Bonne année! (Happy New Year!) Bonne année literally translates “Good year,” and I do wish you a good and healthy year!
However, the Weekly Photo Challenge word is not good; it is NEW.
At first glance, you may ask yourself why I would add this picture to a photo
contest challenge. It is over-exposed and blurry. If you look closely, the sunlight that caused the over-exposure also created very faint rainbow striations through the picture which made it a bit more interesting – at least to moi.
Every new day (or new picture) is an opportunity for each of us to notice something wonderful, to cherish the little things, and the big things too, like the people we love. Although it is a poorly photographed and simple picture, it represents some cherished things to me. First and foremost the big things – I cherish my daughter, my dog, and the opportunity to share conversation with my tween. Next, we enjoyed a few often unnoticed but wonderful little things – an unseasonably warm winter day, a quiet country road, fresh air, mild exercise, and a photographer’s mistake that allowed for the faint rainbow colors across the picture.
It is a new year. Remember to look for the wonder and the wonderful, large and small. Cherish those you love and love with all your heart. Each morning is a new day. Enjoy!
I do like the feeling. Happy 2015.
Merci and thank you for the comment. And Happy 2015 to you!
babyjill7...Marilyn Griffin said:
cherishing the small things…yes…true blessings!
Yes! Every day! 🙂
Sherry Knowlton said:
Happy New Year to you and yours! I am very happy you are back posting. Your words allow me to appreciate my life more and to be grateful for each moment spent with the people that I love, whether it be in harmony or, in most cases, not! Thank you.
Merci and thank you so much for your comment! Parents + teenagers = harmony? That’s like oil and water but I keep shaking the bottle and hoping that eventually, we will end up with a blended and flavorful life.
Franki Kohler said:
So nice to see you blogging again. Indeed, one day at a time is the way I choose to live my life as well. Happy new year, happy journey.