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Friday, June 10, 2011

Weekend Reflections

Weekend Reflections is hosted by James each week beginning Friday at 11 AM Eastern Standard Time. It's another wonderful way of opening your eyes to new and different kinds of beauty. Click on the web address under the blog title and sign up to play with us! Back to the archives -- I'm going to run out of pics altogether if this grumpy weather continues with just enough sun to tease!! But considering the weather  everywhere else, I shouldn't complain and so I'll stop right now and wish you all a wonderful weekend with lots of love and laughter and whatever else floats your boat! Enjoy!
Life loves the liver of it.
Maya Angelou

 It takes all kinds,
and all shapes;
and to coexist,
you can't just
"reflect"
on yourself.

Mangrovy ones,
weighted
with the worries
of age,
spread thin
across the middle...

Sparse Bamboo style,
thin branches
finding their way
carrying
inquisitive
pointy leaves

Regular
lushly foliated,
40-is-the-new-20,
mango and jamun,
in anticipation
of new fruit,
bending
from a bit of
safe distance
....

And some really
indisciplined
long ,
green
young blades,
rabble rousing
pushing each other
into the water.....

They enjoy together,
because,
unable to
selfishly
"reflect"
on themselves,
they can only see each other
when they look into the water....



As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Andrew Carnegie


To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
Amos Bronson Alcott

35 comments:

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

Hi Syliva,

I love the new header! It is always fun to see what she is going to do next.

These water and sky pictures are all so pretty.

Thanks for stopping by to say hi,

Kathy M.

Gary said...

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

Nature Rambles said...

Your pictures are so beautiful...can't choose a favourite! As for the header, it's stunning!

Cezar and Léia said...

Hello Sylvia,
Another fabulous work with your camera, this set is excellent, love specially the second one!
Hugs and a nice weekend
Léia

Gattina said...

Beautiful reflections !
BTW I never payed attention to what men say, lol !

Gattina said...

Oh yes the header too cute !

Ms. Becky said...

man, is my brain slow today. I read that first quote and thought "why is she referring to liver"? I probably should have kept that lapse to myself. but we're all friends here so what the hay. great reflections Syvia - I especially like that last one. that water looks fine. have a great weekend Sylvia!

texwisgirl said...

oh these are beautiful. the last photo and the last quote just touched my heart today... thank you, sylvia.

'Tsuki said...

Wow, Sylvia, that is a new success ! Very nice set of pictures this week-end again. The first one is simply marvelous.

Malyss said...

I like how the light is coming out from behind the clouds..Have a nice week-end!

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

I hope that you have less-grumpy weather soon but your photos and quotes keep my heart "light" and hopefully "unwrinkled"! Enjoy your weekend, my friend.

Bises,
Genie

Rekha said...

These are beautiful reflection shots as usual, your images are always a delight to view.. Enjoy your weekend. :)

jabblog said...

Sweet quotes and beautiful photos. The sun will shine again, Sylvia - believe:-)

Trotter said...

Hi Sylvia! With the long weekend here in Lisbon (four days off...), I finally manage to stroll around Blogosphere...
Wonderful reflection!!

Blogtrotter Two is visiting some beautiful villages... Enjoy and have a splendid weekend!!

Regina said...

Delightful as always Sylvia!
Happy weekend.
Regards.
xo

Dyche Designs said...

Great shots, love the drama of the sky in the last image.

Dianne said...

Ah! I must keep my heart unwrinkled - beautiful photos they make my heart sing!
"Adelaide and Beyond"

Al said...

Great shots, as I've come to look forward from you, Sylvia. Hopefully you'll get a break in the weather again soon! Give Sam a hug from Socks and me!

George said...

All of these are marve,ous photos of reflections. While I hope you soon get some pretty weather, I do enjoy each of your trips to the archives.

magiceye said...

lovely captures as always!

Dianne said...

I love - to keep the heart unwrinkled
and the photos!!

hugs

Karen said...

All lovely Sylvia...ahhhh, I love to sail. Have a great weekend.

James said...

Wonderful shots! I just got back from a walk around Balboa Island and I thought of you when I saw the sailboats.
Have a great weekend!

Pat Tillett said...

all three of them are very nice!

Pietro said...

Wonderful reflection images, Sylvia! I've really enjoyed them in this Saturday morning!
Happy weekend :-)

DawnTreader said...

Love the boats!

Fjällripan said...

What a beautiful view, lovely coulors to. :)

Arija said...

You always choose such great quotes to go with your lovely pictures. Never mind the weather, just enjoy LIFE!

Cildemer said...

Wonderful shots! The last one is truly breathtaking!
Lovely poem and great quotes!
So much beauty here!
Thanks for sharing, Sylvia;o)

***
Have a nice and happy weekend***

Francisca said...

I like to visit you to see what new creative header you've been gifted. So much fun! It's your friend's selfless giving that makes the gesture (and work) so moving. That's my little reflection for you today, Sylvia... :-D

Leovi said...

magnificent sights with delicious tones. Greetings.

cieldequimper said...

I love your new header too and am grateful for the pop-up comment window which makes commenting here so much easier!

What a lovely, warm glow. The sky is just like that here at the moment... without the sun!

Sridharan said...

Wonderful post as always Sylvia..! Have a great week end..!

awarewriter said...

You always find beautiful reflections.

Enrique G.A. said...

A beautiful entrance, with good photographs filled with magic and accompanied by a good text.
I love the pictures of the sea, the sun, the sea and boats surtc'nado these waters.
Greetings .-

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