Against the Odds

I met somebody last spring and was so inspired that against all odds I created the unforgettable picture below.

Sorry, it is not a photo but I hope that you’ll be impressed by this extraordinary haircut and the depth of my imagination.

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AGAINST THE ODDS

WPC Challenge: Shadow

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SHADOW

Solitude

SERENITY

SOLITUDE

Proud

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Graceful

GRACEFUL

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Blogging = creativity + sharing = joy

Below are one of my favorite quotes and a photo I was lucky to shoot in Hollywood (Florida). I hope that you’ll like them.

What sweetness is left in life, if you take away friendship? Robbing life of friendship is like robbing the world of the sun. A true friend is more to be esteemed than kinsfolk.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

SUNRISE

SUNRISE

I would appreciate very much if in comments to this post you shared whatever you like or proud of (giving links to your blogs).

Thank you.

The Pocono Manor Inn

Today’s weekly challenge is AMBIENCE.

Every time I enter the Pocono Manor Inn I feel its special atmosphere.

Below is a photo I selected for the challenge.

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Winter in Hollywood (Florida)

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MACY’S

THE LARGEST STORE

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Selected Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes

PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.

True individual freedom cannot exist without economic security and independence. People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made.

When you see a rattlesnake poised to strike, you do not wait until he has struck to crush him.

It isn’t sufficient just to want – you’ve got to ask yourself what you are going to do to get the things you want.

To reach a port, we must sail – sail, not tie at anchor – sail, not drift.

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Life, days and nights

Last two years were rather difficult for me. For some time I lost interest in blogging and I even stopped learning painting.

Fortunately, days come after nights.

Below is my first painting of 2017.

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Happy New Year!

The header and the picture below show the Atlantic Ocean. Its might and beauty exists

for hundreds of millions years.

RESILIENT

ANTICIPATION

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Path

PATH

If the path be beautiful, let us not ask where it leads.

Anatole France

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Happy Holidays!

ANTICIPATION

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To a warm ocean!

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Wordless Wednesday

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One of my neighbors

RELAX

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One fleeting moment

I was in a car in New Jersey and all of a sudden I saw an unusually decorated restaurant.

Fortunately, my camera used a moment and shot a picture to share it with you.

PS. Hopefully, the food is good there too!

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Gentle beauty

It’s raining hard outside.

But my beautiful neighbors are with me and I am happy.

Here is one of them.

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Rego Park

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