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Monday, August 22, 2016

'The orchid cactus in my balcony garden continues to smile!"

"The orchid cactus in my balcony garden continues to smile!"



"The orchid cactus in my balcony garden continues to smile!"
~ martian cat


memories from my balcony garden... my orchid cactus...


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and God Bless,
hugs, Chris



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Sunday, June 5, 2016

"Flutterby Creativity" (a slideshow with music)

"Flutterby Creativity" (a slideshow with music)


For your listening pleasure, one of my favorites:
"Over The Moon (From E.T.)"
performed by: John Williams


All images in this slideshow were created using my monarch butterfly photo.


The monarch butterfly symbolizes new life and change which is the reason for using this butterfly in this slideshow.


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and God Bless,
hugs, Chris


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Monday, April 11, 2016

"This Spring, my balcony garden displays it beauty with flowers."

"This Spring, my balcony garden displays it beauty with flowers."



"This Spring, my balcony garden displays it beauty with flowers."
~ martian cat


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1. title,
2. "After the rain cometh the fair weather.",
3. "Nature sometimes weeps for gladness after the rain.",
4. "It never rains but it pours."
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memories of my balcony garden this year after heavy rain...


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hugs, Chris



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Monday, January 11, 2016

"Beautiful memories are full of love!"

"Beautiful memories are full of love!"
 

"Beautiful memories are full of love!"
~ Unknown


while sorting thru old photos, I found that I had forgotten to post my birthday photo from husband... I posted other photos from that day... but I did not include this one...



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hugs, Chris 



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Thursday, December 3, 2015

To me... Thanksgiving is a special day to count your Blessings."

Thanksgiving Blessings


"To me... Thanksgiving is a special day to count your Blessings."
~ martian cat


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and God Bless,
hugs, Chris




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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

"Happy Halloween"

Happy Halloween




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hugs, Chris



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Saturday, August 8, 2015

"Summertime Memories are so special."

"Summertime Memories are so special."





"Summertime Memories are so special."



memories, memories, memories...



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hugs, Chris


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Thursday, July 30, 2015

"With tender care and love our gardens flourish."

"With tender care and love our gardens flourish."




"With tender care and love our gardens flourish."
~ Author Unknown




from a visit to the Flower Park in Hamamatsu City (Shizuoka, Japan)




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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

"Gather the rose of love whilst yet is time."

"Gather the rose of love whilst yet is time."



"Gather the rose of love whilst yet is time."
~ Edmund Spencer




memories from Harbor View Park in Yokohama (Japan)


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hugs, Chris


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Monday, July 20, 2015

"Never look back unless you are planning to go that way."

"Never look back unless you are planning to go that way."



"Never look back unless you are planning to go that way."
~ Unknown


edited memories from a trip to the States...


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and God Bless,
hugs, Chris


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Sunday, July 12, 2015

"A friend is someone who reaches for your hand, but touches your heart."

"A friend is someone who reaches for your hand, but touches your heart."


"A friend is someone who reaches for your hand, but touches your heart."
~ Anonymous

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1. title
2. "Flowers display beauty and tell a story.",
3. "Nature in a photo tells a story."


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memories, memories, memories...


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and God Bless,
hugs, Chris


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Saturday, June 20, 2015

"A Summertime Reflection displays peaceful memories."

"A Summertime Reflection displays peaceful memories."



"A Summertime Reflection displays peaceful memories."
~ Unknown



memories, memories, memories...



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hugs, Chris




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Friday, May 22, 2015

"Let your heart overflow with thoughtful words of love."

"Let your heart overflow with thoughtful words of love."




"Let your heart overflow with thoughtful words of love."
~ Anonymous



memories from Hamamatsu (Japan)



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hugs, Chris





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Saturday, May 2, 2015

"Today, the clouds cried."

"Today, the clouds cried."



"Today, the clouds cried."
~ Anonymous



memories, memories, memories...




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hugs, Chris




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Sunday, April 12, 2015

"As we continue to grow creatively, we joyously develop our own style."

"As we continue to grow creatively, we joyously develop our own style."





"As we continue to grow creatively, we joyously develop our own style."
~ Author Unknown



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1. "When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.",
2. Title,
3. "If you want to be loved, be loveable.",
4. "The true art of memory is the art of attention.",
5. "Music is the art of thinking with sounds."




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memories, memories, memories...



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hugs, Chris



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Friday, January 30, 2015

10th Flickr Anniversary Quilt

10th Flickr Anniversary Quilt




In April 2015, I will be celebrating my 10th Anniversary on Flickr. And, my memories include this gallery of photos which made it to Explore.



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1. 10th Flickr Anniversary Quilt Square #1,
2. 10th Flickr Anniversary Quilt Square #2,
3. 10th Flickr Anniversary Quilt Square #3,
4. 10th Flickr Anniversary Quilt Square #4


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hugs, Chris


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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Heart-Warming Christmas Wishes...

