A SHUTTERBUG EXPLORES ~ 30

'Live by this credo: have a little laugh at life and look around you for happiness instead of sadness. Laughter has always brought me out of unhappy situations.'
~ Red Skelton




Tuesday ~ 
A piece of our world on Cape Ann MA

Sharing with Our World Tuesday link






Wednesday ~ 

'O' for Over the top on Cape Ann MA kite day.

Sharing with: ABC Wednesday ~ letter O










Thursday ~ 
Unique fence found outside pizza shop on Cape Ann MA

Sharing with: Good Fences link






Friday on Thursday ~ 

Pink sky over Cape Ann MA harbor

Sharing with:

Sky Watch Friday link









Friday ~ 
Haiku for you and Haiku My Heart

Sharing with Rebecca's Haiku My Heart link






Saturday ~ 

Another 'kite critter' on Cape Ann MA ~

Sharing with:

Saturday Critters and
Camera Critters






Sunday on Saturday ~ 

'Cast a giant shadow' on Cape Ann MA

Sharing with: Shadow Shot Sunday 2 link





Sunday ~ 
A sketch from my artist journal ~
watercolor and pen and ink

Sharing with Sunday Sketches link





We are wishing you a happy, healthy week. xox

Your posted comments are very special to me. thanks, ^_^




Comments

  1. Hello, the kites are pretty and I love the pretty pink sky. The Red Skelton quote is so true! Happy Monday, enjoy your new week ahead!

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  2. Hari OM
    How wonderful... a kite day! Spring must surely be finally arrived... Blessings, YAM xx

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  3. If I could, I would jump into that page and meet the cute redheaded girl. She reminds me of the Anne of Green Gables character. :)

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  4. I just love kites. Happy Spring to you and your little Muse.

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  5. LOVE the haiku Carol! You always find the best views and images in your town. Just beautiful. Super sketch book page too. Throw an extra treat Zoe's way for me :):)

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  6. It looks like beach weather out there - beautiful watery shots!

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  7. I always like your views over the water and the harbor but the shadow on the sand is especially beautiful.

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  8. Beautiful haiku.....magical kites!
    Love the shadow shot and pink sky....

    Wishing you a happy week,
    Ruby

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  9. That's a lovely looking beach, I wouldnt mind walking on that :-)

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  10. Such beautiful pictures. Love the pink sky over the harbor. And I love seeing kites in the sky. They are just delightful!
    I hope you are recovering from surgery well xoxo

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  11. I love the colourful kites and your sweet sketch. It is springing up here day by day. Have a blessed week Carol.

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  12. I want to get my feet wet in #1!

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  13. Nice to be back visiting your blog. That's a beautiful sunrise over the harbor and I love your haiku!

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  14. You live in such a beautiful place. I've enjoyed your photos. That pink sky is incredible!

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  15. Wonderful post, loved all the photos and the cute sketch. Thanks for visiting and have a great week :)

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  16. daredevils ;-)


    Have a nice abc-wednesday-day / – week
    ♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫ (abc-w-team)

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  17. Love all of your photos. I wouldn't mind wading in that water in the first shot!

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  18. Great and colorful images, love the Sunday on Saturday one, looks mysterious!

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  19. Beautiful pictures, I like your sketch !!

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  20. Thanks for your beautiful post and for creating that special atmosphere of tranquillity and peace.
    Have a great week!
    Wil, ABCW Team

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  21. Looking forward to this summer and being back in Massachutes with my family. Now, I have to go look up Cape Ann. Not sure where that is!

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  22. that kite IS over the top!

    ROG, ABCW

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  23. There is something so joyful about flying a kite! i bought my grandchildren kites as part of their Easter basket treats.

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  24. Your journal is so much fun! And I love the kite critter. Enjoy your day my friend. Hugs, Diane

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  25. I always love seeing your artist journal. Nice pizza fence. The kites are fun. Hug B

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  26. I like everything, but your artist journal gets the purple ribbon!!! Love it. :-))

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  27. lovely gate! i like the pink sky, too!

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  28. I thought of Anne of Green Gables when I saw your artistic journal page! Really sweet!
    The fence find is great as is the sunset sky! Aren't those kites so much fun!
    Enjoy your weekend!

