Posted in Culture/History, Personal

Back to January

How I hate to take down the Christmas decorations. Each January it is tough to say goodbye to the green, silver, and red.

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My sweet reindeer, resting comfortably once more in their basket in the attic. The tree lights are dimmed and my little evergreen is outside in the cold.

Two weeks of warmth, joy, and freedom rushed by. Monday it is back to normal. Back to work.

But I’ll keep on lighting candles throughout the year! And I put my two friends on the left on top of my bookcase. They’re inseparable! And too cute to be stuffed away.

Welcome to January. 😀

Posted in Six Word Saturday

No food wasted on my watch!

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Posted as part of Six Word Saturday.

Posted in Photo challenge

CB&W: Geometric Shapes

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Posted in Silent Sunday

Forest Giraffe

The okapi, also known as the forest giraffe, Congolese giraffe or zebra giraffe, is a mammal native to the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Central Africa. The beauties on these photos live in Safari Park Beekse Bergen in the Netherlands.

Although the okapi bears striped markings reminiscent of zebras, it is most closely related to the giraffe. The okapi and the giraffe are the only living members of the family Giraffidae.

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Posted in Six Word Saturday

Evening sun wrinkles the Amsterdam canals

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Posted as part of Six Word Saturday.

Posted in Photo challenge

CB&W: It’s All About Nature

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Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson


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Posted in Inspiration, Personal

Laugh and Embrace

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Dear readers and friends, thank you all so much for the good things that you have shared with me and with each other over the past year. Inspiring writings and photographs, the beautiful and often touching words and images. They make this sweet world better.

Happy holidays and all the best for 2019. Stay healthy and live well. Take care of each other. Laugh and embrace.

Big kiss,
Marion