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Monday, January 11, 2016

Our World!!

A new week and a new look at Our Worlds!!
 The holidays are over – the fun, maybe, but not the bad weather in the Northwest!!  It’s been cold, wet, snowy, but just when everyone is ready to pack up and move, the blue, blue skies return along with mild temperatures!!!  Just kidding, said the Weather Lord!!!
I do hope all of have enjoyed a wonderful holiday season with friends, family, loved ones and the good times will return and probably sooner than expected!!  So, today I’m sharing some of my lovely northwest world – regardless of the weather!! And, I wish all of you a great new week!!

The best way to prepare for life is to begin to live.
-- Elbert Hubbard

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.
-- Mark Twain

You must learn day by day, year by year, to broaden your horizon. The more things you love, the more you are interested in, the more you enjoy, the more you are indignant about, the more you have left when anything happens.
-- Ethel Barrymore

18 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

duckies always make me smile (just like turtles do). love your mountains, too. hope you get better weather soon!

Thomas Lee said...

Beautiful skies for a new year

Penelope Puddlisms said...

Ah, the “weather Lord” is quite unpredictable as always! “The more things you love,” said Ethel Barrymore, “the more things you are interested in.” Brilliantly true.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Winter trees are my favourite, here in Perth it's sometimes the only way we know it actually IS winter :) Mark Twain certainly had a way with words Sylvia. Hope your week is off to a good start.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

You know I love your world! Wow, that quote from Mark Twain was a bit more serious than he usually was. Loved all three quotes and adored all the pictures. Have a good week Sylvia. Thank yoy as always!

EG CameraGirl said...

I love all the quotes especial the Ethel Barrymore one!

Fun60 said...

The tree in that first picture is wonderful.

Phil Slade said...

I'm with Ethel. She folk do have narrow outlooks I believe. Nice landscapes Sylvia. Happy New Year to you and yours.

Enjoy your week ahead.

Phil Slade said...

I'm with Ethel. She folk do have narrow outlooks I believe. Nice landscapes Sylvia. Happy New Year to you and yours.

Enjoy your week ahead.

carol l mckenna said...

Lovely nature shots of your beautiful Pacific Northwest area!

Wishing you a Happy Week ~ ^_^

mick said...

Great photos but I think the second one is especially beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

Rajesh said...

Great views. They look very much inviting.

Al said...

Lovely photos, Sylvia. You may get the grey winter skies but I bet you never get the cold that stops me from taking the dogs for a walk for days at a time! Have a great week and the bored dogs give you a woof.

ladyfi said...

Hurray for some nicer weather - lovely shots!

Indrani said...

Beautiful captures and inspiring quotes. Thank you so much.

eileeninmd said...

Hello Sylvia, gorgeous views of the water and mountains. I love the cute ducks too. Wonderful quotes. Wishing you a happy day and week ahead!

genie said...

Boy, do I love those leafless trees against a blue sky. This one is a beauty. Your last shot is fascinating me. I am trying to figure out if there is some animal on it or if it is just some driftwood. Whatever it is the capture is very unusual and very pretty.

NatureFootstep said...

you don´t seem to have much snow, our world changed from spring to hard winter in an instant :(

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