THROUGH THE LENS 21

Through lens I see a few leaves turning, can that be?

I start posting late Monday afternoon and continue to add photos and haiku all week ~ Sometimes there is even a bit of 'painting or sketching' by week's end.

(scroll down for link you want, thanks)



From my photo 'Rocking Chair Got Ya?' Ink and Watercolor for :


Sunday Sketches link




Fishing Boat docked at inner harbor of Cape Ann MA for:


Black and White Weekend link





Haiku ~ 'prompt' ~ beggar for:


Carpe Diem Haiku link




'Little Flower' for :

I Heart Macro 2 link


Little Things link



Lone Dove and Little Sparrow (I love the 'sacred in the ordinary) for:

Camera Critters link

Saturday Critters link




Schooner Lannon reflection at dock on Cape Ann MA for:


Weekend Reflections link





Wouldn't you love to slide down this children's ride? I would ^_^ for:


Friday Photo Journal link






Haiku and photo of inner harbor of Cape Ann MA for:

Haiku My Heart link

Haiku Friday link




Sea Gull Party on Cape Ann MA for:


Sky Watch Friday link




In Essex MA at the Ship Builder's yard a Nautical memorial to former boat builders ~ 'N' for:

Alphabe Thursday link


A view of the Essex River on Cape Ann MA for:

Our World Tuesday link





'Tapestry' prompt for:

Carpe Diem Haiku Kai link




These rocking chairs were behind a building at the ship yard in Essex MA and they caught my eye for:


Black and White Wednesday link

We are wishing you the best in each day. ^_^

Your comments are always a delight to us. Thanks!







QUOTE TO PONDER: 'Hope is a walking dream.
~ Aristotle

HOUSEHOLD HINT: ' Toss in some white beans and cauliflower (both cooked) while mashing your potatoes; they will blend in and add fiber and nutrition.'




Comments

  1. Wise words then and now: “Intuition is a tool” is as insightful as “hope is a walking dream”.

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  2. Ah.. love the intuition into the orderly tapestry..

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  3. Lovely shots, threads and words.

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  4. Carol, beautiful images! I love the view of the river and the memorial is nice.. Thanks for sharing your world, have a happy week!

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  5. Wonderful captures, Carol, as always! Thanks for sharing the beauty and the fun! Hope you have a great week!! Give Art Muse dog a hug for me!! He's such a cutie!!

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  6. What lovely musings

    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral
    =^..^= . <3 . >< } } (°>


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  7. Beautiful images, if those chairs could speak what tales would they tell, lol,

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  8. beautiful shots Carol. here's to a lovely week ahead.

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  9. Great shots. I love especially the haiku "... intuition a tool" is perfect.

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  10. Hari OM
    Oh no - the weather bird here also mentioned the A-word. We haven't even had a summer here in Dunoon yet!!!!!!! Love those chairs. Hugs to you and AMD. YAM xx

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  11. Very pretty photos. But it's too early for leaves to turn - even at our high elevations that's not happening yet. Maybe you're in for a real winter!

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  12. Loving the idea of intuition as a tool for weaving a tapestry -- very nice!
    A great post ---

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  13. Beautiful photos! It's starting to feel a little like the beginning of autumn here too.

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  14. "each day tapestry moments" - well said. have a great day :-)

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  15. Please don't say the leaves are turning already! I need a little more warmth and sunshine before my body clock can adjust to the next season. Have a good week.

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  16. Very evocative photos Carol. Those chairs could tell a story I to I think?

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  17. Our leaves are also turning... wait, make that budding... The change of seasons is upon us, no doubt. Looking forward to something new.

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  18. Lots of insight here Carol♡♡♡ Love your Haiku with Tapestry theme and the quote for the last♪ Beautiful pictures, too!
    Wishing you will have a wonderful week ahead.
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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  19. We have some cherry blossom here, so may be you did see a few early turning leaves.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  20. loom
    weaving
    moments

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  21. Do you think those rocking chairs have a story?

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  22. The tapestry of intuition---that's how I weave my life too!

    Ordinary Tapestry

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  23. Beautiful pictures and loved the haiku for tapestry prompt.

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  24. Beautiful pictures. Loved the haiku for tapestry prompt.

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  25. Love the pictures, love your assistant, love your lens.

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  26. I really love your tapestry haiku Carol. And well, you know your photos always take me to a happy place. LOVE those old chairs!

