People usually think of written or spoken words between two or more people when they think of dialogue. However, this week The Daily Post challenge is to show photography dialogue where each photograph opens up to meanings that weren’t there when viewed alone.
The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man’s. — Mark Twain
What a difference ten months can make? I think he’s grateful.
Needless to say, these two bring love and joy. I think they both also are very good at having dialogue without words. Just look at their faces.
My son’s history project.
A place where memories were made.
I treasure my hubby for helping me capture this shot.
Gotta treasure Mother Nature.
Love how well it photographs on rainy days.
Love adding more flowers.
This week for the WordPress photo challenge, Krista asked us, “What do you treasure? What’s important to you?”
There are so many treasures in this world. Personally, I’m grateful for the simple treasures like time spent with family, friends, our pets and Mother Nature. What about you? What do you treasure?
The dark clouds are behind us.
Garden view through garden window.
Taken through Old Town Trolley window.
Windows reflect natures beauty.
My smiling Golden in the window.
In 2013, I changed both my front and backyard to add a more joyful look and to add flowers to attract beneficial insects for my herb and vegetable garden. This had the added benefit of changing my view. I have continued to focus on gratitude including being grateful that my son attends a school that I love.
There is an old saying, “Let go or be dragged.” It now is on my freezer door to remind me that there are times when we really do have to let go. It is what my daughter wisely advised me to do when the new head of her former school adamantly refused to give her a requested apology for their failures.
There are some institutions and some people who have to learn to change in their own time, and we cannot force that change. That does not mean we should stop trying to educate. I am not sorry that I wrote my novel or that I tried to educate others, but there are times when we need to change focus for our own sanity. Walking away has helped my family and me return to our joyful place, and in my heart I know creating more joy for those around us is what life is all about.
This post is inspired by this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Window.
My Joyful Golden
Our Golden with our friends’ dog.
Pepper is a joy.
Love Christmas Joy.
The holidays are truly a joyful time for us. We are grateful for all of our wonderful friends and family and the moments they share with us. We are especially grateful that our newest family member, Pepper, is a good sport and allowed the Santa hat to stay on for photos. We also are grateful that our Golden makes friends easily and readily accepted his new brother.
This week the Word Press Photo Challenge is joy. Michelle W. notes:
Whether or not you celebrate a winter holiday, the years’ end is a perfect time to look back at the year-that-was and happily forward to the year-that-will-be. A time of renewal, celebration, and joy.
This week, let’s set ourselves up for a happy new year: share a photo that shows us JOY.
I hope all of you are having a joyful holiday season and have a very Happy New Year. I can’t wait to see what brings you joy. Click on the link above to find other joyful photos.