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boxing day

It is December 25,

 there is not a car on the lot,

a rare time indeed

you have all the parking space

you could want

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oh dear,

what did I just spot

coloured signs adorn every window

on the lot

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enjoy the quiet and tranquility today

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cuz tomorrow you won’t stand a chance

these lots will be crammed

with shoppers galore

each scrambling

to get through your doors

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You will wake with a start

when on Dec. 26th

the doors will open

and the bargain hunters

charge with determination

through your doors

unto the sales floor

Boxing Day will have arrived.capture-snowflake

To all the brave ones

who headed out today

safe journey, play fair

and most of all

be patient at the cash

LOL you will have a long wait

before your prize

is truly claimed

ahhh but what the hay

it is all about Boxing Day, Ay!

Q

Thursday Doors

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An open door, is welcoming, come inside and visit.  These doors beckon the visitor to come inside to view the shining old fire trucks. Polished with dedication, they shout out le bienvenue.

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I revisited this picture wanted to put it on my screen for a backdrop.  I can’t see how one would open that car door?

PL Precept # 1 Life is Art

In this case, I’ve had a good day, I’ve been creative, and I’ve spent time with friends  I feel grateful, and appreciate that I am so blessed.  If today was a picture it would have been a watercolour of soft harmonizing colours.  Yep, calm, peaceful and beautiful.

Oyashikiri

learning, is a gift.

Give thanks!

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It is said that one can’t teach an old dog new tricks.  I have resisted changing to this new format on WordPress for ages.  My PC died right.  I had to get a new tower, hard drive etc. For some reason, all my bookmarks are gone, Boo hoo.  Big girls do cry.

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Phew… I found a new way to get my pictures from my camera into this new set up. See good things come out of change.  One has to believe everything will be alright. Thank goodness I didn’t have to hold my breath for too long.

Everything is OK now.  I can safely put myself to bed, and know I’ll sleep =^_^=

PL Precept # 5 One’s self is lost by being emotional

PL Precept # 18  Each moment is a turning point.

Start tomorrow with a big smile, and the eagerness of a child for all the discoveries that will come your way.

Oyashikiri

Thursday doors, 11.3.16

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Had to get a closer look.  Around the block we drove, so I could really see t his entrance way to a church we saw along the way

p1000521Nice colours used in the stained glass…I like the simplicity of it.

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This entrance was hidden, but I was determined to get  a closer look.  the building appealed to me, we are trying to get more information on it.  Hwy 3, NY State going towards Watertown.  It is not always easy getting the real estate people to call us back…

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Some of you are really good at search and find, this is the real estate agent of note.. there was another sign, but it was long over grown with vegetation.

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OK so it isn’t everyone’s idea of “turn-key”   and it doesn’t have the greatest “curb appeal”  To each his/her own, right.

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I see a ton of possibility, AND it sets my mind to “dreaming” of what was, and what could be…

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Never give up on your dreams.  always look for the “something” that appeals to you.  It isn’t about what others may want, it is what “speaks to you”

PL Precept #15   All is a Mirror

PL Precept # 7   Everything exists in Relativity

ps. I was feeling rather sluggish with the weather today, happy, but draggin.. then I started to work on this blog, sharing with you,  I was pulling out my pictures of this latest “find” of mine.  I couldn’t help it, my heart took wings, a smile as broad as my face plastered itself across my “pus”  this building makes me smile, what can I say, the old weathered wood, the placement of the windows on the second story, watching out on the busy hwy.

The building was at an intersection, the sign was really too faded to read, but we thought we saw the word mini.. could have been a convenience store.  Certainly there was ample parking.  Yeah life is good. =^_^=

Blessings of the day to everyone… May you find peace and happiness, and your smile shine like a beacon of light for all who meet up with you today.

Oyashikiri

you are invited to join me

 

 

I am having a special party, and YOU are invited..I will be off on my broom

on the actual day of the new moon

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I’ve been planning the menu for weeks

ohhhh it will be a special feast

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long forgotten friends have been sought out

so you will not need to fret

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help will be on hand

to welcome you  in

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walk up to the front door

don’t be shy, come right on in

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I did do my best to get to all the rooms

but, perhaps, you shouldn’t wander too far

from the main rooms

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yes on second thought

youy may want to refrain from opening closed doors

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feel free to use the spa

should you need a quick fix

oct-26_005dinner will be served around six

I’ll do my best to sit with you

although it could get complex

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I might need some time to dress

oct-26_013ignore the baby should he scream

after all, this is only a dream

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see you on my return…. have fun, enjoy everyday!

virtual photos, SL 2013 taken by Q

Wordless Wednesday – front yard colours

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Oyashikiri

my camera for those interested is a Panasonic Lumix DMC ZS100

Chev Truck -favourite finds & people

birthday-grillWhat is this?

It is a gift from my son,& his bf & partner, wonderful Brig,  who is patiently holding it so I can see it.  The question was did I want it all.  Hmmm tough decision.  In the end I went with the fender and logo.  I would have loved the whole truck grill, BUT I did have to be somewhat realistic.  I don’t live on land with lots and lots of room, we are on a city lot, walking distance from the city’s core.  It now sits in the living room where I can see it every day.

PL Principle # 3   have a mind of appreciation towards others and things.

I am grateful that my son and his Brig are so thoughtful, they are such blessings in my life.  I appreciate that he spared me going out to the metal yards to round this up for myself.   I was planning on have a go at going there with the tools to harvest whatever I could find.  But lovely Brig and he went out on their own, and found it for me. =^_^=

prince-edward-2011-sand-banksA day of adventure, at Ontario’s Sand Banks.  It was on the cool side, the summer tourist and cottage season over, the beach was a paradise of sand and surf.

prince-edward-sand-banks-2011There is something hauntingly beautiful about spending time on a beach that at times is so crowded with human energy, that it is buzzing…  and finding it quiet and peaceful.  The land simply “BEING”.

prince-edward-sandbanksWe will be heading out at the end of this week, to go where-ever the road leads.  I love my memories of a time that was, but I am keen to discover, the world that will unfold as we take roads less traveled in our quest for new places to appreciate and enjoy

PL Precept #18  Each moment is a turning point

Learn to appreciate all and everything in your life, everything happens for a reason.

Oyashikiri

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