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Owls And Full Moons – What Could Be Better?!

If you’re going to take a picture of a full moon, what would be better than an owl, a creature of the night, highlighting that picture?  So, without further ado, owls and full moons!

Owl & Moon

Now THAT’S what I’m talking about!

Beautiful Owl

What a beautiful creature!

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Full Moon Rising (Video)

I’ve taken a “leave of absence” to take a little better care of me.

You see, I’m disabled due to injuries suffered in 1977, when I was in the U.S. Marine Corps and a few years ago, those injuries decided to haunt me.  I won’t get into the details, but there were a few times that I was close to death.  I didn’t die!  That just means I’ve been given more time to haunt my friends. What else are they good for anyways, right?

But this past Polar Vortex winter was really tough on me and I was a complete shut-in for most of it and that’s not a good thing.   In any case, I’m back to … “normal”, whatever that would be.  And, I’m nothing but trouble to those who actually love me.   Of course, I love them, too!

So, this is a really great video of the moon, a really nice full moon, rising and people in the distance being the silhouette.  So, watch it and enjoy it.  It’s about 3 1/2 minutes long and there’s some music with it.

I Think You’ve Got Something I Want!

I know it’s in here somewhere!

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Don’t worry, I’ll find it!

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Feel like sharing?

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Can’t We Just Snuggle?

Snuggling is a great human tradition, as I’m sure we all know.

But, sometimes we do it better than at other times.

Snuggling

So much contentment!

Happy Dog Couple

So she’s a little different!  So what!

Dog & Kitten

Stop And Smell The Flowers!

Apparently, animals know it’s a good idea!

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And who are we to argue!

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They don’t look stressed to me!

Smell The Flowers

Nature Is About Action!

Awesome Eagle

And when I see something like this, I’m usually awestruck.

Splashing Bear

You know this guy is on a mission!

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Mission complete!

And I Just Really Like Colors!

Thankfully, there’s a lot of it in nature!

Colorful Birds

These blue and orange birds and these purple flowers, yet it goes together very well with all that green!

Colorful Lizard

And how exactly did this lizard get the colors of the rainbow?

Ladybug Covered In Morning Dew

And this ladybug can’t be hidden too well by the morning dew!

Mother Bird & Babies

And this is just the softer rainbow hues – because she’s a lady, of course!

When it comes to mixing colors, could we really do better?

Location, Location, Location!

There are so many beautiful places on this Earth of ours.

Gudvangen Norway

From north (like Norway) …

Victoria Regia Water Lily and Lily Pads

To south (like Brazil) …

Cherry Blossom Lake Sakura Japan

And from east (like Cherry Blossom Lake in Japan) …

Wisconsin Sunset

To west (like this Wisconsin sunset)

This is a beautiful Earth we live on!

Caring, Tenderness – How Beautiful!

So many beautiful things in our world and not enough space to describe it all.

But, I find that some of the most beautiful things are what are inside us all.

When you see something like this, how could your heart not melt!

Hugging Otter

And when you see something like this, you see the best in us.

Horse Hug

Panda & Babies

And isn’t that a beautiful thing!

Our Beautiful Earth!

Glacier National Park 1

In every kind of climate, the beauty that is our world always comes out to amaze us.

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Close to a mountain or by the ocean, it doesn’t matter – our earth is beautiful!

Great Sand Dunes National Park

And even by the desert, the beauty of our world is never too far away!

Waterfalls – Beauty That Refreshes My Soul

Waterfall 1

I love waterfalls!  There’s something just special about them and being close to them.

Waterfall 7

The unending sound of water rushing over the falls, on the way to the next destination.

Waterfall 2

It feels like being in paradise in this place.

The Purrfect Proofreader

Kitten Proofreader

Since I decided that I wanted to write, I came to the realization that I might need a proofreader.

The search was on and the little guy turned out to be the winner.

Attention to all the little details is a must and this guy makes sure all the T’s are crossed and all the I’s dotted.

The Darker Side Of Beautiful!

Black Panther

I love animals and they’re just so beautiful it amazes me, like this black panther and this black wolf.

Black Wolf

And how about this little Big Guy!

Baby Gorilla

What’s Life Without A Smile?

I regularly come across a number of photos of children and animals that are smiling and they’re beautiful.

So, why not share, right?  These are a few and try not to smile if you can!

Good luck!

Happy Baby & Dog

Happy Baby & Dog 1

Happy Koala

Happy Dog with Rabbits and Chicklet

Laughing Seal

Smiling Baby Alligator

Smiling Tiger

Smiling Pets

Colors Beneath The Waves

As I’ve mentioned previously, my dad was a pretty decent artist.

He painted portraits of people and pets, wild animals, and various landscapes and seascapes.

He also liked to dabble with colorful paintings, even if they were unreal-looking.

This is one of his paintings, an under-water explosion of color.

Undersea 1

And this is an actual under-water scene.

Colorful Undersea Scene

I think my dad did pretty good!

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