Sky Watch Friday, Haiku and Photography Weekend


Perfect Day on Cape Ann MA for SkyWatch Friday link



Haiku for Carpe Diem, Haiku My Heart and Haiku Friday links



That 'Shutterbug' just won't leave me alone! for Camera Critters link



'Morning Light' reflecting on Cape Ann MA for Weekend Reflections link



Cape Ann MA Harbor for Weekly Top Shop link



'Mr Fly' even comes to Cape Ann MA ~ for I Heart Macro2 link


Weather on Cape Ann MA has been a bit of paradise for the past few days. It is New England so 'just wait a minute'; it can change very quickly. Sound like a metaphor for life? Each moment, each day is new; twenty four hours of time and I am learning to relax and play. What a 'trip'! Like most I was reared to achieve and slowing down is a new lesson for me ~ ah, my mantras have become, 'letting go', 'let it be' and 'grateful'. I don't always listen to myself. Do you?


We are linked with the following creative bloggers:

skywatch friday
carpe diem haiku
haiku my heart
haiku friday
camera critters
weekend reflections
weekly top shot
i heart macro2

Wishing you the best in each day. xxooo


Your posted comments continue to delight us in every way.


 



QUOTE FOR THE DAY: 'Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundreth of a second.' ~ Marc Riboud

Comments

  1. Great shots and Haiku, my favorite is the "Morning Light" pic.

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  2. Beautiful scenery Carol, and AM is as sweet as ever.

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  3. Ah! that's where I'd like to be today Carol ... somewhere nice and sunny.
    I agree with Marc Riboud .. taking pictures is certainly savouring life.
    Happy week-end!

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  4. Beautiful skies you have up there in MA! Love your 'Morning Light" photo!

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  5. Your Camera Critters shot is beyond adorable!

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  6. Carol, beautiful scenes from the Cape! Art Muse dog is cute as ever. Cool macro of Mr Fly. Great series.
    Enjoy your weekend!

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  7. Beautiful photos, I love seeing your puppy's sweet face, makes me smile. Learning to slow down still presents a bit of a challenge for me as well. We've just become more selective of what we focus on. Cheers to you and have a blessed weekend. You have wonderful talent and advice. I look forward to your posts. Hugs. Pam

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  8. That first picture is gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous!
    We had two hot weeks here in MI., and that was it. It cooled down and never looked back (downright chilly now).

    Surprising, and hopefully not indicative of a super cold winter. I'm glad to hear your weather is perfect!! I'll live vicariously through your posts. :)

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  9. Love your beautiful water scenes and also the wonderful little dog.

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  10. yes, a perfect metaphor for life, you never know what the next moment will bring. Enjoy this beautiful weather!

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  11. Savoring every moment. Such a great practoce to live life by.
    Enjoy ! Happy Summer!

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  12. The ocean would be such a joy to live near...yet the strength and fury might just be too much for me...thank you for sharing with your pictures and words.

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  13. New England is so lovely. Camera Critter Art Muse too cute.

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  14. Cool water on a hot day---oh, how refreshing!

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  15. Beautiful photos!! Enjoy your weekend!

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  16. what a truly beautiful place and Carol you capture it all so well with your great photography and haikus, and that darling little assistant :)

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  17. Hello Carol, such a wise haiku. And the pictures always, so beautiful. Makes me long to visit your coast and see what you see out your window and through your lens. Thank you for these!

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  18. Love the blues in your first image...and the 'camera critter' just melts my heart.

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  19. Wonderful photos! Love the morning light!

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  20. Love your morning light! Great haiku and your little four-legged friend is so adorable! Hope you both have a wonderful weekend, Carol! Enjoy!

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  21. beautiful captures! love the haiku, too!

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  22. It is truly a beautiful place in which you live!...:)JP

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  23. No, I don't. But I try. Love your lovely poetry and photos.

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  24. Beautiful sentiments in your haiku and photos are lovely as always. Especially loved the morning reflection.Beautiful!

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  25. Happy summer days Carol -- reflected in words and pictures. I talk to myself ... and ignore myself .. too often!

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  26. Carol, this whole post was a delight! I can feel your happiness!
    I covet that green window...
    I like your mantras, I forget sometimes too,
    but repeating them makes a wonderful habit♥♥

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  27. Great shots and a very nice haiku, too!

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  28. Hi sweetie I always love to see you !!

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  29. Wonderful morning's light...

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  30. Lovely photos and haikus. Cute assistant as well:)
    Tigerbrite

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  31. Looks like it was a beautiful day for you and your sweet little dog. I love the morning light shot.

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  32. dear carol,
    i love that you are giving yourself an invitation to slow down to the heart of each moment. your collection of photographs, mantras and thoughts are filled with the beauty of this!

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  33. your haiku are serene today
    nice

    Cheers!
    JzB

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  34. It looks like many were out enjoying a perfect weather day!

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  35. Beautiful colors captured in the shots especially the harbour!! Wonderful haiku!! Much peace!!

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  36. I'm with you, Carol. I think there are few things more dazzling than a sapphire-blue sky!

    Sapphire-Blue Barrel

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  37. Wonderful photos! I love the morning light shot.

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  38. You definitely captured the sapphire blue...lovely photos.
    Peace
    Siggi

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  39. Great shots, especially the cute face for CC.

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  40. I never thought about life being like the weather but it is very true.
    I love your simple pleasures shots.

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  41. Love the photos. My favorite haiku is your first one.

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  42. Great shots! Love the dog! And your poetry is lovely, serene like the pictures.

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  43. Beautiful shots...I really like the Morning Light one!

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  44. Wonderful post Carol. I like the haiku you share here ... thank you for participating in Carpe Diem's daily haiku meme.

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  45. Great photos of Cape Ann, MA! We get more than our share of "Top 10" days here in New England.

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  46. Thanks for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro Carol :-)

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  47. Lovely, beautiful and great photos!

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  48. That "morning light" shot is just exquisite!

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  49. My sentiments exactly. In pursuing our achievements, sometimes we need to just be and enjoy the moment. Love the "blue" in your photos :)

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