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Friday, December 23, 2011

Weekend Reflections

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It's definitely winter!! And I was longing for the harbor and the ships!
Wishing you all a very beautiful, Merry Christmas with lots of love and laughter!!
Humor is mankind's greatest blessing.
Mark Twain
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
Francis Bacon

If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor.
Jennifer Jones

42 comments:

Francisca said...

Wishing you much laughter and joy this holiday season, dear Sylvia!

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Sivinden said...

Great reflections - and what an interesting picture of the sailing ship.
Merry Christmas to you:)

Malyss said...

To celebrate Christmas with ships is a thing that I enjoy very much!!
I wish you a Merry and Happy Christmas from France!

RuneE said...

What would we be without humour? Absolutely dull and worthless. I side with Mark Twain in his view (I have always held him in great respect).

May you hand you loved ones have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

TexWisGirl said...

so true - choose humor. :)

Al said...

Beautiful photos and timely quotes, as always Sylvia. A very Merry Christmas to you and Sam Schnauzer - give him a treat from me and Socks!

LauraX said...

Exquisite as always Sylvia...wishing you and your beloveds a holiday season filled with love and light.

Dorian Susan said...

Pretty boat images this week Sylvia. Have a blessed Christmas weekend.

Antonette said...

Wonderful reflections Sylvia!

Merry Christmas,
Antonette

Grayquill said...

Great reflections and I really like your current header.
I hope you have a Merry Christmas - GQ

James said...

Great collection of boats and reflections! Have a wonderful Christmas weekend!

Ann said...

we have a sailing boat called Spirit of Adventure that gives students opportunities to sail.

Sérgio Pontes said...

Hi, have a Merry Christmas

Regards

Gemma Wiseman said...

I too am fascinated by ships either moored or sailing! Beautiful glow in the first photo, but I especially love the furled sails of the ship in the second photo! A ship reminding of other sailing days!

May you have a wonderful Christmas!

Dianne said...

Oh! I do love that tall ship with it's masts reaching for the sky. I hope you enjoy a wonderful Christmas- time Sylvia.xx

joo said...

Dear Sylvia,
What a lovely set of photos and quotes! The last one is adorable - I do love marinas:)
Let me wish you and your beloved beautiful and peaceful Christmas!
Much love
Joo:)

Jack said...

Ooooh, Sylvia, that harbor photo is tops.

Have a great weekend, this special weekend. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Linnea said...

Merry Christmas Sylvia....looking forward to more lovely shots and words of wisdom (and comedy) from you in 2012!

EcoRover said...

Might be the only thing old Francis B said that I agree with... Happy Holidays, Sylvia!

Sridharan said...

Wonderful collection yet again sylvia...! Merry Christmas..!

Pat said...

Beautiful water reflections, Sylvia! I especially like the first one of the soft golden sunset colors. I wish you a wonderful family and fun-filled Christmas!

-Pat in California

Gillian Olson said...

Your new header is too funny!

Genie said...

LO ve those squiggly mast reflections in the water. They are so cool. And that one boat is out of this world. Real old world looking. Merry Christmas. genie

Mama Zen said...

That second shot is amazing!

Merry Christmas, Sylvia!

Dhemz said...

really stunning! thanks for dropping by @ explorerminded.com

happy holidays!

Team G Square said...

Merry Christmas , First pic is just out of the world .

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Silvia... Yes, a sense of humor can take one far in life... We always need to express the JOY --whenever we can!!!!!

Love your photos --especially that first one. The sunbeams beaming down are truly awesome... How can one see something like that and not believe in God?????? WOW---love it.

Merry Christmas.
Hugs,
Betsy

Linda Reeder said...

MERRY CHRISTMAS, Sylvia!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Love the ships, especially the sailing ship.

♥ Braja said...

that last pic is fantastic, Sylvia...

magiceye said...

wishing you and yours a splendid season!

NixBlog said...

Lovely photos, Sylvia!
Merry Christmas to you and those near and dear to you.

Indrani said...

The boat pictures are fantastic!
Wish you a Very Merry Christmas Sylvia! :)

Laura~Pretty Pix said...

Merry Christmas, Sylvia. May yours be filled with joy peace happiness and love!

Cildemer said...

Wonderful captures and quotes!
Thanks for sharing, Sylvia. And thanks for your much appreciated visits and lovely comments;o)
I wish you and your family a very merry Christmas and all the best for the year to come

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Enrique G.A. said...

Hello Sylvia I wish you a Merry Christmas.
You enjoy this time and that you have a good night, a Merry Christmas and a Happy 2012, which comes loaded with good things for all concerned.

icedgurl said...

trekking your amazing blog! keep blogging! happy holidays!

cheers!
...TREK...

JM said...

Beautiful! Happy Christmas, Sylvia!

Betty Manousos@ Cut and Dry said...

the boat photos are splendid!
merry christmas!
(though i know it's going to be tough for you this christmas.

i'm sending lots of prayers, my dearest!)

((hugs))

George said...

You've shared some gorgeous pictures with us this weekend. I especially like the way you caught the tall ship firing a broadside.

I hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year.

Sandy Carlson said...

These are beautiful adventures, these photos!

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