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  27. I have the match to the rocking chair on the left (without rockers).
    Always beautiful reflections in word and image. A moment of peace from the busy day :)

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  28. I very much like the intuition brought to the idea of the woven word. From this, b r autif i l word p hi ctures are created.

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  29. I love the picture of the river. You're so lucky to be living in such a beautiful place! And yes, intuition.. I was thinking about that today. I use it to guide almost all my decisions in life and find that it always leads me to the right places. Love you Carol! xoxo

    thesilverkickdiaries.com

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  30. Wonderful series. The rocking chairs are my favorite though, so glad they caught your eye.

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  31. Great captures. I like black and white photo. Thanks for commenting on my entry.

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  32. I would LOVE to see a few leaves turning around my neck of the woods!!!

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  33. Yes, even in PA I have seen a few leaves of color.

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  34. The Essex river really looks like the kind of place where I'd like to be right now.

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  35. I like the quote with the woven textured background. Very well done.

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  36. Intuitive weaving may look like a confused mess to bystanders, but we intuitive types at least have a hunch what we're doing! ;)

    Wild Tapestry

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  37. The pictures have a kind of old charm to them even though they have been taken not that long ago. Your photography tells a tale. Loved them all!

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  38. I love when rocking chairs are placed outside to relax. We've seen a couple of leaves turning here too (unreal!). Wishing you a great rest of the week. :)

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  39. Your b&w photo is a great composition, well done!
    My post at: http://hanshb.wordpress.com/

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  40. Beautiful shots, and i like the b&w one

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  41. Are the leaves really starting to turn? That's hard to believe when it's so hot here. I was surprised to see people wearing jackets watching an evening Little League game in Williamsport, PA. I guess it would be even cooler up by you. I loved the B & W with the two old rockers.

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  42. Yes, I believe intuition is indeed a tool, one that ought not be ignored.

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  43. Your photos are always so lovely. I looked out the window yesterday and noticed the leaves on my neighbors elm tree seemed to be turning colors. Too hot (???) or is it that time already?! I won't complain. I'm happy to get rid of the heat and humidity, but I know not everyone will be ready for fall.

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  44. Love the photo of the tapestry. Interesting selection of pictures this week.

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  45. The "little flower" is my favorite! I will be glad to see the leaves turning--so tired of this heat!!!

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  46. Love the chairs! Perfect in black and white. Your other pics are all beauties too! Great tip with the cauliflower.... I can't stand it except raw in a salad (that's yum!) so hiding it in potatoes is a great idea!

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  47. Yes intuition is important. We need to use that inner 'sight' more often. Unfortunately I think with all of the distractions of the modern world we often forget... to listen to intuition. A lovely weave.

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  48. Surely must be a few leaves turning! September is coming! Love that beautiful Queen Anne's Lace. One of my favorite summer "weeds"!

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  49. Love the b&w chairs, bet they're perfect to relax in!

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  50. I just noticed a few leaves turning the other day and immediately felt sad...

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  51. Ok. the rocking chairs are dreamy...beautiful capture and edit! And I'm loving the notion of intuition as a tool that helps weave the tapestry of our lives - very nice!

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  52. Oh Carol, your images are always so inspiring! I absolutely love that last shot though. Those chairs are just begging for someone to sit in them ;-)

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  53. ...and a great post for SWF too!

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  54. I'm liking all your entries...all the best♪ http://lauriekazmierczak.com/noon-moon/

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  55. great photos! thanks for your comment at my blog. We're going into spring while you're going into fall :-)

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  56. The gulls were having quite a party! Love the connections to seafaring days of yore.

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  57. I love the birds in flight, awesome.. Happy Skywatching!

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  58. Such a lovely series of photos, I particularly liked the Nautical memorial to former boat builders.

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  59. I love all the birds in the sky and the Queen Anne Lace.

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  60. Queen Anne's Lace is in a vase on my kitchen table. It's so delicate looking. Intuition is something we all need to tap into on a regular basis. It helps us make good decisions. I love the rocking chairs. They have a tale to tell. Speaking of tails...Art Muse Dog will always be my favorite picture. He is just the cutest thing I've ever seen.

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  61. Beautiful photography! Great gull party!

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  62. The chairs spoke to me. I once found a chair in a field and blogged about it - must look back for that post!

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  63. WHat lovely shots. Autumn is coming slowly but surely!

