September Summer (10 IMAGES)

Beach vista
Beach vista

Did I ever have an adventure yesterday!  It has been so hot and steamy here I have had nothing but beach beach beach on the brain.  So, I went to the beach!  Growing up this particular beach I went to is the beach I visited a lot during my teenage years.  It’s a small beach, yet one that holds so many memories for me.

 

Grasses by the boardwalk
Grasses by the boardwalk

Now arranging time in order to actually get out of my home is another matter!  I organized all I had to do so that I could travel to my destination (approximately 45 minutes driving time), have enough time to photograph (I managed to have 1.5 hours), and return home in order to continue the daily care of my cats.  I did it!  And I have images to show you that Summer just aint over yet, at least not here!

 

Seagulls sitting on railing on boardwalk
Seagulls sitting on railing on boardwalk

 

Every image my focus point was either on the boats or the vista, except for one where I deliberately shot directly at the beach.

 

Building a sand castle
Building a sand castle

I did not wish to have any faces come in clearly so I made sure my f/stop was low enough to make that possible.  Friends, I really do not feel comfortable photographing people.  I had one very nasty experience years ago and that has stuck with me.  I may find more confidence in photographing people down the road, but for now, just know this is not my comfort zone.

 

Water Plume from speedboat
Water Plume from speedboat

I could not believe how hot it was yesterday, the temperatures ranging in the high 80’s to low 90’s, and the humidity just about as sticky as it comes.  I set my camera equipment up on the boardwalk and in watching some people, especially children walking barefoot on the boardwalk and sand, I felt amazement that they even could.  Ouch!  Between the hot sun and the hot ground, if I were actually on the beach, I’d be in the water.

Please enjoy this unusual set of images from me.  All of my images were taken with my Canon 50D except for one, the one of my camera on its tripod with the two little girls walking up the wooden plank that leads to the boardwalk.

 

Two little girls walking past my camera
Two little girls walking past my camera

That one was taken with my Samsung Galaxy Camera 2.  I honestly did not even see the two little girls in this image because I was just so focused looking at my camera as I set up the frame to capture the entire vista as best as I could.

That experience led to a question.  How much of Life am I NOT seeing due to being so incredibly focused on one particular thing? I actually felt shock that I missed seeing those little girls when I saw the image.  They were smack dab right in front of me!  The one little girl’s reaction to my camera was so precious, I just could not help myself to show you.

Below is a gallery of all ten images.  Again, please do enjoy them!!

Photography/ “September Summer” 2015©AmyRose

[Photographs taken at Beaver Island State Park on Grand Island, NY]

110 thoughts on “September Summer (10 IMAGES)

  1. Great photos Amy, but you had to sneak that head-scratcher in at the end. It is scary sometimes when we see something in a photo that we didn’t notice while taking it, or when we read about stuff happening in a place we were in at the same time. From my perspective (viewing your photos) I’m glad you were “focused” (sorry, pun intended) on what you were doing,

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    1. LOL@Dan! Yes, you know me I do have to sneak in a head scratcher. Honestly, I could NOT believe I did not see those girls. Talk about tunnel vision! I was just so proud of myself for making this trip as well as being way out of my comfort zone. I’m so glad you enjoyed this post. I’m crossing fingers this heat stays so that I can enjoy it as much as I can before the cooler weather comes in. Love, Amy ❤

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  2. I love the summer beach photos, so happy you took off to a place you used to go years ago. I think the sea gulls and water “Call out to me, the most,” Amy!!
    I am up in Cleveland with Mom. Hip sore, therapy brings teats but the surgeon says only 12 weeks and pain will go, so far 3 weeks and counting. . . So happy and blessed she is a fighter. Better than succombing and giving up. She still remembers our names and likes photos of my newest grandie, Hendrix. He will be 3 weeks and is a real “doll.”
    I wish I could quit my job and take care of Mom but brothers visit daily and I have a “vacation” from work, last week in October to come back and visit Mom. She will be 87 that week, Nov. first. Blessings for your photos which always Lift me Up. Happy Sunday, dear Amy. ♡

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    1. So glad you enjoyed my post, Robin. Treasure that baby Hendrix because the time just flies on by and he just won’t stay little for long. Treasure the time remaining with your Mom … I don’ have to tell you that. 🙂 Life sometimes is just so challenging in which we find ourselves having to make huge decisions, one that necessarily are not the ones we would want to make, if circumstances were different. Just do your best, my friend. I Love you!! (((HUGS))) Amy ❤

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  3. These are fabulous photographs Amy, so crisp and vivid, I love NY state, it’s beauty is unsurpassed. I lived in Poughkeepsie for a while and still remember how beautiful it was there in September. I’m so glad you were able to get the shots and share them with us, much love to you!

