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Thursday, May 15, 2008

Photo Challenge....

I went back and read some more about the photo challenge.. It was supposed to be shiny things, sorry. Silly me. I found this picture I took a few months ago. I had borrowed my Dad's marble collection to do this shot. I then filled the red tin heart with sequins... I hope you like it.








Beautiful Donna at Made in Heaven is hosting a photo challenge today please check out the other participants. I forgot to write this last night!

I can't seem to get her link to work on my post but her site is on my favorites.






Why do we love certain houses, and why do they seem to love us?

It is the warmth of our individual hearts reflected in our surroundings.

-T.H. RobsJohn-Gibbins






The gazing ball and ivy photo I took in my Mother's yard. The ivy was a present from my sister and I many years ago. It was a small piece that Mom planted on a Red Bud tree stump. It has flourished.



The Gnome and the flowers are in my front yard. Elizabeth got the Gnome for me a few weeks ago. I love it...



I captured the photo of the Mourning Dove in my front yard. She let me get within a foot of her. I just adore her sweet little face...








~Nita~


Tonight's song, New Soul

1st video, 1st clip

26 comments:

http:/blogcabinfever.typepad.com said...

What an incredible photo Nita. How is your dad doing. Did he get the card and little locket for your pic?
Hope he is recovering well.

The Feathered Nest said...

Beautiful Nita! Your photography just keeps getting more wonderful!! Thank you for your sweet words you left me...hope you are doing good sweet friend ~ xxoo, Dawn

Donna said...

Wonderful!!! How DO you manage to get such PERFECT Shots??? Beautiful!! And the Bubbles are Fantastic!!hughugs

Sally said...

Hi Nita - I'm here from Donna's. What an absolutely wonderful picture!!

Brenda said...

Awesome capture! Birds are one of my favorite animals.

sharingencouragement.wordpress.com said...

Nita-Sweet picture! I have a pair of Mourning Doves nesting on my front porch - I feel so special to get to see them up close everyday-wish YOU were here to take pics - I am not good at that! Isn't it wonderful how the Lord surprises us with the beauty of His creatures?
Blessings,
Jan

vickie said...

Nita, your photos are just beautiful, and your words of inspiration. I'm here from Pam's
"My own little world" challenge. Thanks for your comments on mine. I'd like to add you to my list of blog friends. I enjoyed visiting you.
Vickie

Nonnie said...

beautiful, beautiful photos, nita...love seeing your heart in what you capture....good for the soul, isn't it...and thanks for your sweet visit.....
hugs and prayers,
kimberly

~Red Tin Heart~ said...

Pam, Thank you for the compliment. My Dad is slowly recovering, but he has ups and downs. He has to start radiation in about a month. He also will have the feeding tube until July. He is so hungry and weak.
I feel so sad when I se him, but try to be upbeat.
He loved your card and the locket. I am so sorry that I haven't mentioned it. I have had my mind elswhere.
Sending you love, Nita

~Red Tin Heart~ said...

Dawn, Thank you! Your words mean alot to me.
Some days are better than others..
And then some days it is hard to function.
Sending you love , Nita

~Red Tin Heart~ said...

Donna, I just keep my eyes peeled.. And, I take my camera everywhere. I look constantly for opportunities to take photos.
Glad you loved the photos. Sending you love, Nita

~Red Tin Heart~ said...

Sally, Thank you, I am glad you liked the photo.
xoxo Nita

~Red Tin Heart~ said...

Brenda, I love birds too. They make me happy just watching them everyday and hearing them sing.
I have a male Cardinal who serendades me every morning while I feed the dogs.
xoxo Nita

~Red Tin Heart~ said...

Jan, you are a special person. I always feel so encouraged by going to your site. I am happy you have a pair of these wonderful birds to see everyday.
Love Nita

~Red Tin Heart~ said...

Vickie, I would be honored if you added me to your site. I will add you to mine as well. I have a few more people to add as well.
I am happy you liked the photos add quotes.
Love Nita

~Red Tin Heart~ said...

Kimberly, I would love to meet you someday. You just strike a chord with me.
Thank you for the complinments..
Sending you love, Nita

Just Joni said...

Beautiful pictures Nita...it's fun looking at the world through the eyes of others...and like you, I like the look on the little mourning dove's face...sweet of her to let you take her picture...thanks for dropping by my blog - it's good to see you getting out and about ~
did you get a little surprise in the mail? ;)

hugs to you ~
Joni

JeannieTheDreamer said...

hello Nita:) you have some beautiful pictures here... i have been out of blogworld for a while

have a great weekend
Jeannie

Mimi said...

Hi Nita,
I am fascinated by the gazing ball..
it seems like you could just loose yourself gazing into it with your thoughts thousands of miles away...
I love your pictures...you are becoming very good at selecting great things to photograph...
thanks for sharing,
Mimi

dabrah said...

Gorgeous pictures Nita! Thanks for visiting my blog. I forgot to post my shiny pictures yesterday, but i did it first thing this morning on the principle that somewhere in the world it was still yesterday!

Debbie in NC said...

Nita, I seemed to have lost you! I thought your new blog was The Sparrow's Heart! I haven't been coming here!!!!

Should I visit both? Okay, I will :)

I love your photos sweetie! Beautiful! Thinking of you....

Annette said...

Nita, Thank you very much for your sweet and wonderful visit, I was happy too see you visited, I love your pictures, and your blog. May God continue to bless you.
Have a GREAT Day
Annette

Laurie said...

Hi Nita,

I wish I could take pictures like you do. They are beautiful, just like your heart that I see coming back. I have gazing balls in my garden and I love to get lost in them. I continue to think of and pray for you daily my friend. Asking God to pour out His joy all over your days to lift your spirit. I love you.

Laurie in Ca.

dabrah said...

I love the additional picture. What a great idea, filling the red tin heart up with sequins.

Donna said...

The new pics are Wonderful sweetie!!! Very shiny!! Fun!! Thanks for adding them!!!hughugs

The Artful Eye said...

Great interpretation of shiny things!
I love all your images.

Hope you are doing well.
xox Andrea

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