Friday Photo

Today's Friday Photo comes from the middle of a herd of Cape Buffalo in Kenya. The females and babies are very peaceful, but we quickly left when a large male decided we didn't quite fit in. He chased us for quite a distance! This Cape Buffalo came into this world to be who she's meant to be, to do what she's meant to do. She's perfect just the way she is - eat grass with raggedy ears and all.
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Today's Friday Photo comes from a rest stop in Tanzania where these guys raided cars with open windows and handily took whatever food they could. They'd also surprise people having a bite to eat in hopes they'd scare them into dropping food, which they'd make off with before you knew what was happening! I just started a virtual book club with some colleagues and we are reading The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown, so you may be seeing quite a few of her quotes for a bit!
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Today's Friday Photo comes from Burano, Italy, an island famous for it's colorful homes, hand made lace and curtained doorways. Today's post is for a special client, but I'm guessing has applied to each of us at some time in our life.
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Today's Friday Photo comes from the north shore of Lake Superior. I love how the boulder appears to be hovering above the water - perfect with this quote from one of my favorite authors, as you might imagine your feelings of vulnerability floating off across the water, far, far away......
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Today's Valentine's Friday photo comes from in front of my fireplace, where I captured this Valentine heart that my two dogs gave me! Oh that we all should love each other so naturally....
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Today's Friday photo comes from Chanhassen, MN. This quote is often repeated, but hardly ever heeded. Our nature is to stay with what we know rather than try new things that are uncertain. But this vicious cycle is futile and can lead to frustration. We can learn a lot from squirrels about new ideas and cleverness......
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Today's Friday Photo comes from somewhere in the Serengeti of Tanzania, watching this group worry and search for a little one that had wondered off. Having celebrated another year of my life, watching my own little one grow up into what she dreams of, I realize that it's taken me a long time to grow into what I wanted to be. Here's what I know: We all came in with everything we need to be who we are meant to be and do what we are meant to do. We only need to find the courage (that we also came in with) to make it our reality.
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Today's Friday Photo comes from Palm Harbor, Florida. I was in a reflective mood when I snapped these weathered dock posts. Today, contemplating the beginning of the last year of my 5th decade, I wonder where the time has gone. These questions become even more important to me.....
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Today's Friday Photo comes from Death Valley National Park in California. I love this almost "Dali" looking photo (captured by my daughter).  As we are already 1/2 way through our first month of the New Year and it's Friday the 13th, it seemed appropriate to remember that stress takes a toll in many ways. Take back control........
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Today's Friday Photo comes from Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska. I can still hear the awesome sound of this glacier calving. As we start the new year with new goals, resolutions and optimism, I thought this quote would be appropriate!
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