Flowers in the air...














“For there is a sound reasoning upon all flowers. For flowers are peculiarly the poetry of Christ.”
Christopher Smart

The Man











Rhode Island, USA.

“Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.”
Mark Twain

Back Home











New Hampshire coast line, USA.

"Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again."
Ovid

Harborwalk













Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

”And it was from Boston that one in every six American families began their journey into the land of the free.”
Thomas Menino

North End














Little Italy, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

"I speak Spanish to God, Italian to women, French to men, and German to my horse."
Charles V

Intimacy














“I would venture to warn against too great intimacy with artists as it is very seductive and a little dangerous.”
Queen Victoria

Sand and Sea



















“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.”
Jacques Yves Cousteau

Crystal City II


















“I am dominated by one thing, an irresistible, burning attraction towards the abstract. “
Gustave Moreau

Yankee Diner









 

The Yankee Diner in Quechee, Vermont, USA.

"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."
Yogi Berra

Birds of Paradise














New Hampshire, USA.

I think being different, going against the grain of society is the greatest thing in the world.
Elijah Wood

Typical New England














"It won't be warm till the snow gets off the mountain, and the snow won't get off the mountain till it gets warm."

A New England proverb.

Refreshing



“We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.”
Jacques Yves Cousteau

Blog Awards

I have created this page to display  my blog’s awards. Trying to minimize the load time of my blog. As suggested from some of my viewers and followers, I decided to remove them from the side panel.
They do each have their own special significance for me and I want to thank you all for the kindness.
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This award was kindly offered to me by my blogger friend Adelino Chapa. http://bloguite.blogspot.com/

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This one by http://madebyswirlygirl.blogspot.com/ - thank you!

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This from http://sas-richard.blogspot.com/ – Thank you Richard!

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Chris in Hong Kong, http://chrisacoelho.blogspot.com/ – Thanks!

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Marco Reis, thank you! http://marcoreis.blogspot.com/

Life Fragments












”Life is never easy for those who dream.”

Robert James Waller

On the Lookout














Summer days, New Hampshire sea coast, USA.

"If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it,  I know I can achieve it."
Jesse Jackson

Sea Birds











The New England coast.

“I feel we are all islands - in a common sea.”

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Triplet




















The fruit of the dogwood tree.

“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.”
Buddha

4th of July














A slow speed shot of the fireworks 4th of July celebration.

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.”
Thomas Jefferson.
The Declaration of Independence.

Happy 4th of July




















Boston Waterfront Marina, Boston Massachusetts.

“Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed - else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.”
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Love Boat














New Hampshire, USA.

“A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.”
Honore de Balzac

The Eagle




















Old State House, Boston Massachusetts, USA.

"You can put wings on a pig, but you can't make it an eagle."
William J. Clinton