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Monday, October 25, 2010

That's My World!

That's My World is hosted each week by Klaus and the My World team, Klaus, Sandy, Wren, Fishing Guy and me. Click on the icon and share your world with others from all over Our World! So! How is your world this week? Have you taken time to see the beauty there? What is it about your world that makes you smile or laugh or feel grateful for?  My world has shrunk this week as my car finally died -- I do mean DEAD as in no more personal transportation. But that doesn't eliminate the beauty of my world, it's just that the one I share with you each week is likely to shrink some! So, let me share some of what I had captured before the car's demise! And believe me, I'm depending on Mark Twain's humor, to brighten and add laughter to the day!
I must have a prodigious amount of mind; it takes me as much as a week, sometimes, to make it up!  — Mark Twain
Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel. He is the only one that inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it.  — Mark Twain
A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory.  — Mark Twain

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.  — Mark Twain

All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence; then success is sure.  — Mark Twain
Denial is much more then an Egyptian River.  — Mark Twain
Out of all the things I have lost, I miss my mind the most.  — Mark Twain
There are many humorous things in the world; among them, the white man's notion that he less savage than the other savages.  — Mark Twain

50 comments:

Mama Zen said...

Beautiful shots! Sorry about the car!

ladyfi said...

Wonderful shots! Love the sky and autumn colours in that first one. And, of course, the cute dog!

Kay said...

That is an interesting photo of Mojo's eyes. Gorgeous Monday photos, Sylvia!

Reader Wil said...

You probably need a car than we do. For the distances between places is not so extensive as they are in your country, besides we have good public transport.
Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos and Mark Twain.
Thanks for your comment. Fortunately my grandchildren are passionate readers like their mothers, who liked to read from an early age. I agree with you that the children of this time are mostly interested in computer games.It's a pity!

Thom said...

Beautiful world Sylvia. This has got to be my absolute favorite picture of Sam. :) Excellent series and I love all the quotes. Have a wonderful Monday :)

Al said...

Great quotes and photos as always, Sylvia. Your dog is too cute! I'm sorry to hear about your car - mine will hit 180,000 miles soon so I don't know how much longer it will last. But when it dies I will need to replace it as I must drive to work.

EG Wow said...

Wonderful quotes, again! I especially the last quote about savages. How TRUE!

Great photos too.

Diane AZ said...

Hi Sylvia, I love the fall colors in the first two, the sky and water colors in the next three and the adorable doggie at the end!

Rajesh said...

Beautiful shots. The scenery is awesome.

Linda Reeder said...

Oh my, the combination of "ignorance and confidence". God help us!

Gwendolyn L said...

Wonderful set of photos and sayings....as ususal. Sorry about your car.

Babooshka said...

You make my island look even tinier than it is with these spacious visitors and the doggie so cute.

Maboe said...

As usual, great shots and I love the quotes!

Jo said...

What beautiful photos of your world, and of course, Mark Twain has cheered me up no end as well! My world has shrunk - due to moving across the continent and trying to find my feet again. I am so sorry about your car. Thanks for this meme. I love it! Have a wonderful day, Sylvia. Blessings and (((hugs))) Jo

Randi said...

Great quotes and lovely shots...as always. I feel sorry about your car.

Susan at Stony River said...

Wow, what colors fall is bringing you, and how wonderfully you capture them! I love this time of year.

Mr Puddy said...

Pictures are fabulous and it all go well with the quotes...Nice !

maryt/theteach said...

Beautiful photos, Sylvia! And I love the little pooch at the end! :)

ewok1993 said...

sorry about your car :(

love always seeing your little bestfriend being featured here.

Rosadimaggio63 said...

Oh Sylvia... che foto bellissime dal tuo mondo !!!!
Baci a Bozo :)
Myriam

eileeninmd said...

Wonderful photos and the Mark Twain quotes are wonderful. I really enjoy reading them. Thanks for sharing Sylvia!

indicaspecies said...

What a stunning set of photographs! Loved the Twain humor too. Don't know what to say about your car, but I sure wish you have a lovely week Sylvia.:)

LivingSoAbundantly said...

What beautiful pictures! They could be turned into paintings. :) I am sad to hear that your car died! When I was in high school, my car died--at a tow-away zone. Wishing you the best in getting another vehicle!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

A great collection of shots as usual. I really like the one with the Space Needle way off in the distance.

Carol said...

