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A PhoKu Op

What a grand birthday party month this has been!  What a treat to have everyone stop by for a grin and some grub. Speaking of which, make sure you let me know what you think of the Pasta Bar set up over there, near the window.  Loads of yummy  sauces, to lavish upon the home made ravioli, linguine and the tasty lasagna roll-ups! Don’t forget to fill a bowl with the tossed-greens salad and yes I made the oil and vinegar dressing (secret recipe). Bread sticks can be dipped in some extra sauce.  Wine, hot or cold is available for sipping, so make yourselves at home!

For those who have been helping to make my Birthday Wishes come true, by leaving REVIEWS, thank you so much. Not only am I smiling, but My Books are delighted to have the attention (not to mention those who cruise to see why others enjoy a particular book).

Speaking of a particular book…  This week I am offering YOU the opportunity to GRAB A KINDLE COPY of PhoKu – Visual Perspective Haiku for a mere .99!  (offer valid in the United States only) This book was inspired by my visits to a local park, where there is a small lake, filled with beautiful feathered friends. I would hang out and watch them interact, enjoying the moments so much, that I wanted to capture them forever. So, I took some pictures and wrote a haiku for each.

To be sure, not all of the photos were taken at the park, however, everything is from the City of Westland, Michigan, where I live.  

Come and spend time with me, enjoying something designed to marry my “perspective” on the Japanese art of Haiku and sites that inspired poetry.

 

Fire in the Sky

Reblogged from Writing to Freedom.  CLICK THROUGH to the ORIGINAL POST to enjoy fully!

Fire in the Sky ~ fire in the night sky awe vibrates through my being my heart is aglow ~ This was one of the most intense sunsets I’ve seen. The sky looked like it was on fire. May nature in…

Source: Fire in the Sky

Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge Week 18 Sweet

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Wow, I was thinking along the lines of candy, ice cream, etc. after all, we are preparing for the arrival of the big old bunny with his baskets of yummies here too.  However, I decided to share a photo that reminds me of the sweetness of life, every time I look at it.  Here is a darling little girl who was watching her own mother hold a little fella in her arms (someone else’s baby).  At first, the little girl was curious, then she was miffed and then, out of nowhere, she leaned over and started (as she put it) loving on the baby!  Sweet to me!!

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Thanks Hugh, for the opportunity to share this photo and to participate in your challenge.  Hoppy Easter to you all!

 

Hugh’s Photo Challenge Week 6 Unused

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Here is a shot of an unused picnic area at a local park… I must say that when the weather is warm and inviting, cheery partiers are everywhere.  Not so much this day.

Hugh’s Photo Challenge Week Five Pair Pt Two

Of course I HAD to include the SKULLS!  My sister has a penchant for collecting and displaying skulls all year long.  At Christmas, those indoors, don wee Santa and elf head gear.  Yes, men, she IS single.  Halloween201513