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    1. I am so happy you enjoyed this post, Holly. I haven’t really been able to go out this past summer/late spring due to a few of my cats being so ill. Now that things are settling down some, I am doing my best to get to some places which I am right now. (smile) NY state is gorgeous, I agree. The winters are too cold and long for my liking, but I have every intention to buy snow shoes this year to really go out with my camera to capture breath taking snow images, all to encourage me to LOVE LOVE LOVE winter. (smile) Hope you are having a great holiday, my friend! Love, Amy ❤

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      1. I am having a fine week-end Amy, the sun and rain are daily passersby. Enjoy the beauty up there and continue to share it with us. My best with the lovely little critters, they are so precious.

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      2. Yes, Holly, my cats are truly precious and worth everything I do. I will have a huge hole to fill when they no longer are in this realm, so that is when I shall expand my Dreams. I also shall continue to share the Beauty I see here. The weather seems to be about one month behind so hopefully the nice weather shall stay in order for me to go to those places I had planned on going to over this past summer. I was so involved in the care of some pretty ill babies that summer just flew over me, or so it seems. Hope your Holiday today is a good one!!! Love, Amy ❤

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      3. I understand completely, my little dog goes everywhere with me, he is worse than a child, he will grieve if I leave him, not eat or drink. I dread the day I no longer have this albatross! Much love!

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      4. I too dread those days that will be coming, Holly. I honestly don’t know how I will do it. I have become SO attached to all my cats and they me. The bond and the trust that has flourished is quite something to see. Most of these guys have either a wild/feral background and for them to trust me, that says a lot. I also have some with severe abuse in their history and to be totally trusted by them, moves my Heart in ways I don’t think I can describe. Like I said, I will have a huge hole to fill, so my photography and writing will take me to those places I dream of going. 🙂 ❤

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      5. I know how you must feel Amy, I don’t like to think of losing my little guy, he is so sweet and loves so unconditionally. I love animals, they are so at the mercy of humans, and when I think of the abuse some of them endure it breaks my heart. I would change all that if I could, but there will always be the morons who take their hate and frustrations out on defenseless children and animals, and still these little souls love.

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      6. I know, Holly. I know. My Bella is so sweet and so trusting and to think how anyone could hurt her is so totally beyond me. She was bleeding internally from being kicked or thrown when she found us (YES she found us … LONG story) and she had white film across both eyes. She was filthy as well. For well over one year she screamed when touched or if anyone would come near her. Today she sleeps right next to me cuddling up to my face. And she allows me to do anything to her without screaming or fighting anymore. That puts a huge lump in my throat. We’ve had her for about 6 years now I think, and it just just lately she has begun to walk freely around the house. Up to that point, it was always in our study with the door closed or on my bed. It is so good to watch her finally come to being herself!! I have SO many stories to tell ….. 🙂 ❤

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      7. They are delightful, and despite the torture they have been through they are amazingly resilient, lots of love helps. I had a cat (just one) name Matheson caused she was abandoned and Matheson Park Beach in Miami and was rescued among the seaweed and mangrove, she was a pure bred Persian. I had her for many years, She did not like children and would only come out after his bedtime. She never stopped hating baths (which were very infrequent being a house cat). I was inbetween dogs, which normally I always have. Now I just have Tide and don’t tell anyone but he sleeps in my bed, he is so spoiled! lol! love it!

