Tuesday Photo Challenge – Round Up 205

Connecting way up high!

Welcome to the 205th round up of the Tuesday Photo Challenge!

My apologies for the late posting of this round up; I’m finally coming up for air amidst all the business goings-on that are flowing forth from this pandemic of ours. I hope that you and yours are doing well during this testing time.

Your response to the theme of Connect was amazing and your interpretations ranged widely; some made me laugh out loud and others tugged at my heart strings. They were all a pleasure to read, for which I thank all of you! Thank you for the effort and work you put into each one of your posts.

As people, we do connect…

Eternal Connections

High up on the North Tower of the St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, I found this engraved lock. At 68m (223ft), the North Tower provides a great view, but it’s the smaller of the 2 towers, as the South Tower reaches up 136m (446ft). The South Tower is not open to visitors, which did not diminish my enjoyment of this view!

Please enjoy the following blog posts:

  1. Sarah connects us to both the past and our childhood with some wonderful photos in her post in By Sarah; great start to this round up!
  2. Nicole shares a gorgeous photo in her post in Une Photo, Un Poéme that connects us to the music on the street!
  3. Kammie connects on several levels in her post in Nuthouse Central, whether it be through kids’ art or play or the garden! Awesome post!
  4. Michelle features some rather impressive connections in Take a Walk…and Discover, which have become everyday in our automotive life!
  5. Emily shares a rather human connection in Zombie Flamingoes, which definitely connected to my funny bone!
  6. Alice brings us to a very interesting bridge across the Erie Canal in her post in the 59 Club; it should be interesting to see that bridge raised!
  7. Khürt connects us to Spring’s hope with a gorgeous photo in Island in the Net; great to see this post!
  8. Xenia’s post in whippetwisdom brings us the strong connection between Pearl and Eivor (and Xenia), and to the landscape they so much enjoy! In a second post in Tranature, we get to enjoy both the lovely daffodils and a great haibun!
  9. Jackie’s photo in JunkBoat Travels is simply lovely, in the way she captured the moth and the connecting links!
  10. Ken takes us across still waters with a marvelous photo in Pictures without Film; definitely a strong connection!
  11. The connection between Edinburgh and the Kingdom of Fife is beautifully pictured in theOnlyD800intheHameau; amazing view!
  12. Diane made all the right connections to solve the jigsaw puzzles that we get to see in pensivity101; puzzles are a hot commodity at this time!
  13. Donna shares some very uplifting photos of chalk art in Wind Kisses; those are both great art and messages!
  14. Teresa put together a wonderful blog post in My Camera and I… that you simply have to experience!!
  15. Na’ama establishes the most important connection in Na’ama Yehuda both through photo and stunning poem: the human connection!
  16. In a rather lovely post in The Jesh Studio, we get to experience connections on various levels with wonderful photos!
  17. Nandini makes some great connections in her post in queennandini; she also recalls some classic connections!
  18. What a wonderful post in Don’t Hold Your Breath! It’s awesome to remind us to be grateful for some of the things that we get to enjoy during this pandemic, such as family and reduced pollution!
  19. The ferry connects us in Geriatri’X’ Fotogallery as we are heading toward Sicily with an amazing landscape ahead!
  20. Brian collected some classic connectors in his post in Bushboy’s World; and I have to say that the Youngbloods have a great message to overcome the distance!
  21. Ann-Christine shows us that connections don’t always have to span a chasm in her post in To see a world in a grain of sand…! Those alley ways are awesome!
  22. David’s photos in his post in David M’s Photoblog are just stunning! The color and whiteness of the pelicans jumps off the screen!
  23. The connections made in a lovely post in A Day in the Life are simply touching in so many ways! The photos pull us into those connections!
  24. Sandy really has a gift for words, as we can see in her post in Out of my Write Mind; check those skywalks and read the words…
  25. Debbie provides us with a set of connections through windows in an interesting post in Travel with Intent; it is cool to see the framing in her photos and how it makes each photo unique!
  26. Chris creates a wonderful connection through his photo in What’s (in) the Picture?; those reflections tell a tale!
  27. Viveka examines the way in which we connect in her post in myguiltypleasures; it makes me wonder, if we really connect?
  28. Deb brings us another great animal photo in her post in Twenty Four; I feel the connection between and with those turtles!
  29. Hannah establishes a clear connection with her subject in her great photo in Zebra’s Child; I’m sure you will feel it too!
  30. A stunning photo in Land of Images brings out the clear connection between the bench and its partner…
  31. Marianne shares some great connections in her post in Kanlaon; they show the importance of these connections as well!
  32. Amy features a connection that one hopes not to have to make in her wonderful post in Photography Journal Blog; as I was an EMT for 6 or so years, I can definitely agree with her!
  33. Radhika definitely connects us to our stomachs in the first photo in her post in radhikasreflections! She also shares some lower calorie options!
  34. Teressa shares part of her story through beads in Another LQQk, as each of them is part of the story; wonderful post!
  35. Maria encourages us to connect with Nature in her post in Kamerapromenader; with those gorgeous photos, how can we refuse?
  36. A quarantine party is featured this week in Musin’ with Susan! Done the right way, of course! Virtual, as Susan and her friends connect over the internet! Also, go check out Susan’s week in review in Musin’ with Susan, but beware of double vision! Great photos!
  37. Woolly makes some amazing connection with the animals in his photos in his post in WoollyMuses! The photo of Limpy definitely tugged at my heartstrings!
  38. With a lovely photo in a great post in One letter up ~ diary 2.0, we see how different plants/trees connect with one another. Great shot!
  39. Tatiana finds some strong connections in her post in Vegas Great Attractions, as the big wheel is held together! Great photos. Tatiana also share a great composite image in her post in Giftsmart; the interpretation of Eyes Wide Shut is fantastic!

