Skip to main content

U Is For Up

How often do you look up?
It is one of my most favorite things to do. Especially with a camera in my hot little fist.
You just never know what you will see.
Maybe a bird, like this Peregrine Falcon, will be perched upon a light post in the city.

Or you see a plane out for a jaunt from the Heritage Warplane Museum.

Or maybe it's a Supermoon that only happens once every 18 years.

Whatever it may be... keep in mind a quote from Dr. Martin Luther King....

"Only look down on someone if you are helping them up."



~All opinions are my own. Quote is credited. All photos are mine.~


A TO Z BLOGGING

Comments

  1. I like UP - it is very uplifting and fun. I like your up photos too - I like shooting up and down, in the light and in the dark. Oh oh - I feel a Dr. Seuss ego-state arising!
    Jan Morrison

    ReplyDelete
  2. Very creative use of the "U". I took a few photos of that super moon, but couldn't quite figure out how to work them in...good job.
    thanks for stopping by for a visit.
    Kathy at Oak Lawn Imageshttp://oaklawnimages.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  3. Hi Freda,
    Great "U" post. Love the Falcon, we have a few around here but they are very elusive. Have a great day!

    Sherrie
    Just Books
    http://sherriesbooks.blogspot.com/2011/04/to-z-blogging-challenge-u.html

    ReplyDelete
  4. I look up frequently at the planes approaching the Los Angeles airport. My house is under one of the landing approaches but we're far enough away that the planes are usually too high up to be able to hear. I just can't help but look up now and then to see them.
    The Dr. King quote is a good one.

    Hope you join us in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge Reflections Mega Post on Monday May 2nd.
    Lee

    ReplyDelete
  5. I was just talking about September 11th with my children and I remembered how quiet the skies were for days, and how when planes began flying again, the first few times I heard them I looked up to make sure I could see them too.

    Great post, Freda.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Love the use of U and the pictures. Ofcourse the last quote did it for me. Fantastic Freda!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Comments are moderated due to spammers.
All opinions welcome. Be yourself, and have a blessed day!

Popular posts from this blog

The Friday 56 (With Instagram 56 & Book Beginnings)

Welcome to Week 341!
Rules:
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
(If you have to improvise, that's ok.)
 *Find any sentence, (or few, just don't spoil it)
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post below in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. 
*It's that simple.

Or join The Friday 56 on Instagram!

Rules: * Grab a book and find a creative way to showcase your 56. It can be a photo of the book and the 56 in comments, or whatever you come up with. Make sure to use the hashtag #Friday56 *Add your Instagram url to the Linky.
I only have until September 19th to get this book done. It's good though and I should be done in no time.

I'm also posting early for two reasons, 1; work, and 2; a review posting tomorrow. Watch for that!
56% on reader


#Recipe Minestrone Soup

**Recipe and photo owned by Freda's Voice.


Minestrone soup is one of my favorite soups that my mother-in-law makes, and since moving out of her home and into our own again, I need to figure out what went inside hers so I can make it myself. I'm happy to say I did get it, and the hubster says it is just like hers! That's a compliment!! So here is my rendition of my mother-in-law's soup.



INGREDIENTS
1 cup Ditali pasta shells 1/2 large onion, diced 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large garlic clove, minced 2 on-the-vine tomatoes, diced 1 zucchini, diced 3 organic carrots from bunch, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 1/4 head of cabbage, sliced and diced 1 can Cannellini beans, rinsed (white kidney beans) 2 cartons of vegetable stock 1 sprig of thyme 3/4 tbsp salt 1 tsp pepper 2 bay leaves
METHOD
Heat the oil in a pot on medium-low heat.  Add the onion and garlic, saute until golden. Add tomatoes, stir. Cook 2 minutes. Add zucchini, stir. Cook 1 minute. Add carrots, stir. Cook 1 minute. Add celery, stir. Cook 2 mi…

The Friday 56 (With Instagram 56 & Book Beginnings)

Welcome to Week 343!
Rules:
*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader
(If you have to improvise, that's ok.)
 *Find any sentence, (or few, just don't spoil it)
*Post it.
*Add your (url) post below in Linky. Add the post url, not your blog url. 
*It's that simple.

Or join The Friday 56 on Instagram!

Rules: * Grab a book and find a creative way to showcase your 56. It can be a photo of the book and the 56 in comments, or whatever you come up with. Make sure to use the hashtag #Friday56 *Add your Instagram url to the Linky.
So excited to be reading this one!!
Page 56