Weekly Photo Challenge: Relax

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 (dailypost.wordpress) says, “We all need to find a way to unwind, rest, and put ourselves at ease.” So true.

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Watching this beautiful village wake up and the glorious sky in the early morning was a wonderful relaxing experience.

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Yoga and walking are my daily routine relaxation.🙂

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Cee’s Foto Challenges: Fun Foto and B&W

This week the topic is Musical Chairs for CFF.  Cee would like to see at least one photo of anything regarding music and one chair.

Here is a fun photo captured chairs and a bunch of music instruments. All are displayed on a big outdoor wall🙂

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Cee’s B&W for this week is Hot and Cold

Two ladies on a bench. It may look cold, but it was the first week of September on a pretty sunny and warm day.

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Friday Food: Burger

Yvette (priorhouse.wordpress.com) starts a monthly Friday Food Challenge. The theme for December is Bread.

I missed November’s meat theme, so I am posting a combination of bread and meat– Hamburger🙂

Below is a one-pound hamburger at the Borough Market in London. It’s a gourmet food market consists of more than 100 stalls and stands.

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After eating all kinds of great food in London for a week, on the last day, hubby was hungry for hamburger.

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He still thinks the In and Out burger is the best.

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Interesting facts about hamburgers:

  • Americans eat nearly 50 billion burgers a year, which translates to three burgers a week for every single person in the United States. That’s a lot of beef.

  • McDonald’s mogul Ray Kroc didn’t get into the burger business until he was in his 50s.

  • White Castle is the oldest burger chain in America. It was started in 1921 by Walter A. Anderson and E.W. Ingram who sold their burgers for 5 cents a piece.

  • Despite its American popularity, we have the Germans to thank for our beloved hamburger.

More on Hamburger Trvia

McDonald’s alone reported that they sell an average of 75 hamburgers per second of a 24 hour day. As a result, hamburgers also account for 40 percent of the sandwiches sold in the United States, according to Food Reference.

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Happy weekend!

52 Weeks Photo Challenge: Week 16th – Laughter

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This young girl was having so much fun playing in the water fountains.

The fun part of the water fountains at London South Bank is that the water shoot from the ground unexpectedly, sometimes every few seconds, other times a couple of minutes or longer; and you don’t know how long it will last.  So, kids have to wait, when water comes up from the ground, kids all run into the water fountains playing, laughing…

The girl that dreams awake 52 Weeks Photo Challenge is entering week 16! Join the laughter🙂

The Changing Seasons: November 2016

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Weather in Texas has been warmer than normal. It was at mid 70 F during Thanksgiving week, many people were wearing shorts and flip flops.

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Butterflies are enjoying the warm, sunny November,

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but the milkweeds are gone.

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I was so lucky to get to see the amazing gold leaves of Cottenwood under the blue sky in New Mexico.

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Cardinal Guzman wants 5-20 photos for this monthly theme. Here are my 7 photos.

This is my first time joining in Cardinal Guzman’s Changing Seasons.  Click the logo to see more entries and find out how to join.

The Changing Seasons is a Monthly Photo Challenge started by CardinalGuzman.wordpress.com.

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Happy Wednesday!

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Any Geometric Shape

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For this week’s black and white challenge, Cee calls for any shape or repeated shapes. Both photos here are showing a combination of circles, rectangles, triangles, and/or lines. 

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The first photo was aiming at the ceiling from the first floor of the building and the second one was taken from the 7th floor.

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Thanks to Cee for introducing this wonderful article and great photos:

The White House’s Pete Souza Has Shot Nearly 2M Photos of Obama, Here are 55 of His Favorites

Sally’s Mobile Phone Challenge: Chihuly’s Basket Series

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“I had seen some beautiful Indian baskets at the Washington State Historical Society, and I was struck by the grace of their slumped, sagging forms. I wanted to capture this in glass.”  — Dale Chihuly

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With this series Chihuly liberated the glassblowing process from the restrictions of symmetry, allowing glass to respond naturally to gravity.

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Chihuly’s basket series marked a turning point in which he freed himself from the tradition of symmetry in glass blowing.

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In response to Sally’s Mobile Photo Challenge for this week is challenger’s choice.

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Happy Tuesday!

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