Through the Lens Weekend

Through the lens ~ 
 I am seeing life more lightly and taking my self less seriously ~ 



Are you tired of me yet? For Camera Critters link.

Orchids arrived on Cape Ann MA in the snowstorm from Sean, Janeth and 'kids' ~ for:
I Heart Macro 2 Link.




Asian style brush sketch for Sunday Sketches link ~
 time spent during recent storm. Anyone tired of winter? 




Scene on Cape Ann MA before recent storm arrived ~ for Post Cards from Paradise link.



Seagulls following dragger on Cape Ann MA for Weekly Top Shot link.




Haiku for Carpe Diem Haiku link - Temple 24 ~ part of the temple journey.
Happy 400th haiku post for Carpe Diem Haiku.




Eiderdowns on Cape Ann MA for Eileen's Saturday Critters link.





We are wishing you the best for each day. xxx




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QUOTE TO PONDER: 'You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.' ~ Barbara DeAngelis

Comments

  1. Beautiful photos ! The first photo shows the beautiful face and so sweet eyes :)
    Have a nice weekend

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  2. Ah.. what a wonderful post Carol Love your words too.

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  3. I do remember catching a few brass rings...

    http://julesgemsandstuff.blogspot.com/2014/02/cd-400-hatsumisakiji-temple-24.html

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  4. Beautiful sunset banner and I love the shot with the dragger! My favourite however remains anything with Artmuse Dog! Hugs to you both,

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  5. What an adorable photo of Artmuse dog.All your photos are lovely!

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  6. Carol, out his sweater on and batten down the hatches...we're getting more on Saturday...joy...joy!...:)JP

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  7. I am sure you are tired of stormy weather by now! Your shots are lovely - especially the dragger.

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  8. Dearest Carol;
    Wow, what beautiful varieties of pictures and Haiku! Yes, I love the macro orchid with pink color.
    Love your Artmuse dog as well.

    Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako

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  9. Beautiful carousel of life haiku and fantastic images!

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  10. Beautiful images as always! Thanks...

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  11. O the turns in the path! Don't we all wish for a "straight shot"? Well, that's not what we get!

    Happy pilgrimage to you, Carol!

    Wisdom & Emptiness

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  12. your brush sketch is just beautiful.

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  13. Lovely collection of images. Carol! Artmuse Dog is cute sitting in the car seat. And the Eider are a great sighting. Beautiful scenic shots! Thank you for linking up to Saturday's Critters. Have a happy weekend!

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  14. I'll never get tired of ArtMuseDog! Adorable, lovely, cute ahhhh ... love you ArtMuseDog!

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  15. Wonderful images of great variety.

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  16. Wonderful photos as always! I always enjoy seeing your cute dog. Enjoy your weekend!

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  17. Hi Carol. Hope you and art muse dog are doing well. Beautiful pictures and love your Haiku. Oh so true. Have a wonderful weekend.

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  18. I confess that I sometimes feel as though I'm on a carousel that's whirling ever faster!

    Emptiness

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  19. tolle Bilder :D
    die Tasche als Safe.. klasse Idee für die kleinen Hunderassen.
    LG zum Wochenende vom katerchen

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  20. your doggy makes me happy every week sandy

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  21. such a darling shot of your sweet doggie!! Love your haiku, and your brush painting is really beautiful!

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  22. LOVE your watercolor... very nice! And the purse seiner looks just like Seattle... Thank you for coming by sharing your creative photography on the Weekly Top Shot, #122!

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  23. I've missed your blog lately..I don't know what's wrong with my feeder- grr. Your pup is the cutest little guy! Lovely photos too!

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  24. I could never get tired of that dear little face, in fact I would say, more, more, more :) Great post Carol. I love your artwork and all your photos, and yes I'm a little tired of winter and am looking forward to spring. Have a great weekend!

