chattanooga, Tn…my hometown. Home sweet home.

“There’s more to getting to where you’re going then just knowing there’s a road.” -Joan Lowery Nixon

Hey, it’s so nice to see you today! Thank you for stopping by. While you are here, have a look around.

Have a great day.
D

When I Grow Up

This week’s challenge

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge:

Black and White

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You think that I am just playing as I sit here in your boat

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Too little yet to understand- the way to stay afloat

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There’s something that you’re missing

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as you watch me filled with cheer

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There is purpose in the game I play, the reason is quite clear,

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I’m watching now,through tiny eyes, the world that you bestow

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“Pull in that line and get on board” is what I’ve often heard

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I’m watching every move you make and hearing every word

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Preparing now to take my turn to grab onto the wheel

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And live the life you taught me to

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with hope and love and zeal.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Water or The Season of Winter

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Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.
-Steve Maraboli

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Anger is like flowing water; there’s nothing wrong with it as long as you let it flow. Hate is like stagnant water; anger that you denied yourself the freedom to feel, the freedom to flow; water that you gathered in one place and left to forget. Stagnant water becomes dirty, stinky, disease-ridden, poisonous, deadly; that is your hate. On flowing water travels little paper boats; paper boats of forgiveness. Allow yourself to feel anger, allow your waters to flow, along with all the paper boats of forgiveness. Be human.
-C. JoyBell C.

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It is life, I think, to watch the water. A man can learn so many things.
-Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

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Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.
-John Lubbock

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Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.
-Christopher Morley

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For true love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is its flow.
-Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Water or the Season of Winter

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Metal/Autumn

Cee has offered another fun challenge for this week. This is my contribution for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge. I would also like to thank Cee for highlighting my contribution to last week’s challenge.. I have enjoyed participating and thank the blogging community for your kind comments!

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These are the turbines from a New Zealand wind farm. One thing we have an abundance of in New Zealand is wind. We were able to watch a wind farm develop near us and I was amazed at the massive size of these turbines. Amazing!

Enjoy the photos!
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