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      8. I am laughing, Holly, because if you could see my bed in winter at times, you would wonder just where I would sleep. As it is I have two who sleep at my feet, one by my side, and of course, Bella asleep on the pillow next to me. I never bathe my cats … I have some permanent scars for trying. My cats are so clean as is and I now know that bathing them disrupts their normal skin bacteria and oils that they need to keep their fur clean.
        You have a good Heart, Ms. Holly. Rescued animals at times are a lot more challenging to have. I had to put one down a little over 2 years ago because he was destroying our home. His mind snapped completely. His Heart held so much pain and sorrow and he just could no longer contain it. He was in a steel cage for the first 9 months of his life in horrible conditions as well. He had no socializing skills or play skills and if he had been my only cat, I probably could have helped him much more then I did. I still to this day cry over this cat. He was the super glue to my Heart. Yet in his brokenness he no longer had any happiness in his Heart. So I did the merciful thing.
        Thanks for listening, Holly. Taking care of these special cats has a huge toll on my emotions. Some days I just don’t know how I will continue. But I shall through the Power of Love that is in my Heart. >3

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    1. Erika, you must be confusing me with someone else, either that or you are seeing my “future”. I do not live by the ocean, this is the first time I am posting pics of a beach, and water that I have posted is from Lake Erie or creeks. Crossing fingers you are seeing a “future life”. LOL ❤

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      1. Oh no, I did not confuse you with someone else. I know that you did not post such photos as long as I follow you. I just meant that with beach, river, pond, lake or ocean photos you can always capture my heart right away 🙂

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      2. Must be the “English” wherein lies the confusion, Erika. LOL Glad that is cleared up! I really do plan on living near the ocean one day, and if this blog is still up and running, then you will see ocean. OH how my soul longs to go now, yet the circumstances of my Life are not ready for the move. This too shall pass ….. 🙂 ❤

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  4. Fun day at the beach, thank you! I love those grasses. I got a sense of wind from those. People shots aren’t my comfort zone either but it’s fun to step out onto the wild side once in awhile LOL! Happy Sunday!

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    1. So glad you came to the beach with me, Laura. Those grasses were breathtaking and I am just so glad the breezes swept through them as I clicked. Just for you! If it were not for those breezes I would be a hard boiled egg right now. As it is, my hair frizzed! LOL Happy Sunday, my friend. Love, Amy ❤

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      1. OH NO!! Now that vision of Kramer is in my head! OH too funny, Laura! I realized last night I did not put my gels on my hair after my wash, so I MUST do that this morn. The humidity outside today is a beast! I do not wish to look like I put my finger in a live electrical outlet. 😳🙀💥

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      2. Oh, Laura, it is SO good to laugh with you. Sorry about not getting enough sleep though. That’s a bummer. I know how bad I feel when I do not sleep enough. 😦 Much LOVE coming your way …. to help you get through this day so you can finally go back to bed. 🙂 ❤

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      3. I love to laugh with you too Amy. It’s nice to talk with someone as silly as me. 😀 hehe I’m working on some images from last night and hope to make a post soon! Thank you for the love…I’m hanging in there!

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      4. Can’t wait to see what you have, Laura. I’m going to the waterfront this evening to get a sunset. It should be pretty dramatic due to all the sultry humidity. I have to go and read before I go how best to capture a sunset. It’s been a while. Tee hee …. A refresher course, if you will. 😉 ❤

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      5. Keep your fingers crossed. By my gander this haze should produce some drama. Now I am teetering between two filters to use …. GAH! Decisions!! Someone made a comment how I should be nice and relaxed with my last post, and I said ARE YOU KIDDING ME??? I was exhausted by the time I got home and THEN I had THREE hours of editing to do not including putting all together in a post. So, I enlightened a few regarding what I actually went through to get the pics I did …. LOL …. Laura, seriously, peeps just don’t know because they don’t do what we do. Just carrying the gear … need I say more? …. today HUBS will be carrying it! 😉 He’s good for some things. tee hee …

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      6. Oh Lordy…that’s one thing that drives me nuts is when someone tells me to RELAX! hahahaha Type A personality here. I so rarely relax lol. So glad you have your very own pack mule LMAO! Hopefully mine will be back up and running in a month or so heheh. Have fun! Oh yeah and relax hahahaha!

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      7. I’ll read it when I come home. I’m just about ready to leave for the lakefront sunset. First stop to eat on the way … and yes I do have my packmule with me. 🙂 ❤ Later, Gator! ❤

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      8. And oh, tell me again, just WHY do we put ourselves through all this??? Are we NUTS??? I spent hours today editing three flower pictures because I just didn’t like the two I had edited so I worked on a third and I’m still not too happy with the third. I QUIT today! Today is a holiday! That’s it! DONE! Grrrrrrr ….. LOL 😉

