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6/23/14

Through the Lens 13

Through the Lens: I see the array of boats on the harbor.

(Scroll down for the link you want ~ thanks.)




Another view of Ms. ArtMuse Dog for:

Saturday Critters link.




Playing with sketching to attempt to continue to heal myself. Strictly 'expressive process' for:

Sunday Sketches link.


Ms. Art Muse Dog for :

Camera Critters link.


Flowers on Cape Ann MA for:

I Heart Macro2 link.



Breath taking sky over Cape Ann MA Harbor for:

Sky Watch Friday link.



Haiku for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai link. Prompt was:
(After listening to BrunhVilles beautiful 5th 'Mists of Avalon')



Haiku for Haiku My Heart link.



' F' Flowers on Cape Ann MA reaching for the light for

 Alphabe Thursday link.





Little Flower Pot

for Little Things Thursday link.


Through the trees ~ the Schooner 'Lannon' on Cape Ann MA for:

Black and White Wednesday link.




We are fortunate on Cape Ann MA to have the woods and the ocean. Nature surrounds as it is an island connected by two bridges. This is one of three schooners offered to the public to tour the harbor  for:

Reconnect with Nature link.




Prompt for haiku 'Butterfly'


 for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Link





Another Schooner on Cape Ann MA opened to the public to tour the harbor: for: Our World Tuesday Meme link.







We are wishing you the best in each day. xoxo


Your posted comments are gems to us ~ Thanks.


QUOTE TO PONDER: 'A picture is a poem without words.'
~ Horace




106 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous place ! Your pictures are beautiful, as always !
    Greetings

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  2. How lovely. I especially like the reflection of the sails on the water. :)

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  3. Beautiful! I love your haiku and the photograph through the trees leaves moves me greatly!

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  4. Hari Om
    The schooners are so majestic in full sail... and red pelargoniums are one my very favourites!!! Happy days...and blessings. YAM xx

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  5. It would be fun to take a tour and feel the breeze in the sails on that schooner. It looks ghostly in your black and white photo!

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  6. Hello Carol, I would like a ride on the schooner. It is beautiful and your flowers are lovely.. Wishing you a happy week ahead!

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  7. I love the sail boats. Wonderful post.

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  8. beautiful boat! have a lovely week.

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  9. Beautiful photos. I've always dreamed of spending a couple of weeks on a sailing ship.

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  10. I like your harbor shots. There is nothing more peaceful then a boat on water.

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  11. Living in the present may be easy for a butterfly, but it's not so easy for me!

    Butterfly Seeking Nectar

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  12. Beautiful images. That is lovely flower.

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  13. I've said it before, I'm saying it again: "I want to live there?!?!?!" It is so beautiful and peaceful and colourful and clean and and and

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  14. Would love a trip on one of those schooners.

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  15. Geraniums always make me smile for some reason...thanks...:)JP

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  16. Love your shots of the harbor and pretty flowers. Have a great day!

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  17. Sail boats are so fun to watch (and sail). You are fortunate to have such a lovely view, Carol.
    The butterfly does live a life or beauty doesnt it??
    Hope you have a delightful week :)

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  18. Beautiful....I especially liked the bright, vivid red of the geranium today.

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  19. Always a delightful visit here. Thanks for fluttering by my butterfly post :)

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  20. Hey, I have red geraniums in a big blue pot on my porch, too! (Along with some white petunias). It does not, however, have beautiful a beautiful schooner and moored sailboats in a harbor backdrop! Just a front yard demanding to be mowed. :-)

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  21. What a great view. Loving all your shots!

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  22. Butterflies are models to enjoy the present...well said! Just love those photos!!

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  23. woods and ocean a gift indeed
    lovely photos and words
    sweet summer to you ~

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  24. Wonderful captures and poetic words, love the black and white picture, my favorite of the lot. :)

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  25. was teaching the students SAIL, and I sang Rod Steward's I am sailing.

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  26. The pictures are exceptionally beautiful!

    Wishing you a great day ahead!

    xx

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  27. Oh, the schooner ride would exciting, Carol♡♡♡ And yes, I loved the geranium as well♬♬♬

    Sending you Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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  28. Hi,Carol. I enjoyed your various kind of schooner's photos. All of them are stunning beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  29. I'd love to tour that harbor-so beautiful- as are your photos and butterfly haiku.

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  30. What lovely sites you get to see! I love the color combination of the cobalt pot and scarlet flowers.

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  31. Your b&w photo is great! Well done!
    My post: http://hanshb.wordpress.com/

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  32. Butterfly has to live for that moment

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  33. I think I MUST ride on that ship! In the black and white shot it looks like a ghost ship! I love it! Thanks for linking up...we're in PA for the fourth, but maybe one of the next weekends in July I'll venture up for a visit if you're around.

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  34. The red flowers are so pretty! I love the hide and seek picture with the sailboat!

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  35. Great post Carol, awesome photos and a really nice haiku/haiga ... thank you for participating in CDHK.

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  36. I would LOVE to be out watching the schooners! And I like the F for flowers image as well.

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  37. Beautiful shots -- your balcony flowers are lovely especially the shot for AlphabeThursday!

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  38. Your geraniums are gorgeous, I wish I had some (they are overflowing from every balcony in Paris right now :) ... and oh I'd love to take a ride on that schooner!

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  39. Makes me want to be on holiday. Beautiful.

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  40. I adore geraniums - I bought some for my front porch and the deer ate them all!

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  41. Love seeing boats on the water - so calming!

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  42. Love the red flowers. The are a perfect pop of red for summer!

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  43. Geraniums are lovely as are all the other shots. Long awaited Summer sites after a very cold Winter.

