The water is calling my name with the letter O

We have skipped spring and gone straight to summer in my neck of the woods.  So this week, I drew inspiration from the water.  To me, summer = water.  

I long for the water.  The beach, the waves, the shells, the smells.  

If you get there before I do, save me spot in the sand and a drink for my hand.


A lone Oyster shell


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The calm Ocean after a storm

This is my entry for Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Letter O.



The Turkish Cat

On our recent trip to Turkey, we walked the beautiful streets of ancient Ephesus, learned about the process of making genuine silk carpets, and visited the Virgin Mary’s home.  The beauty and awe of these experiences are etched in my mind forever.

However, there was another Turkish sight that also stuck in my mind for a completely different reason…

the Turkish cat.


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