Breathe and Relax


The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.
©Paulo Coelho

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This week challenge by Hakan Bakkalbasi.

What kind of image might help you relax? Maybe it’s an easy chair and blanket,

a serene glimpse of nature, or a steaming cup of tea.

Whatever it may be, please share yours and help your fellow bloggers relax!

Rubber Duckie


Nestled among an array of luscious foliage,

a small rubber duckie sits atop a whimsical bird feeder.


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Prepared for the Holiday Travel Rush …

The Flash Mob Dancers gave frazzled travelers huge smiles.

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Passengers Hustle

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***** 2016©Isadora DeLaVega

 Denver Airport Holiday Flash Mob

Stress Relief

Loves Light


Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light. ©Theodore Roethke

Remarkable Tiny Ant


               “The simple things are also the most extraordinary things,
and only the wise can see them.” ©Paulo Coelho



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Behind the Wine Barrels


“Give me books, French wine, fruit, fine weather and a little music

played out of doors by somebody I do not know.”
© John Keats


Wandering the downtown area of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, we came across these ornate wooden doors.

The courtyard had these wine barrels piled high.

The paved circle in front of the barrels was the place grapes

had been put into when they were pressed.

The doors were closed. I really wanted to go inside.

Maybe, next time ….

2016©Isadora De La Vega


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Stuck on You – Wordless Wednesday


                Stuck on You        2016©Isadora De La Vega

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Chaos – Scottish Pipes and Drum Band


Our local German American CLub has a yearly Octoberfest.


 Lee County Pipes & Drums Band was one of many bands performing.


 The resounding drums


The high pitched bagpipes could be felt with every note.

They’re great to hear in live. The home video below from a spectator doesn’t showcase their talent.

When I viewed the photographs I took that day, they seemed to a bit chaotic.

There were huge crowds. It was difficult to get close. I’m short.

It was even more difficult to take photographs when the band was mesmerizing to look at.

I’m happy there was a challenge to showcase them even if they’re is chaos in them.

It was a very enjoyable day … Hope you enjoy too!


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Panama Canal – Industrial Waterway


Cruising through the Panama Canal is an amazing wonder.

Cargo liners, cruise ships and other boats make their way through these ingenious gates.

The tugboat above guides the ships.


I(t takes a tremendous amount of coordination.

It’s incredible to watch.


The men in this small guard house guard against mishaps.


It was a misty, after a torrential downpour, day.


I can’t recall why they had these ‘Stop’ signs.

It must be important.


Cruising through the Panama Canal you become aware of how industrial it is.

AND … that it’s always raining. We navigated through the canal twice and both times

there was a great deal of raining.

It answered our question as to why their was a golf umbrella in our cabin.


It took 2 days to completely navigate through the Panama Canal.

These brave souls watched from the front of the ship in a drizzling rain.

We chose to stay indoors and capture the view and photograph from

the wrap around windows on the ship.

Hope you enjoyed

Isadora 😎


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Halloween Fright


When witches go riding,

and black cats are seen,

the moon laughs and whispers,

‘tis near Halloween.

~Author Unknown

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