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    1. It sure shocked me, Bernie, which made me realize when I am focusing on the horizon, I soften my gaze. When that happens, I only see the “far” and really not the “near”. So challenging to explain. When I am doing macro, every little bit of that image counts. With off in the distance images I focus on the overall affect of shapes, light/dark, filling the frame. Again when I saw the image with the two little girls in it, my jaw just dropped. That is how intense my focus is!!! (((HUGS))) Amy ❤

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    1. *sighs* No, Eliza. I was alone and had no one to watch my equipment. I was not about to walk all the way back to my car to put my equipment in my trunk, then walk all the way back. No towel, no bathing suit either. As you can now see, I didn’t think everything out. Hindsight: Bathing suit, towel, and a way to keep my equipment safe. 🙂 ❤

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  5. Funny what you say about the little girls because I always think you see so much more than most people. I guess it’s all a trade off. We have not been to the beach this year and it looks like it may not happen. Our weekends are so filled with music events, we just haven’t had the time. Also, it gets very crowded there and it’s difficult to fight the crowds and find parking. When I lived in Brooklyn, I used to be able to walk to the beach. That was nice.

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    1. I do see more then other people do, Marissa, and when I realize I honestly did not see these girls, I was shocked. That is how strong my intent is, my focus is when I am looking at something. That something was the horizon, getting everything straight, with the right amount of shapes, colors, light/dark all in it. It is as though my eye sight expands to see the ALL but not the individual aspects that make up the picture.
      And you are not the only one who hasn’t gone to the beach. That was the first time this year and I didn’t even go swimming. No one to look after my gear for me. Besides, I had no bathing suit or towel either. Perhaps next time. 🙂 Love, Amy ❤

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      1. Oh yeah, that is tough when you are going to the beach. None of us can go in the water at the same time.
        Well, you certainly have an eagle eye Amy. I’m sure you were too busy noticing all those things no one else would see.

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    1. I really hope to get to the beach, Irene. I really do. Just being by that water on Saturday brought huge gulps to my soul. I am so happy you enjoyed this post. It truly was a lot of work on my end. I went inot some detail as to what I actually had to do with another commenter. Just know I really was exhausted by the time I hit the bed that night. In my opinion, this post and the experience was well worth the effort. Love you!! (((HUGS))) Amy ❤

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    1. I’m so happy that you enjoyed this post, Kath! I really did have plans on going back to the beach today but, OH OH OH!! When I went to shake out the table cloth I put down on the floor when my cats eats, I was shocked by the wall of heat and humidity that hit me. NO AIR out there today! It’s even too hot for the beach, IMO. So, plan B goes into effect …. always I have a backup plan. LOL Love you! Love, Amy ❤

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  6. Amy, love these shots; the grasses and the water plume shots my favorites. Funny story about people shots. I went to Venice, Italy one year (decades ago) on a photographic holiday. People and animals shots are my faves. Took a long, telephoto lens to get some good close-up shots. We critiqued our slides every night. When one shot came up, our two Italian assistants burst out laughing. Turns out the young man I photographed was a well-know drug dealer on the island! 😀

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    1. Susan, I am SO happy you enjoyed this post! I really do not feel comfortable photographing people deliberately yet that too may change, I don’t know. Too funny about your story! Thank you for sharing it. Hehehe Of all the people you chose to photograph you end up with a drug dealer. LOL Have a great day today!!! Love, Amy ❤

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    1. I don’t also enjoy intruding on someone’s privacy. I know that in today’s world that no longer holds true, yet I really get uncomfortable photographing someone. So I usually do not. Glad you enjoyed this post, though. 🙂 Love, Amy ❤

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    1. YC, this outing was anything but relaxing and to get these pics looking like this took a long time in the editing room. The sun many times I was shooting into. I had to wrack my brains in order to do everything I could to get the pictures right. And I don’t think I will change my mind about photographing people any time soon. I just feel so uncomfortable doing it. Have a great day today!!! Love, Amy ❤

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    1. Now, Shrimp, you honestly think this outing revived me as I stood in the broiling sun on the boardwalk in temps that were enough to fry an egg on that same boardwalk? I even had sun poisoning! Driving in holiday traffic, getting lost, carrying over 30 pounds of gear from my car in a parking lot way far away from said beach …. the effort was worth every drop of sweat! I really proved to myself even though the shooting conditions were horrid, I managed to get really good shots. I’m SO glad you enjoyed this post. Cherish it because I probably won’t be doing peeps again any time soon. 🙀😬😓 Love, Mom Bonzo ❤

