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Monday, January 9, 2012

Our World Tuesday!!

Time for "Our World" again! This is a wonderful way to find the beauty, the fun, the good and even the bad things about Our World and to share them! Hope you will join us! Click on the link  to go to the Our World site and sign up!!
http://ourworldtuesdaymeme.blogspot.com/

A look back at some of the fun times, the Wooden Boat Festival, watching boats in the harbor, the fragrance of the Lavender Festival and the beauty that surrounds me every day. I have good reasons today to be most appreciative! Hope you all have a wonderful week! Enjoy!
And thank you for your kind thoughts regarding the death of my children's father. We had remained good friends for many years and he was a wonderful father. He will be missed.
Life loves the liver of it.
Maya Angelou
All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
Henry Ellis
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Charles Darwin
My life is every moment of my life. It is not a culmination of the past.
Hugh Leonard

43 comments:

Mama Zen said...

I love that first shot! I adore lavender.

ladyfi said...

So many wonderful moments captured in these shots. The lavender is gorgeous.

ladyfi said...

And so very very sorry to hear about your loss.

kanak7 said...

The first shot is my absolute favourite!!

Carver said...

The lavender made me draw my breath in, I was so overcome by it's beauty. Also love the boat and water shots.

I'm sorry to hear about the death of your children's father. You and your children are in my thoughts and heart.

Tina´s PicStory said...

your pics are wonderful sylvia - like always :)

aka Penelope said...

The golden glow of the sun in the last photo and the cascade of lavender in the first are, indeed, breathtaking. I, too, was sorry to read of your loss and agree with the wonderful quote you sited earlier by Thomas Campbell who said: To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.

Gary said...

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

Pam said...

Sailing must be in season.. we are both sailor wantabes today.
I love your header and wonder if the Pres has seen it yet?

Have a lovely evening, Sylvia.
Be well n Happy,
Pam :)

Antonette said...

Love the lavender. And again, I am sorry for your loss.

Ebie said...

Those purple flowers are overwhelmingly beautiful!

EG Wow said...

Thank you for the breath of fresh spring and summer air, Sylvia!

NixBlog said...

Great shots, Sylvia. The colours are marvellous and the lavender field especially is beautiful!

Valerie said...

That last shot is exquisite Sylvia - as today's cares, events, challenges and experiences drop away with the setting sun, so a fresh tomorrow awaits to be discovered and enjoyed. Wishing you a wonderful week.

TexWisGirl said...

i'm drawn to the last photo today. and a big hug to you today, sylvia!

Kathiesbirds said...

Such Lovely photos Sylvia. I wish I could smell that lavender in the first photo but the last photo is my favorite!

Genie said...

The lavender in that shot is awesome...the collar you were able to capture with all of the reflections is stunningly beautiful. Your are absolutely the best. Love that new header. Each time I see a new one, I wonder what is coming best. genie

Genie said...

The lavender in that shot is awesome...the collar you were able to capture with all of the reflections is stunningly beautiful. Your are absolutely the best. Love that new header. Each time I see a new one, I wonder what is coming best. genie

Dianne said...

I can smell the lavender from here Sylvia - just delightful.
Thinking of you and your children in the coming weeks as you all adjust in your own way to life without that very special person xx

Andrew said...

Wonderful images to see...

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful series, Sylvia! I would love to visit the lavender festival. Gorgeous shot of the Lavender. The last shot is another one of my favorites, gorgeous view and reflection. Wonderful photos, have a great day!

Life Ramblings said...

sorry for your loss Sylvia. beautiful shots but the photo of the lavender gets my vote.

Robert Geiss said...

How wonderful colour of your first image. Thank you for reminding me of one of my favourite songs.

Please have a kind Tuesday.


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Leovi said...

Beautiful colors, I love that beautiful field of lavender, wonderful.

Inger-M said...

Beautiful series, Sylvia! The lavender shot is just stunning.
So sorry for your loss!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Sorry to hear about you and your children's loss.

Dhemz said...

oh, my! totally stunning! thanks for dropping by @ explorerminded.com

Andrea said...

Lavender whether in a farm or alone in a pot is always very beautiful. However, i've just seen it once in this lifetime as we don't have it here. When i saw it in Sweden, i visited it several times. And your blue seas look so deep!

SandyCarlson said...

These are beautiful images. That wooden boat is lovely. And the thoughts that accompany them are perfect. Thank you, friend.

Al said...

A wonderful look back, Sylvia - you certainly live in an amazingly beautiful place. It's one of the places I've considered moving, and I wouldn't be surprised if I end up there at some point in my life.

magiceye said...

love the lavender fest pic!!

Jack said...

Oh, that lavender! Beautiful.

Indrani said...

Sorry to know about your loss!
Lovely pictures today.

Rajesh said...

Wonderful shots from your world. The lavender field looks great.

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Oh My---I was drawn to the first photo --and could almost smell the lavender. Love that stuff!!!!!

BUT--then the last photo drew my attention also... Love the clouds and the sun trying to peak through... Gorgeous!!!
Hugs,
Betsy

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Oh I bet those lavender fields smell divine, lavender and the blue sea, what a beautifull colour combination Sylvia!

Ann said...

sorry about your children's dad. you ok?

Like the blue flowers. A man's color?

Rohit Sareen said...

pretty shots...the 1st one's lovely; what is it?

and my condolences for your loss...i recollect you mentioning it earlier about his ill health.

Keep well.

Luna Miranda said...

the lavender photo is my favorite--i love lavender scent.

my condolences to your family.

Gattina said...

Love the lavender field ! Makes me long for spring !! Weeds are already growing here now which is not normal at all ! It probably will snow in May !

missing moments said...

As expected, I so love those sailboats in the harbor!

NatureFootstep said...

today I stayed at the lovely purple flowers. Nice shot. :)

Eden said...

Sorry to hear about your loss. May he rest in peace.

Beautiful photos and my favourite is the first one.

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