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Schooner Festival on Cape Ann



Sunday morning spent drinking chai tea on the deck and watching the impressive views from the Schooner Festival on Cape Ann MA. It was a cool morning, yet, delightful after all the humid hot weather. For fleeting moments it felt the harbor was looking like it was the 19th century instead of the 21st. 

The photo below is a semi macro of my geraniums that I thought were gone for the season. The are making a come back and looking rather lovely. My weekend creativity for my spirit was focused on photography and seeing the beauty all around me.






Geraniums make come back for Labor Day




We are linked today to:

Macro Monday

Creative Everyday

Our World Tuesday

Tackle It Tuesday


haiku
(prompt was 'despair)

thoughts turn sad today
changing thinking around now
no need to despair.

-o-

many feel despair
reason to be, loss, lonely
time passes, soul heals.
-o-

round and round thoughts go
monkey mind controlling thought
stop, change, look for good.
-o-

Well, there it is. Hope you had a great weekend and wishing you a lovely and loving week.

Hugs and namaste,

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QUOTE FOR THE DAY: 'The best and the greatest is breath.'~ Brihad-Aranyaka-Upanishad


Comments

  1. I hope you were able to calm your monkey mind...what a beautiful place you live in, I could sit there with you sipping chai and looking out over this view!

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  2. Wow! What a lot of boats out there!
    Your flowers are beautiful.
    Hope your holiday weekend is going well. :)

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  3. I love the photo of the sailboats in the harbor. Just lovely.

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  4. Lovely images Carol, you do live in a very beautiful area. My dream is to live by the sea, I love my home but the ocean is always calling.....

    Have a good week,

    Namaste x

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  5. Nice pictures you show.
    Hanne Bente

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  6. The first shot looks like a painting to me. Words and photography are wonderful.

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  7. What an awesome view you have! The first shot would make a great postcard!!!

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  8. The first picture makes me want to go on holidays !!

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  9. What a great view you have from your deck!

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  10. Gorgeous Pictures! Great blog and love the background!

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  11. Your schooner festival image is so lovely -- what a treat to watch it from your deck! I like your quote for the day. Have a creative week! Namaste.

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  12. That first shot is idyllic!
    When I lived in Virginia I had geraniums sometimes up until Christmas - very resilient flowers.

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  13. Oh, how I would love to be watching the schooners!

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  14. The Schooner Festival looks like loads of fun. Have you ever been out on one?

    xoxo

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    1. Have been out several times on the Schooner Lannon but not during the Festival ~ too crowded for me ~ ^_^ ~

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  15. that is a very beautiful view. if its me i would probably hanging out there all the time. =) thanks for sharing..

    here is mine for MM
    http://www.myphotomeme.com/2012/09/03/a-childs-imagination/

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  16. Your photograph of schooner fest is unbelievable. To me, it's like a dream. The quaint village surrounding the water. I would love to visit there one day.

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  17. beautiful view!!
    the haiku is lovely (^o^)/

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  18. Nice! There's so much to enjoy on your blog.

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  19. Wow Carol (and ArtMuse Dog, too),

    What a simply amazing photo of a gorgeous place, a stunning view, and a vintage feel. You have truly captured the essence of this weekend. Of course, the geraniums were an added bonus!

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  20. Carol, you live in such a beautiful place. How wonderful to be able to sit and view such an awesome sight. I am so glad that you shared it with us. Your Haiku was beautiful and again gave me something to think about.

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  21. What a wonderful view! The geraniums look great! I love your poem !

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  22. I imagine Cape Ann looked just like it does now in earlier times as did the sailboats. The one thing missing would have been you on the deck overlooking this beautiful view. :)

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  23. The buildings, shoreline and schooner all invite exploration....

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  24. Wow! I love that first shot, I think I'd just be lost in a daze watching it. Your flowers are quite lovely as well and I also liked your haiku!

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  25. Great photos of a beautiful seaside town. The schooners are magical! My Dad used to tell us stories of sailing in ships like that when he was a small boy.

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  26. Very beautiful post!
      Amazing what you have spent the weekend.
    Lovely images and words from you!
    Thanks for sharing

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  27. Wow, a lovely view. Very nice you are able to watch the schooner festival from your deck. Your geraniums and haiku are lovely. Have a great week ahead.

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  28. I think there is something restful about watching boats like that! Assuming that its not blowing a gale of course!

    Stewart M - Australia

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  29. Love this set of haiku ... well penned on despair. Great pictures also. Thank you for being part in Tackle it Tuesday.

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  30. Nice pictures you show.
    Wish you a good Tuesday :)
    Hanne Bente

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  31. It is always so calming to sit by the water, and you live in the perfect place to do so...

    Paula
    lifeasweknowitbypaula.blogspot.com

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  32. What a beautiful photo of all the boats. Wonderful to be able to see it this close.
    Riet

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  33. What a great way to spend your weekend! I need to remember that! What a great gift- to have the geraniums return!

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  34. Your haiku is really something to think about. Thanks for reminding us! :)

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  35. Terrific captures and a nicely worded haiku.

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  36. The geranimums are beautiful! As always I love your pictures from the harbor.

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  37. I love all those boats - that's not something I'll see where I live!

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  38. How fun to sit on the deck and watch the boats! And yes, it does look very old-fashioned...

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  39. I love your haikus. Usually I don't really care for them, but yours make sense and some even rhyme. lol

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