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Friday, July 1, 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!  
It's been a good week getting to spend time with my oldest son and another interesting trip that the people here planned. I will be writing more about it on Monday, but couldn't resist posting a couple of pics from there.  AND it is also my blogging anniversary! Three years today and 2050 posts!! Well, I always did have a big mouth, but I think the numbers even stunned me!! But it has been some of the best  years of my life and I want to thank all of your for bringing so much beauty and laughter and comfort into my life over the past three years! Hope you all have a beautiful weekend!
A man cannot be uncomfortable without his own approval.
Mark Twain

Spirit has fifty times the strength and staying-power of brawn and muscle.
Mark Twain

 A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
Nelson Mandela
 

36 comments:

anni said...

Thanks you Sylvia for you comments. Mark Twain and Nelson Mandela ! two great guys
have a happy 4th of July long weekend !
anni
http://whatisbelgium.blogspot.com

cieldequimper said...

Marvellous as usual. Bon weekend de l'indépendance ! :-)

Xavi said...

Back again here after a long period of convalescence.
As always wonderful reflections!!
Have a nice weekend, Sylvia!!

Dyche Designs said...

Congratulations on your blogging anniversary, beautiful shots. Have a wonderful holiday weekend.

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

Happy blogging anniversary, my friend... You bring much beauty and joy to the blogging world.

I love the "bottoms up" duck!

Enjoy your holiday weekend!
Genie

stardust said...

Happy blogging anniversary, Sylvia! 2050 posts in three years? You’ve been incredibly creative and productive. Thank you always for your fascinating photos and beneficial or humorous quotes. Wish you a beautiful weekend, too.

RedPat said...

Happy blog anniversary! It is such great fun isn't it!

kRiZ cPEc said...

Just stop by to wish you a very happy July 4th. :)

gigihawaii said...

Happy 3rd blogversary, Sylvia! Will you be showing pics of your son? Would love to see them.

James said...

Great shots! I love watching ducks dive under the water, well at least part of their body goes under. :) I bet that dragon lights up and makes a nice night reflection too.
Have a wonderful weekend Sylvia!

texwisgirl said...

love the happy little duck butts!

Limar said...

Nice shots, love the first one. Beautiful colours :)

Nature Rambles said...

Again, the most beautiful reflections! Great quotes, especially the Nelson Mandela one.

Happy 4th of July weekend Sylvia!

Pat Tillett said...

Nice post and great photos! I get the biggest kick watching ducks and can do so for hours.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

The supply of Mark Twain quotes is inexhaustable. I don't of anybody alive today that is a tenth as witty as he was. Can you imagine what kind of blog he would have Sylvia?

We are preparing to head off for a family reunion. I'm not taking my PC with me but we'll be back Sunday.

Congratulations on the 3 years and 2000 posts. You are certainly prolific. Not only do you post but you are the queen of commenters. Thanks for enriching my life and sharing with me. I'm looking forward to lots more posts from you.

Take care!

Rajlakshmi said...

those are beautiful shots :D loved the first one the most :D

Franius said...

Happy 3rd blogversary, Sylvia! And thanks for your always pleasant thoughts...

Jan n Jer said...

Great reflective photos. Happy 3rd blogoversary! Wow that is a lot of posts!

Dianne said...

Your reflections are always lovely Sylvia -and the little quotes give me something to ponder on!
Have a safe and warm week-end.
"Adelaide and Beyond"

Al said...

Great shots as always, Sylvia, and congratulations on three years of blogging. That's a lot of posts, it will take me 20 years to do that!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Over two thousand beautiful posts too! Congrats!

♥~Judy~♥ said...

Love your shots and the quotes are excellent as always!

Lindy MacDuff said...

Congratulations on your blogging anniversary!

Your images are wonderful, particularly the sunset view - gorgeous!

Happy 4th to you!

Ms. Becky said...

oh I just love duck butts. they are so cute. awesome reflections Sylvia. I hope your enjoying the time with your son. but I know you are. have a fabulous weekend. and congratulations on your blog anniversary. so happy you blog!!!

George said...

Thanks for sharing these beautiful pictures with us. I especially like the first picture of the sunset.
Congratulations on your blogging anniversary. I look forward to many more years and many more of your wonderful posts.

magiceye said...

HAPPY BLOGVERSARY!!!

HERES WISHING YOU PLENTY MORE!!

CHEERS!!!!

Lily Hydrangea said...

beautiful reflections as always Sylvia!
& your Mark Twain quotes are amazing.
Thank you,
; )

Cezar and Léia said...

Bonjour dear Sylvia,
So beautiful park, perfect to enjoy during the weekend, I bet kids love this place there!Thanks for sharing your pictures!
Léia

Kay said...

Mark Twain comments are always wonderful. Gorgeous photos, Sylvia!

Malyss said...

Beautyful mood in all those pictures. I love the ducks! happy bloganniversary and 4th Of July! What a week-end!! :)

Cildemer said...

Wonderful set, as always Sylvia!
Don't know which one I prefer this time! Love the sunset! Love the funny ducks! And love the strange ornaments in the third picture!
Thanks for sharing;o)
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Hugs and a nice and happy weekend to you****

Mama Zen said...

Congratulations on your blogging anniversary!

Woody said...

I like that caboose, it looks well cared for. Neat!

Grayquill said...

I was looking for your picture to see how big your mouth was...I know I am bad. :-)
Congratulations on 3 years and all those posts. When I tried to picture the composite of those posts my mind, a visual of the quilts my mother and many other Menonnite women have made over the years. Beautiful, functional, and comforting.
Congrats.

Team G Square said...

Congrats on achieving this feat . Nice header and lovely reflections to celebrate this day . Lovely treat ! Happy Blogversary

Gattina said...

Happy blogaversery ! 3 years ! I started 2006 ! time flies by !
The last picture is very strange, lol !

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