Wonderful shots, Sylvia, your world is still beautiful. Your dog is very cute.

J Bar said...

Great shots. I always appreciate your words of encouragement on my blog. Cheers.

Birgitta "foto CHIP" said...

Sylvia, what a beautiful landscape you have and the colours are awesome!
I love the last picture :)
Hope you will have a great week!

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Kay L. Davies said...

Even though I've been a tourist in Seattle quite a few times, and driven through it many times, I think I've only been there a couple of times without a car, but I know what you're facing. I once had a car up and die on the freeway between Vancouver, BC, and the suburbs.
Isn't Mark Twain great? If he can make you laugh, or even just smile, after your loss of personal transportation, I'm very glad he left behind a great many wonderful quotations!!
Cheers, Kay

clairz said...

I hope you get the car problem solved, Sylvia. Although, I must say, if any of these lovely places are within walking distance, you are doing all right. I visited with a photographer this morning who is slightly handicapped and has some trouble getting around. His photos were gorgeous and all were taken from a vantage point in his own back yard. So...

lotusleaf said...

That first photo touches a chord in my heart. All the rest are also wonderful.

magiceye said...

breathtaking images!

SandyCarlson said...

I hope the car situation gets resolved simply for you. I am sorry about your trouble.

Thanks for these delightful images and words.

Evelyn said...

Gorgeous photos. Love your doggie! I think he likes to have his photos taken :)

ps. hope your car troubles go away and you get a brand new one.

Ebie said...

Every corner you pivot, there is beauty! Love your fall colors and the skies. Sorry about your car....

Ann said...

I love a blue eye hunk, He has such attractive eyes.

Grayquill said...

It's been a while - it's nice to see your consistancy. I am sorry about your car. I hope you find a good one soon. I bought a camera, not a great camera but better than what I had. We will see if I can learn to use it.

Luna Miranda said...

the panoramic view of the cove is beautiful! the Mark Twain's quotes and the look on your dog's face make me smile.:p

here's to a new car!:p

Francisca said...

Hello Sylvie! Oh my, I guess your car couldn't be fixed by a nice young lad on a motorbike like mine was this week (my Monday post)! It may make your physical world smaller, not having a car, but luckily you have the whole of cyberspace to visit... including me in the Philippines! Humor certainly comes in many forms, life itself offers so much of it, but Twain certainly has his way with words. Again I like all the quotes, but the one that resonated most for me was: Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. Something bittersweet about that imagery, isn't there. Again, your photos are eye candy, and is that cutie pie your companion? Sylvie, may the rest of your week be bright!

BraCom (Bram) said...

Beautiful autumn My World posting

Have a nice week,
Greetings, Bram

My Word Tuesday post

Seen on My World Tuesday

alicesg said...

Your part of the world is so beautiful and colourful. Love the doggie at the last photo.

Naturegirl said...

Sylvia these are serene and relaxing images to wake up to this early morning! What a sweet mug shot in the last image!Put a smile on my face! Fur friends will always do that to me!
Loved the quotes..thought provoking!
I'm now settled into my NEW nest and this meme might just be perfect to show and tell all about me discoveries in my new world! blessigns to you!

Marmeladen said...

Beautiful shots.

Arija said...

Your autumn is delectable and Mark Twain as insightful as ever.

Have a wonderful week while the weather holds.

Arija

Carolyn Ford said...

Your world is quite pretty these days! I love the colors and the sky is very photogenic! Mark Twain can sum it up in just a few words...Thank you for adding his quotes as they are something surely to think about! Have a great "rest of the week, Sylvia."

BirgittaB said...

Wonderful photos from your world Sylvia!

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NatureFootstep said...

the first three photos are that kind of places I am always drawn to. I hope your carproblem will solve itself. :)

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Sylvia -- the pictures and quotes are wonderful as always. But I couldn't stop thinking about your car. Oh no..... is there public transportation easily available? I don't know exactly where in the Seattle area you are. And (for that matter) haven't been there in so long that I really don't know what's available anyway.

I am feeling for you.... sometimes I don't even want to go anywhere out of walking distance ... but when I need a car I need one. Yikes!!

Lew said...

Your car has taken you and your camera to some beautiful places! May the car rest in peace and I hope you find a new one to continue your journey! (But a bummer of a way to start the week!)

Wolynski said...

Gorgeous photos, especially the little schnauzer - too cute for words.

Eden said...

Beautiful shots as always, Sylvia! Love the quotes too.

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