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    1. Unfortunately for me, Val, yesterday was a lot of work lugging 30 pounds of gear from my car to the boardwalk, and working in 90 degree heat struggling with the sun that was anything conducive for shooting good pictures in; contending with holiday traffic and getting lost on the thruway, editing these images which took a total of 3 hours, and then jumping right back into my rountine here with my cats when I did get back home …. TODAY I am resting from the exertion and intense labor of Love in boil an egg on the sidewalk heat yesterday. The pleasure came from BEing in the Presence of WATER and beautiful water breezes and then viewing the final outcome of all my hard work. I had no help with this project either so all was done by me and me alone. I plan on going back to this beach just for that swim I so wanted yesterday. Now you have a peek into the life of a photographer and what we sometimes go through just to get a picture. 🙂 Take my word for it, I was so very hot with sun poisoning to show for the heat as I poured myself into my photography putting all my skills to the test. I still don’t know how I got some of these pictures shooting INTO the sun like I had to. Angels were definitely with me. ((HUGS))) Amy ❤

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      1. No, Val, still have yet to get that swim. LOL Today found me helping hubby replace window hardware in one of our windows. It is supposed to rain here tomorrow so this had to be done today. We did go to the lakefront this evening, and even though dark clouds have begun to move in and the sun never made it to the horizon (to the eye that is) I did get some spectular shots of the clouds, the sun, the vista and the waves. Then I sat on this huge rock and just RELAXED as I gazed out over at the lake listening to the waves come in. It got pretty breezy so the waves were loud. 🙂 🙂 🙂 Finally I RELAXED! LOL ❤ PS I LOVE my Art, Val, so the "hardships" I do experience are worth it to me. ❤

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    2. PS My favorite is of the grasses. (smile) And I had a heck of a time getting those seagulls into focus right on the actual frame while in the editing room. They blended in with the metal railing (grey on grey) … but when the final image came into view I was elated!! ❤

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  7. Hi Amy, I didn’t know about Grand Island. We lived in Lockport for about 2 years back in the late 80’s, and enjoyed the area and the people. Lovely photos, we are having that same heat wave here in PA. Summer is hanging on. (Now I understand your comment about the “sweet smells” that Nature provides.) Glad you are finally out and about. ☺ Van

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    1. Wow!!! So I showed you something here locally you didn’t know about? I practically lived on Grand Island as a kid! I used to drive my bike from our house to Beaver Island, a feat this day amazes me that I even did. Just that huge bridge itself I don’t know if I could bike over today. The endless energy of youth ….. just wow! I am glad too that I am finally able to get to the places I had planned on going to over the summer. Hopefully the weather will hold so I can continue to go. Have a great Holiday, Van!!! Love, Amy ❤

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      1. At the time I was there, we managed to get to Niagara Falls, Buffalo, and a bit of Canada. I had one toddler and a newborn..and we spent 2 winters there…so, all in all, I missed a lot. But I didn’t miss Buffalo wings or beef on weck !! ☺☺☺ xox

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      2. SMILING HUGELY! And neither do I miss out on those goodies, although now with this aging gracefully stuff a-happenin’ my stomach does flips with anything fried! I would Love to take pics of the Grand Island bridge just so that you see it. I’m thinking right now …. YES!!! I got it! I’ll take it from River Road. When you see the immensity of this bridge …. it’s very like the Peace Bridge in structure and size. 🙂 ❤

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    1. LOL Yes, Laurie, it was a very busy day! It took a lot of strategy, planning, and determination to accomplish what I did! 🙂 Hope you are enjoying your Holiday today!!! Love, Amy ❤

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    1. I see and smell Fall in the air as well, Charlie, yet as my farmer neighbor so elequently put it today, seems as if September so far has been comparable to the “dog days of August”, a term applied to those days that are HOT and very very humid here. We never did get those days in August. Looks like we are now though. 🙂 ❤ Be Blessed, my freind, for all the good you do for others. Love, Amy ❤

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  8. Lovely seaside photos; glad you managed to have a little time out from your caring duties with the cats. No doubt about it, animals need us when they are ill or worried, and we definitely need them too. Great photos anyway, and a fun day. I know what you mean about photographing people. Have to be so careful these days, especially with children. Good that you took the image with the little girls and didn’t even realise they were there. Love, Chris xx

