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Monday, April 18, 2011

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. Join us and share your world with others from all over Our World! Just click on the post title, read the rules, sign up and play with us! 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?  As I begin preparing for the big move I've been looking back over the past four years since I moved to Seattle and here are a few of the lovely memories I will take with me! My children, the ocean, the harbor, incredible trees, and so much beauty everywhere! 
Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude.
Joseph Wood Krutch


 Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
William Arthur Ward

I think I've given the wrong impression -- I'm not leaving Seattle, just a different area and I won't be close to the water, but I do have gorgeous views of Mt. Rainier!! I'll still have plenty to take pictures of!!!

52 comments:

JM said...

What a fantastic beach! It reminds me of the one I spent the weekend at, which I posted today.

Rajesh said...

Your world is beautiful and very scenic.

Serline said...

And what a majestic way to showcase God's gift to us!

Reader Wil said...

Thank you for sharing your beautiful world, Sylvia! I wish you too a very happy week!

George said...

You've created a beautiful collage to share with us and to remind us of the beauty in your part of the world. I really like the quote from William Arthur Ward.

Martha Z said...

These are beautiful images of your world and your children, of course, the most beautiful of all.

ladyfi said...

A wonderful mosaic of thankfulness... and I love that poem sent to you by your friend in Mumbai!

Eve said...

You manage to photograph Seattle in it's best light! Everyone I talk to thinks of only rain when I mention having grown up there, but it's so much more! :D

magda said...

Wonterful photos Sylvia !!!!
Have a happy Easter!
Greetings

Pat Tillett said...

BEAUTIFUL...
You just convinced me to get out this week!

Carver said...

Beautiful sights and memories Sylvia. I hope your move goes well.

jo©o said...

That beach!
Within easy distance?
Like the new header colours too.
1jo.co

eileeninmd said...

Sylvia, your photos and mosaic are beautiful. And I am sure as are all your memories of your home in Seattle. Now you will make many more new memories and take even more great photos. I also wanted to say i love your new header and the poem, you have such a sweet friend.

Gunsside said...

Looks and seems like you have lots of good memories, great shots ;))

aka Penelope said...

Interesting phrase … happiness is a way to show gratitude. Your appreciation for life shines through in the blog you created, Sylvia. And I can see optimism in the wonderful child’s art shown in your headers. This one is especially colorful AND on the move!

Gary said...

Great tour Sylvia!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Dimple said...

Lovely mosaic of your world, Sylvia, it shows some things you are grateful for.

Blessings!

Marie said...

So true Sylvia! Love this post. Beautiful mosaic with lovely words. Thanks for your comment and please have a great week you too my blogfriend :-)

Photo Cache said...

are you leaving seattle? i know you are moving but i wasn't aware if you are moving out of pac northwest.

have a wonderful easter.

EG Wow said...

You have wonderful memories. I knew you were moving but now I sense you are moving away from Seattle! Hmmm. I didn't know that.

Sylvia K said...

Phot Cache, No, I'm not leaving Seattle, just moving to a different area and won't be as close to the water, but with great views of Mt. Rainier and a very convenient area for someone without a car as I am these days. It's a terrific place and I'm really excited!

Sylvia

ros@dimaggio63 said...

Meravigliosa la 2° foto in alto a destra !!!
Buona serata :))
Myriam

Christine said...

What beautiful photos these are, Sylvia. I feel your enthusiasm for your new "digs" and also your reticence to leave the water views you have now, but I'm thinking that this will be a good move in many ways. Have a great week, my friend. I wish you sunshine!!

Arija said...

My goodness, your friend is so prolific with your new headers that I only had a subliminal glance of the last one where I could not access comments, before there is a one one of Sylvia the photographer.

I finally got to your comments on the 4th. try!

Happy moving my friend!

Life Ramblings said...

what a beautiful collage. such breathtaking views, so peaceful and serene.

Birgitta - foto CHIP said...

Wonderful pictures Sylvia!
I love the top picture and isn't he wonderful - Sam standing and nicely asking if he may come up to you :)

Pat said...

Seattle is in a place of gorgeous natural beauty! I hope you are able to move in to your new place soon. I like your collage. Your kids look healthy and happy.

Al said...

Seattle is a truly beautiful area, one of the most lovely I've ever visited (at least when the sun is out). I love that shot of the beach and waves going off into the distance. I hope your week and move go well.

Sreisaat said...

Beautiful sights, Sylvia! I wish I could visit there someday. I can hear the beach waves calling me :)


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Kay L. Davies said...

So glad you're not leaving Seattle. One of these days I'll be out your way and we can grab a coffee.
-- K

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

Indrani said...

Wonderful shots. Have a great week ahead.

Lew said...

Beauty is where you find it. And you have shown us you know how to capture beauty and share it. I'll miss your water shots, but I am looking forward to views of Mt. Rainier! Hope your move is a smooth one,

snowwhite said...

Sylvia, thank you for posting always wonderful photos and words. "Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude." I think it is the secret of being happy.
Your photo is full of happiness!

Jack said...

Beautiful pictures, Sylvia.

magiceye said...

lovely collage!

looking forward to seeing mt.rainier through your eyes!

alicesg said...

Lovely photos. Hope you have a great time in your new place.

Team G Square said...

Wonderful , so more photos of Mr Rainer coming soon

Dianne said...

Love the different headers Sylvia - what a wonderful talented friend you have! Happy shifting. xx

Riet said...

Beautiful shots Sylvia. Looking forward to a lot more of Mt Rainier

stardust said...

"Happiness is itself a kind of gratitude." So true, and I'll keep it in mind all the time, and will express my gratitude.

Each picture is the reminder of your happy moment which you're grateful to during the four years, and you'll make another sweet memory at a new place in Seattle. Moving to a higher ground is a good choice, I think.

Take care, Sylvia.

Ebie said...

Your friend is very talented. A beautiful poem dedicated to your move.

Good luck and I look forward to the views of Mt Rainier.

Take care.

Stewart M said...

I have great memories of trip to Washington State - you live in a remarkable part of the world. Glad to hear you will be still be posting from that part of the world.

As ever you were first to comment on my picture - do you never sleep!

Cheers Stewart M - Australia

Mama Zen said...

Lovely collage!

Sridharan said...

Beautiful collage.!

Marites said...

your header is one of the things I look forward to whenever i get here in your blog. It's just so much fun seeing it everytime. Your collage is really beautiful! have a good week!

Benita said...

Very beautiful photos!

Wren said...

Looking forward to seeing your world from a new angle. Are you moving at the end of April?

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Wonderful collage! A move (even across town) does provide a sense of poignancy. It's going to be so great though. I'm excited for you.

Pietro said...

A really beautiful mosaic, Sylvia!

Kay said...

You really have gorgeous children and you sure do live in a gorgeous area! You're so lucky, Sylvia.

Regina said...

Such beautiful world!
Have a great day Sylvia.
Regards.
xo
Regina

""rare*jonRez"" said...

You sure got a beautiful world! I could live in such place forever! :)

I have Our WORLD of Wintry Spring as well. Hope to see you at my page! :)

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