Wordless Wednesday – Reflections

New Year's Reflections

Thought For The Day
Try to be like a turtle – at ease in your own shell.
Bill Copeland

Happy New Year to you, dear friends! I’m excited to welcome you to another year of Wordless Wednesday at Create With Joy!

Since the beginning of the year is a time of transition and reflection for many of us, I thought I’d share a photograph I took during the holidays. I love this shot because it is so perfect for quiet meditation! Water…nature…wildlife…what a perfect respite during a busy day!

Now, if you came for your weekly feline fix, don’t fret! Rumor has it that Legend will make a guest appearance during WOYWW, so be sure to drop in later to see what he’s up to!


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Wordless Wednesday #1: January 3, 2012

Wordless Wednesday

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  1. TToria says:

    Cute capture 🙂


  2. kewkew says:

    That really is great shot. I love the water and the turtle just makes the picture.

  3. Judy Haughton-James
    Twitter: james_judy

    I love the picture and quote! Happy New Year to you and your family.

  4. Carolyn says:

    Hey girl! Long time no….HOP! haha Thanks for stopping by over the holiday! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas as well. Happy Wordless Wednesday!

  5. Diana - Teacher Mom
    Twitter: teac

    That’s a pretty picture. It makes me feel like spring is just around the corner.

  6. NCSue says:

    Hi Ramona – as you get your new hops up and running let me know so I can add them to the hop list. And thanks for joining in with my Wordless Wednesday linky at http://acts17verse28.blogspot.com/2012/01/mexikitty.html


  7. Teresa from NanaHood
    Twitter: thenanahood

    I love your blog and always enjoy stopping by! Thanks for the link up! You are invited to link up at my place too!

  8. Lovely image! Beautiful reflections!

  9. Trisha G. says:

    Cute photo! Happy New Year btw =) Thanks for linking up at Momma T and Baby E!

  10. Happy Wednesday! Like the meditation focus!

  11. Hmmmm Google is retiring GFC???? Interesting…….

    I see good and bad in that.

    The good is whenever you enter a contest you will no longer have to do that as one of the requirements.

    I don’t use RSS feeds (I HATE THEM). My preferred method of following is to sign up for an email subscription. I wonder what will happen to all of the blogs I am following through GFC that don’t have email subscriptions? Will I lose them?

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      Yes, any blogs you are following through GFC will disappear when Google pulls GFC from all of the non- Blogger blogs. Very short-sighted of them in my opinion. But, I believe they ultimately want everyone on Google Plus anyway so they can build their numbers to compete with Facebook – it’s just a matter of time before GFC gets yanked from Blogger blogs too.

  12. Awesome shot’s.. Soo cute.. Happiest Of New Year.. Wishing you lots of happiness and great health.. xoxo. Marilyn

  13. Love turtles. Thanks for the link up!

  14. What an interesting picture.

  15. Vivien says:

    I will try to be more like a turtle this year 🙂

  16. Tricia says:

    I want to sun on a log all day! Happy New Year!

  17. Great capture and very lovely reflections

  18. Beautiful reflections, very soothing.

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  19. Upstatemamma says:

    Nice picture and awesome sentiment.

  20. Don’t worry — the cats are neat, but I LOVE the turtle! Thanks for sharing this — & bask in your WW!

  21. dita says:

    Happy new year and happy WW party!
    I love how the picture relates the quote.

  22. Krista says:

    Hey! Found you through the Wordless Wednesday and am a New Follower! Loved reading through your blog.
    Stop by my blog and follow back 🙂

    Thanks and happy new year!

  23. Life in Pieces says:

    Love the reflections in the water. Great shot to start the new year.

  24. I will spend this year trying even harder to make the world a better place for the beloved feline species. In that regard, I was fortunate enough to start the New Year by interviewing Jackson Galaxy of “My Cat From Hell” on Animal Planet. He is such a crusader for the well-being of cats. I hope everyone can stop by and visit my blog to read the interview and watch the show that premiers on January 7th at 8 pm.

    Happy New Year All!

  25. ErikaPrice says:

    Great image, great quote! Happy New Year!

  26. Paula Miller says:

    Happy New Year to You! I love the quote that goes along with the turtle pic. Something I need to be reminded of sometimes 🙂

  27. Love the shot – and the quote! Happy New Year! 🙂

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  28. Gramma2Many says:

    Love the picture. There truly is something very calming about it.

  29. Gramma2Many says:

    Love the picture. It is truly very calming.

  30. Cool photo with the turtle on the rock. Hope you are having a great week.

  31. Beautiful photo. I love the reflection on the water.

  32. Great shot of the turtle and you are right that it has it all with the stillness, beauty and simplicity..Happy New Year and thank you for linking up to NOBH! 🙂

  33. Leah H. says:

    That is a lovely photo! We love any kinds of pet.. Indeed, we have our own Russian tortoise in the house:)

    Visiting late for WW! Here’s my share- hope you can stop by:)

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