5/14/13

Photography, Haiku, Animals and more ....


For Blog Paws on Cape Ann MA Beach 



Some Spring Time Color at last  on Cape Ann MA ~ for Outdoor Wed and Rurality Blog Hop

For Carpe Diem Haiku ~ prompt  'tarot wheel of fortune'



'Z' for Zen Buddha Dog for Alphabe Thursday ~ prompt 'Z'



One of my professor used to say 'make Wednesday your busiest day and you will succeed on the weekend.' Remembering this professor's statement reminds me of how I used to think ~ Now I try to live in the moment and yet do make plans ahead. Taoism has taught me, though, that 'expectations' are 'future disappointments' so I try to go through each day with an open and flexible mind. To be open to the 'way' and follow it.

We are sharing with these creative bloggers:

blogpaws
carpe diem
outdoor wednesday
rurality blog hop

alphabe thursday


Wishing you the best in each day. xxooo


Your posted comments delight us in every way.

(reminder that I once again have 'blogger' comments active)







QUOTE FOR THE DAY: '
Taking photographs is a way of shouting or freeing oneself, not of proving or asserting one's own originality. It is a a way of life.' ~ Henri Cartier Bresson

52 comments:

  1. I really love that Zen dog! You are so creative & interesting!

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  2. Carol - what a wonderful post

    Both chaos and order in your haiku

    "expectations are future disappointments"

    I really must steal . . . er - BORROW that

    Cheers!
    JzB

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  3. I think photography and all the creative arts are a way of freeing oneself, lovely shots Carol have a nice day.

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  4. I love what your professor used to say...maybe I will follow that advice too, as it makes sence to me! The Buddah dog is hilarious and as a lover of dogs, I also have a collection, so this statue is adorable! Your Yorky is a darling too. Thank you for your sweet and kind visit, you made my day. Big hugs,
    FABBY

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  5. All great lessons to be following!

    Thank you for that reminder, and that you for visiting me today.

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  6. Looks like a fun time on the beach! Beautiful flowers too. Have a nice Wednesday and stay busy!

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  7. It s good to have a flexible mind...wonderful words today!
    xxx
    Zue

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  8. interesting!i really love Zen dog!

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  9. Love your photos! Looks like your Yorkie has the same "summer cut" as mine! Thanks for stopping over to my Yorkie blog! I live in MA as well. I don't get to Cape Ann very often. Looks beautiful!

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  10. Great photos again, of course. Love the Zen doggie.

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  11. Beautiful Carol! I adore the photo of the puppy dogs.

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  12. What a wonderful haiku you share here with Carpe Diem Carol. I like this take on The Wheel of Fortune.

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  13. LOL, I literally laughed out loud when I got to the statue. Awesome post. :)

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  14. Photography is definitely a creative release for me!

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  15. Wonderful connection between swirling clouds and wheel of fortune.

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  16. Eee, what a cute puppy encounter! ^.^

    ♥ aquariann
    Featured Photo: Belly Dance Fairy

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  17. What a wonderful post - very entertaining!

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  18. Oh I LOVE that Zen doggy statue... LOVE, Love, Love!

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  19. LOVED this post - that is the cutest statue ever!
    Came by after you left a comment on my blog -and am enamoured - your newest follower!
    Big hugs from Montreal,
    Suzan

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  20. Sweet little doggie photo. I love your philosophy. I must bear it in mind.

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  21. What a delightful post. Thank you for visit. I would love for you to follow me.
    There is a link on the page down on the left hand side I hope this works for you
    If not i am at edenhouseseven@gmail.com
    See you next week

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  22. Love the touch of color shot...so glad spring is here this year.

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  23. Beautiful photos and great reflection. :)

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  24. Original and creative and always satisfying♫ Happy Happy♥ My Rurality is on my new website: http://lauriekazmierczak.com/zephyrean-clouds/

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  25. Great post of a variety of neat things. I love the little puppies. I do not have one anymore.

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  26. Great post of a variety of neat things. I love the little puppies. I do not have one anymore.

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  27. Carol

    I love the pretty flowers you posted. They would make anyone smile!

    It is fun to watch dogs interact with each other. Especially when they have someone their own size to play with.

    Neat quote to end this post with.

    Thank You for the heartfelt comment you left on my blog.

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  28. Wonderful post! Love the beautiful splash of color. That zen dog is adorable!

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  29. very nice photogs - is that a creeping phlox?! WOOF

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  30. Aww the doggies are too cute ... meeting of the minds? :) Love the pink blooms, too. Thanks for your visit.

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  31. Nice "Z" word Zen Dog, Carol. Haven't I seen him before?
    ..

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  32. Carol, your blog is wonderful and so are your photos. Love your little muse Yorkie. I had fun looking through the blogpaws. It was new to me. Thanks for your visit and your kind words to me..Happy Wednesday..Judy

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  33. Superb *Z* post – great photography, especially the Zen dog!

    Lovely post – as always!

    Have a lovely weekend too.

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  34. I really like your zen dog :) Lovely photos as always; the flowers are gorgeous!

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  35. Ah - love that meditating dog sculpture.

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  36. "Randomosity."

    gotta love that word

    =)

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  37. there is a degree of zen in all dogs, I think. a cute post for Alphabe-Thursday.

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  38. Looks like ArtMuse Dog has two new friends - one on the beach and the other the Zen Buddha dog!

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  39. Zen Buddha Dog looks so ... zen. Does he give lessons?? :)

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  40. Hi Carol and Zoe! I love the pictures and colors of where you live and the Zen dog! I like your Professor's advice, although I have really been trying to be in the moment day by day. It can all change so quickly:) Big hugs and hope your week is going well.

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  41. I am so in love with the zen dog. Aaww!

    Hugs
    Scudds

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  42. Oh the zen dog is so sweet! I like that philosophy about Wednesday! Thanks for the share. Enjoy your weekend!

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  43. I can always depend on finding a little peace when I visit your site, Carol. Thank you!!

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  44. Love that spring color, it makes my heart sing... Thank you for joining in 'Rurality Blog Hop #14' Hope to see you next Wednesday for #15...

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  45. Zen Buddha Dog - made me laugh. Thank you :-).

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  46. Your Zen Buddha Dog made me laugh, too!

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  47. "I missed you too!"

    The springtime color put a smile on my face this morning. Thanks.

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  48. Hehe i love Zen Buddha Dog too ;)

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  49. Zis Zen dog is really zippy.

    Ummm.

    Okay.

    That is really pushing it for a Z comment!

    But I always love what you share!

    Thanks for linking.

    A+

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Thanks for your wonderful comments and support ~ Will always comment back ~ Namaste, Carol


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