Please let all these wonderful authors know how much you enjoy their blog posts!

Three Line Tales – Interconnected

Let’s connect again…

Many thanks to Sonya for Week Two Hundred and Two of Three Line Tales, part of her awesome blog Only 100 Words!

three line tales, week 202: snow in the city at night
photo by Josh Hild via Unsplash

Crosswalk, connecting
Both sides; photons reaching out.
Universe as one…

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Thank you to Sonya of Only 100 Words for coming up with Three Line Tales.

You’ll find full guidelines on her TLT page, but here’s the tl;dr:

  • Write three lines inspired by the photo prompt (& give them a title if possible).
  • Link back to this post.
  • Tag your post with 3LineTales (so everyone can find you in the Reader).
  • Read and comment on other TLT participants’ lines.
  • NEW: If you want your post to be included in the round-up, you have until Sunday evening to publish it.
  • Have fun.

Happy three-lining and Halloween!

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Round Up 157

Many connections a

Welcome to the 157th round up of the Tuesday Photo Challenge!

It’s great to start the 4th year of this weekly challenge with such a tremendous response to this week’s theme . The connection in the blogosphere is strong! Your posts were filled with magnificent interpretations and were a true joy to read. Thank you for all the bridges that we’ve built, human connections that we’ve made and whether wireless or wired, the internet connects us all!

Please enjoy reading the amazing posts that are linked in this round up, and let the authors know what you think!

Here’s another connection that we make…

Eternal Connections

This lock is high atop the St. Stephan’s Cathedral in Vienna. I captured this during a visit to the top of the North tower, which is the shorter of the two towers. The view is magnificent!

  1. Sarah shares a wonderful photo in her post in By Sarah; the connections made here are on a number of different levels!
  2. In another awesome post in Nut House Central, Kammie shares some of her connections to Nature!
  3. Jackie’s post in Junk Boat Travels features a connection that is truly useful in our lives!
  4. A lovely post in A Pause for Nature brings us to some of the amazing connections that are part of Nature.
  5. Danny’s post in Danny James Photography makes a strong connection to some stunning doors in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  6. Shelley takes us time traveling in her post in A Quaint Revival, as she rekindles connections to the past and her children.
  7. In a stunning post in Don’t Hold Your Breath, we learn about wonderful owls who are tying to make a connection…
  8. In a very educational post in For the Love of…, we focus on the connections that exist in many places!
  9. Xenia has wonderful connections in two posts; first, starting in WhippetWisdom, we enjoy connection with Nature. In her post in Tranature, we enjoy the connection that are made between geese.
  10. In another lovely post in pensivity101 we enjoy the connections between the ducklings!
  11. Gwen shares another great post in Field Notes from Over the Hill, as we focus on a very special connection!
  12. A wonderful post in Ostendnomadography brings us the connection back to Spring!
  13. In a great post by Heart 2 Heart, we learn about making the ultimate connection!
  14. Irene’s post in Heaven’s Sunshine brings us in touch with wonderful connections in Nature!
  15. Jase might have received some rain on their parade in Proscenium, but it was worth the great photo!
  16. Ken’s post in Pictures without Film makes a fantastic connection of with cables!
  17. In a cool post in Light Words, Carol brings forth the connections with higher entities!
  18. Debbie’s post in Travel with Intent is a stunning comparison with the past of some great town location!
  19. This week Geriatri’X’ Fotogallery takes this week’s theme literally with the connection to the land…
  20. Brian shows us a number of fantastic connections in his post in Bushboy’s World; which one is your favorite?
  21. Sandy connects us back to those who fought in war in her post in Out of My Write Mind, with an amazing poem!
  22. Woolly brings us back to a connection that was made in 1914 in his post in Woolly Muses; wonderful moment!
  23. Ann-Christine shares the story of re-establishing a connection in a great post in To See the World in a Grain of Sand…; wonderful post!
  24. David’s post in David Meredith’s Photoblog brings us a beautiful photo that shows the connections in Nature.
  25. This week in sgeoil we get a great view of Victoria from the air, where a connection exists.
  26. Sonya’s post in Middleton Road shows of a strong connection to the land.
  27. This week’s post in One letter UP – diary 2.0 has a wonderful connection to the lovely cauliflower!
  28. Donna makes an inspiring connection between water and wine in her post in Wind Kisses.
  29. In a wonderful post in Suburban Tracks, we get to visit Unteruhldingen on Lake Constance, where the connection between land and water is strong and ancient.
  30. Khürt’s post in Island in the Net brings us some of the most important connections that we can make… You should also check out his post in Island in the Net on Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours.
  31. In this week’s post in Land of Images we get a connection between people, power and Nature in one single shot!
  32. Len’s post in Len Journeys brings us a wonderful set of bridges with a strong quote!
  33. With another great post in Cee’s Photography, Cee captured a lot of connections, some of which quite messy!
  34. In another amazing post in Photography Journal Blog, we get to see a great connection! And an interesting edit!
  35. In a great post in Another LQQK, Teressa shares the connections among people during a hunger walk.
  36. Na’ama highlights the courage needed to cross the tenuous connection of a make-shift bridge in Na’ama Yehuda.
  37. Olga’s post in Stuff and What If… shares the memories of a connection that is made through photography…
  38. In another wonderful post in iBall Round the World, we see an interesting work of art: Die Mimik Der Tethys, a buoy which is connected to its replacement at sea…
  39. Another cool post in Thief Images Photography Blog makes the connection between people through the camera.
  40. A mesmerizing post in A Day in the Life goes down memory lane to look at all those precious connections!
  41. Marie found some beautiful connections in her post in The New 3Rs: Retire, Recharge, Reconnect; that’s an amazing mosaic!
  42. San’s connections in Alive and Trekking are both with people and places; I can relate to both!
  43. Susan’s post in Musin’ with Susan showcases that there’s nothing more special than face-to-face connections!
  44. Maria shares some wonderful photos in Kamerapromenader, which bring some of Nature’s connections to the center!

