Thursday, January 01, 2009

Everything is Extraordinary

“In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.” Aaron Rose

Happy New Year everyone. Hope 2009 brings us all lots of good luck and good opportunities.

Sky Watch Friday is dedicated to those who keep watch on their patch of the sky waiting for that magical moment when nature displays all its majesty for us all to enjoy.

Jamie of Starshyne Productions is hosting a blogging group to work through Gail McMeekin's book 12 Secrets of Highly Creative Women.

The 12 Secrets of Highly Creative Women - A Portable Mentor is an inspirational guidebook that offers twelve practices that will increase your creative success and help you to achieve your goals, with interviews of Sarah Ban Breathnach, Barbara Sher, Sigrid Olsen, and other highly creative women and I can't wait to see what everyone gets up to with this project.


Your EG Tour Guide said...

Any photo with a lighthouse is a winner but the sky in the background makes your extra special.
All the best in 2009!

Louise said...

What a nice photo. Very well done with the composition, and the colors are so soft and wonderful.

Ivar Ivrig said...

A beautiful composition. It is a great building. Nice colors. Happy and healthy 2009 to you and your family

Steffi said...

Great choice of photo,perfect shot!!Happy SWF and Happy New Year 2009!

Gill - That British Woman said...

love the photo.....

Gill in Canada

Pat - An Arkansas Stamper said...

What a lovely, lovely photo! I am inordinately fond of lighthouses, and enjoy them even more, I think, because I am land-locked.

Happy New Year to you!

vincibene said...

Beautiful picture with wonderful colors!

RuneK said...

Truly beautiful photos with soft colors. Happy new year!

Etje said...

Its a beauty. Happy new year and SWF

SandyCarlson said...

That's the perfect quote to go with that totally wonderful photo. Happy New Year!

Colin Campbell said...

Lovely. Where is this?

Suzanne said...

A nice photo, the lighthouse really sets if off and I like the colours.

Happy SWF and all the best for 2009.

Gaelyn said...

Great capture and composition.

Welcome to 2009!

Anonymous said...

A well composed shot. Great photo.

Lily Hydrangea said...

a perfect shot for the new year is one filled with hope! Nice job!

esnorway said...

nice pic i like it werry well happy new year

fishing guy said...

Mandy: What a wonderful post in word and photo. I do hope you have a great 2009.

Arija said...

Lovely photo of the lighthouse lighting the way into a new year. Very apt quote as well.

Naturegirl said...

Mandy a peaceful sky today!
I love your new header! Purrrr-fect!
=^.^= NG

soulbrush said...

what an amazing colour this sky is. happy new year.

Coca Cutie said...

Wow! I love lighthouses!

The Arthur Clan said...

I love photos of lighthouses and the sky you captured with it was beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

Titania said...

Lighthouses are still enigmatic looking out to the sea, their light a ray of hope; perhaps still is. Lovely SWF Mandy, and all my best wishes for a happy 2009.

Tarolino said...

Stunning shot PM. Such a clean cut and simple subject and yet effective with that dainty pink background. Funny how we always see a gorgeous sky as blue in our mind's eyes and yeat there are nso many aother very amazing colours to be enjoyed too.

Happy 2009 to you

PS. Thaks for visiting. I am so dumb as I by accident rejected your comment aand thus don't know what it said but as I said, thanks for stopping by anyaway :)

Blossom said...

A beautiful photo Mandy, and I love the quote about light - so true!


chrome3d said...

That is a one cool lighthouse and the evening looks so peaceful.

gel said...

Great quote!
Majestic and serene photo. Best wishes for 2009!

Shirley Fyfe said...

Gorgeous photo Mandy and I do so love that quote too!

I also wanted to let you know that I've left you a little something over on my blog too!

Happy New Year!

*Niina* said...

Thank you for passing by my place! I love lighthouses, but where I live we do not have any nearby. This photo is marvellous! Have a great 2009!

Anne said...

Hi, Mandy! Hope you and yours have a very happy, prosperous New Year! :-)

Tootie said...

Very pretty! I also really like your Christmas sky below.

Elfe said...

Really beautiful your photo! I like it very much. Thank you for your visit on my blog.
My best wishes to you for 2009.
Love Elfe

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Kahshe Cottager said...

Happy New Year Mandy!

What a lovely photo you chose to begin the 2009 year of blogging. I think this one would be a lovely framed print!

Tracy said...

Beautiful photo and thanks for the kind comment! :)

Genie Sea said...

Spectacular photos! I am excited to see your collage and to share this journey with you! Thank you for your very warm comment on my blog :)

BB said...

Thanks for the kind comment you left at my blog ~ here's to slaying those demons of guilt around finance, and living creatively!

I hope you find what you need over the next 12 weeks of your journey,

Bright Blessings, BB x