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    1. So happy you enjoyed this post, Chris. Thank you for taking the time to comment and letting me know. Yes it has been challenging taking care of those who are ill in this home, yet today I found the help for my Molly with an alternative Vet. Finally I can depend on someone who is on the same wavelength as I am. I just wish to give Molly a stress free last part of her life, one where she is as comfortable as possible.
      And yes I usually do not photograph people, especially children. I felt I was “safe” in posting the pics of the two little girls because both had huge sunglasses on, hiding most of their faces, and the one’s face was blurred due to movement. I really did not even see them for being so focused on the entire vista I was attempting to capture. Amazing that I didn’t see them. I’m still shaking my head over that. LOL Love, Amy ❤

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  9. These are all great pictures Amy! And so many compliments too! You certainly do have the knack… I too have trouble getting pictures of people. When I ask them to pose, I see them looking at me strangly, right in the picture! My best advice is to use a long telephoto lens so they don’t know and look natural. Besides, if they do know, you’ll be arrested, just so they can show off by getting a mug shot of you…

    When last we spoke, Leslie had gone to visit her son for one week, as she does once a year, which prompted me to drink… Not a great idea, but it seemed so at the time! Also, I had trouble getting any depression pills: also a mood changer! I didn’t mean for things to happen that way… And they won’t again until this time next year! LOL! I hope you can find it within yourself to forgive my thoughtlessness! C’mon! At the very least, I’m man enough to be a Jerk :O(

    Since this may be the last thing I get to say, I should really ramble on… Hmmm… Scary! Every morning, I force my aching legs up before the sun and go for my run. And every morning, mist covered trees cry out to me to bring my camera, without being afraid of getting mugged! Who knows? Perhaps one day I’ll be famous in a picture of me running away from a Mugger. I may have a more expensive camera than yours, but you take better pictures. I see now, that makes all the difference!

    Anyway, I miss you perhaps more than you’d believe. Not that I blame you! No! ‘Tis I filled with shame and disgust of myself, enough to eat gluten infected Wheatabix if we can’t resolve this. Was that a threat? Is there any other way?

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    1. Dearest Darrell, I knew you were not in your “right mind” when last we interacted. I just quietly left you alone as you had requested. Alcohol never solves anything which of course you do know, only creating more problems actually. I “see” your Heart, my friend, and in my opinion, you are a man of substance for apologizing to me. Of course I forgive you. Why would I not? When we make mistakes, I consider those to be our learning Lessons in which we attempt not to repeat the behavior that we know requires changing. All of us on this planet have circumstances in our Lives that truly can drive us over the edge, so there again, I really understand. You are welcome anytime at Petals. I really do thank you for what you wrote here. Bless you for stepping forward in courage as you showed me. Sending you Much Love and Peace today with (((HUGS))) Amy ❤

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      1. Amy Girl; I’m so glad you are whom you are! You understood this perfectly! Yes. I have a mood disorder and should be more particularly mindful of that. Even though it was only the one time, it was no good for me at all! And I did learn from it… You are a person os significantly ‘special’ qualities and talents! To loose you would bee something I don’t believe I could readily recover from at the moment. More bad news: there’s a kidney stone in the upper lobe of my right kidney, and it’s a beaut! 1.8 cms. The largest a person can pass is 1.6 cms. So it looks like another double opperation for me. i.e. one to remove the stone and put a stent in to promote healing, and one to remove the stent 10 days later. Anyway, it pretty gory. You’re peeing blood for a week after each opperation, and it feels just like the stone is still there, every time you go, even though it’s not… I heard once of a 27 year old man, (strong like Bull) who suffered from a kidney stone. He died… Not to worry though. I’m a survivor. We will talk some more for sure. Right now I’m exhausted. So happy to here back from you!! Saw some of your new shots… Oh Amy! You really should be publishing these for cash… A couple of bucks a piece really adds up :O) Kisses: xOx

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      2. Ask your doctor if he knows of a procedure that is called a sonic bath where you actually sit in this tub and sonic waves break up the stones so you can pass them. Yes they are still very painful to pass. But it would eliminate surgery. You are in my prayers, Darrell, because I know how painful kidney stones are. My Heart really goes out to you. (((HUGS))) Amy ❤

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  10. Lovely post, Amy!
    Hey, don’t worry about not seeing the girls because you were focused on something else. It is an ancient situation…”Can’t see the forest for the trees” “lol’ Take Care! hugs!

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