Please let all of these great bloggers know your thoughts about their posts!

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Connections

Welcome to week 157 of the Tuesday Photo Challenge! Yes, this post means that this challenge has been running for 3 years now! Thanks to all the amazing support from the blogosphere!!

Of course, you blew me away with the response to last week’s theme, which I thought might have had special meaning to many of us. This week, I want to make the theme about the most important thing that I can think of in our endeavors here and in many other aspects of life: Connections! Making connections with one another and learning more about the world and the great people, with whom we share it.

Your challenge is to capture any type of connections that you would like to share, as they come in many guises and at many levels. This is a great opportunity to let your creative energies flow freely and see where they take you. I can hardly wait to see what connections you will feature in your posts!!

Here’s a literal set of connections…

Floral Connections

These wonderful, bright yellow flowers are all connected to their supporting branches, striving to reach every bit of light that they can! This image comes from a visit to the Botanic Garden of the Technical University in Delft, Netherlands. This is a wonderful place to explore and enjoy the beauty of Nature, reconnecting to all that is special…

The full rules of this challenge are in TPC Guidelines, but here’s the tl;dr:

  • Write a post with an image for this week’s topic
  • Please tag your post with fpj-photo-challenge (if you’re not sure about how tags work, please check out this WordPress article about tagging posts)
  • Create a pingback link to this post, so that I can create a post showing all of the submissions over the week (note: pingbacks may not appear immediately, as my site is set up to require approval for linking to it; helps against previous bad experiences with spamming)
  • Have fun creating something new (or sharing something old)!!

Let’s all make new connections and enjoy this week!

Meet and Greet Weekend @ DBDO: 2/12/16

Dream Big, Dream Often, not just a good idea, but also an excellent blog!

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It’s the Meet and Greet weekend at Dream Big!!  There are a few simple rules that will help make this MnG the most incredible networking experience:

  1. Leave a link to your page or post in the comments of this post.
  2. Reblog this post.  It helps you, it helps me, it helps everyone!  So don’t be selfish, hit the reblog button.
  3. Edit your reblog post and add tags.
  4. Feel free to leave your link multiple times!  It is okay to update your link for more exposure every day if you want.  It is up to you!

  5. Share this post on social media.  Many of my non-blogger friends love that I put the Meet n Greet on Facebook and Twitter because they find new blogs to follow.

Now that all the rules have been clearly explained get out there and Meet n Greet your butts off!

See ya on Monday!!

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Meet and Greet Weekend @ DBDO: 1/29/16

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Dream Big, Dream Often

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It’s the Meet and Greet weekend at Dream Big!!  I hope everyone’s January has been productive!  Hard to believe it is almost February!

Ok so here are the rules:

  1. Leave a link to your page or post in the comments of this post.
  2. Reblog this post.  It helps you, it helps me, it helps everyone!  The more people that see and participate in the MnG, the more potential new followers!  So, share, share share!
  3. Edit your reblog post and add tags.
  4. Feel free to leave your link multiple times each day!  It is okay to update your link for more exposure every day if you want.  It is up to you!

  5. Share this post on social media.  Many of my non-blogger friends love that I put the Meet n Greet on Facebook and Twitter because they find new blogs to follow.

Now that all the rules…

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