Once again N-N-1 has brought a variety of pictures and thoughts from different parts of the world. If this is your first view of N-N-1, the first N stands for the number of participants, the second for the number of photos (they should be the same), and the 1 stands for one time. All of the pictures were taken by the participants at 4 p.m. their local time on Sunday, July 16th.
We’ll start with a new voice who has joined our N-N-1 family. Natalie Garvois from https://wildriversrunsouth.wordpress.com sent us the following:
I was walking along the bank of the ‘Little Elbow River’ at 4 p.m on Sunday. I was admiring the trees, and the idea for this poem came into my head.
By the Little Elbow
The trees stand stately
And true by the Little Elbow River
That runs through my town.
They witness the good and the bad,
The happy and the sad,
The wonderful and the terrible.
But they say nothing.
They just observe,
And occasionally fall though
The roof of a house,
And destroy a dream.
Next is a picture and some thoughts from cupitonians from https://thislabyrinthiroam.blog/, She is thoughtful as always.
While progress is defined by both the Brits and the Americans as a movement towards gradual betterment, us big city people think it’s a synonym destruction. Maybe we’re cynical because we see ‘progress’ being built on top of everything that’s old and beautiful. However, it’s always a lovely change of pace to see that all progress is not the complete wiping out of everything good. It is a good reminder that things can co-exist together, making something that much more magical. This picture was taken from a high rise futuristic mall that has been built in an old neighbourhood in Bangkok. You can see the Skytrain, but you can also see the houses of yesteryear and a nice community park.
Princess Butter from https://asplashofmylife.wordpress.com/ sent this delightful picture and short comment.
Sea Lions can be such ‘Mean Girls’.
Finally I have a picture and words that sums up our past two weeks.
Cindy and I have been doggy-sitting Macon while Trina, JR, and Maely have been out of town enjoying the 100º+ weather in our great American southwest. Macon is a joy! He is still pretty much a puppy. He loves tying to unsuccessfully catch birds that he sees in our backyard. He also sniffs around the yard trying to track down the squirrels and bunnies that drop in to leave their scent. The house will be a tad lonely when he makes his joyful return home.
If you would like to participate in the next N-N-1, use the contact form below to send me a message with your email address and I will put you on our contact list so that we can notify you before the next go ’round.
13 thoughts on “N-N-1 7-16-2017”
Look at the lovely pictures and the amazing poetry and thoughts put forward! And a dialogue from a chick flick. Haha!
The puppy looks like such a sweetie!
I agree. We didn’t have a lot of participants but they were quality. I believe you are a sucker for puppies.
Puppers are much better than humans. 🙂
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Here we go with N-N-1 again, this time hosted by Norm.
I took this picture while out and about at Newport Beach in the middle of a dolphin and whale watching cruise. We did not see any whales, but we saw a number of dolphin pods gamboling and playing in the boat’s wake. But I found these sea lions(dogs) most amusing.
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Wen I saw this N-N- thing was open to anyone I sent Norm my picture and poem. It was fun and I plan to do it again. Thanks Norm.
Thanks for participating Natalie.
Thanks for including my picture and poem. I want to do it again.
I’m glad you participated Natalie. We’ll do it again.
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Gotta love Natalie’s poem! I love all of the photos! ❤
Natalie brings a new perspective to N-N-1. I’m glad she has joined us.