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Different Textures!


One thing that I love to discover are textures! They are everywhere around us…we just need to stop and take a good look to find them! Let’s head out and see what textures I have found! Ready?

A design found in rock

A design found in rock

The beauty of crystals

The beauty of crystals

Eucalyptus Bark

Eucalyptus Bark

Feathers

Feathers

Do you see textures around you too? Let me know!

Have a magnificent day and thanks for dropping by! Be well! ^..^


Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu

I just have to admire Lao Tzu for his wisdom and his words that I find inspiring! More Lao Tzu quotes:

“Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.”

“Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.”

“Great acts are made up of small deeds.”

May you have a magnificent Monday! Thank you for stopping by! ^..^

Let’s Praise Dogs!


God gave us dogs. He gave us the dog to show us what unconditional love is. He gave us the dog for companionship. He gave us the dog to comfort us in time of need. And, he gave us the dog to lift our spirits! Here is a video that my cousin shared with me about God giving us the dog!

I hope that you enjoyed this as much as I did! And here is to the little flower that lives with us in our house and is a great source of love, joy, and comfort to us both!

The Astro flower

The Astro flower

Thank you for visiting today, and have a wonderful day! Be well! ^..^

Orange Revisited


I thought that for today we would take another look at the color orange! So come with me and let’s take another look at the color orange!

Orange ruffles

Orange ruffles

Oranges spikes

Oranges spikes

Orange and White

Orange and White

Shades of orange

Shades of orange

Orange is such a wonderful color, isn’t it?

Have an amazing day! Thanks for visiting with me today! Be well! ^..^

The Wisdom of Socrates


For the next two weeks, I will be doing a series of quotes featuring wisdom of the ages! Today we begin with Socrates!

The wisdom of Socrates

The wisdom of Socrates

Other Socrates quotes:

“Let him that would move the world first move himself.”

“Be slow to fall into friendship; but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.”

“It is not living that matters, but living rightly.”

Have a wonderful Saturday! And, thank you for dropping by!


This week, Michelle at WordPress, has chosen the subject “Adventure” for this week’s photo challenge! Let me take you on an adventure to several places where you can find your own adventures!

Take a hike and find yourself looking at this view in Yosemite!

Half Dome and Yosemite Valley from Glacier Point

Half Dome and Yosemite Valley from Glacier Point

How about a white water adventure? This photo is from the American River near Coloma.

Coming up and out

Coming up and out

Or, how about exploring an underground cavern? This is one of the rock formations at the Moaning Caverns in Calaveras County.

Amazing colors

Amazing colors

Feel like sailing? Take a boat ride on Lake Tahoe and venture into Emerald Bay…

Lake Tahoe and Emerald Bay

Lake Tahoe and Emerald Bay

How about a bit of rock climbing, or rappelling at Red Rock just outside Las Vegas?

From the trail around Calico Hills

From the trail around Calico Hills

What do you like to do for adventure? I would love to hear from you!

Have a fantastic Friday and thank you for stopping by today! Be well! ^..^


Campfire - Photo by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

Campfire – Photo by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

Once they removed the body of Jeremy, who had been stung more than 100 times, they resumed their weekend of camping. She remembered his body swelling, the pain in his face, and his final breath. It was gruesome!

She was in charge of gathering wood and starting the campfire. With the woodpile nearby, she selected pieces of kindling, formed a teepee and got it started.

With the fire blazing, she sat back in her camping chair. Staring into the flames, she found herself mesmerized. All of a sudden, flames shot up and in them she saw Jeremy’s swollen face smiling!
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Thank you goes out to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting Friday Fictioneers, and for the inspiring photo!

Thank you dear reader for stopping by to read my bit of flash! Have a terrific Thursday and be well! ^..^