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  29. Beautiful positive quote!! So lovely to walk on that beach and have a good time for soul... watching the pink sky!! And wonderful watercolor sketch, as always! Indeed, something fine for soul, mind and body, like in haiku...
    Greetings in April!

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  30. Beautiful Cape scene .....Kites always make me happy ... and your "soaring"haiku brought the most joy of all. Love the pigtailed redhead and her pup too!

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  31. pretty series of images. enjoy your weekend.

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  32. A wonderful series of photos. I especially liked your Friday sky photo and the quotation by Red Skeleton. Boy did he ever give me so many smiles and laughs through all his wonderful characters. Have a wonderful weekend, Carole. xx

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  33. That was a nice fence. Those kites were colorful and fun. What pretty views of the Cape.

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  34. I've been thinking of flying kites lately. Looking at your photos, I think even more it's a good idea.:-)

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  35. What lovely shots! I like the sketch in your journal.

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  36. Love the colourful kites and that is an immpressivve entrance gate for a pizza shop

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  37. Kites are lovely. I enjoy your blog week after week. In fact, we are heading for New England area soon and planning on visiting Cape Ann. Never been there.
    JM, IL

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  38. Lovely soul soaring and art journal page. :-)

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  39. I like the idea that there is healing to be found in soaring. May we all soar!

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  40. Hello Carol, I enjoyed the kites and air currents carrying me up in your haiku... and I want to wear that pink and grey sky... Have a beautiful weekend and pat that little Zoe for me!

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  41. What a grand post. And the words of your haiku also sent me soaring. Wishing you a wonderful weekend!

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  42. Beautiful haiku, lovely pictures, and your artist journal is impressive. Have a great weekend. :)

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  43. I enjoyed this post! Pretty pink sky!!

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  44. the pink sky is over the moon beautiful!!! a nice gate and we see those wind surfers all the time here at the jersey shore!!!! have a wonderful weekend!!!!!

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  45. A wonderful week's share

    Much love...

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  46. Beautiful assortment this week. Loved your journal illustrations!

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  47. Hello Carol, gorgeous images of the sky and water. I love the kite critter and the cute dog on your sketch. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

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  48. Thanks for sharing your lovely pictures and your beautiful town. Happy weekend! Greetings from sunny Singapore.

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  49. may you find peace and healing with each new breath. xo

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  50. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

    I wish you everyday a healthy day.

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  51. Always a delight to visit here. The kites are fabulous. Looks like you are enjoying delightful weather.

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  52. Hi Carol. Thanks for sharing your happy thoughts and that happy quote. I love your bright and cheerful kite flying without a care in the world.

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  53. Let's go fly a kite! Your beaches are so pretty.
    ~

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  54. I love all your pictures! For me, the ones that stand out most, are the pink sky - it just gorgeous! - and your Sunday sketch. Your art journal must be a very, very beautiful place, Carol.
    Have a wonderful Sunday!

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  55. I like to see colourful kites flying in the sky. Lovely pink sky and pretty shadow. I like the fence too.

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  56. Enjoyed your Shadow Shot; have a good Sunday

    much love...

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  57. Lovely sketch! The little girl and her dog look so happy together.

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  58. What beautiful photographs and I love the sketch, so adorable!

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  59. Makes me wonder if that shadow is a bridge or a blockade.

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  60. what a creative week you've had!! :)

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  61. What beautiful photos! I have been so busy with the garden. I have not taken may photos, Just videos. Thank you for stopping by.

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  62. I love your inspirational haiku, and those beachfront photographs are breath taking. Blessings to you and muse dog!

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  63. Love the beautiful blue water in the first shot. The shadow shot is certainly dramatic. Fun image of the kite! Hope you have a great week!

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  64. Your photos are beautiful and so clear, I especially like the ones of the beach and sea, and the colourful kite.
    What a very sweet sketch, love the girl's hairdo and outfit and the happy little dog.

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  65. Lovely haiku, and sweet, sweet drawing in your sketchbook. Two happy faces!

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  66. I would so love to be on a beach right now. :) Lovely photo. And your journal page is darling. I just LOVE her red pigtails! :)

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  67. Love those kites! The beaches are great.

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  68. I love your sketch and the pink sky. Have a great day, Carol!

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


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