Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Wander With Me

Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.
(Anatole France)
Today has been absolutely gorgeous.
Blue skies without a cloud in sight.
Perfect weather for getting out and about.
Wandering up and down the streets of the neighborhood.
Looking for spots of beauty along the way.
I so appreciate homeowners who have green spaces around their properties as it makes my walks so much more enjoyable.
And as I wander up and down each street, there's always something new and wonderful to see.
Those who contemplate the beauty of the Earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.
(Rachel Carson)

Happy New Years Eve!


Dagmar said...

Happy New Years Eve Day to you Tammy. I love how you see beauty all around you and share it with us! All the best best to you and your family for 2015. I hope one day we can meet and hike or walk together.

Vicki @ lifeinmyemptynest said...

Love seeing the green plants and blue skies! It's cold here today :-)

homeschooljewelrymom said...

Thank you for taking me on a walk with you, Tammy :-) It's in the 30s and gray today so it's nice to be taken somewhere warm and sunny. I like your shoes :-)

Amy at love made my home said...

I hope that your New Year will be wonderful! Best wishes for all good things in 2015 to you and yours! xx

summersundays-jw said...

Enjoyed taking a walk with you & I'm not tired at all. Beautiful photos! Happy New Year! Jan

Wanda said...

What a wonderful tour following your pink shoes. Love the colors, the textures and the foliage.

Happy New Year.

Betsy said...

I enjoyed my warm walk with you Tammy, especially since it's -6F on our deck right now! And the pink tennis shoes are perfect.

kathyinozarks said...

I really enjoyed the walk too Tammy-and what beautiful pavers

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Tammy,
Since you are already ahead of us; Happy New Year to all of you!
What a precious day in sunshine and with blue sky; exactly what we have today as well!
Yes, looking around we only can count our blessings if we enjoy nature!

Home Meadows said...

Happy New Year Tammy, wishing you all the best. Heather

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

Amen, amen and amen!! Beautiful attitude of gratitude, dear Tammy. I love that about you. Thank you so much for your sweet Christmas wishes... I'm looking forward to 2015 and hope it holds all the very best has to offer for you and yours! blessings ~ tanna

Sam I Am...... said...

You are so's a beautiful day there! Here not so much...cold and dreary but that's "cozy" in my world and I love those days too for baking, candles, a warm fire, needlework....each type of weather has it's advantages.
I love the beautiful sidewalks and plants so different from ours. The quotes are "spot on"! Happy New Year to you and your family.

Melanie said...

I just caught up on your last few posts and I'm living vicariously through you with your beautiful weather! If anything below 70F feels cold to you now, you'd be totally frozen here in IL right now. It's -1F with the wind chill factor. Glad you had a nice time in Dubai - I've heard it's an amazing place to visit.

Terra said...

I like your purple shoes on the handsome tiles. You might like a book I bought titled Wanderlust. I think the subtitle is A History of Walking. Happy New Year.

Lorrie said...

Happy New Year, Tammy. I enjoy the sights you share on your wanders. May 2015 be filled with much more wandering.

Kit said...

Wow! Loving your shoes! And of course your lovely walking tour. Happy New Years! Kit

Teresa Kasner said...

What a lovely walk you had.. I adore palm trees. You are lucky to have those tropical plantings to enjoy.

((hugs)), Teresa :-)

  *H*A*P*P*Y* *N*E*W* *Y*E*A*R*!*

moonstruckcreations said...

Happy New Year, and thank you for taking us on your walk with us.


linda said...

All the very best for 2015 Tammy. xx

SuperLux said...

I love how vivid the colors in the photos are.

And I love that quote because I too love to wander and this speaks of the truth.

May you never lose your sense of wander this year. :)

Aishwarya said...

Wish you a Happy New Year to you Tammy to you and your family. Been away from blogland for so ooooooo long :).... Will catch up soon...Take care

oldthings said...

Sun, moon and stars, it's all so far in the sky. I wish they all comes closer to bless you with all happiness and joy this year a healthy, happy, happy new year 2015.Olympia

★Carol★ said...

I really needed to see all of that green's only in the 20s here, and very windy!
Wishing you and your family a Happy New Year, filled with good health and great happiness!

Quinn said...

The Anatole France quote defines something I've often felt but never put into words :)

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