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  64. Innumerable seagulls in flight...stunning!
    http://amitaag.blogspot.in/2014/08/cloud-9-is-mine.html

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  65. Sea gulls and a lot of them almost obliterating the sky. Nice catch.

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  66. that's a great marker! Love the view of Essex River. So calming... {:-D

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  67. From one New Englander to another ~
    Those photos are "Wicked Awesome" Carol . lol

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  68. Your haiku make me think of someone who died this week. So sudden. So horrible. May his soul rest in peace.

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  69. Absolutely lovely words and photos!

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  70. I would love to slide down that slide with you... kinda like each Friday of slipping into your world and photos and what you see. Have a great weekend Carol.

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  71. I love your tapestry photo and haiku.

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  72. Your harbour looks a lovely place.

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  73. Indeed, lovely aspects in your photos and a very good quote of Aristotle! All the best!

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  74. I wondered how you managed to get a week's worth of photos and haikus collected, you're a busy woman but one who is definitely living in the light!

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  75. Another beautiful post! beautiful photos, too! Have a nice weekend!

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  76. i like the reflection shot and the birds in flight. the b&w chairs, too!

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  77. Wonderful photos. Especially lovely are the old rocking chairs.

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  78. Time must be the most slippery thing of all...

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  79. Love the old rockers.

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  80. Wonderful photos! Wonderful the fishing boat in B&W! Great contrast!

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  81. They never had slides like that when I was a child. Oh to be young again!

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  82. Slippery old time! Hard to hold on to!

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  83. That last shot is my favorite!

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  84. Carol, wonderful post and critters. Thank you for linking up your post to my critter party.. Have a happy weekend!

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  85. that dear little face at end queen anne's lace I adore it we painted with it in grade school

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  86. Love those working boats...

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  87. Love the black and white boat docked!!

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  88. Love the black and white boat photo. I am partial to black and white photography.
    Also, the seagull photo was incredible. I particularly liked the haiku for Haiku My Heart. Just lovely.

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  89. Love your two little birds, and the other critter (the tiger ride! :-)) Lovely spot.

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  90. Nice shots of the birds and yes I would go down the Tiger Slide.

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  91. Great shots.
    All the best.
    Mormor

    http://www.starbear.no/mormor/2014/08/24/liljens-hemmelighet/

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  92. You have a wonderful collection of photos. I especially like the one of the sea gull party. I can imagine them calling to each other. I also enjoy the whimsy of your rocking chairs drawing.
    Take 25 to Hollister

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  93. This is a great collection of beautiful moments! My favourite is the picture with the Schooner Lannon reflection.

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  94. Really nice collection of photos, quite enjoyed them

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  95. Lovely series Carol....and what a great idea to sketch the chairs.....a way of taking them home with you!

    Happy Sunday!
    Ruby

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  96. beautiful piece for SS, love the gently colours. And that is a cool slide!
    http://cmlk79.blogspot.ca/2014/08/sunday-sketches-beauty.html

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  97. Wow, so much eye candy! Thanks for sharing all the fun quotes, pics and arty goodness.

    xo Tam Hess
    Happy Sunday Sketches!
    http://cardmakingartists.com

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  98. Oh, I haven't sketched for a bit. I did early this summer when I wanted to capture the view outside a hotel window.
    I found water color sketch pencils at a yard sale before we left and took them along. When you wet the colors they are more pastel than bold.
    But it was fun to play with them.

    Thanks for stopping by my 'begger' pieces. Seems our memories are always begging for the truth. ~Jules

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  99. The pictures are all thought provoking...made me stop and stare...poignant haiku, smart pigeons on the right side of the law, and ethereal flowers...loved the post...happy-fying!

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  100. We always need to heed intuition as that "still small voice" within. Your haikus are lovely, and scenes of water, I adore the unhurrying gentleness and inner strength of the gentle cooing doves, so happy that one is visiting my garden now.

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  101. A lovely harbour-side reflection capture Carol.

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  102. Beautiful photography as always, and happy SS to you as well!

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  103. I enjoy this post very much, Carol! Each picture demands a brief pause to soak in!

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  104. I love your variety of posts! What a great idea!

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  105. Cute rocking chair watercolor, Carol and lovely photos. :)

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  106. Wonderful. I especially love the light reflections in the water.

    =)

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  107. Thanks for the inspiring haiku and I got a kick out of the rocking chairs!

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  108. Beautiful as always Carol. Thanks for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro:-)

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