"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 01, 2015

A-Z Challenge A is for Alebrijes of Arrazola

Bienvenidos!
A few years ago we traveled to
Oaxaca City in Oaxaca, Mexico.
While there we took a side trip to the
small town of Arrazola .
Amazing art is created here.
 
 
 
Jaguar carved by Manuel Jimenez

 
 
Polar Bear and Salmon
carved by Orlando Mandarin
 
You can browse here HERE
to see even more amazing creations.
The art of Mexico is partly why we
we love to travel to Mexico.
You will see other reasons why
during this years
A to Z Challenge. 
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Monday, March 30, 2015

It's Awww Monday March 30, 2015 Team Effort

 
 
Neighbors helping neighbors....
Last year Russell helped begin
building a home for a local resident.
This year he pitched in again....
with smiles all around!
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Thanks to Sandee of Comedy Plus
for AWWW Monday !!
 

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Magpie Tales #263

Old Bank Street, Manchester UK
by R.A.D. Stainforth
 
Arm in arm
 Walking together forever
We became one
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Thanks to Tess Kincaid for Magpie Tales

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Saturday Six Words and Sunday Shadows March 28-29,2015

Only three days before going home.
We've had lots of fun...eaten lots of delicious food and laughed a lot! What a great vacation! 
 
March 25, 2015
 
Old Olive tree in San Javier BCS
Planted by the Jesuits and
most likely about 300 years old.
 
San Javier Mission
March 25, 2015
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Go Here for Six Words and
Here for Sunday Shadows
Have a great week!

Friday, March 27, 2015

It's Feline Friday! March 27, 2015


This cute kitty's name is Tigger~
 
Thanks to Steve of BFDude
who started Feline Friday to prove
to all of us that he really truly
loves cats!
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Colors of Mexico


We're in Southern Baja for a few
weeks visiting good friends in 
Punta Chivato and Loreto.
Here are a few photos .....
I love the colors and exotic plants of Mexico!   
 
 
 



 

 
 
 


 

Monday, March 23, 2015

It's Awww Monday! March 23, 2015


 
Where's my Mom???
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While visiting friends in Loreto Mexico we went shopping and we discovered 
that their dog Scout ( who is 15 years old )
does NOT like to lose sight of his Mom!!
Check out everyone else's posts and
have a terrific Monday!
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