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Joke For Today

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Ohio Barn::Love::Patience

A MY QULITY TIME POST LINKING TO “BARN CHARM” , “OUR WORLD TUESDAY”,SCENIC SUNDAY AND SPIRITUAL SUNDAYS

One day a father and his rich family took his young son on a trip to the country with the firm purpose to show him how poor people can be. They spent a day and a night in the farm of a very poor family. DSC_0125

When they got back from their trip the father asked his son, "How was the trip?"

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Very good, Dad!" "Did you see how poor people can be?" the father asked."Yeah!"

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"And what did you learn?"

DSC_0147 The son answered, "I saw that we have a dog at home, and they have four. We have a pool that reaches to the middle of the garden, they have a creek that has no end.

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We have imported lamps in the garden, they have the stars. Our patio reaches to the front yard, they have a whole horizon."

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When the little boy was finishing, his father was speechless.

DSC_0141 His son added, "Thanks, Dad, for showing me how poor we are!"

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Isn't it true that it all depends on the way you look at things? If you have love, friends, family, health, good humor and a positive attitude toward life, you've got everything!

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You can't buy any of these things. You can have all the material possessions you can imagine, provisions for the future, etc., but if you are poor of spirit, you have nothing!

32 Inch Amish Painted Metal Tin Barn...

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Maybe barns are about love

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I say, “If your dealing with a “knothole” in your life

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Slow down head to a barn or the woods for some quiet meditative time for yourself and think of all the things you have to be grateful for. Might not hurt to live a little simpler life.” How much is enough? Click to find out.

mypictr_Facebook THANKS FOR STOPPING BY AND I WISH YOU ENOUGH. IF YOUR INTERESTED AS TO WHERE THE “BARN” IS LOCATED CLICK ………A MY QULITY TIME POST LINKING TO “BARN CHARM” , “OUR WORLD TUESDAY”,SCENIC SUNDAY AND SPIRITUAL SUNDAYS  (THE STORY IS AUTHOR UNKNOWN FYI)

Barn in the U.S.A. (BUY)

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Heading to the Woods for a View of the Sky & a Picnic

A MY QUALITY TIME POST LINKING TO SKYWATCH FRIDAY. A SHORT DRIVE FROM LANCASTER,OHIO YOU WILL FIND A HIDDEN GEM; CLEAR CREEK METRO PARK

Best Easy Day Hikes Columbus (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)

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  A Photographer's Guide to Ohio

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Now, it’s time to eat (subway sandwich) & (chips) read Mother Earth News and take a nap.

Got mine from Amazon

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mypictr_Facebook Thanks for stopping by and make sure to visit SkyWatch Friday………………

A MY QUALITY TIME POST LINKING TO SKYWATCH FRIDAY. A SHORT DRIVE FROM LANCASTER,OHIO YOU WILL FIND A HIDDEN GEM; CLEAR CREEK METRO PARK..A great place to spend some Quality Time

Best Easy Day Hikes Columbus (Best Easy Day Hikes Series)

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Happy Birthday Robert Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963)

A My Quality Time Post linking to N.F. Waters and Our World Tuesday

Frost is the solid deposition of water vapor from saturated air. It is formed when solid surfaces are cooled to below the dew point of the adjacent air as well as below the freezing point of water. CLICK to read more.

The first few photos were taken on the back deck of my house in Lancaster,Ohio on  the morning of 3/01/2011. This year we have had quite  a warm spell..like in the 80’s last week.

framedfrost "In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on." Robert Frost

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"Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself." Robert Frost

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"Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.” R.F.

frost3 "I'm not confused. I'm just well mixed." R.F.

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"Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they talk sense." R.F. (LOL)

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"Like a piece of ice on a hot stove the poem must ride on its own melting. " R.F. Not all decks are created equal

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“Mount Washington is the highest peak in the Northeastern United States at 6,288 ft (1,917 m). It is famous for its dangerously erratic weather, and long held the record for the highest wind gust directly measured at the Earth's surface, 231 mph (372 km/h) (or 103 m/s), on the afternoon of April 12, 1934.” WIKIPEDIA

todddeck Thanks for stopping by and make sure to visit N.F. Waters..and.. Our World Tuesday. In this photo the far horizon is the reflection of the sun off the Atlantic Ocean and yes it was cold.

A special thanks to Mr. Frost. Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech.

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My wife Linda gave me a “heads up” this morning about the ice crystals.Some of this material was posted last year but it seemed appropriate to repost for “The Birthday”

Saturday, March 24, 2012

FAMILY = (F)ATHER (A)ND (M)OTHER (I) (L)OVE (Y)OU

An “Author Unknown” story for SPIRITUAL SUNDAY A MY QUALITY TIME POST FROM LANCASTER,OHIO

I ran into a stranger as he passed by,
‘Oh excuse me please’ was my reply.

He said, ‘Please excuse me too;
I wasn’t watching for you.’

We were very polite, this stranger and I.
We went on our way and we said goodbye.

But at home a different story is told,
How we treat our loved ones, young and old.

Later that day, cooking the evening meal,
My son stood beside me very still.

When I turned, I nearly knocked him down.
‘Move out of the way,’ I said with a frown.

He walked away, his little heart broken.
I didn’t realize how harshly I’d spoken.

While I lay awake in bed,
God’s still small voice came to me and said,

‘While dealing with a stranger,
common courtesy you use,
but the family you love, you seem to abuse.

Go and look on the kitchen floor,
You’ll find some flowers there by the door.

Those are the flowers he brought for you.
He picked them himself: pink, yellow and blue.

He stood very quietly not to spoil the surprise,
you never saw the tears that filled his little eyes.’

By this time, I felt very small,
And now my tears began to fall.

I quietly went and knelt by his bed;
‘Wake up, little one, wake up,’ I said.

‘Are these the flowers you picked for me?’
He smiled, ‘I found ‘em, out by the tree.

I picked ‘em because they’re pretty like you.
I knew you’d like ‘em, especially the blue.’

I said, ‘Son, I’m very sorry for the way I acted today;
I shouldn’t have yelled at you that way.’
He said, ‘Oh, Mom, that’s okay.
I love you anyway.’

I said, ‘Son, I love you too,
and I do like the flowers, especially the blue.’

MOMSONFAMILY
Are you aware that if we died tomorrow, the company
that we are working for could easily replace us in
a matter of days.
But the family we left behind will feel the loss
for the rest of their lives.

And come to think of it, we pour ourselves more
into work than into our own family,
an unwise investment indeed,
don’t you think?
So what is behind the story?

Do you know what the word FAMILY means?
FAMILY = (F)ATHER (A)ND (M)OTHER (I) (L)OVE (Y)OU

JOETODDSAYS210 I found this story on the internet “Author Unknown” and thought I would put some pictures with it. None of the photos are mine. I borrowed them from Google images. I think I put them to good use.

An “Author Unknown” story for SPIRITUAL SUNDAY A MY QUALITY TIME POST FROM LANCASTER,OHIO

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Nails In A Fence for Friday’s Fences

A My Quality Time blog post linking to Friday’s Fences………………………………………

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JOETODDSAYS210 Thanks for stopping by. Why don’t you take the time to visit Friday’s Fences 

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