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Wordless Wednesday

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chill, relax

tomorrow is another day

Namaste       –       Oyashikiri

 

Wordless Wednesday #2

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Wordless Wednesday – What?

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We take pictures, that is what we do.. those of us with a camera at the end of our arms/fingers, we take pictures, some we use right away, some get filed away till we discover them another day.  Well this is Wordless Wednesday, and I thought, let’s have a look at previous files/folders.  There are several whippet owners out there, that have recently hooked up to my blog.  I thought I’d share a picture of our boy.  This is one that I couldn’t remember when I looked at the small previews.  I uploaded and there was the picture. While I was looking at the messy bed (he is great at messing the bed, our own whirling dervish) I saw this head behind him.  I knew it wasn’t me, I took the picture. I was I admit stumped for a second or two, wondering who was in the bed.

My hair is no longer that long, or black.  that did look like my pillow and it is where I would be.. What was going on ?  Then “bingo!” the light went on.  Those of you who know us, have probably guessed already. I couldn’t believe that I didn’t know, I really had to question what had happened.

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There you have it, our secret it out…. the dogs have taken over the bedroom.  Wordless Wednesday it is…. Enjoy mid-week everyone… if you live with a whippet or Porti, be aware, they have minds of their own. Before you know it, they have you trained. =^_^=

 

PL Precept 7   Everything exists in Relativity

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I am blown away by some of the photographs that fellow bloggers post.  There are several who capture the most amazing pictures of flowers, not just the flower, but their artist reproduction of it as they see it through their lens is very interesting.

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Living in the city, right next to the downtown core, the object of our landscaping when we bought, was to allow nature to grow and give us a bit of country in our own private space.  Perennials were fine while the trees and shrubs were growing, but as the bones of the garden grew, the perennials soon lost their place in the sun. Add two active dogs to the mix, and…  …. we now enjoy the serenity of an escape from the concrete and buildings around us, but have lost the colour of the annuals and perennials.

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This is only the beginning of June.  The garden is only beginning its journey into the growing seasons.  So when I say “Wow, amazing” to my wonderful blogger pals, it is because I’m totally enjoying life through your photography and stories.  Thank you.

Life is gray without friends, my world is full of colour, I am truly blessed.

Namaste      –       Oyashikiri

PL Precept #1      Life is Art

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Life is Art

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Start of a new year for those of us who follow the lunar calendar. Lots of celebrating, dancing, fireworks, colour and excitement. Do we carry the colour and enthusiasm into our new year?

I’d like to think that I do. Every day I try to bring colour of some kind into my days.  Whether it is creatively crafting, writing, problem solving, I enjoy the challenge of working something through from beginning to finish.  That said, what I want to do, and what actually happens,  hmmm let’s say, the stars don’t always align.

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Do I get angry, annoyed, no…   Why?   Because getting angry, stewing and simmering about something that has happened, will not remedy the situation.  PL Precept #4 – Being Annoyed Limits your Expression.   PL Precept # 5, One’s  Self is lost by being Emotional.  Let’s be clear, that doesn’t mean I never snap, or get annoyed with something or someone, I do, but I also have learned to let it go.  Once I vent, spew off the negativity, express my reaction, puff, it is like a breath of fresh air washes over me, and it’s gone.  What, may take all of a few seconds, or a minute or two at most, and its gone.

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PL Precept # 17    Grasp what is Most Essential.  Believe me, I am much happier, when I am at peace with myself.  Reread that last bit if you need to, I work at being at peace with myself.  It is only when I can be at peace with myself, that I can reach out and be useful and loving to someone else.  If we live our lives being angry, then we are not going to achieve love and peace for others, because it hasn’t begun within ourselves.

PL Precept #15   All is a Mirror.

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Be content, be happy, share that love and happiness with others.

We are all blessed with the gift of life, love and the tools to maintain and express this love.

Life (Living) is an art form

May sunshine bless each and every day of the year

for each and every one of you.

Dear readers, you are all so appreciated in my life,

Thank YOU

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pictures,illustrations found on social media

ok OK already!

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OK…OK… you want to open the door

go ahead

but don’t expect me to look

I’m not gonna

and you can’t make me…

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really Lion, it is your choice to look or not

but I want to see

we don’t know who it could be

It is Halloween

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OH…OHHHHH.. OK already

It’s Sphinx with a flower

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Bully with his his silly toy

hounds in hats

two hounds in hats

and the silly whippet from next door

let’s just throw open the door

and wish everyone a

happy hallowee

Ok OK already… if you go out,

have fun, be safe

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can anyone relate to just how much these two

wanted to dress up….

muah….

namaste     –     oyashikiri

it is all about choices…. sometimes, we just don’t get to make em

other times we do…

1st sign

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First sign of fall slipping into the area, and the sign of imperfection on  sun filled days,  as cataracts take form, or aging eyes begin to see less clearly.  Give thanks each day for the blessings you have had, still have and will have if you live with love in your heart, and faith at its core.

All too soon the years fade away, and friends we haven’t seen in a long time,  have found their way to  another place in time.It doesnt matter the age, it seems that today, the world around us has changed, unfortunately in some areas,it is not for the better.

The major key to understanding and acting harmoniously lies in living a life centered in makoto (sincerity)  Sincerity of mind,body and soul.  Actions can speak louder than words. It is not in what we say, but what we do, and how we do it.  Silence can speak volumes to the one who listens.

namaste     –     oyashikiri

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how many times have you said you would do something, and you haven’t………

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