"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw
"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

A to Z 2014 Challenge T is for Trafico


Trafico = Traffic
Loreto, Baja Sur, Mexico
March 2014

No hay trafico aqui.
( There is no traffic here )


College Ave, Weed California
March, 2014

No hay trafico aqui tabien.
( There is also no traffic here )
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

A to Z 2014 Challenge S is for Sobrina and Sobrino

Sobrina = Niece
Sobrino = Nephew

My wonderful niece and her sweet husband 

They live a wonderfully balanced life.
Working hard, but also knowing when
to take time off and just have fun.
Now married 20 years with two children.
No small accomplishment these days!

And their two very nice children. 
Smart, sassy and very fun!

Resobrina and Resobrino
Great Niece and Great Nephew
And they are great- that's for sure!


Lisa, Annabelle and Maddie
April 2014
Here's another Sobrina and her daughters.
I am so proud of all my nieces and nephews!
( sorry for the blurry photo )
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Monday, April 21, 2014

What?? It's Awww Monday Already???

Ms Nanny Goat  April 2014

"I'd like to be scratched under my chin please."

Thanks to Sandee for Awww Mondays!

Sunday, April 20, 2014

A-Z 2014 Challenge R is for Rabano


Rabano = Radish

Radish by ceramic artist Deb Norby, 2000

Carved Radishes
Night of the Radish,  Oaxaca City, Oaxaca, Mexico 

Every year on December 23rd in Oaxaca City
the Night of the Radish is celebrated.
To learn more click here: Radish
And click here to see more A to Z
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Magpie Tales #216

Finland, 1968,  photo by George F. Mobley


Gloomy rainy day
Lifted by splashes of color
And children's laughter
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Nothing deters children from having fun- 
especially a little bit of rainy weather. 
Thanks to Tess Kincaid who created Magpie Tales.
To read more Magpie Tales go Here


Saturday, April 19, 2014

It's Three in One Day!! A to Z, Six Words and Shadowy Shots April 19-20,2014

Q is for Quietud
Quietud = Stillness

My Garden Window  April 18, 2014

Hay una quietud en las sombras
( There is a stillness in shadows )
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Have a great weekend and
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Words , Shadows and A-Z's
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It's Feline Friday! April 18, 2014

As Sandee Clark says
 "Thanks to Steve of BFDude
for Feline Friday!
Enjoy!!

Friday, April 18, 2014

A-Z 2014 Challenge P is for Poco

Poco = little

a smidgen of wine  April 17, 2014


Yo tengo muy poco de vino en el cristal.
I have very little wine in my glass)
And a special toast to Robin who sent me 
this hilarious YouTube
Thanks Robin- I am still on the floor..
not from drinking wine, but from laughing!
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If you would like to see
more A-Z players just 
link to this POCO !!!

Thursday, April 17, 2014

A-Z 2014 Challenge O is for Olvidado


Olvidado = I forgot

Finger of Forgetfulness  April 17, 2014

From the Spanish verb olvidar.
Have you ever tied a string 
on your finger so you don't forget?
Go AQUI to see more A-Z players!
Don't forget!!