Heart-Warming Christmas Wishes...




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and God Bless,
hugs, Chris





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Thursday, December 11, 2014

"Dreaming of a Merry Christmas..."

Dreaming of a Merry Christmas...



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and God Bless,
hugs, Chris



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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

"To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree - after a year and a thousand miles."

"To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree - after a year and a thousand miles."
 

"To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree - after a year and a thousand miles."
 

~ Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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1. "Butterflies are self propelled flowers.",
2. "The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.",
3. "Beautiful and graceful, varied and enchanting, small but approachable, butterflies lead you to the sunny side of life. And everyone deserves a little sunshine."

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memories from Sankeien Garden (Yokohama, Japan)


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hugs, Chris





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Sunday, June 15, 2014

“Happiness is a warm puppy.”

“Happiness is a warm puppy.”




“Happiness is a warm puppy.”
― Charles M. Schulz



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and God Bless,
hugs, Chris



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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Spun Flowers (a slideshow with music)




for your listening pleasure...
Marketplace
performed by:Alan Menken & Howard Ashman

created using my photo The Gift of Friends


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and God Bless,
hugs, Chris




Kaleidoscopes appearing in this slideshow:



"He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love."


3. "Love is life...and if you miss love, you miss life.", ,
4. "Many things will catch your eye, but only a few will catch your heart... pursue those." ,
5. "The best way out is always through.",
6. "Happiness is a conscious choice, not an automatic response.",
7. "Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and try to be that perfectly.",
8. "Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.",
9. "Well done is better than well said.",
10. "When the going gets tough, those with a dream keep going.",
11. "A person hears only what they understand.",
12. "We all find time to do what we really want to do.",



"I bring you the gift of these four words: I Believe in you."


3. "Self-respect is the fruit of discipline.",
4. "Your greatness is measured by your horizons.",
5. "You can't wait for inspiration.",
6. "Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.",
7. The doors of wisdom are never shut.",
8. "Blessed are those who dream dreams and are willing to pay the price to make them come true.",
9. "Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things.",
10. Success means having the courage,...",
11. "We never know all the good that a simple smile can do.",
12. "God never consults your past to determine your future."



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Sunday, May 18, 2014

Playful kitties

Playful kitties



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hugs, Chris





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Thursday, May 15, 2014

A little Springtime Bird Watcher...

A little Springtime Bird Watcher...


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hugs, Chris



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Sunday, April 6, 2014

"Love Makes the World Go Round"

"Love Makes the World Go Round"




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hugs, Chris



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Friday, March 7, 2014

"The Beauty of Spring"

Happy Spring


"As the weather warms and the snow disappears, we can start to enjoy "The Beauty of Spring"."

~ martian cat




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hugs, Chris




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Sunday, December 29, 2013

Happy New Year





Please enjoy one of my favorites:
"The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71A, Chinese Dance"
performed by: Leopold Stokowski



Happy New Year!

and

God Bless,
hugs, Chris



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Saturday, December 28, 2013

Merry Christmas!



Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas
and God Bless,
hugs, Chris


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Thursday, December 26, 2013

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas



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and God Bless,
hugs, Chris


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Friday, December 20, 2013

Merry Christmas... it is coming soon!

Merry Christmas... it coming soon!



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and God Bless, 
hugs, Chris



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Saturday, November 16, 2013

"I have gone to the forest."

"I have gone to the forest."




"I have gone to the forest."
~ Knut Hamsun



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hugs, Chris


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Saturday, October 26, 2013

"Halloween is a fun time for kids of all ages!"



"Halloween is a fun time for kids of all ages!"



"Halloween is a fun time for kids of all ages!" 
~ Anonymous 




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hugs, Chris



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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

"Have a Lovely Day. And, remember to keep the Lord and prayers in your day, too!"

"Have a Lovely Day. And, remember to keep the Lord and prayers in your day, too!"

 

"Have a Lovely Day. And, remember to keep the Lord and prayers in your day, too!" 
~ Anonymous  


Thanks for stopping by 
and God Bless, 
hugs, Chris



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Sunday, October 20, 2013

"Sending out hugs to everyone..."

Hugs from Me...

Ranunculus is the name for buttercup.  


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and God Bless,
heaps of hugs, Chris



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Friday, September 20, 2013

"I'm a dreamer."

"I'm a dreamer."
 
"I'm a dreamer. I have to dream and reach for the stars, 
and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds." 
~ Mike Tyson 


  my candle photo framed using... photomania


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Sunday, September 15, 2013

"Friendship is a treasured gift."

The gift of friendship.



"Friendship is a treasured gift." 
~ Anonymous



memories, memories, memories...


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hugs, Chris 




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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

"Reflections are beauty of nature."




"Reflections are beauty of nature."

"Reflections are beauty of nature." 

~ Author Unknown


memories, memories, memories... 
  

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and God Bless, 
hugs, Chris 


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