A SHUTTERBUG EXPLORES ~ 76



Another blog week begins on Cape Ann MA.

We had a rather nasty rain and snow storm.

So a few of photos of the storm and the New England Weather
and how fast it can change. Other links to creative 
bloggers from around the world, photography,
haiku, painters, sketches ~ Enjoy. ^_^







(scroll down for the blog link you want, thanks.)



'You can find magic wherever you look.
Sit back, relax, all you need is a book.'
~ Dr Seuss





Tuesday ~ Our World Tuesday ~ 

During the rain ~ snow storm on Cape Ann MA ~
Weather reported it was suppose to be a blizzard ~
Gratefully it turned to rain and was just a mess.
Hard for anyone to get about ~


Sharing with: Our World Tuesday 
with photographers from around the world




Wednesday ~ ABC Wednesday ~ Letter is K
K ~ for Kayaks in the snow on Cape Ann MA
waiting for better weather

Sharing with: ABC Wednesday






Wednesday ~ Outdoor Wednesday 

A wild surf photo on Cape Ann MA

Sharing with Outdoor Wednesday





Thursday ~ 'Fences Around the World'
Fence seen through frosty window during rain and snow storm
on Cape Ann MA

Sharing with: Around the World Fences




Friday on Thursday ~ 'Sky Watch Friday'

Clouds, sky and surf wild on Cape Ann MA
after the storm ~

Sharing with: Sky Watch Friday






Friday ~ 'Rebecca's Haiku My Heart' 
After the Cape Ann MA snowstorm the surf was still wild.

Sharing with: Rebecca's Haiku My Heart
Haiku above Reads:

intrepid steps
lively when young turn soft
letting go of the fear.



Friday ~ Paint Party Friday 

A Mixed Media Collage
(paint, clay, specialty paper and more)

Sharing with: Paint Party Friday





Saturday ~ 2 photos ~ for 'Saturday Critters' and Camera Critters
'Critters of a sort.' ~ These were so cute I couldn't
resist a photo on a walk on Cape Ann MA with Zoe and a friend.





'Groomed for St Paddy's Day' on Cape Ann MA

Sharing with:

Eileen's Saturday Critters and
Camera-Critters 





Sunday on Saturday ~ Shadow Shot 2
A cold but sunny day on the beach of
Cape Ann MA.
Thus, able to get a shadow shot.

Sharing with: Shadow Shot Sunday 2






My 'Angel of Light' in progress ~

Sharing with Alexandra's Sunday Sketches



We are wishing you a peaceful and loving week ~ xox

Your posted comments add delight to our blog ~ thanks, ^_^





Comments

  1. Nice photos. I know you are looking forward to spring. Hey today is the first day of spring. Happy Spring anyway. ;) Love your sketches and that collage.

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  2. I've visited New England but never in the winter. I'm cold looking at some of your great photos!0..0

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  3. loved to see the over snowed small boats and your art for PPF :)

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  4. Oh those stormy scenes!!! I thought of you much during that Nor'easter. But I do understand that coastal areas get hit with less snow-more rain and freezing rain:( Love your mixed media art- that face looks so peaceful. Darling deer sculpture photo-awe... but Zoe takes top honor of course:) Lovely angel of light. Happy -and thawing - week to you!

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  5. The ocean looks pretty fierce and the snow on the canoe's look really cool.

    We actually had blizzard conditions, but the snow did not accumulate as expected (we still got ~8").

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  6. Such wonderful scenes - I love the high surf and sometimes miss going down to a beach to watch it. And your little dog posed beautifully!

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  7. Hari OM
    Oh Zoe - you shine among a bunch of jewel-shots!!! (We're getting the other side of that storm over here now...) Hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

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  8. Love that little Angel of Light! Very nice photos!

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  9. I love those boats in the snow.

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  10. perfect weather to be snug inside with a good book mind you you're probably a bit over the cold weather and ready for spring :-)

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  11. Love the St. Pat's Day grooming! Such an adorable outfit.
    And the very first image...the rain....looks like a mixture of Picasso & Rembrandt work. I LOVE it.

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  12. I guess you did get rain!!! It looks as if you had torrential rain from those pix!! Nice shadow shot, thanks to that sun!!...:)JP

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  13. Your pictures a terrific, I love a good storm/snow scene, that is looking at it !
    Thanks for your kind comments on my blog,just going back
    to reply,
    best wishes,
    Di.
    ABCW team.

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  14. What an adorable little cove in that second to last image

    Mollyx

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  15. I love that sweet Angel of light! And your little dog all groomed for St. Patty's day! Hope it's nice weather this week! Hugs, Diane

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  16. Your furry little muse groomed for Paddy’s Day is too adorable for words!!

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  17. I love the frosty window photo! And the kayaks in snow. They look so ready for spring :-)
    Zoe is looking super cute with bandana! Have a wonderful new week. xo

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  18. All of your photos are magnificent! The Sky Water Friday photo is just beautiful, as is the rain photo! I always enjoy seeing your lovely Angels. Well, your St. Paddy's pup looks so sweet. I have a Cock a Poo who had her hair done on St. Paddy's day too! Have a fantastic week, Carol. ~Suzanne

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  19. Your pictures of "the mess" outside in front of your window are really impressive to see. I also love the sweet collage you did! And of course the lovely angel!