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  44. Gorgeous flowers! Sigh, I wish I had been born with a green thumb.

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  45. Such lovely captures for the day!! Beautiful skies, gorgeous flowers -- love the geraniums!! Thanks for sharing the beauty!! Have a wonderful weekend!!

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  46. I love the cloud formation in the first shot!

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  47. Beautiful haiku and sky shots! Have a happy weekend!

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  48. They are all beautiful, I especially love the clouds in the first one and the Schooner through the trees!

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  49. These pictures are heaven, and the haiku suits them perfectly.

    I love that first photo best, and the one of the sea on the shore, too.

    =)

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  50. Such pretty scenes. This is a great time of year in your part of the country.

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  51. All your linkages are great...wondering if you have a collection of haiku that you use or if you conjure them for each new prompt....at any rate, impressive♪ http://lauriekazmierczak.com/forensic-focus/

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    1. I tend to write a new haiku for each prompt ~ thanks for your support ~ Happy Weekend ~ xoxo

      artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

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  52. Carol, Your photos are just amazing. You do live in the perfect spot to take those wonderful shots of the ocean and the harbor. I LOVE the
    B & W shot-very nice. Have a great weekend. Mickie :)

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  53. Lovely captures as always Carol!

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  54. Beautiful haiku sets incorporated within those pics! The pics are great! Thanks Carol!

    Hank

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  55. Lovely shot - especially that winter one!

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  56. Great captures, hard to pick a favorite :)

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  57. Loads of amazing shots here, Carol especially the flowers :)

    Hugs,
    Melody and Olivia

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  58. a beautiful sky from the cape but i love those frozen trees.

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  59. Hi thanks for coming over and seeing my fences. I love the dog peeking through too!
    Have a great weekend.
    Sherry

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  60. A picture is a poem without words... what a wonderful quote!!

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  61. Beautiful photos, and the haiku are wonderful, Carol!

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  62. your beautiful town is wrapped in summer! the beauty you drink in everyday is a pleasure to visit over and over again!
    xo

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  63. Hello Carol, I always enjoy seeing your sweet ArtMuse doggie.. Thanks for sharing your post with Saturday's Critters. Have a happy weekend!

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  64. Great selection of shots but I just love your dog. Have a great weekend.

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  65. How lovely to see Art Muse dog's ears pink in the sunshine after your long, cold winter!
    Wren x

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  66. beautiful views. cute artmuse pup!

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  67. What a cutie. Enjoying other shots.
    www.1sthappyfamily.com/2014/06/moms-and-babies.html

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  68. Sparrows and tides and winds--sounds like a full summer's day!

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  69. Great images, thanks for sharing :)

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  70. dear little face ==serene photos loved

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  71. When those sparrows flutter, we know there's something about to happen, don't we?

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  72. I shared tour header with a math teacher friend I hope you do not mind it reminds me of pi on the sky have a great one sandy

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  73. Wonderful photos! It looks like she's wondering Are you coming?

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  74. These are all wonderful photos. Love the schooners and seascapes. ArtMuseDog is too cute! Pretty flowers.

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  75. Such a lot of lovely shots.
    Delightful entry for TODAY'S FLOWER.

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  76. Ephemeral, delightful flowers. Communion through nature and nurture...lovely...

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  77. Beautiful!!! Thanks for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro:-)

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  78. Great photos.. Love the water and Schooner photos

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  79. lovely healing sketch for Sunday Sketches Carol. Have a great day.

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  80. You and muse dogs sure live in an awe inspiring place, and you always capture it beautifully through your photographs and Haiku. Blessings!

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  81. Hello kindred..I always enjoy visiting your realm of art..poems.and beautiful imagery! So many scencic shots of beauty..love the poetry..very touching! Shine on..thanks for sharing your magic!
    Victoria

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  82. Your flower photographs are so lovely! Beautifully captured and thank you for sharing!

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  83. Beautiful pictures, I can tell that Ms art muse dog enjoy posing for the camera :)
    Enjoy your week ahead!

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  84. Through the lens, all of us are able to enjoy your side of beauty.

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  85. I do love your harbour boats. Sketching is a wonderfully relaxing thing, isn't it?!

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  86. Beautiful red flowers, Carol. Keep being creative - it does help the healing process, bit by bit. :)

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  87. Wonderful harbor photos, the schooner envisions sailors on the high seas, especially the black and white ones. I enjoyed your haikus as well, the one with the frosty trees is chilling. Artmuse dog is looking so cute, I like the light shining through her ears. You have a special setting of natural beauty, I have trees and forest. It all demands gratitude to the Creator.

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  88. Such beautiful photos! How awesome to have both sea and woods together....a perfect setting! Artmuse Dog is looking gorgeous! OH, and I love your Haiku especially the one about the mist embracing her soul. Have a lovely week ~ xo

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  89. The flowers are so fantastic. And all your other work and captures is, too!

    But you said something that made me wonder. You're still sick? Is it getting any better? Do they know what's going on?

    I hope your can find your way through the maze of testing to feeling better!

    Sending you a healing prayer...

    And a big A+ for your link this week.

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  90. love the butterfly haiku and imagery and your expressive drawing process!
    Thanks for the sunday sketches visit.

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  91. oh, carol, what a breath of fresh air here. so much beauty. i especially love the cape ann flower. the color.... so soft almost dusty. have a lovely week.

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  92. Absolutely beautiful photos. I enjoyed them all. So good to have you visible all the time in my blog roll again. :D

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  93. Somehow... my comment of two weeks never made it, I think I had some problems submitting. But I wanted you to know that these are some of my all time favorite haiku. I have thought about them a lot these past weeks. Also love coming here Carol. It is such an inspiration. Thank you!

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


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