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  25. Beautiful orchid, thanks for sharing it with I Heart Macro! It is snowing here again today… seems we only had a 10 hour break or so between storms. You too?

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  26. Beautiful Haiku, and breath taking photos.

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  27. Your sweet puppy is very precious and oh the orchid, the color is gorgeous.
    Jemma

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  28. Definitely tired of winter but not tired of the cute doggie!

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  29. Gorgeous Art Muse Dog, is that a winter coat that I spot? I love the winter shots, but I know one Aussie girl is New York who says the novelty of snow has definitely worn off!
    Have a happy week
    Wren x

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  30. Oh gosh, I never get tired of seeing AMD, she is just so sweet! That's a gorgeous orchid, I am afraid I kill the ones I have had. A lovely series of photos Carol, love the sparkles on the water in your boat shot! Thanks so much for stopping by Beep's blog (my granddaughter), she is always so thrilled when she gets comments.

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  31. What a great collection - they're all fantastic! My friend has a similar car seat for her shih-tzu - adorable!

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  32. Lovely shots and a great haiku.
    All the best.
    Mormor

    http://www.starbear.no/mormor/2014/02/16/i-heart-macro-week-40/

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  33. i'm ready for spring too, your photos are wonderful, and so is the painting! love your haiku too.xo

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  34. What an awesome variety of images!! Your puppy is adorable and I could never tire of looking at that sweet face!!

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  35. My MIL has that same car seat for her little doggie and it cracks me up!! LOVE!!

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  36. Hello kindred...such a beautiful post..awesome photos and poetry..love your art..the Asian brush sketches are a favorite for me always! Beautiful pup!!
    Have a wonderful day! Thanks for your kind visit!
    HUgs
    Victoria

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  37. Lovely blog, I like the name. My coaching business is called Safe Harbor, so kindred spirits here. I loved the haiku and your brush painting is beautiful.Thanks for stopping by.

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  38. Beautiful photos and brush sketch! Your dog is adorable! Thank you for sharing and happy SS!
    http://abigaildavidsonart.blogspot.com/

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  39. That's a handy shopping bag for AMD to rest in. Keep him from getting up to mischief too I'll bet.
    Some of that Eiderdown might be welcome in the bag for these cold times.

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  40. I love your puppy! And the colours, wow.
    Cottage Country Ontario , ON, Canada!

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  41. So sweet...doggi in the basket..and your foto is beautiful:)
    Thans for visiting my blog:)

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  42. love your sumi brush painting and winter photos. Thank you for your lovely visit at www.galleryjuana.com wishing you a good week as well.

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  43. lovely delicate brush sketch Carol!

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  44. I just love your Asian style artwork. So pretty and elegant. And I LOVE the photo of your doggy. Awwww. Want to squeeze the cute puppy cheeks! :D

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  45. Love your photos! And the Asian sketch is really beautiful and graceful!

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  46. I love classic work boats, but they can keep the seagulls.- Margy

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  47. Lovely pictures and the sketch is nicely and smartly done!:)

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  48. It's such a marvel the way you tie your pictures and comments together .. I love seeing how you do it -- all the (what would be to me) unrelated memes low into one lovely post that carries out the theme of what you see that week through your lens. Always such a pleasure to visit you and ArtMuse!

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  49. I never tire of your little pooch, paradise wouldn't be the same without that little face taking centre stage! x

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  50. so much beauty here! spring will arrive to a huge welcoming...after such a long persistent winter.
    it's wonderful to be home and stoking the fires of friendship, thanks for your sweet company!

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  51. ArtMuse Dog is so adorable! Great macro shot of the orchid. I always love seeing your beautiful seascapes.

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  52. Beautiful! ...photographs, poetry...and of course your pup :o)

    Thank you for stopping by! I am so behind and cannot recall the places I've visited from last week to this week!

    I truly appreciate your visits!
    Blessings & Aloha!

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  53. Thank you for sharing so many beautiful photos and wise words :)

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