A-Z Tuesday : Letter D = Danny Boy

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Tuesday’s A to Z challenge: “D”



Published on Nov 2, 2012

A family invests years of love and devotion in a child and watches that little one grow to adulthood and serve our beloved country . . . In the end we get a tri-folded flag that will never fly again . . . Ironic ? . . . Let there be no more war

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Jackie Evancho: Danny Boy (


Danny Boy”

Oh Danny boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling
From glen to glen, and down the mountain side
The summer’s gone, and all the roses falling
It’s you, it’s you must go and I must bide.

But come ye back when summer’s in the meadow
Or when the valley’s hushed and white with snow
It’s I’ll be here in sunshine or in shadow
Oh Danny boy, oh Danny boy, I love you so.

But when ye come, and all the flowers are dying
If I am dead, as dead I well may be
Ye’ll come and find the place where I am lying
And kneel and say an ave there for me.

And I shall hear, though soft you tread above me
And all my grave will warmer, sweeter be
For you will bend and tell me that you love me
And I shall sleep in peace until you come to me.

May there be peace in the world again!


Rame(frames): Uitdaging 44

Uitdaging 44 – Rame


Rame is baie belangrik as jy n mooi foto wil beklemtoon.

In fotografie speel rame ook n belangrike rol.

As die prentjie wat jy afneem omraam word deur

hetsy bome of gras of wat ookal

word die “prentjie” binne die raam beklemtoon.


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Skywatch Friday: Snow on Rimutakas

Today was a clear day and I could take some photos of

the snow-covered peaks of the Rimutakas near where I live.

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The Rimutaka Range (often called the Rimutakas) is one of several mountain ranges in the North Island of New Zealand that form a ridge running parallel with the east coast between East Cape and Wellington. The ridge is at its most pronounced in the southern part, where it consists of the RuahineTararua, and Rimutaka Ranges.


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Grateful for sparrows every morning


Images for sparrow bird sayings


I am grateful that I can feed the sparrows  every morning at my back door.

Every morning they are already waiting for me to feed them some bread.

In winter early  mornings are still dark but they  sit and wait up in a nearby tree till I am back from my first walk with Trompie.

It is not only sparrows but, blackbirds  and wax eyes and now and again two fan- tails also.

This is how it looks when I go for my first walk(was during June)


Here they are


Bit more light!

Sometimes there are about 30 to 40 eating eagerly away.


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C words Can Can




Can-can (sometimes non-hyphenated as in the original French: cancan French pronunciation: ​[kɑ̃kɑ̃]) is a high-energy and physically demanding music hall dance, traditionally performed by a chorus line of female dancers who wear costumes with long skirts, petticoats, and black stockings. The main features of the dance are the lifting and manipulation of the skirts, withhigh kicking and suggestive, provocative body movements. The Infernal Galop from Jacques Offenbach‘s Orpheus in the Underworld is the tune most associated with the can-can.[1]   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Can-can

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Can Can is danced

to get rid of


Misty, icy cold morning

10 am I took Trompie for his second longer walk.

We had snow on the hills Wednesday night.

I took my student and showed her the snow covered hills. She took some photos to send home to her parents.

 This morning it was all misty for most of the day.

It cleared a bit after 12 but it was really cold and up till dark still wet outside.

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