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  20. That is s a pretty big storm! It's a good thing that it wasn't too bad. I like the rain/snow on the window.

    http://www.anapeladay.com/2017/03/ww-captured-linky.html

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  21. It did look very cold and stormy in Cape Ann, Carol. That was good "cup of tea and curl up with a good book" type of weather! I'm glad you had a sunny day afterwards in which you could take a walk. Zoe looked very festive for St Patrick's Day!
    Love your drawing --we could all use more angels in our lives.
    Have a good week!

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  22. Looks like those kayaks are hoping to get out on the water soon. - Margy

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  23. love Zoe's bandana :)

    great surf photos :)

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  24. we got snow too, but yours looks prettier!
    ROG, ABCW

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  25. I like your mixed collage. Seeing it got my hands itchy to do create something. Thanks, Carol, for the inspiration.

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  26. Looks quite a storm! Having just returned from the other side of the Pond, I hope their spring which is bursting forth, will soon be with you! Here's to your cute little leprechaun Art Muse dog playing in the sunshine!
    Have a happy week, Carol
    Wren x

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  27. cold and wet....not my cup of thea but beautiful never the less ;-)

    Have a nice ABC-day / -week
    ♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫ (abc-w-team)
    http://melodymusic.nl/20-k

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  28. The wild weather does make a great subject for photography - beautiful images! And angelic Zoe looking pretty as ever!

    Have a lovely week,
    Ruby

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  29. I wondered how you even get Zoe out for a walk on those horrid bitter rainy days. I bet she and you both were glad for the slightly better weather. Cape Ann beaches look so beautiful in the sunshine -- even if cold. And they are quiet ... I love a quiet beach (pretty hard to find here in Florida).

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  30. Your photographs are spectacular as usual, but sweet little Muse Dog took the show this week in that spiffy St. Paddy's Day bandana. Blessings, my friend!

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  31. Cold,cold, cold! I do like the images with the snow on the window.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  32. You're winter-pictures are really great, but I'm happy that in Germany the spring will come :) The shot for Outdoor Wednesday is my favourite.
    Greetings
    Kirsi

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  33. Luv the snow view of the fence Carol. Happy Thursday

    much love...

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  34. Wonderful ocean views, Carol and very touching haiku!
    I love Miss Zoe's shamrock neckerchief!
    Best wishes!

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  35. Hello, pretty views of the sea and waves. The painting collage is pretty. Love the deer and snowy window. Great shots. Enjoy your day and weekend!

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  36. you always have a nice selection of beautiful images.

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  37. You hardy person you venturing outside and taking great pics of the bad weather.
    I love the St. Paddy's puppy. Our dogs don't like scarves. Such spoilsports.

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  38. I like the photo of the kayaks in the snow! Have a wonderful weekend.

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  39. It still looks cold on Cape but I like snow the view. Those colorful boats covered with snow is lovely and your angel is so pretty as always.

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  40. Storms can be scary but your rain and snow photos turned out beautifully. I love the sunny day on the beach. Have a wonderful day!

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  41. Hello!:) Horrible weather conditions, but great shots of just how horrible it really was. Love your first shot of the rain, and fence shot, and glad you stopped to take a picture of the deer family, and your cute doggy Zoe of course looks so very fetching.:)

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  42. BRRRR! Those first photos really captured winter's final blow. Hopefully.

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  43. Love your collage, your drawing, your snow scenes (snow??? eeeek!), your dog, your haiku, and you!

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  44. Glad you are safe from the storms, lovely haiku, soft steps... and how pretty Zoe looks in the wearing of the green!

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  45. Your letting-go haiku reminds me of how hard it can sometimes be to let go...

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  46. What a beautiful collage and your sweet pup looks adorable with the clovers. I also love your angel!

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  47. Carole your art is so sweet ♥♥♥ I love it and your photos are amazing. You have a good eye for the camera and you capture the beauty of your world well.

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  48. Good morning, Carol! Your sweet Zoe looks cute groomed for St. Patrick's Day! Wonderful photos. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

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  49. stay warm my friend! gentle steps that lead to spring! xo

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  50. Your pillow matches you - you doll face!!

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  51. Hello, I love the sea waves and your drawing is gorgeous.
    Have a great weekend!

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  52. A lovely series which made me feel the frost...
    Posing little dog is the loveliest, though :)

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  53. Your little partner looks so adorable in his st patricks day outfit. As cute as ever!

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  54. Awe Zoe has my heart again in her little St Pattys scarf!! You can see how cold that water is in the Wednesday photo... and I'm a little surprised about that!! Great photos...winter is not going away this year!!

    Hugs Giggles

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  55. Hi Carol-
    I hope you are staying warm. Just looking at the ice and snow is cold enough for me these days.
    I love your mixed media work.
    Who's that cutie all ready for St. Paddy's? :)

    Thank you for your visit.

    Have a Happy Weekend!
    Peace :)

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  56. These pictures are beautiful Carol! But so much snow in March! Don't know whether I could cope ;-) Such a lovely mixed media piece too, and your dog looks so cute with the St. Paddy's scarf :-)

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  57. You really captured the fury of the storm which closed down so many airports. Glad I was not traveling for the several days before things got back to normal.

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  58. Be careful of those sleeper waves.

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  59. every week I look forward to your wonderful photos!

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  60. Lovely array of photos, Carol! I particularly loved the snow pics and, of course, the ever adorable Zoe. :)

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