Enjoying the Holidays

John enjoying family time

John enjoying family time

We returned to home on Saturday evening after enjoying time with family over the Thanksgiving holiday. We had great weather in Phoenix and of course great food. What was most wonderful was all the laughter and conversations. 🙂

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Sunset on the patio

Sunset on the patio

This is last night’s sunset on my sisters patio. We head home this afternoon to cooler weather. Sure have enjoyed the family time.

“If someone does not smile at you be generous and offer your own smile. Nobody needs a smile more than the one that cannot smile to others.” Dalai Lama

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Morning Frost on Leaves

Morning Frost on Leaves

My sister and I are leaving for Phoenix today. Going to spend thanksgiving with our parents and our sister and favorite brother-in-law. Hopefully there will not be any frost down there. We should be coming back next weekend unless we somehow loose our return tickets. 🙂

“The more we practice nonviolence in our words, thoughts and actions the more peaceful will be our inner state.”

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Simple Lines

Simple Lines

Simple Lines

This the scene I noticed in the alley as I came out of the parking garage in Old Town. Light and shadows. Shot shot this in black and white also but preferred the color image this time.

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The Grass

As I walked out of Lory Student Center I noticed the back lit grasses and made another attempt at capturing and image I’d like. I have not been pleased with my images of back lit grasses but this one I’m pleased with.

 

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Just a Baby

A Baby Snowman

A Baby Snowman

I encountered this 6 inch tall snowman last week at campus. Wonder what his name should be and where’s his/her hat?

Have a great week! 

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Bicyclist on a cold morning near campus

Bicyclist on a cold morning near campus

Walked to a coffeehouse last week to meet a friend for a cup of coffee and their breakfast enchiladas. 🙂 The temperature was somewhere between 25 and 30 degrees  (F). I am still surprised how many people in Fort Collins ride bicycles in all sorts of weather. They just gear up for whatever nature brings on. I’m actually envious of their commitment to riding. 

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